Bengaluru, NFAPost: Nasdaq-listed intelligence-led security company FireEye Inc. introduced new cloud security capabilities at its annual Cyber Defense Summit, including a strategic partnership with iboss, and availability on Amazon Web Services Marketplace.

Commenting on the partnership, FireEye EVP of Products & Customer Success Grady Summers said the rapid adoption of cloud services has provided organisations with a world of new opportunities. “But with new opportunities come new cyber threats. These days, more than half of the breaches we respond to involve cloud infrastructures,” said FireEye EVP of Products & Customer Success Grady Summers.

Intelligent Technology

Cloud-borne threats are unique in their nature. Too often, organisations lack the necessary controls and expertise to extend their visibility and protection across complex multi-cloud infrastructures. These releases extend the power of FireEye technology and intelligence through a cloud-based architecture for scalable detection, centralised visibility, configuration monitoring, and user behaviour analytics. Working seamlessly, these capabilities empower organisations to identify advanced attacks that bypass traditional defences. Moreover, FireEye now offers protection for virtually all common deployment scenarios, including inline and passive, on-premises, hybrid, and virtual. 

Now available, the FireEye Cloud Security Solution includes capabilities accessible through new cloud versions of FireEye Network Security, new Detection On Demand, a new secure web gateway offering with iboss, as well as the enhanced FireEye Helix™ security operations platform. 

FireEye Detection

For organisations looking to analyse untrusted content for potential threats, FireEye Detection On Demand offers a cloud-native service that provides a flexible and easy way to pinpoint file-borne threats. Detection On Demand can be integrated into custom applications, utilised in third-party technology, or used on a standalone basis.

Similar to other FireEye solutions, Detection On Demand is designed to provide customers with detailed information as to why the content has been flagged as malicious, using insights gained from FireEye Threat Intelligence experts. This gives organisations the information needed to best know how to remediate malicious content. With its flexible deployment options, Detection On Demand allows customers to apply FireEye leading threat detection capabilities in conjunction with existing third-party, as well as FireEye business critical security tools.

For developers, FireEye also announces the newly launched Developer Hub, which makes FireEye leading capabilities such as Detection On Demand accessible as a flexible and scalable security layer that can be applied to any cloud application or service. FireEye Detection On Demand is available as a yearly subscription on AWS Marketplace

Network Security on AWS

For enhanced threat protection and data breach prevention in any virtual cloud environments, FireEye Virtual Network Security is now available on AWS Marketplace. 

The expanded use of decentralised infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platforms has led to new challenges in protecting organisations in the cloud. When faced with new tactics, such as ransomware, web shells, and targeted malware, off-premises cloud IT infrastructures often render traditional defences obsolete. 

FireEye Virtual Network Security works natively within AWS, allowing customers to extend existing defenses into their cloud data centers, while simultaneously adding additional, server-focused protections to their workloads. As a result, organizations are able to analyze and block traffic with the same level of detail as though it were on-premises.

FireEye Virtual Network Security is available as a yearly subscription on AWS Marketplace

Delivering a Secure Cloud Gateway Solution with FireEye and iboss Partnership

Customers need protection from more vectors than ever before – on-premises, in the cloud, and through SaaS. Further, today’s users are more mobile than ever. That’s why FireEye has partnered with leading cloud security company iboss to introduce a new integrated service available to all customers.iboss + FireEye Cloud Network Security is an advanced threat protection and breach detection solution designed to quickly and easily protect end traffic, users, devices, networks, assets, and data from known and unknown threats. 

The joint solution combines patented, container-based security from iboss with patented FireEye detection engines and threat intelligence earned from the frontlines of the world’s biggest breaches. iboss supports desktops, laptops, tablets, servers, IoT, and mobile devices – including both Windows and Mac. 

As a result, customers have the ability to set access policies that follow users and devices wherever they go. Customers can also apply their FireEye protection against today’s most sophisticated and damaging attacks for the best detection capabilities across any device.

By partnering with iboss, FireEye is able to deliver the following customer benefits:

  • Network Security protection that follows users
  • SSL traffic inspection and protection at scale
  • Global points of presence
  • Granular control of where user data resides 
  • Control of access to cloud applications 
  • Extended user access privileges in the cloud

Delivering Advanced Cloud Threat Analytics with FireEye Helix

To detect abnormal attacker behavior and unique threats to AWS and Office 365, FireEye Helix is introducing new data analytics rule packs powered by Mandiant® incident response expertise. Helix augments these capabilities with insights from leading FireEye threat intelligence to further expand the value of the FireEye Cloud Security Solution. Working together, they help identify prevalent cloud security challenges, such as cloud misconfigurations, credential misuse and password spray attacks, as well as abnormal admin activity and geographic infeasibility. Along with the new single-click cloud onboarding and multitenancy capabilities, these enhancements mark a milestone in the evolution of the security operations platform..

FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant consulting.

With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber-attacks. FireEye has over 8,200 customers across 103 countries, including more than 50 percent of the Forbes Global 2000.

 

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