Portnox Adds Visibility and Control To Help Secure Networks

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Business networks are wrestling with increasing complexity and population, and as a result- with a greater potential of security attacks. These challenges are sure to grow.

Ofer Amitai, Portnox CEO believes visibility is the first step in protecting your network followed by monitoring the devices to control the risk. Portnox has made a lot of news this year with both its on-premise and cloud-based solutions.

TMCNet covers Portnox’s solutions and its newest product releases in their latest blog.

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Innovation Spotlight: Securing the Internet of Things in the BYOD Era

Innovation Spotlight: Securing the Internet of Things in the BYOD Era

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IoT devices are possibly the weakest point in the corporate network and their vulnerabilities are unlikely to disappear anytime soon.

Securing the IoT in the BYOD era is no doubt going to increase the complexity exponentially in organizations both large and small. Visibility is the key to protecting your corporate network. Ofer Amitai, the co-founder and CEO of Portnox, discusses this with Information Age in its ongoing series, Innovation Spotlight.

“What I think we are missing as an industry, or as a society is that this problem of digital crime – which is on the rise – is not just for us as security vendors to solve, said Ofer Amitai, Portnox CEO and cofounder. We’re happy and we’re committed to helping organizations protect themselves against crime, but this is essentially the job of governments as well”

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Enterprise IoT Is Heating Up. Here Are Some Key Tips For Protecting Your Business

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The implementation of IoT technology in enterprise has a number of business benefits, but over time it is becoming clear that these benefits come with a risky price. One of the weakest points for IoT is visibility of all devices on the network. Portnox CEO and co-founder Ofer Amitai shares his insights on how to segment IoT technology to gain total visibility and increased network security.
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Portnox Is Proud To Become a Part of Palo Alto Networks’ Application Framework

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We are excited to be a committed developer for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework, a unique, cloud-based consumption model that allows customers to quickly adopt and deploy security applications built by Palo Alto Networks, third-party developers, MSSPs and their own teams. Welcome to a world where organizations can instantly activate cloud-delivered security without needing to buy or deploy additional products.

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Updated Spring Version of Our Cloud-Based Solution

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Portnox announced an updated spring version of its cloud-based solution, Portnox CLEAR. It enhances an earlier February update and includes Subscription Plan Management.

This updated Portnox CLEAR version, allows CISOs and Network Security Administrators to better manage the growing risk for Internet of Things (IoT) and secure their network in real time.

According to Gartner businesses are rethinking their security software strategy, and increasingly choosing as-a-service products. “We took a very complicated idea and simplified it and made it possible for even smaller organizations to implement the best security practices of very large enterprises,” said Ofer Amitai, Portnox CEO and cofounder. “With the Spring Version, we are making that reach possible through MSPs, which will make it more available to the market.”
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Visibility = Knowing Your Network!

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Visibility is the essence of it all. Seeing all BYOD and IoT devices on your network, the type of services and applications running on them and their security state, means you know what’s on your network. Then, controlling your network, in an automated way, to defend from cyber-attacks, becomes a simple and straightforward thing to do, whether on premise or from the cloud.

Portnox CEO and co-founder, Ofer Amitai stops by the InformationWeek News Desk, during Interop ITX 2017 in Las Vegas, to talk about the company’s simple network security solutions that are designed with the non-security trained employee in mind. Along with this video, Portnox is thrilled to announce it was named the winner of the 2017 Best of Interop ITX Awards security category.

Portnox Named Winner of 2017 Best of Interop ITX Awards Security Category

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Portnox CORE provides instant data on all devices on any network for maximum control

Las Vegas, NV – May 24, 2017 – Interop ITX, the independent conference for tech leaders, presented Portnox a Best of Interop ITX Award, recognizing Portnox CORE for its role in advancing network access control and cybersecurity, and addressing real-world customer concerns. In each of the award program’s five categories of innovation, the event named the exhibitor whose new product or service is helping the IT industry to grow both successfully and strategically.

“We believe Portnox CORE provides great value to customers by offering full visibility to all network devices in real time, all the time, especially with the influx of mobile and IoT devices,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO, Portnox. “We’re honored to receive this recognition from the Best of Interop Awards, confirming the capabilities of our product.”

Portnox CORE offers complete visibility and security to networks for protection against IoT, mobile and connected device threats, combating security threats proposed by the 200 billion connected devices expected to be deployed across the globe by 2020. The latest feature to CORE is IoT Radar, which provides instant, full insight and information on connected device endpoints and their behavior in real-time, 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.

“A big congratulation to Portnox and all of this year’s Best of Interop ITX winners. The role each of these companies play in furthering the IT industry is unparalleled, and we’re thrilled to honor each of their accomplishments,” said Meghan Reilly, General Manager, Interop ITX. “As the industry grows, it is now more important than ever to honor those pushing innovation to the forefront and dedicating their time and skills to today’s most important concepts. Each of these companies has truly encompassed all that these awards represent and we want to thank them for their efforts in bettering the industry as a whole.”

The Best of Interop ITX Awards were judged by an expert panel of influential IT practitioners, analysts and professionals. Each category was assigned dedicated judges who selected the winner after holding a series of briefings to evaluate demos and business cases.

For a full list of all 2017 Best of Interop ITX Awards winners and to learn more about the program, visit:

About Portnox

Portnox helps connected organizations secure corporate networks by utilizing its next-generation network access control and management solutions. Portnox solutions manage any Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices or any user devices accessing the network, including remote locations and whether on mobile, BYOD or managed device.

Portnox sees, controls, reacts, prevents, and manages the risk networks are exposed to by any user, any device, anywhere. For over a decade, Portnox has been providing satisfied customers worldwide with a complete view of device and network visibility, reducing security risk and improving network control. The Portnox agentless platform is available as cloud-based or on-premises and allows companies to grow, optimize, and evolve its infrastructure while ensuring security and compliance. The company is recognized by Gartner as a pure-play security vendor of network access control solutions and a recipient of the 2016 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership. Portnox has offices in the U.S. and in Europe.

About Interop ITX

Interop ITX is the industry’s most trusted independent Conference focused on Full Stack IT education for technology leaders. The event continues the 30 years Interop has dedicated to providing IT decision makers with a trusted environment to learn, collaborate and uncover new strategies and solutions they need to lead their teams and their businesses through constant change and disruption. Employed by a Conference-first model, Interop ITX offers both breadth and depth of content to a broad IT audience across core areas: Infrastructure, Security, Cloud, Data & Analytics, DevOps, and Leadership & Professional Development. For more information, visit Interop ITX is organized by UBM plc. UBM is the largest pure-play B2B Events organizer in the world. Our 3,750+ people, based in more than 20 countries, serve more than 50 different sectors. Our deep knowledge and passion for these sectors allow us to create valuable experiences which enable our customers to succeed. Please visit for the latest news and information about UBM.

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