Lastline Earns Recommended Rating in NSS Labs Breach Detection System Comparative Evaluation
Independent Lab Recommends Lastline for Superior Security Effectiveness and Overall Value with Excellent Security Effectiveness against Advanced Attacks
LAS VEGAS, NV, August 4, 2015, Lastline Booth #252 — In the NSS Labs Breach Detection System (BDS) Group Test published today, global breach detection provider Lastline was recognized as a leader in Breach Detection due to excellent Security Effectiveness and low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), achieving an overall Recommended rating on the NSS Security Value Map™.
NSS Labs, a leader in independent security product testing and research, conducted comprehensive security effectiveness testing across eight BDS vendors. All vendor products were deployed in replicated enterprise environments and evaluated for their ability to detect a wide range of malware and exploits that attackers use in malicious Web, e-mail and other delivery methods to evade security products, gain footholds in networks and compromise sensitive information.
“We recommend the Lastline Breach Detection Platform as it offers excellent security effectiveness and impressive performance in detecting advanced threats across multiple protocols,” said Vikram Phatak, CEO at NSS Labs. “Our research team is impressed with the innovative and adaptive security technology Lastline has developed to provide comprehensive detection of malicious files and documents, even in a high volume enterprise environment.”
Because its security technology is so effective and performant, Lastline has seen tremendous customer growth on a global scale since launching in 2011. In fact, the company has nearly ten times more enterprise customers today than at the start of 2013 with triple digit year-over-year licensing growth.
“The NSS Labs test empirically validating the superior effectiveness and performance of our advanced breach detection technology is consistent with what we are hearing from CISOs in large enterprises worldwide,” said Jens Andreassen, CEO of Lastline. “Lastline consistently delivers better protection in tests, proof of concepts and in the wild.”
To view the complete NSS Labs Breach Detection System Security Value Map with Lastline in the Recommended sector please visit: http://landing.lastline.com/nss-2015
This week, Lastline will be exhibiting at Black Hat USA 2015 in Las Vegas at Booth #252. Companies interested in a meeting with Lastline at Black Hat to discuss the results of this test in greater detail can request one here. Two of the company’s founders will also present at the information security industry event in briefing sessions on Thursday, August 6:
- Dr. Christopher Kruegel will present “Using Static and Binary Analysis to Find Vulnerabilities and Backdoors in Firmware” at South Seas GH at 3:50pm.
- Dr. Engin Kirda will present “Most Ransomware Isn’t as Complex as You Might Think” at Mandalay Bay EF17 at 5:00pm.
The software-based Lastline Breach Detection Platform offers advanced malware protection for email, files, Web content and mobile applications, and is priced per user per year with an unlimited number of network locations and inspection protocols. To learn more about Lastline, please visit: www.lastline.com.
Lastline is innovating the way companies detect active breaches caused by advanced persistent threats, targeted attacks, and evasive malware with its software-based Breach Detection Platform. Lastline’s open architecture integrates advanced threat defenses and intelligence into existing operational workflows and security systems. Inspection of suspicious objects occurs at scale in real-time using a full-system emulation approach to sandboxing that is superior to virtual machine-based and OS emulation techniques. Lastline’s technology correlates network and object analysis to achieve timely breach confirmation and incident response. Lastline was built by the creators of Anubis and Wepawet, who have pioneered novel malware detection techniques, together with industry veterans with decades of experience focused specifically on advanced breach weaponry and tactics.
Lastline is headquartered in Redwood City, California with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Lastline’s platform is used by global managed security service providers, Global 2000 enterprises, and leading security vendors worldwide. To learn more, visit www.lastline.com.
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