Intel Security Expands Partner Ecosystem

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The FINANCIAL — Intel Security on March 1 announced several major strategic initiatives, from the expansion of the Intel Security Innovation Alliance to collaborations with Siemens and BT.

These initiatives build on Intel Security’s commitment to help customers address the increasingly urgent need to shorten response times when advanced targeted attacks occur and more easily remediate compromised systems, leading to a simplified and more automated threat defense lifecycle, according to Intel.

“In the current security environment, collaboration and integration are more important than ever to create a strong security posture,” said Tom Fountain, Intel Security’s vice president of Strategy and Business Development. “Our goal is to become our customers’ No. 1 security partner. In doing so, we remain committed to working across the industry to deliver solutions that detect new threats more quickly and enable automated workflows to correct issues as they arise.”

Intel Security and Partners Empower Customers to Build a Unified, Connected Security Ecosystem

Intel Security is leading the way in integrating its management platform, security information and event management (SIEM) tools, threat intelligence solutions, threat data sharing technology, advanced persistent threat protection, and automated detection and response capabilities with more than 150 partners in more than a dozen security markets.

The Intel Security Innovation Alliance technology partnering program accelerates the development of interoperable security products that converge with Intel Security’s integrated, connected security system and reinforce detect, protect and correct processes across the threat defense lifecycle. This expanded portfolio of tightly integrated products and specialized solutions simplifies and expedites deployment of security solutions within complex enterprise environments, to help customers resolve more threats faster and with fewer resources in a more complex world. Intel Security Innovation Alliance partners deliver solutions that are designed to maximize the value of existing investments, reduce time to resolution and help lower operational costs.

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McAfee Data Exchange Layer Enables Threat Intelligence Sharing Across Multivendor Security Products

As part of the key technologies that form the foundation of the Intel Security Innovation Alliance program, McAfee Data Exchange Layer is an underlying communications fabric technology that not only connects Intel Security products but also connects products from other vendors. This open, yet secure, framework connects multivendor security products and enables them to exchange information, and helps make customers’ security tools work more efficiently and effectively. More than 20 partners in the Intel Security Innovation Alliance have completed or are currently in the process of integrating to McAfee Data Exchange Layer.

Intel Security Welcomes New Innovation Alliance Partners

More than 30 Intel Security Innovation Alliance partners have joined the program within the past six months, increasing the number of interoperable security products that converge with Intel Security’s integrated, connected architecture. A full list of these partners can be viewed here.

New partners that have joined the Intel Security Innovation Alliance this quarter include:

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company


Check Point


Identity Finder


Rapid 7

VMware Airwatch


Siemens Expands Collaboration with Intel Security for Industrial Security Solutions

Siemens and Intel Security are expanding their collaboration to help protect industrial automation systems from increased cyberthreats. Siemens’ experts leverage Intel Security solutions such as anti-virus software, whitelisting and SIEM within the framework of plant security services. These tools are designed to help detect security incidents promptly, enabling Siemens’ experts to notify plant operators without undue delay and allowing them to implement countermeasures. The two companies are coupling their expertise in the area of industrial automation and cybersecurity to provide industrial plants with products and services designed to help minimize cyberrisks, while increasing system availability.

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BT and Intel Security Collaborate to Develop Next-Generation Security Services

BT and Intel Security today announced a strategic agreement to create new solutions that help organizations improve security and prevent cyberattacks. The companies will also work together in a joint cyber initiative to further develop their common vision of next-generation security services. RSA Conference attendees can visit BT Security booth 7.07 at the Moscone Center for a demo.


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