(PRWEB) April 29, 2014
SecurityMatters was selected by Gartner as a “Cool Vendor” for the unique capabilities of its network monitoring and situational awareness platform, SilentDefense ICS. SilentDefense ICS is a product built from the ground up to provide full knowledge of what is happening in the network and continuous control over industrial processes. The uniqueness of SilentDefense ICS is its capability to automatically and accurately baseline intended network operations, promptly detecting and reporting any threat to the process, from network and system misconfiguration to insider threats and unknown cyberattacks.
Gartner has awarded SecurityMatters as an attractive partner for technology and service providers interested in the market of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) security. These providers can exploit the capabilities of SilentDefense ICS in multiple ways. Consulting companies can take advantage of the self-learning technology and accuracy of SilentDefense ICS to perform network assessments quicker and in more depth than before. System integrators can include SilentDefense ICS in their solutions portfolio to provide unprecedented control over industrial network operations. Additionally, Managed Security Service Providers are able to extend their current offering to this huge emerging market, offering both new and existing clients superior detection of intrusions, misuse and potentially harmful configuration changes to their critical systems.
Sandro Etalle, CEO stated: "We are honored and excited to be one of the four companies included in Gartner’s 2014 “Cool Vendors in Security for Technology and Service Providers” report. This is a great achievement for our company. Our team engineered a product that changes the way people look at securing Industrial Control Systems. Thanks to SilentDefense’s unique capabilities, our customers really see and understand what is happening in their networks, and are forewarned when an attack or a misuse occurs, so that they can immediately react to keep their systems working."
The report is available at https://www.gartner.com/doc/2707319/cool-vendors-security-technology-service.
SecurityMatters is an international company that develops and brings to the market cutting-edge network monitoring, intelligence and protection technology to make its customers more secure and in control. SecurityMatters product line approaches the problem of securing computer networks in a totally new and innovative manner called self-configuring, deep-protocol, network whitelisting. This approach is the result of more than 20 years of research and experience in the field of network intrusion detection.
The company was founded in 2009 by Damiano Bolzoni, Sandro Etalle and Emmanuele Zambon to bring this new technology to the market. SecurityMatters is privately owned and has offices in Europe and the US.