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SpearTip Joins "Bit9 + Carbon Black Connect" Alliance Program as an MSSP and IR Partner

ST LOUIS, May 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SpearTip, a leading cyber security and cyber counterintelligence firm, today announced it has joined the "Bit9 + Carbon Black Connect" Alliance Program as a managed security services provider (MSSP) and incident response (IR) partner. Bit9® + Carbon Black® is the leader in endpoint threat prevention, detection and response.

As a "Connect" MSSP and IR partner, SpearTip uses Carbon Black to help its customers remediate cyber attacks and breaches. As the SpearTip team identifies malicious files used to execute an attack, they use Carbon Black to pinpoint each endpoint and server on which malware has landed and reveal the entire "kill chain" of the attack, so responders can quickly see where and how the attack started. This enhanced visibility enables SpearTip to rapidly contain attacks and accelerate remediation efforts.

"We often say that the best defense is to outmaneuver the adversary," said Jason Wood, vice president of operations for SpearTip. "Now equipped with Carbon Black, our team has the visibility, detection capabilities and response power to stay ahead of attackers better than ever before."

"Equipping the SpearTip team with Carbon Black makes for a very powerful combination," said Tom Barsi, vice president of business development for Bit9 + Carbon Black. "We're very pleased that SpearTip will bring the unmatched capabilities of Carbon Black to their growing base of customers."

About the "Bit9 + Carbon Black Connect" Alliance Partner Program

The "Bit9 + Carbon Black Connect" Alliance Partner Program integrates the leading endpoint and server security solution from Bit9 + Carbon Black with solutions from top companies in four categories:

  • Incident response
  • Managed security services
  • Threat intelligence
  • Network security, analytics and SIEM

This enables enterprises to create a unified defense against cyber threats. Enterprises that deploy the Bit9 Security Platform and/or Carbon Black with certified alliance partners' offerings experience a fully integrated strengthening of their security posture, a decrease in their total cost of ownership, achievement of faster deployment times, and gain increased value from their integrated solutions.

About SpearTip

At SpearTip, our singular reason for existence is stopping and preventing cyber crime. We identify problems and solve them. Period. You don't engage us to provide findings. You engage us to produce results.

That's why we meticulously review every bit of data available. We look at it from disparate points of view. Analyze it for hidden clues and hidden meanings. And extract valuable intelligence from it, allowing us to understand who's behind the threat, identify their motives, and mitigate their methods.

Every day, our team collaborates to solve problems, often before an attack, to keep you from becoming a headline on the evening news.

By applying the science of human intelligence gathering with unmatched technical analysis, SpearTip consistently changes how organizations large and small address cyber threats. Because the only way to stop today's sophisticated cyber criminals is to always stay one step ahead.

CONTACT: Jason Wood SpearTip jwood@speartip.com http://www.speartip.com/company/contact-us/#content

Source: Bit9