SaskTel Selects CloudShield Advanced Cyber Countermeasures Solution To Secure Networks
MCLEAN, Va., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] and its wholly-owned subsidiary, CloudShield Technologies Inc., announced today that SaskTel, a leading full service communications provider in the Province of Saskatchewan, Canada, will utilize CloudSentry(®), the latest platform offering from the company’s Cybersecurity Business Unit, to bolster its advanced security posture across its networks.
CloudSentry(®) is an active threat intelligence capability that leverages the company’s CloudShield cybersecurity platform, a market leader in deep packet inspection (DPI) capability. The platform works in line, in real-time to control network traffic at multi-gigabit speeds and provides organizations with actionable network attack intelligence that enables them to deliver advanced cyber countermeasures. In addition to providing the necessary hardware and software to implement the technology, CloudShield will work closely with SaskTel to implement and maintain CloudSentry protection to propagate best practices over the foreseeable future.
CloudSentry(®) is designed to protect mission critical infrastructure of companies like SaskTel and other telecommunications companies, internet service providers, as well as national governments. It provides a carrier-class converged threat solution that addresses cybersecurity concerns including botnets, malware, phishing and spam.
“This new service provides CloudShield customers an active threat intelligence capability that aggregates a variety of public sources as well as the custom signatures developed by SAIC’s Cybersecurity Incident Response teams,” said Charles Beard, SAIC chief information officer and general manager of the company’s Cybersecurity Business Unit. “CloudSentry(®) provides the advanced threat mitigation that is critical to operating in today’s most demanding network environments and meeting cyber adversaries head on. We look forward to working with SaskTel and other customers to leverage CloudSentry(®) as they work to address their toughest cybersecurity challenges.”
CloudSentry(®) is part of CloudShield’s growing family of cybersecurity products and services that meet today’s most demanding cyber challenges. For more information visit http://www.cloudshield.com/applications/CloudSentry.asp.
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