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Portnox Named Network Access Control Market Leader for Midsize to Large Organizations by Frost & Sullivan

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Company Cited for Simplifying Endpoint Security Policy Compliance and Supporting All Access Devices

New York, Dec. 10, 2018 – Portnox, a leading provider of network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, today announced it has been named the leader for network access control (NAC) products among midsize to large organizations with a 22% market share by global research firm Frost & Sullivan. In the new report, analyst Tony Massimini says: “Portnox’s simplified architecture, which supports both 802.1X authentication and SNMP based control, sets it apart from competitors.”

According to “NAC Market, Global Forecast to 2022”, NAC revenues are expected to grow from 2017 to 2022 at a 16.9% CAGR, reaching $2.1 billion. A full copy of the report is available here.

“Midsize enterprises are choosing Portnox because our technology can be deployed on-premise or as a cloud service, support any device from all access layers and eliminate the management complexity of other network access control products,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO and Co-Founder of Portnox. “We expect to extend our market lead in 2019 as more managed service providers adopt our cloud-delivered CLEAR product to offer NAC-as-a-Service.”

The Frost & Sullivan report highlighted several Portnox innovations, including:

  • An agentless architecture that supports an optional agent for specific use cases, including continuous risk monitoring and compliance checks for roaming devices
  • Powerful RESTFul API which enables customers to automate threat response workflows
  • Unique, patent-pending profiling (fingerprinting) technology
  • Support for both 802.1X and non-802.1X devices
  • Vendor agnostic design that connects directly to network infrastructure equipment via native protocols

About Portnox

Portnox provides next-generation network access control and management solutions that enable organizations to reduce risk and enforce security policy compliance. The company’s products provide automated security, visibility and control for every device accessing the network including Internet of Things (IoT), BYOD, mobile and unmanaged systems. Portnox CORE for On-Premise NAC and CLEAR for cloud-delivered NAC support hybrid environments, are easy to deploy and manage, scalable and adapt to evolving customer needs. The company has been recognized for its innovations by Info Security Products Guide, Cyber Security Excellence Awards, IoT Innovator Awards, Computing Security Awards, Best of Interop ITX and Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S. and Europe. Visit us at www.portnox.com, and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

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Portnox Names Tomer Shemer-Buchbut Vice President of Products

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Cyber Security Analytics Expert Joins Leading Network Access Control Vendor’s Management Team

NEW YORK–Portnox, a leading provider of network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, today announced that Tomer Shemer-Buchbut has joined the company as Vice President of Products. Tomer was previously head of the cyber security product team for global data-mining and intelligence provider Verint.

“Tomer is a recognized expert in cyber security analytics, advanced threat detection and building large scale software platforms,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO and Co-Founder of Portnox. “He will play a pivotal role in extending Portnox’s innovation lead in the network access control market and drive the development of new capabilities to address the growing challenges of securing IoT and hybrid cloud environments.”

Tomer is responsible for the design and development of the Portnox product portfolio. He joined Portnox from Verint, a global provider of analytics technology, where he led the company’s cyber security product team and development of unified detection and response solutions. Previously, Tomer held senior management positions in system design at Motorola Solutions, a provider of large scale secure communications solutions for enterprises and public safety organizations. He holds a BA in Computer Science and Psychology from the Open University of Israel.

“The network access control market is evolving rapidly to keep pace with large scale, distributed security risks being introduced by IoT devices, the proliferation of unmanaged hardware and use of cloud services that contain sensitive data,” said Tomer Shemer-Buchbut. “I look forward to building on Portnox’s technology leadership position, and delivering advancements that address the new security requirements created by hybrid data center-cloud infrastructures.”

