San Mateo, CA, August 11, 2016 – AlienVault®, a leading provider of Unified Security Management™ (USM™) and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Visionaries” quadrant of the 2016 “Magic Quadrant For Security Information and Event Management” for the fifth year.
As one of 14 companies included in the Magic Quadrant, and the only company to be positioned as a Visionary, AlienVault was positioned for both the completeness of its vision and its ability to execute. AlienVault USM is an all-in-one security solution that integrates asset discovery, file integrity monitoring, vulnerability assessment, host-based and network-based intrusion detection system (IDS) capabilities, and threat intelligence.
“Gartner’s Magic Quadrant has consistently recognized AlienVault as a visionary in the SIEM space,” said Barmak Meftah, President & CEO of AlienVault. “We consider this positioning to be confirmation of our unique and innovative approach to security that enables companies of all sizes to detect and respond to threats more effectively.”
AlienVault was also included in Gartner’s “Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management” report, which helps SIEM buyers define their requirements and select appropriate technologies. In the report, Gartner assessed AlienVault USM for capabilities such as SIEM, threat detection and compliance.
As part of its commitment to constant innovation, AlienVault recently released a new version of USM, v5.3, with enhanced threat detection, USB monitoring, color-coded risk assessment, and efficiency enhancements.
AlienVault has simplified the way organizations detect and respond to today’s ever evolving threat landscape. Our unique and award-winning approach, trusted by thousands of customers, combines the essential security controls of our all-in-one platform, AlienVault Unified Security Management, with the power of AlienVault’s Open Threat Exchange, the world’s largest crowd-sourced threat intelligence community, making effective and affordable threat detection attainable for resource-constrained IT teams. AlienVault is a privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Institutional Venture Partners, GGV Capital, Intel Capital, Jackson Square Ventures, Adara Venture Partners, Top Tier Capital and Correlation Ventures.
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