monitor, detect, analyze, protect, report and respond against known vulnerabilities, attacks and exploitations
Reston, VA (Vocus) February 18, 2010
Intellitactics, a leading provider of appliances and software for enterprise security management, announced the availability of a case study featuring a Department of Energy (DOE) facility using Intellitactics Security Manager (ISM). Consensus Audit Guidelines was developed by a consortium of security luminary and experts and offers a baseline of security measures and controls.
The urgent mission of the government to strengthen cyber-security is compounded by the universal requirement to contain the costs of compliance with regulatory standards (NIST). The Consensus Audit Guidelines, part of the US ICE Act of 2009, calls on federal agencies to "monitor, detect, analyze, protect, report and respond against known vulnerabilities, attacks and exploitations". This case study
Bill Rucker, Intellitactics Vice President, Public Sector, explains Intellitactics focus on managing to a baseline of controls: “Intellitactics made the monitoring of controls central to our approach to security management four years ago. This DOE facility serves 4500 employees, monitors 10,000 devices and effectively processes 7 billion events per month to protect critical research activities with Intellitactics Security Manager. DOE is sharing their best practice control monitoring to advance the effectiveness of security across the federal agencies.”
The highly respected SANS Institute is providing the list of user vetted automation tools as a guide for government agencies and organizations interested in implementing the Consensus Audit Guidelines. In addition, SANS will be publishing case studies and hosting webinars featuring agencies successfully using the list of Automation Tools.
About Intellitactics, Inc.
Headquartered in Reston, VA, Intellitactics provides a suite of security incident and event management (SIEM) products for organizations of all sizes. Well-known as the provider of Intellitactics Security Manager, the optimal enterprise security management software solution for mature organizations supporting global security operations, Intellitactics now offers organizations an affordable line of security management appliances called Intellitactics SAFE. These products used stand alone or in combination, provide unparalleled packaged capability for compliance reporting, log management and threat management. Global organizations, multi-site companies or MSSPs can effectively distribute capabilities while providing centralized control of the security infrastructure. Intellitactics SAFE won the Best Security Management Award Europe 2009. Intellitactics was the first SIEM vendor to be awarded Common Criteria Certification as a security information and event management solution. Founded in 1996, Intellitactics is backed by JMI Equity Fund LP and Lazard Technology Partners and is ranked by well-known industry analysts as a market leader known for product development, delivery and thought leadership. Visit us at http://www.intellitactics.com.
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