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Agari and Palo Alto Networks Agree to Exchange Threat Intelligence Data

Unique Dataset will Enhance Targeted Attack Prevention Capabilities

SAN MATEO, CA -- (November 18, 2014) -- Agari, the leading provider of data-driven security solutions that detect and prevent advanced email cyberthreats, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Palo Alto Networks®, the leader in enterprise security. Per the agreement, Agari will provide email-based threat intelligence data to the Palo Alto Networks Threat Intelligence Cloud. This data will help enhance threat prevention of malware and advanced persistent threats (APTs) globally.

Agari’s threat intelligence data is generated in near real-time by its Big Data Analytics Platform, analyzing more than 6 billion suspicious email messages per day. Agari’s unique Trust Detection Network detects messages that are not authentic and flags 2.4 million suspicious URLs per month, which can then be assessed by Palo Alto Networks to confirm the risk associated with the URLs.

Once a URL is confirmed dangerous, the Palo Alto Networks Threat Intelligence Cloud and Next-Generation Firewalls – key components of the Palo Alto Networks enterprise security platform – filter and protect its users against the newly discovered threats. Agari will in turn be able to query the Palo Alto Networks Threat Intelligence Cloud to identify possible email-based attacks and suspicious or malicious URLs.

“Agari’s unique data will add another feed into our Threat Intelligence Cloud that will help prevent users from reaching malicious web sites and the resulting attacks from penetrating enterprise networks,” said Chad Kinzelberg, senior vice president of business and corporate development at Palo Alto Networks.

“The combination of data brought together by Agari and Palo Alto Networks benefits customers of both companies with an additional layer of threat analytics, fast detection and robust prevention – all designed to eliminate cyber attacks in new and innovative ways,” said Alexander García-Tobar, vice president of business and corporate development at Agari.

About Agari
Agari builds new, Internet scale, data driven security solutions that eliminate email as a channel for cyberattacks and enable businesses and consumers to interact safely. The Agari cloud-based SaaS solution aggregates data from 2.5 billion mailboxes to help global brands eliminate email threats, protect customers and their personal data, and proactively guard brand reputation. Today, Agari analyzes over 6 billion messages per day, identifies over 2 million malicious URLs per month, and blocks over 200 million malicious emails per month. Founded by the thought leaders behind Cisco’s IronPort solutions, Agari, a recipient of the JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation Award and recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in Security, is headquartered in Silicon Valley. Learn more at http://www.agari.com.