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Third Brigade Enhances IPS

Third Brigade unveiled Deep Security 4.5, the newest release of its advanced intrusion prevention system (IPS)

OTTAWA and RESTON, Va. -- Third Brigade (www.thirdbrigade.com ) today unveiled Deep Security 4.5, the newest release of its advanced intrusion prevention system (IPS) that protects mission-critical hosts, applications and data from malicious attacks. Product enhancements have been driven by key customers that use Third Brigade Deep Security to protect critical web applications, internet-facing servers, high-availability systems such as VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) servers, as well as enterprise desktops and laptops.

"With attackers now exploiting newly discovered software vulnerabilities long before patches are made available or deployed, time-to-protection is a primary concern for organizations," said Brian O'Higgins, CTO of Third Brigade. "But with first generation, behavior-based IPS, time-to-protection is simply too long. The costs and administrative overhead required to move these systems into production are significant. As a result, host-based IPS has too-often been stuck in a test environment, leaving critical systems unnecessarily exposed and vulnerable."

Shorter time-to-protection

Third Brigade dramatically shortens the time-to-protection for host-based IPS in three important ways:

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