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Agiliance Expands Its Threat-Based, Real-Time Risk Remediation With CrowdStrike Falcon Intelligence

Agiliance®, Inc., the Big Data Risk Company™ and leading independent provider of integrated solutions for Operational and Security Risk programs, today announced the interoperability of its award-winning RiskVision™ software platform with CrowdStrike Falcon Intelligence. The strength of CrowdStrike’s threat intelligence platform extends RiskVision’s most comprehensive threat correlation capabilities in the industry. Data from Falcon Intelligence will enable customers to minimize their cyber risks posed by external threats as well as respond and remediate swiftly to emerging threats.

As targeted attacks and their impact become more serious, it is vital to overlay security, infrastructure, business, and market data with threat intelligence to enable security operations teams to focus their remediation efforts on those threats that represent the highest risk for their business. RiskVision does just that, as it aggregates critical intelligence from CrowdStrike Falcon Intelligence with other operational IT and security data to continuously assess a company’s risk and compliance posture.

“Indicators of risk are difficult to identify when attackers, their capabilities, and activities are unknown,” said Torsten George, vice president of marketing and products at Agiliance. “Our partnership with CrowdStrike provides our customers with the insight required to understand the impacts of individual threats on business operations, prioritize response actions, and manage remediation workflows.”

The integration of CrowdStrike Falcon Intelligence with RiskVision allows for the correlation of detailed technical and strategic analysis of adversary capabilities, indicators, attribution, and intentions with automated risk management of big data feeds from vulnerabilities, events, controls, and policies. RiskVision already automates the correlation of more than 65+ dedicated data feeds and millions of big data objects, enhancing an organization’s capability to gain a holistic view into risk at near real time.

“Combining RiskVision’s big data risk capabilities with Falcon Intelligence provides an offering that allows organizations to tackle today’s fierce threat landscape,” said Scott Fuselier, vice president of worldwide sales and alliances at CrowdStrike. “Correlating actionable security intelligence and automated indicator feeds with key risk indicators helps organizations to prioritize their resources and focus on those critical threats that pose the highest risk.”

To learn more about RiskVision’s threat-based risk management capabilities, please visit the company’s booth #118 at the Gartner Security & Risk Management 2014, June 23 – 26, 2014 in National Harbor, MD.

About CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike Inc. is a global provider of security technology and services focused on identifying advanced threats and targeted attacks. Using big-data technologies, CrowdStrike’s next-generation threat protection platform leverages real-time Stateful Execution Inspection (SEI) at the endpoint and Machine Learning in the cloud instead of solely focusing on malware signatures, indicators of compromise, exploits, and vulnerabilities. The CrowdStrike Falcon Platform is a combination of big data technologies and endpoint security driven by advanced threat intelligence. CrowdStrike Falcon enables enterprises to identify unknown malware, detect zero-day threats, pinpoint advanced adversaries and attribution, and prevent damage from targeted attacks in real time.

About Agiliance

Agiliance, the Big Data Risk Company, is the leading independent provider of integrated solutions for Operational and Security Risk programs. Agiliance is automating how Global 2000 companies and government agencies continuously monitor big data for risks across financial, operations, and IT domains to increase operational efficiency and orchestrate incident, threat, and vulnerability actions in real time. RiskVision customers demonstrate automation use cases within 30 days on-demand, and within 60 days on-premise, made possible by a configurable platform and applications, broad library of technology integrations, and vast domain and regulatory content. RiskVision scales with businesses, effectively managing assets, data, people, and processes to achieve 100 percent risk and compliance coverage. Its real-time risk analysis leads to optimized business performance and better investment decisions. For more information, please visit www.agiliance.com.

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