Skybox Security Announces Introduction of Skybox 4000 Appliance

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Extends enterprise deployment options for Skybox View security risk and compliance management suite

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The introduction of the Skybox 4000 appliance extends the opportunity for enterprise customers to incorporate risk-based decision making into everyday network security and operations activities

Skybox Security, the leader in automated security risk and compliance management, today announced availability of the Skybox 4000 appliance, combining the award-winning Skybox View software platform with a pre-installed and hardened server. The release of Skybox 4000 provides enterprise customers with an alternative method of deploying Skybox security risk and compliance management solutions on a reliable, branded hardware platform that further reduces the total cost of ownership.

The Skybox View platform collects, normalizes, and analyzes information from firewalls, network devices, vulnerability scanners, and threat feeds. This common platform is used by all enterprise-level Skybox applications, providing a centralized view of network and risk data used to find security gaps in firewalls, verify network compliance with regulations, prioritize critical vulnerabilities, and predict possible cyber attack scenarios. With the Skybox 4000 appliance, installation of Skybox solutions is now as easy as connecting power and network cables, setting network parameters, and activating the license.

“The introduction of the Skybox 4000 appliance extends the opportunity for enterprise customers to incorporate risk-based decision making into everyday network security and operations activities,” said Gidi Cohen, CEO and Founder of Skybox Security. “We expect this to become a preferred deployment option as customers continuously look for ways to consolidate support and reduce costs.”
For channel partners, the Skybox 4000 provides an expanded set of options to offer advanced security solutions to their enterprise customers. The Skybox enterprise portfolio now includes:

  •     Skybox Firewall Compliance Auditor     (Firewall Assurance, PCI Compliance, Change Assurance, Firewall Ruleset Optimization)
  •     Skybox Network Compliance Auditor (Network Modeling, Connectivity Troubleshooting)
  •     Skybox Risk Exposure Analyzer (Attack Modeling, Risk Assessment, Vulnerability Management, Patch Optimization)
  •     Skybox 4000 Appliance (1U rack-mount server appliance, pre-installed Skybox View platform)

About Skybox Security, Inc.
Skybox Security, Inc. is the leader in automated security risk and compliance management solutions, helping IT organizations pinpoint and prioritize security risks, compliance, and availability exposures within minutes. Our solutions automatically collect and analyze comprehensive data about network topology and systems, configuration settings, threats and vulnerabilities – anticipating the most urgent IT concerns before harm has been done. Medium to large organizations in Financial Services, Telecommunications, Retail, Government, Utilities, and Defense rely on Skybox Security solutions to reduce risk exposure and achieve compliance. For more information visit http://www.skyboxsecurity.com.

NOTE: Skybox® Security is a registered trademark of Skybox Security Inc. All other registered and unregistered trademarks herein are the sole property of their respective owners. Product specifications subject to change at any time without prior notice. © 2010 Skybox Security, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Skybox Security, Inc.
Michelle Johnson Cobb, +1 (408) 441-8060 x701
michelle.cobb(at)skyboxsecurity(dot)com

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Candia Communications
Tanya Candia, +1 (650) 619-2874
tcandia(at)candiacomm(dot)com

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