Industry News: Soltra Sharing Platform Unveiled

Also: Latest from Tripwire, Juniper Networks, Datablink
Industry News: Soltra Sharing Platform Unveiled

Soltra has announced the general availability of Soltra Edge, a threat intelligence sharing platform. Soltra is a joint venture of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center and The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. created to help secure critical infrastructure entities from cyberthreats.

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Soltra Edge is designed to facilitate the collection of cyberthreat intelligence from various sources, convert it into an industry standard language and provide timely information that can help organizations take timely protective action.

Soltra Edge is available at no cost for the basic license. It leverages open standards, including Structured Threat Information eXpression (STIX), a uniform format for the threat information, and Trusted Automated eXchange of Indicator Information (TAXII), an open standards protocol for routing that threat information.

For more information, visit Soltra.

Tripwire, Palo Alto Fight APTs

Tripwire has announced a technology integration with Palo Alto Networks that provides mutual customers with detection and protection against zero-day exploits and advanced persistent threats.

Tripwire Enterprise, a real-time endpoint threat protection solution that captures system and file change data on enterprise servers and endpoint platforms, is now integrated with Palo Alto Networks' WildFire, which detects unknown threats through dynamic analysis in a cloud-based environment. Working together, the two offerings reduce the time to detect, prioritize and respond to advanced threats from the network edge to endpoint systems before they compromise organizations, the companies say.

For more information, visit Tripwire.

Juniper, VMWare Collaborate on Cloud

Juniper Networks and VMware have started a joint Asia Pacific strategy aimed at accelerating the adoption of private cloud solutions by enterprises.

The two companies have aligned their private cloud products to support customers in the APAC region and provide:

  • Layer 2 Gateway Services for VMware NSX certified on Juniper Networks' MX Series 3D Universal Edge routers to enable bridging between virtual and physical environments;
  • Full VXLAN routing on the EX9200 and MX Series platforms to extend virtual networks across multiple data centers;
  • A Juniper Networks' Junos Space Network Director layer with VMware vCenter to enable discovery, management and monitoring of virtual networks including vCenter servers, hosts, VMs and virtual switches.

For more information, visit Juniper Networks.

Datablink Completes Merger With BRToken

Datablink announces the launch of operations following its merger with Brazil-based BRToken, a user authentication and transaction signing company. The merged companies now operate as Datablink.

Datablink now offers mobile solutions and patented technology from BRToken that allows devices to read on-screen blinking patterns as a form of verifying transaction data. Datablink's physical devices create a secure channel with the backend of an organization. The user presses the lower button to enter the reading mode, points the sensor in the direction of a blinking image on the computer, and confirms that the displayed transaction values are correct. An electronic signature is then created.

For more information, visit Datablink.

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