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Customer Support Engineer – Ra’anana

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Looking to hire a technical support professional to join our Professional Services team. Supporting Portnox’s Network Access Control products requires a rich understanding of networks, web applications, and database integrations. The ideal candidate is familiar with network switch topology and configuration.

Our Support Engineers interact extensively with customers and partners in the highest professional manner.

Responsibilities

  • Provide excellent technical support to global customers, mostly in English
  • Use IT and networking skills to perform troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems
  • Take responsibility for customer satisfaction and overall success of the PS Team
  • Respond in a timely manner (within documented SLA) to support customer issues and inquiries
  • Resolve problems independently and understand the correct escalation procedures

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in full-time product support for an international hi-tech company
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Highly motivated
  • Advanced analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral (phone) and written (e-mail) communication skills in English
  • Self-managed and team-oriented
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Expert level knowledge and hands-on experience with Layer 2/Layer 3 Switching/Routing, TCP/IP, IPv4, Layer 4/Layer 7 switching, firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPN, security consulting, SSL, IPSec
  • DevOps experience – advantage

Interested? Send us an email with your CV: apply@portnox.com

The Evolution of Enterprise IoT And Its Security Risks

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IoT applications have critical value, such as quantifying performance indicators, enabling efficiency mechanisms and optimizing corporate performance, but the various types of connected devices that seem useful for a business have the potential to cause more harm than they help. Portnox’s CEO and Co-Founder Ofer Amitai discusses the evolution of enterprise IoT, the hidden threats of engaging in IoT innovation may be and shares some best practices to live by for IoT in the enterprise to gain a hold on enterprise IoT security.

Published in IoT Agenda.

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Portnox 2018 Predictions: Securing The Mobile Workforce With Endpoint And Network Security

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The mobile workforce is a major trend for the IT industry and it brings many benefits for employees- together with cloud computing, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Yet IT departments are rightly concerned with its impact on data and network security.

So how is it possible to access the benefits of workforce mobility while honing in on and increasing data and network security? By developing a strategy that attempts to balance the needs of employees working remotely with imminent network security needs. Published in VMBlog.

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Portnox CEO Discusses The New Rapidly Growing IoT Botnet Threat To Enterprises

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Portnox’s CEO and Co-Founder Ofer Amitai sheds light on the brand new and rapidly growing IoT Botnet threat, explaining why enterprises should use a threat detection solution to determine if their IoT devices are vulnerable and why now is the time to deploy a network visibility solution that provides essential endpoint information on IoT devices and discovers them on the network. Published in Internet of Things Institute.

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Portnox Wins Two Industry Awards for Network Access Control and IoT Technology

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Portnox CORE Honored as Network Access Control Solution of the Year in Computing Security Awards and Best IoT Network Solution in IoT Innovator Awards

NEW YORK – October 24, 2017 – Portnox, a market leader for network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, today announced it won two industry awards in the Computing Security Awards and IoT Innovator Awards. Portnox CORE was named the Network Access Control (NAC) Solution of the Year in the ‘Computing Security Awards 2017’ and recognized as a Gold Winner in the Best IoT Network Solution – Commercial and Industrial category for the ‘2017 IoT Innovator Awards’ for both Portnox CORE and Portnox CLEAR.

“As we continue our mission of bringing complete network visibility and access control to enterprises worldwide, we are honored to be recognized by these organizations as leaders,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO, Portnox. “These awards further underscore the importance of NAC technology, as well as our ability to deliver IoT device security. With the number of connected devices ever increasing, network security has never been more important.”

Portnox CORE offers complete visibility and security to networks for protection against IoT, mobile and connected device threats, combating security risks proposed by the 200 billion connected devices expected to be deployed across the globe by 2020. Portnox CLEAR is a cloud-based network access control solution that simplifies the management of emerging cyber risks for enterprises and mid-market organizations. A feature of Portnox CORE and CLEAR, IoT Radar provides instant, full insight and information on connected device endpoints including the operating system, open ports, running services and changes in those data points. Traversing all networking layers – Ethernet, wireless, virtual, VPN and the cloud, Portnox CORE analyzes and controls all connected users and devices in real-time on the enterprise network from one central location.

