29 Oct Fortscale Joins McAfee Security Innovation Alliance
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif – Oct 29, 2014 – Fortscale (www.fortscale.com) today announced that it has joined the McAfee® Security Innovation Alliance ™ (SIA) partner program. McAfee SIA is a technology ecosystem designed to assemble and integrate with the world’s leading security innovations. Working together, McAfee and its partners deliver solutions more comprehensive than those available from any single vendor. As part of Fortscale’s participation in the McAfee SIA program, Fortscale’s user behavior analytics solution will leverage the McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) solution and provide back to McAfee Enterprise Security Manager user-related threat analytics, risk scoring of users and machine learning-based visibility of user activity.
“We are pleased to add Fortscale to the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance,” said Ed Barry, vice president of Global Technology Alliances, McAfee, part of Intel Security. “Our customers face growing challenges to secure their networks and maintain compliance, and we are excited that Fortscale is integrating their user behavior analytics solution with our solutions.”
Fortscale uses a state of the art, Big Data and user-centric analytics approach to cyber security, providing McAfee Enterprise Security Manager with an enriched layer that profiles user behavior to help enterprise security analysts identify user-related threats, malicious insiders, compromised accounts, suspicious behavior and risky access to data.
“We are honored to join the esteemed group of businesses that make up the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance,” said Idan Tendler, CEO & Co-Founder, Fortscale. “We look forward to leveraging what McAfee’s security platform has already achieved with its customers and complementing it with our user behavior analytics solution.”
Fortscale is taking part in the FOCUS 14 McAfee Security Conference Expo being held in Las Vegas, October 27-29. The company is showcasing its user behavior analytics solution in the SIA partner pavilion.
For more information about Fortscale, visit www.fortscale.com
Fortscale’s goal is to enable enterprise security analysts to easily generate User Behavior Analytics, regardless of their technical know-how, thus by enriching existing log repositories such as SIEM or by integrating to big data platforms. Fortscale was founded by seasoned security entrepreneurs from Israel’s high-tech sector, many of whom served in the IDF’s Elite Intelligence and Cyber Unit, and is backed by Intel Capital, Blumberg Capital and the Swarth Group. Fortscale has a strong advisory board comprising global organizations’ CISOs and world-renowned experts in machine learning algorithms and cyber security. Its team includes specialists in Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning algorithms and Cyber Warfare experts. Fortscale’s headquarters are located in San Francisco, CA.