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CrowdStrike Inc. Partners With IBM To Launch Advanced Cyber Threat Intelligence Service

Managed service planned for limited initial release in the first half of 2014

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdStrike Inc., a global provider of security technologies and services focused on identifying advanced threats and targeted attacks, announced today a partnership with IBM to provide a new managed security service, Advanced Cyber Threat Intelligence Service.

The Advanced Cyber Threat Intelligence Service will help organizations lower the risks to critical information posed by external threats and respond rapidly to emerging threats with proactive protection. Planned for limited initial release in the first half of 2014, the managed service will combine leading intelligence, cutting-edge technologies, world-class analysts, and prioritized service delivery.

"The cyber security landscape has seen dramatic changes in recent years with the advent and evolution of new, growing, and ever-present cyber threats," says CEO/President & Co-Founder of CrowdStrike, George Kurtz. "We look forward to combining cutting-edge technology with the experience of the IBM team to provide a solution that allows enterprises to keep pace and stay protected."

"As targeted attacks and their impact become more serious, IBM's partnership with CrowdStrike brings a unique approach to providing our customers with the insight required to defend against the most advanced cyber threats," said Kris Lovejoy, General Manager, IBM Security Services. "By coupling best-of-breed intelligence capabilities with IBM's operational excellence and deep security expertise, our customers will be armed with a unique combination of deep and detailed threat insight with unparalleled global expertise in managed and professional security services to protect their enterprises and make better informed decisions on securing their IT infrastructure."

Today's advanced threats require organizations to have enhanced visibility into their data and security posture. CrowdStrike is proud to partner with IBM to provide a holistic view into an organization's threat landscape and looks forward to collaborating on future IBM Global Technology Services offerings.

About CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike Inc. is a global provider of security technology and services focused on identifying advanced threats and targeted attacks. Using big-data technologies, CrowdStrike's next-generation threat protection platform leverages real-time Stateful Execution Inspection (SEI) at the endpoint and Machine Learning in the cloud instead of solely focusing on malware signatures, indicators of compromise, exploits, and vulnerabilities. The CrowdStrike Falcon Platform is a combination of big data technologies and endpoint security driven by advanced threat intelligence. CrowdStrike Falcon enables enterprises to identify unknown malware, detect zero-day threats, pinpoint advanced adversaries and attribution, and prevent damage from targeted attacks in real time.

To learn more, please visit http://www.crowdstrike.com/intelligence

For more information about IBM, visit www.ibm.com

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