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U.S. Department of Defense Extends Vulnerability Management Contract with BeyondTrust For Ninth Consecutive Year
By: Business Wire
Jan. 29, 2013 09:25 AM
BeyondTrust, the security industry’s only provider of Context-Aware Security Intelligence, today announced the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has chosen to extend their contract with BeyondTrust to provide critical vulnerability assessment and management solutions for all branches of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The relationship between BeyondTrust (through the acquisition of eEye Digital Security) and the DoD dates back to 2004 and provides coverage for every networked asset within the armed services networks. This contract extension also makes BeyondTrust’s award-winning Retina Network and Retina CS technology available to agencies operating under the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) program that need to confidently deploy a scalable vulnerability management solution.
Retina CS is the centerpiece of the BeyondTrust’s vision of Context-Aware Security Intelligence, aimed at helping commercial and government organizations answer the most pressing questions in IT – what to fix first, what to fix next and why? Retina CS does this through unmatched security intelligence and analytics for the entire IT landscape, including support for emerging technology investments such as cloud and mobile computing and virtualization.
“We honored to continue our strong relationship with the DoD by providing technology that is specific to their requirements and designed to meet the needs of highly complex, and heterogeneous government agency infrastructures,” said Kevin Hickey, president and chief operating officer at BeyondTrust. “We have a long and distinguished history as a provider of threat management and compliance solutions for both government agencies and enterprise commercial organizations. Our goal is to help our customers make better informed security strategy decisions by way of our technology.”
BeyondTrust is committed to serving government customers by providing innovative security and compliance solutions that support for SCAP, FDCC, and DIACAP initiatives. For more information about Retina CS and all of the PowerBroker offerings, please visit www.beyondtrust.com.
As a service to the network security community, BeyondTrust provides community offerings of Retina and Retina CS, the same technology relied upon by the DoD. You can get your copy, free of charge, here: http://www.beyondtrust.com/Community
BeyondTrust is the only security solution vendor providing Context-Aware Security Intelligence, giving customers the visibility and controls necessary to reduce their IT security risks, while at the same time simplifying their compliance reporting.
BeyondTrust offers consistent policy-driven vulnerability and privilege management, role-based access control, monitoring, logging, auditing and reporting to protect internal assets from the inside out. The company’s products empower IT governance to strengthen security, improve productivity, drive compliance, and reduce expense across physical, virtual, mobile and cloud environments.
With more than 25 years of global success, BeyondTrust is the pioneer of both Threat Management and Privileged Identity Management (PIM) solutions for heterogeneous IT environments. More than half of the companies listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rely on BeyondTrust to secure their enterprises. Customers include eight of the world's 10 largest banks, eight of the world's 10 largest aerospace and defense firms, and 7 of the 10 largest U.S. pharmaceutical companies, as well as renowned universities across the globe.
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