Sunday, May 3, 2015

Tabula Rosa Blog of 5/3/2015 - The Role of the Attivo BOTsink Solution

 Attivo is a flagship product for Tabula Rosa Systems. The blog below is content from one of Attivo's documents. Please contact Tabula Rosa for more information, a WebEx or a trial. You will be glad you did!
The Role of the Attivo BOTsinkTM Solution         

The Attivo BOTsink Solution can be used to validate the effectiveness of security defenses and accelerate the identification of BOTs and advanced persistent threats (APTs) inside your network. The Attivo BOTsink solution is a purpose-built, set-and-forget breach detection solution that complements your FireEye and Palo Alto Networks deployments by ensuring you have the visibility and defense capabilities you need to engage attackers as soon as they start to engage on your network looking for your high value assets and shut them down.
By using the Attivo BOTsink and IRES Solutions, any BOT or APT that uses scanning or targeted attacks will be caught. As a result, BOTsink can catch the source of the infection early in its lifecycle to prevent its propagation and capture full forensic information that can help minimize remediation efforts.
The Attivo BOTsink Solution can detect and engage both BOTs and APTs that begin their attack with reconnaissance or scanning to identify potential targets; and intelligent BOTs and APTs that initiate their attacks from hijacked endpoints and target specific resources, without the need for reconnaissance or scanning. Regardless of their methods, the BOTsink Solution will be able to identify an attacker as soon as they become active to reduce detection times, uncover infected systems on the network and prevent whatever comes in from ever getting out. Once engaged, the BOTsink Solution stops the attack from communicating and propagating; as soon as the attack runs its course and is catalogued, the environment is reset to completely destroy the BOT and APT.
Attivo’s Unique HoneyNet Solution
The Attivo BOTsink Solution is ideal for defending against BOTs and APTs brought into your network via a host of BYOD devices. With an Attivo BOTsink interleaved throughout your network, you will be able to:
                Reduces Attack Detection Time—providing accurate, actionable alerts that quickly and accurately identify infected clients, including sleeper and time-triggered agents, to enable remediation of the full extent of the attack before it can do any damage
                Capture Actionable Information—identifies the infected client, it prevents any ongoing communications outside the appliance to stop the attack’s propagation
                Destroy the APTs and BOTs—prevents whatever comes in from ever getting out—stops the attack and destroys the BOT and APT once data is collected
                Guards your network 24x7x365—self-contained solution constantly monitors activity and rebuilds itself to ensure optimal performance.

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