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NSS Labs Joins (IT-ISAC) for Strategic Threat Intelligence Sharing

NSS Labs, Inc. today announced that it has joined the Information Technology-Information Sharing and Analysis Center (IT-ISAC) as a foundation member.

AUSTIN, Texas – March 15, 2017 - NSS Labs, Inc., the global leader in operationalizing cybersecurity, today announced that it has joined the Information Technology-Information Sharing and Analysis Center (IT-ISAC) as a Foundation member. IT-ISAC is an exclusive, industry-only forum comprised of
C-Suite technology and security leadership from the world’s largest companies. IT-ISAC’s global network of trusted partners helps companies minimize threats, manage risk, and respond to cyber incidents. In conjuction with today’s announcement, Gautam Aggarwal, CMO and Head of Products for NSS Labs and Garrett Jones, Senior VP of Sales for NSS Labs join its board of directors. Both Aggarwal and Jones will collaborate with industry peers to address cybersecurity challenges and share trusted information to help members implement more informed risk management strategies.

“IT-ISAC is widely known as one of the most advanced information sharing organizations in the security industry,” said Gautam M. Aggarwal, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Products at NSS Labs. “NSS Labs’ participation in IT-ISAC is well aligned to our focus on delivering unparalleled contextual, actionable threat intelligence and cyber risk protection. Both myself and Garrett look forward to working with leaders in the industry to advance IT-ISAC’s charter and guide members in making the right investment and risk mitigation decisions to strengthen their security posture.”

As a Foundation member of IT-ISAC, NSS Labs will provide unbiased, expert guidance to help members protect their enterprises and the collective global information infrastructure. This guidance will include unique insights from its CAWS Cyber Threat Protection Platform and Cyber Threat Impact (CTI) Product which delivers comprehensive threat visibility, contextual threat analysis and security workflow automation. CAWS CTI is powered by NSS Labs’ BaitNET™ threat harness with over 40% unique threats and live exploits discovered in the wild, to deliver real-time, 24x7 threat discovery and analysis, with one-of-a-kind capture, harvest and replay technology. CAWS addresses the critical gaps in enterprise security efforts by arming security teams with preemptive, targeted intelligence that can quickly and easily be incorporated into existing security systems and automated mitigation and response workflows.

With global visibility into active threats and vulnerabilities, CAWS empowers the Security Operations Center (SOC) to continuously monitor and respond to threats, strengthen the Enterprise’s cybersecurity posture, and have confidence that the security team is appropriately securing the organization.

“We are excited to welcome NSS Labs as a member and to welcome Gauatam and Garrett to the Board of Directors,” stated Scott Algeier, IT-ISAC Executive Director. “Collaboration and knowledge sharing is crucial to addressing global cybersecurity challenges. We applaud NSS Labs’ for becoming part of the diverse community of companies in IT-ISAC.”

Aggarwal is responsible for NSS Lab’s global marketing and other key go-to-market strategies. As Head of Products, he drives product innovation, enterprise class product development and is helping NSS Labs.

drive rapid adoption of the CAWS Cyber Threat Protection Platform and Cyber Threat Impact (CTI) product. Prior to joining NSS Labs, he held marketing and product leadership positions with Bay Dynamics, Barracuda Networks, Cisco and FireEye. Jones brings more than 20 years of professional success in direct sales, channel, business development, and strategic alliances for Fortune 500 and dynamic growth companies. Prior to joining NSS Labs, he held leadership roles with Spanning Cloud Apps (acquired by EMC), Symantec, and Dell Inc.

 

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