Fidelis Security Systems Releases New Insider Threat Intel

Advisories range from SSL challenges to IPv6 issues

October 19, 2011

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WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fidelis Security Systems, the market leader in network visibility, analysis and control solutions, today announced they are issuing advisories detailing today’s sophisticated threats. The Fidelis Threat Intelligence Unit also today published a new threat advisory on User-Agent Strings, which are commonly used as covert channels for command and control in HTTP(S) sessions. All assessments will be distributed by the company’s Threat Intelligence Unit via the Fidelis website and Threat Geek blog. Each advisory will include a brief summary, threat overview, risk assessment, and commentary on indicators & mitigation strategies.

Fidelis’ Threat Intelligence Unit provides customers with timely guidance about what types of policies they can activate on their Fidelis XPS network security sensors to meet the challenges posed by threats they face on their own networks. The Unit is now offering their expert insight to the industry by publishing clinical analyses of vital network visibility research into the latest critical threats.

“Our hope is that these Fidelis Threat Advisories will be useful to both our customers and the entire security community. As our Threat Intelligence Unit continues to evolve, we’ll be broadening our scope in 2012 and conducting assessments on a wider array of threats,” said Will Irace, Director, Threat Research & Services at Fidelis.

For access to all Fidelis advisories, please visit the Threat Geek blog, where you can also subscribe to the Threat Advisory feed via RSS.

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