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28 Mar AI Powered UEBA Threat Hunting

In our latest release of Fortscale UEBA Version 3.0, we are truly unleashing our user-centric threat detection console. Newly announced threat hunting capabilities enable security analysts to uncover hidden rogue, risky, and malicious user behaviors and leads to unprecedented levels of discovery of what goes on in their network. As you may well remember, Fortscale’s engine combines automated enrichment, sophisticated machine...

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22 Mar Rediscovering DLP

“Employees are constantly bypassing my DLP policies; how can we stop them?” “Offline data transfers are my biggest concern. How can we find users that are taking sensitive data off-premise?” “Currently, sensitive assets, data classifications, and user properties are not correlated properly. How can I use all this information to best leverage my existing DLP policies?” “My SOC team can cover 40 DLP...

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15 Mar Fortscale Releases Version 3.0 Bringing Proactive Threat Hunting and Data Loss Protection Support to User and Entity Behavior Analytics

Fortscale 3.0 Enhances the Company’s Award-Winning Behavior Analytics with new use cases, intelligent attack monitoring and detection, and a quicker time to value. In today’s blog post, I’m thrilled to announce the release of Fortscale 3.0.  This new release builds on Fortscales’s award-winning big data analytics and machine-learning UEBA platform, further enhancing the product’s ability to detect and mitigate insider threats....

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08 Mar Improved Cybersecurity through Collaboration

Many believe that it is only through better global collaboration that we will be able to win the war against cybercrime. Technology evolves at a break-neck speed. Perhaps nothing else in the world changes so often or so rapidly. Cybersecurity is no exception, but despite rapid development of countless security technologies each year, security seems to always be behind the...

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27 Feb Presidio™ – The Industry’s First Embedded UEBA Engine

I’m thrilled to write to you today about Fortscale’s new product offering called Presidio. This new product is the industry’s first embeddable User & Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) engine. It enables security vendors to easily incorporate Fortscale’s advanced behavioral analytics engine into their security platforms. EDR, EPP, DLP, SIEM, NAC and other security vendors can embed Presidio within their security tools. This...

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27 Feb Welcome Evolution Equity and Valor Capital to Fortscale

Dear Customers, Colleagues, and Friends, Today, I’m excited to share the great news that Fortscale has raised an additional $7 Million dollars in funding.  This new investment round, led by Evolution Equity Partners and Valor Capital Group, brings Fortscale’s total funding to $23 million dollars. Previous investors, including: Intel Capital; Blumberg Capital; Swarth; CME ventures; and UST Global also participated in...

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06 Feb Machines Gives Cybersecurity a Big Boost

Machines Gives Cybersecurity a Big Boost Machine learning will no doubt continue its rapid evolution, but it’s already given us a number of very important improvements in cybersecurity. Machine Learning has made tremendous advancements during the last few years. It has become an integral part of our lives. Online shopping has evolved to the point where nearly every site we visit will...

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20 Jan Fortscale 2016 Achievements

As we begin 2017, I can’t help but look back at the many Fortscale achievements during the preceding twelve months. 2016 was a terrific year for the company, with a lot of innovation and important milestones being met.   Although we saw the evolution of spine-chilling ransomware and mammoth data breaches like the one disclosed by Yahoo, Fortscale continues to respond with...

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20 Jan Cyber Security in 2017 – Predicting What Will Not Happen

In January of each year, the cyber security industry is inundated with predictions about what the new year will bring. New forms of malware, anticipated major data breaches, security legislation, emerging technologies, and numerous other trends will all be discussed, debated, and pontificated. So just to be different, I’ve decided to generate a list of what will not happen in 2017....

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30 Nov FBI Tips to Guard Against Ransomware

It’s interesting to read how many businesses are getting infected with ransomware. It’s also interesting so see that a lot of them are quick to transfer bitcoins to recover their encrypted files. I suppose most of us have mused about how we would respond if we were bitten by ransomware.  Would you pay? The FBI published a “Public Service Announcement” regarding ransomware. The...

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