About Portnox
Portnox provides next-generation network access control and management solutions that enable organizations to reduce risk and enforce security policy compliance. The company’s products provide automated security, visibility and control for every device accessing the network including Internet of Things (IoT), BYOD, mobile and managed systems. Portnox CORE for On-Premise NAC and CLEAR for cloud-delivered NAC support hybrid environments, are easy to deploy and manage, scalable and adapt to evolving customer needs. The company has been recognized for its innovations by Info Security Products Guide, Cyber Security Excellence Awards, IoT Innovator Awards, Computing Security Awards, Best of Interop ITX and Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S. and Europe. Visit us at www.portnox.com, and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

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Portnox CLEAR, the First Cloud-Delivered Network Access Control Solution is Now Available at Microsoft Azure Marketplace and MS AppSource

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New York, November 14, 2018Portnox, a market leader for network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, today announced the availability of the Portnox CLEAR solution on Microsoft Azure Marketplace and the Microsoft AppSource.

To date, CLEAR is the only NAC as-a-Service solution provided in the Azure Marketplace and the Microsoft AppSource. As a SaaS solution, CLEAR is always running the latest version, latest security and latest features with seamless upgrades.

Portnox CLEAR, the first cloud-delivered network access control solution, offers Azure Marketplace and AppSource users a complete view of the network and visibility into all devices, as well as the ability to mitigate device risk by coping with threats in real time. Additionally, users can automate network access and on-boarding scenarios for employees, contractors, guests and non-corporate machines, on or off premise. Key features include expanded threat management, breach remediation, network access control, and automated implementation of compliance protocols.

Today’s geo-distributed and highly mobile workforce requires network access via different types of endpoints (corporate issued, BYOD and IoT) and via multiple access layers (VPN, wired, wireless or cloud). CLEAR augments network security by providing continuous endpoint visibility, including real-time risk assessments in all locations, device discovery and visibility of all endpoints, including Internet of Things (IoT) and BYOD. Unique risk-scores are generated for each device based on its security posture in conjunction with contextual behavior patterns. If the risk-score is too-high, CLEAR will not allow access or will allow limited access by quarantining the endpoints to a certain VLAN. If the risk-score is low – CLEAR continues to monitor the endpoint. Additionally, with automated threat response, CLEAR prompts patching, anti-virus and OS updates based on company policy, thereby making it more challenging for cyber offenders to exploit vulnerabilities.

QUOTE
“With the influx of connected devices on the corporate network, reaching 200 billion connected devices by 2020, and geo-distribution of organizations a common phenomenon, today’s workforce is increasingly complex and difficult to secure. All organizations need total visibility into their networks and every endpoint. Portnox is committed to making endpoint visibility and access control easier than ever before by having real-time rapid response capabilities as well as risk-mitigation tools. Our app for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework will further help us provide complete visibility and control, keeping more enterprises safe and secure.”

  • Ofer Amitai, CEO, Portnox

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-delivered NAC – allowing companies to grow, optimize, and evolve their infrastructure while maintaining the upmost security and compliance. The company has been recognized for numerous industry awards, including Info Security Products Guide 2018 and 2017, 2018 Cyber Security Excellence Awards, 2018 IoT Innovator Awards, 2017 Computing Security Awards, 2017 Best of Interop ITX and 2017 Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S. and in Europe.

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Portnox CLEAR App Now Available on the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework

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ANAHEIM, Calif. Portnox, a market leader for network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, today announced the availability of the Portnox CLEAR app for the Palo Alto Networks® Application Framework. The Application Framework is a cloud-based framework that extends the capabilities of the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform, which allows organizations to rapidly consume and implement a variety of innovative cloud-based security applications from any provider, large or small.

The app will offer Palo Alto Networks customers a complete view of the network, the ability to mitigate device risk by coping with threats in real time, as well as the ability to automate network access and on-boarding scenarios for employees, contractors, guests and non-corporate machines, IN and OUTSIDE the enterprise perimeter.

