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Bit9 + Carbon Black Free Webinar: 'How Retailers Can Avoid the Black Friday Blues'

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bit9® + Carbon Black®, the leader in endpoint threat prevention, detection and response, is sponsoring the free webinar "How Retailers Can Avoid the Black Friday Blues" on Wednesday November 5, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. EST.

A repeat session of this webinar will take place on Monday November 17, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. EST.

A number of high-profile retailers experienced breaches during the 2013 holiday season, which led to unprecedented repercussions such as brand damage, increased audit scrutiny and loss of market share. Increased transaction volumes and staff distractions, coupled with system holiday freeze periods, can leave your systems exposed, potentially giving "Black Friday" a whole new meaning.

So how can your organization stay out of the headlines as the 2014 holiday season kicks into high gear?

Join us for an interactive discussion of security approaches that can help retailers maintain continuous vigilance over your cardholder environments in this constant state of compromise. We'll dig into ways your organization can prepare for a breach, including developing a robust response strategy.

Finally, we'll look ahead toward 2015 and explore proactive steps retailers need to take to stay compliant and secure.

Attend this webinar and learn:

  • Best practices for responding to a breach
  • Why it's critical to shift from system scanning and periodic monitoring to continuous security—as well as how to do it
  • About the PCI community's evolving perspective on retail technology (hint: there is no silver bullet)
  • How to combat increased threats in the face of overextended systems and extreme volume

What: Free Webinar "How Retailers Can Avoid the Black Friday Blues"

When: Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. EST and Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. EST

Where: Click here to register

About Bit9 + Carbon Black

Bit9 + Carbon Black offers the most complete solution against the advanced threats that target your organization's endpoints and servers. This makes it easier for you to see—and immediately stop—those threats.

Carbon Black's lightweight endpoint sensor, which can be rapidly deployed with no configuration to enable detection and response in seconds, combined with Bit9's industry-leading prevention technology, delivers four key benefits:

  • Continuous, real-time visibility into what's happening on every computer
  • Real-time threat detection, without relying on signatures
  • Instant response by seeing the full "kill chain" of any attack
  • Prevention that is proactive and customizable

Thousands of organizations worldwide—from 25 Fortune 100 companies to small businesses—use Bit9 + Carbon Black to increase security, reduce operational costs and improve compliance. Leading managed security service providers (MSSP) and incident response (IR) companies have made Bit9 + Carbon Black a core component of their detection and response services. With Bit9 + Carbon Black, you can arm your endpoints against advanced threats.

Bit9 and Carbon Black are registered trademarks of Bit9, Inc. All other company or product names may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Kevin Flanagan Bit9 +1 617-393-7421 kflanagan@bit9.com

Source: Bit9