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Bit9 + Carbon Black Joins Toshiba's Together Commerce Alliance

WALTHAM, Mass., May 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bit9® + Carbon Black®, the leader in endpoint threat prevention, detection and response, today announced it has joined the Toshiba Together Commerce Alliance as an Innovation Partner. Acceptance into the Alliance signifies that the Bit9 Security Platform, a leading solution for securing point-of-sale (POS) systems, endpoints and servers, is a complementary solution to secure the POS devices of Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, a global market share leader in retail store technology.

The Toshiba Together Commerce Alliance Program is for business partners and independent software vendors that have established a working relationship with Toshiba to market or influence the sale of Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions' point-of-sale and self-service product portfolio. The Alliance is one of the most successful point-of-sale and point-of-service business partner channels in the world, based on POS installs.

Bit9 + Carbon Black's POS and endpoint security solution continuously protects POS, store systems, fixed-function devices, and corporate endpoints to secure customers' personal and financial information and significantly minimize attack surfaces. It also enables companies to comply with key Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) requirements with less administrative effort and cost than ineffective antivirus tools. With Bit9 + Carbon Black, organizations can:

  • Improve point-of-sale security to protect customers personal and financial data
  • Enforce endpoint security and file integrity monitoring (FIM) policies to ensure PCI DSS compliance
  • Enforce file and memory protection rules to defend against POS and RAM-scraping attacks
  • Enforce device control policies to prevent data leakage and block unauthorized software
  • Consolidate the enterprise security stack and eliminate the need for traditional AV and FIM

"Bit9 + Carbon Black is pleased to join Toshiba's Together Commerce Alliance Program," said Brian Hazzard, Bit9 + Carbon Black's vice president of technical alliances. "We look forward to establishing a strong working relationship with Toshiba to jointly deliver solutions for our customers to protect their POS systems and endpoints—as well as their customers' credit card numbers and other personally identifiable information—from advanced threats and targeted attacks."

Ted Clark, director of global channels, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, said: "With more than 40 year's heritage as a leading provider of in-store solutions, Toshiba is committed to working closely with partners like Bit9 + Carbon Black to reshape retail for today's savvy consumer."

About Bit9 + Carbon Black

Bit9 + Carbon Black provides the most complete solution against advanced threats that target organizations' endpoints and servers, making it easier to see—and immediately stop—those threats. The company enables organizations to arm their endpoints by combining continuous, real-time visibility into what's happening on every computer; real-time signature-less threat detection; incident response that combines a recorded history with live remediation; and prevention that is proactive and customizable. More than 1,000 organizations worldwide—from Fortune 100 companies to small enterprises—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.

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 + Carbon Black +1 617-393-7421 kflanagan@bit9.com

Source: Bit9