BT unveils new security data analysis service

Telecom Lead Europe: BT Global Services, a provider of
communications services and solutions, serving customers in more than 170
countries, has launched a new security data analysis service called Assure


The new service enables organizations collect, arrange
and evaluate big data sets, presenting them in visually insightful ways which
can improve decision-making.


“BT Assure Analytics is a real game changer which
will allow businesses to visualize their complex ‘Big Data’ as well as the
diverse security threat spectrum of data and voice events. It gives
organizations fresh and unique clarity and allows them to rethink the risk they
face in defending against new and sophisticated cyber threats,” said Jeff
Schmidt, global head of business continuity, security & governance, BT
Global Services.


The new solution uses the Cisco UC Gateway Services API
via SecureLogix, which has integrated its voice policy and security
applications with Cisco voice gateways.


BT selects Cisco UC Gateway Services API to assess voice and
data threats


BT selected Cisco to benefit from Cisco UC Gateway
Services API by bolstering its BT Assure Cloud Security Service.


With insightful information from this solution,
businesses will be able to make informed, split-second decisions to develop
effective long-term policies.


“BT’s new technology transfer model makes it
easier for customers to focus on improving security and business value, while
BT focuses on technology adoption and operational efficiency,” said Richard
Villars, vice president for Datacenter and Cloud research at IDC.


In order to protect the UK telecoms network from copper
theft, BT is already using Assure Analytics. In addition, the service is helps
BT to analyze crime statistics and geographical information for theft hotspots
to inform its prevention and response policies.


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