Combination of Comprehensive Data Feed and Leading Automated Defense Service Provides Proactive Protection Against Phishing Attacks
REDWOOD SHORES, CA. / ARLINGTON, VA. – April 6, 2010 – Imperva, the data security leader and Cyveillance, a world leader in cyber intelligence, today announced a partnership to shield organizations against growing phishing attacks. Under the agreement, Imperva integrated the Cyveillance Anti-Phishing Data Feed as part of its ThreatRadar service to further enhance its SecureSphere Web Application Firewall, enabling enterprises to deploy comprehensive reputation-based security through proactive detection of phishing threats before they become a problem.
Through its real-time Internet monitoring capabilities, Cyveillance is able to offer the industry’s most accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date phishing site detection data feed. Utilizing the Cyveillance Anti-Phishing Feed as an additional layer of security for its ThreatRadar service, Imperva is able to apply detailed policies to detect access to specific site content and deliver visual warnings as well as generate SecureSphere alerts. Alerts are viewed by the SecureSphere administrator who can then take action against the attack either blocking it or notifying a designated security professional.
“With this partnership, Imperva and Cyveillance have taken Web application firewalls to a new level, enabling enterprises to block phishing attacks at the gate—preventing a major headache for virtually every company worldwide,” explained Amichai Shulman, Imperva’s chief technology officer.
According to Cyveillance’s recent “2H 2009 Cyber Intelligence Report,” during the second half of 2009, 399 brands were first-time targets of phishing attacks, nearly double the amount of first-time targets than in the first half of the year. Averaging over 36,000 confirmed, unique attacks per month in the same period of 2009, phishing attacks continue to succeed despite advances made in consumer education and added protections implemented by security departments within the targeted organizations.
“We continue to see a large demand for our market leading early warning cyber threat feeds to enhance the efficacy of existing security solutions,” said Panos Anastassiadis, COO of Cyveillance. “We appreciate the opportunity to work with such a forward looking company and applaud Imperva for constantly enhancing its services and working to stay one step ahead of the online criminals. Our ability to accurately identify and confirm fraudulent phishing URLs is the perfect complement to the ThreatRadar service and uniquely positions Imperva to offer more comprehensive protection to their customers.”
For additional information on Cyveillance Anti-Phishing Data Feed and ThreatRadar, please visit:
http://www.cyveillance.com/web/solutions/oem/anti-phishing.asp, and http://www.imperva.com/products/threatradar.html, respectively.
Cyveillance, a world leader in cyber intelligence, provides an intelligence-led approach to security. Through continuous, comprehensive Internet monitoring and sophisticated intelligence analysis, Cyveillance proactively identifies and eliminates threats to information, infrastructure, individuals and their interactions, enabling its customers to preserve their reputation, revenues, and customer trust. Cyveillance serves the Global 2000 and OEM Data Partners – protecting the majority of the Fortune 50, regional financial institutions nationwide, and more than 100 million global consumers through its partnerships with security and service providers that include Blue Coat, AOL and Microsoft. Cyveillance is a wholly owned subsidiary of QinetiQ North America. For more information, please visit http://www.cyveillance.com/ or http://www.qinetiq-na.com.
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