Avecto Integrates with Intel Security Solutions to Promote Endpoint Security

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Avecto Defendpoint integrates with Intel Security's McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange via DXL

Endpoint security vendor Avecto today announced the integration of Defendpoint security software with Intel Security’s McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange (TIE) via the McAfee Data Exchange Layer (DXL). As a member of the Intel Security Innovation Alliance, Avecto is proud to enter general release with a fully integrated solution and extend to customers the ability to make more informed decisions on the endpoint.

Building deeper integration among security products, McAfee DXL empowers organizations with a clear view and a more intelligent understanding of their security environment. Avecto’s Defendpoint is a multi-layered endpoint protection solution which allows organizations to stop cyberattacks by combining least privilege, whitelisting and content isolation.

With Defendpoint now offered as a McAfee DXL-ready solution, the integration allows application reputation data to be used to drive configuration changes and make risk-based policy adjustments powered by third party data. As part of this industry disrupting integration with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO), Defendpoint offers simplified management, further solidifying the technology partnership.

Mark Austin, co-founder and co-CEO at Avecto said: “One of the key challenges facing our industry is joined up thinking, and the McAfee DXL platform is a significant step forward from Intel Security. Avecto has always advocated a connected and coordinated approach to security, so this technology integration was a natural fit. It allows organizations to draw on all the available intelligence giving them the best chance of identifying the known good and bad, to proactively stop threats before they cause any damage.”

DJ Long, senior director and head of Intel Security Innovation Alliance added: “Avecto’s integration with Intel Security solutions will provide customers with actionable intelligence to manage their multi-vendor security environments. By implementing Avecto’s proactive Defendpoint software, which is tightly integrated with Intel Security solutions, customers will experience faster deployment times, leading to reduced costs as well as improved security.”

For more information about Avecto and Defendpoint, please visit https://www.avecto.com/defendpoint

For more information on Intel Security solutions, visit http://www.mcafee.com/us/solutions/data-exchange-layer.aspx

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About Avecto

Avecto is an innovator in endpoint security.

Founded in 2008, the company was established to challenge the status quo that effective security leads to user lockdown. This philosophy of security + freedom promotes a positive user experience across every software implementation, allowing organizations to strike just the right balance.

Its unique Defendpoint software makes prevention possible, with a proactive approach that stops malware at the endpoint. This innovative software has been implemented at many of the world’s most recognizable brands, with over 8 million licenses deployed.

Attention to detail is paramount, with a team of qualified and experienced technology consultants to guide clients through a robust implementation methodology. This consultative approach provides clients with a clearly mapped journey against measurable objectives to ensure project success.

CONTACT:     
Michael Portz     
Avecto    
Michael.portz(at)avecto(dot)com

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