“Our judging panel was impressed by this year’s caliber of applicants and even further dazzled by the winners of and finalists in the 2017 IoT Innovator Awards,” said Kim Kay, editor-in-chief of IoT Innovator. “The winners are managing to bind together our world by interconnecting devices, places and people in a truly valuable way. We thought that deserved some recognition.”

For more information on Portnox CORE and Portnox CLEAR or to request a demo, visit: https://www.portnox.com/products/

For a full list of the 2017 Computing Security Awards, visit: http://www.computingsecurityawards.co.uk/

For a full list of the IoT Innovator Awards, visit: http://iotinnovator.com/winners-revealed-2017-iot-innovator-awards/

About Portnox

Portnox secures connected organizations’ corporate networks utilizing its next-generation network access control and management solutions. Portnox’s solutions manage every user, every device – including: Internet of Things (IoT), BYOD, mobile and managed devices – accessing the network, everywhere.

Founded in 2007, Portnox provides its global customers with a complete view of device and network visibility, reducing security risks and improving network control. Portnox offers two solutions – CORE for On-Premise NAC and CLEAR for cloud-based NAC – allowing companies to grow, optimize, and evolve their infrastructure while maintaining the upmost security and compliance. The company was recognized by Gartner as a pure-play security vendor of network access control solutions and is a recipient of the 2016 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership, among other Security Industry Awards. Portnox has offices in the U.S. and in Europe.

Portnox CORE is the Proud Winner of the Computing Security Awards in the NAC Category!

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Portnox is proud to announce that it is the winner of the Computing Security Awards 2017 “Network Access Control Solution of the Year”. Portnox’s on-premise NAC solution, Portnox CORE, was nominated as the best NAC solution of the year through a submission process open to the public, and was selected as the winner by Computing Security Awards’ board of judges. The announcement was made at an event for all of the nominees in London, England on October 12th.

While this is the first Computing Security Award won by Portnox, it is not the first time that Portnox CORE has been recognized as a top NAC solution by industry leaders in 2017. Portnox CORE was recognized with the following awards in 2017: Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, Best of InteropITX in the Security category and the Info Security Product Guide.

Portnox CORE is a leading solution for on-premise NAC that provides complete visibility into the enterprise network, including connected endpoints of various types in various locations, as well as control mechanisms to ensure that security policies are thoroughly enforced. Portnox CORE was one of the first NAC solutions to integrate an Internet of Things visibility radar, which includes the ability to automatically register new MAC addresses, providing enterprise IT teams with a security solution for IoT devices. In addition, Portnox CORE is an agentless solution, making the transition into BYOD and emerging technologies a simple and natural process for the digitally transformative enterprise.

Empowered by the recognition from the Computing Security Awards win, Portnox’s development teams will continue to introduce innovative, demand-driven features into Portnox CORE’s product offering. Portnox’s goal has always been to provide visibility and access control into all endpoints, everywhere, and Portnox CORE as a key role in helping us realize that vision.

Portnox CLEAR, Portnox’s cloud-based NAC product, has also been recognized by a number of industry leaders for taking a leap into the cloud security space ahead of other major NAC and cybersecurity solution vendors

Read more about Portnox CORE, Portnox’s NAC solutions, or request a demo!

5 Steps That Healthcare Information Security Teams Can Take To Protect IoT Devices

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While there are many avenues cybercriminals can take to get into private networks, inadequate security is making the Internet of Things devices ripe targets. Portnox’s CEO and Co-Founder Ofer Amitai shares 5 tips to protect IoT devices and prevent hackers from gaining access that healthcare information security teams should adopt today. Published in Healthcare IT News.

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