eSentire Launches Cloud-based DNS Firewall Service
Cambridge, Ontario & San Francisco, CA – March 2, 2016 – eSentire, Inc., a leader in Active Threat ProtectionTM solutions and managed security services, today launched eSentire DNS Firewall™ to help control endpoint security threats by automatically blocking the domains of known malicious sites. The entirely cloud-based solution provides advanced cyber protection for any device on the network, whether from an unsuspecting employee clicking on a malicious email link, or an infected USB device attempting to call home to deliver a harmful payload.
Powered by eSentire’s Active Threat Protection service, DNS Firewall leverages data from Cymon™, the world’s largest open threat intelligence aggregator of its kind, to feed its whitelists and blacklists. Cymon ingests more than 180 sources daily to track malware, phishing, botnet, spam, and more, adding more than 20,000 unique IPs to its database every day.
eSentire DNS Firewall benefits include:
• Malware protection on any connected device (e.g. desktops, laptops, mobile devices, POS, etc.).
• Operating system agnostic.
• Pre-emptively blocks requests to millions of known malicious domains, extending security perimeter beyond the firewall.
• Protects against malware that uses shifting IP addresses to evade detection by intercepting domain names.
• Delivered as a fully-managed service and monitored 24x7 by eSentire’s Global Security Operations Center with managed alerts, investigation, and remediation support.
• Delivered as a service with zero infrastructure footprint – no hardware or software deployments allow users to be up and running in minutes.
“eSentire has been making substantial R&D investments in its cloud solutions capabilities and DNS Firewall is an excellent example of an advanced cybersecurity solution based on elastic computing horsepower and global distribution,” said J. Paul Haynes, CEO, eSentire. “We are very excited by how rapidly we can deploy it and bring value to customers.”
DNS Firewall provides real-time threat detection, and mitigation and remediation capabilities to automatically prevent users from unknowingly connecting to known malicious sites. It is currently in beta, with the full service launching in Q2 2016. Existing customers are invited to reach out to their account manager to learn more about applying eSentire DNS Firewall to their existing Active Threat Protection services. Interested users can sign up for the beta solution at: https://www.esentire.com/what-we-do/esentire-dns/.
eSentire will showcase DNS Firewall, as well as its threat intelligence aggregator, Cymon, in booth #S2315 (South Expo) at the 2016 RSA Conference (February 29-March 3) in San Francisco, CA.
About eSentire Inc.
eSentire® is a proven industry leader, keeping mid-sized organizations safe from constantly evolving cyber attacks that traditional security defenses simply can’t detect. eSentire combines people, process, and technology to deliver an unmatched, premium level service that detects, remediates, and communicates sophisticated cyber threats in real-time, 24x7. Protecting more than $3 trillion in Assets Under Management (AUM), eSentire is the award-winning choice for security decision-makers in mid-sized enterprises. eSentire has received multiple accolades for exceptional service, including the HFM (Hedge Fund Manager) Service Provider award (2013, 2014, 2015). In 2015, eSentire was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50TM and Fast 500TM lists, and included in the 2015 “Cool Vendors in Cloud Security Services” report by Gartner, Inc.
For more information, visit www.esentire.com and follow @esentire on Twitter.
About Active Threat Protection
eSentire’s Active Threat ProtectionTM service keeps mid-sized organizations safe from constantly evolving cyber attacks that traditional security defenses are unable to detect. It delivers continuous monitoring, real-time threat detection, and containment technology as a service, with human threat analysts on a 24x7x365 basis. eSentire challenges legacy security approaches, combining behavior-based analytics, immediate remediation, and advanced threat intelligence.
