Magazine article National Defense

Cybersecurity Tool Tracks Adversaries Faster

Magazine article National Defense

Cybersecurity Tool Tracks Adversaries Faster

Article excerpt

The Defense Department and other government agencies can now benefit from an updated cybersecurity platform that actively pursues adversaries within networks worldwide.

R9B, a Colorado Springs, Colorado-based cybersecurity firm, recently released Orion 2.0, an upgrade to its current system which enables customers to rapidly reduce the average time to identify a network breach. The legacy platform can target a breach within hours, but the new variant can now accomplish that in minutes, said company CEO Eric Hipkins. Orion 2.0 was publicly revealed at the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco.

Orion was originally conceived and developed in 2013 as a remote, interactive operations platform that allows a human operator to proactively scan for adversaries within die network, said Mike Morris, R9B chief technology officer. A user can work out of one location to monitor and interact with end points or security products inside the client's proprietary network worldwide, he said.

"The idea was to provide a unified platform so that the... defender didn't have to go through and look at 50 different dashboards to try and get their data," he said. It also can supplement existing capabilities within a client's infrastructure, he added. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.