Solera Networks Announces ThreatVision Labs Research Team
January 15th, 2013
Cutting-Edge Security Research Team to Provide Deep Insights into Emerging Threats; Debuts New Big Data Security Blogs Featuring Original Research and Real-World Enterprise Security Challenges
Salt Lake City, Utah— January 15, 2013 — Solera Networks, the industry’s leading Big Data Security Intelligence and Analytics provider, announced its ThreatVision Labs research team, further strengthening its commitment to helping organizations gain a deeper understanding of the methodology and tactics surrounding advanced threats, targeted attacks and security breaches. The Company also unveiled its Big Data Security Blogs, which feature cutting-edge threat analysis conducted by the Solera Networks ThreatVision team of industry experts, as well as real-world network security insights “From the Trenches.”
The Solera Networks ThreatVision Labs team is focused on uncovering the latest and most menacing cyber threats, including advanced malware, botnets, APTs, phishing campaigns, zero-day attacks and exploited sites; analyzing them to understand their potential impact; and providing guidance to organizations on how to identify network vulnerabilities and safeguard against emerging threats.
Solera Networks is also unveiling an expanded blog portal featuring research and behind-the-scenes insights on security challenges facing organizations. The all-new Solera Networks Big Data Security blogs will include:
- ThreatVision Labs Blog—providing insights into emerging threats and targeted attacks, advanced threat protection, security intelligence and analytics, as well as original research and analysis from the threat research team.
- From the Trenches Blog—featuring a first-hand look at the challenges customers are facing, as well as the solutions, war stories and success stories from those in the network security battlefront.
Solera’s ThreatVision Labs has also broadened its research capabilities with the addition of security industry professionals Jon Christmas and Austin Steed. As a vulnerability researcher, Christmas will focus on uncovering potentially dangerous network vulnerabilities and providing organizations guidance on how to address these critical issues. Christmas has more than seven years of experience, which includes working as a penetration tester and security analyst for the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Senate. Steed’s research will focus on the automated analysis of spam and malware, providing in-depth analysis of novel threats, as well as gaining insight into social engineering trends.
“In today’s rapidly evolving security landscape, organizations must confront emerging, novel threats, as well as the constant evolution of sophisticated attacks,” said Andrew Brandt, director of Threat Research, Solera Networks. “Our ThreatVision Labs team is dedicated to delivering cutting-edge research and insights from the front lines, helping the world’s network gatekeepers avert increasingly challenging security pitfalls.”