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TMCNet:  Lastline Announces WatchGuard Technologies Joins Company's Defense Program to Deliver APT Protection Capabilities

[April 03, 2014]

Lastline Announces WatchGuard Technologies Joins Company's Defense Program to Deliver APT Protection Capabilities

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

Lastline, Inc., a provider of advanced malware defense technology for enterprise networks, today announced that WatchGuard Technologies (News - Alert) has joined the Lastline Defense Program to combat advanced malware targeting businesses. As a member of the program, WatchGuard will leverage Lastline technology to power WatchGuard APT (News - Alert) Blocker - available on their unified threat management (UTM) and next generation firewall (NGFW) products. WatchGuard products will utilize Lastline's next generation cloud-based sandbox, powered by full-system emulation, which comprehensively inspects objects for unknown malware crafted to evade detection by traditional security systems.

"WatchGuard APT Blocker enables businesses to stay one step ahead of advanced cyber threats by providing them with the tools to detect and stop APTs," said Brendan Patterson, director of product marketing at WatchGuard. "Combining APT Blocker's ability to identify and submit suspicious files to Lastline's cloud-based offering enables us to provide our customers with a best-of-breed solution that effectively combats today's malicious cyber threats."

The Lastline Defense Program includes�strategic partnerships with vendors and service providers that share a common goal to defend businesses against advanced malware using Lastline technologies.�Lastline's APT defense technology is offered as a fully hosted solution by Lastline and as an on-premise, private cloud based solution.

For detailed information on how WatchGuard uses Lastline's cloud-based next-generation sandbox technology, visit http://info.lastline.com/blog/watchguard-uses-lastlines-cloud-based-sandbox-to-combat-apt. To learn more about Lastline's complete solution offering, please visit www.lastline.com.

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About Lastline, Inc.

Lastline, Inc. provides the best-in-class malware protection platform to detect and stop advanced persistent threats (APT), zero-day exploits, and evasive malware.�The company was founded in 2011 by world-renowned security researchers and creators of Anubis and Wepawet - malware analysis tools used by thousands of security vendors, enterprises, and government agencies worldwide. The company is headquartered in Redwood City, California, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. To learn more, visit�www.lastline.com.


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