|[April 03, 2014]
Lastline Announces WatchGuard Technologies Joins Company's Defense Program to Deliver APT Protection Capabilities
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
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
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.
About Lastline, Inc.
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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