MRB Public Relations
+1 732.758.1100, x. 108
eSentire Corporate Communications
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release eSentire Launches Cloud-based DNS Firewall Service here
News-ID: 325024 • Views: 638
More Releases from eSentire
Hackers adopt ‘school of fish’ approach as they sharpen focus on mid-sized b …
CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO – January 8, 2018 – Rudimentary attacks, like information gathering, reputation blocks, fraud, and brute force attacks, increased by 71% from 2016-2017, according to new data released by eSentire, Inc., the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider. The data represents a total volume rise in detected events from 15 million in 2016, to 21 million last year. Reports demonstrate a marked technique shift by attackers who favor
eSentire Ranks 247th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 20 …
Cyber Security Company Attributes Revenue Growth to Development of Leading-Edge Technology to Meet Midmarket Security Services Demand CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO – November 10, 2017 – eSentire, Inc., the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider, today announced it was named one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ awards for the third consecutive year. The Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing
eSentire Announces Growth Equity Investment from Warburg Pincus
eSentire Announces Growth Equity Investment from Warburg Pincus Investment to accelerate growth for leading Managed Detection and Response (MDR) firm CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO and NEW YORK – August 21, 2017 – eSentire, Inc., (“eSentire” or the “Company”) the largest pure-play Managed Detection And Response (MDR) provider, today announced that funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, have made a significant equity investment into the Company. The
eSentire Launches Next-generation Logging and Event Management Platform for Mana …
eSentire Launches Next-generation Logging and Event Management Platform for Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Purpose-built Cloud Platform MDR Integration Empowers Elite eSentire Security Analysts to Hunt and Kill Threats in Real-time CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO – July 12, 2017 – eSentire, Inc., the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider, today launched esLOGTM, the first logging and event management platform that supports real-time threat detection and response across network, endpoint, and cloud services. Unlike
More Releases for Threat
Collagen Market - Threat Reflection 2025
Global Collagen Market: Snapshot The demand in the global collagen market is projected to increment at a healthy CAGR during the forecast period of 2017 to 2025, gaining traction from a number of factors such as increasing demand for collagen-based products for medical applications including tissue engineering, wound healing, and bone reconstruction, growing consumption from food and beverages and cosmetic products, rising percentage of geriatric population, increasing disposable income of urban
Threat Intelligence Market - Competition Intelligence
According to a new report Global Cognitive Security Market, published by KBV research, the Global Cognitive Security Market size is expected to reach $16.2 billion by 2023, rising at a market growth of 32% CAGR during the forecast period. The North America market holds the largest market share in Global Unified Log Manager & Data Catalog Solution Market by Region in 2016 and would continue to be a dominant market till
A Comprehensive Research exploring Threat Intelligence Market
HTF MI published a new industry research that focuses on Threat Intelligence market and delivers in-depth market analysis and future prospects of Global Threat Intelligence market. The study covers significant data which makes the research document a handy resource for managers, analysts, industry experts and other key people get ready-to-access and self-analyzed study along with graphs and tables to help understand market trends, drivers and market challenges. The study is
Threat Predictions for 2018 by eScan
As we step into the new year, 2018 and embrace the fast-changing digital world, on the behind we leave a trail of 2017 marred with cyber-attacks which have been more sophisticated and lethal in a way that sabotaged many industries to individuals with huge financial loses as well as personal data loss. This raises the bar towards stronger cybersecurity and defense against the growing menace of cyber-attacks, which needs round
Criminal and terrorist organisations are increasingly targeting victims indiscriminately around the globe through white collar and violent crime to fund and pursue their goals. Furthermore, the current environment continues to favour the criminal and the terrorist. Shima Keene’s Threat Finance offers new thinking to equip any organisation whether government, law enforcement, military or corporate, with the knowledge and tools to deploy effective counter measures to tackle the threat. Threat Finance
Stereotype Threat Impairs the Creativity
What are the most likely mediators of stereotype threat effects? Dr. Beate Seibt found in her research, how the prevention focus plays a role in many stereotype threat effects: 1. diminished speed due to stronger concern for accuracy 2. impairment of creative insight processes 3. impairment of creative generation processes 4. a conservative answering bias with a tendency to withhold answers and to insure against false alarms "In addition, stereotype specific effects such as