CLEAR is Portnox’s NAC-as-a-Service cloud solution, offering network administrators robust network and cloud access controls, visibility and risk monitoring capabilities. CLEAR augments network security by providing continuous endpoint visibility, including real-time risk assessments in all locations, device discovery and visibility of Internet of Things (IoT) and BYOD devices. CLEAR generates unique risk scores for each device based on the security configuration and posture of the device in conjunction with contextual behavior patterns, whether a device is on or off premise, over wired, VPN or wireless networks. As part of the Application Framework, the Portnox CLEAR app will enable customers to monitor a network or endpoint threat indications from the framework, to update the risk score of devices, and to identify all devices that share the same threat by using CLEAR’s unique visibility and data discovery capabilities. Based on policy, CLEAR will then automatically authorize or block devices from accessing the network.

QUOTES

  • “With the influx of connected devices on the corporate network, reaching 200 billion connected devices by 2020, and geo-distribution of organizations a common phenomenon, today’s workforce is increasingly complex and difficult to secure. All organizations need total visibility into their networks and every endpoint. Portnox is committed to making endpoint visibility and access control easier than ever before by having real-time rapid response capabilities as well as risk-mitigation tools. Our app for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework will further help us provide complete visibility and control, keeping more enterprises safe and secure.”– Ofer Amitai, CEO, Portnox
  • “We are thrilled to see the debut of third-party applications for our customers, and we welcome Portnox to the Application Framework developer community. Together, we are fueling innovation in the cybersecurity market by completely changing the way that organizations test, deploy, and manage security. This important advancement will make organizations everywhere more secure and help protect our way of life in the digital age.”– Lee Klarich, chief product officer, Palo Alto Networks

AVAILABILITY

  • The Portnox CLEAR app is now available in conjunction with the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework.
  • The Palo Alto Networks Application Framework is now available worldwide to customers.

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-delivered NAC – allowing companies to grow, optimize, and evolve their infrastructure while maintaining the upmost security and compliance. The company has been recognized for numerous industry awards, including Info Security Products Guide 2018 and 2017, 2018 Cyber Security Excellence Awards, 2018 IoT Innovator Awards, 2017 Computing Security Awards, 2017 Best of Interop ITX and 2017 Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S. and in Europe.

Portnox Announces New Risk-Based Authorization via NAC As-a-Service Solution for Companies Using Microsoft DirectAccess

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New  solution leverages Portnox CLEAR, a cloud-delivered Network Access Control solution, for increased network visibility, threat detection and enforcement for companies using Microsoft DirectAccess

ANAHEIM, Calif.–Portnox, a market leader for network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, announced today a solution offering advanced network protection and control to organizations using Microsoft DirectAccess. In August 2018 the solution has been made available through premium partners and leading managed service providers such as Celestix and offers a unified platform that includes Microsoft DirectAccess with Portnox’s cloud-delivered network access control (NAC) solution, Portnox CLEAR.

According to IDC, mobile workers will account for nearly 73 percent of the US workforce by 2020. Organizations with decentralized structure and multiple locations deal with different security issues and risks on the network. To monitor for and combat these risks, Portnox’s NAC as-a-Service solution, Portnox CLEAR, offers all the benefits of traditional on-premise NAC solutions, delivering visibility and risk monitoring capabilities from the cloud. Microsoft DirectAccess is a remote access solution, offering geographically distributed enterprises corporate access to remote endpoints. By utilizing Portnox CLEAR, DirectAccess customers will also have increased visibility into all devices on the network, including BYOD, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile and managed devices.

The new solution provides robust and pervasive risk assessment and management to all levels of access from the cloud and across all network devices. This deep visibility into device activity and network traffic provides early warning of risky devices. Once a device with a high risk-score is detected, Portnox allows security teams to immediately remediate issues by segmenting or blocking devices from accessing the network, thus shutting down an attack before the attackers achieve their goals.

QUOTES

  • “Hackers are becoming more skilled at infiltrating the enterprise network, and as companies expand and open new locations, securing the entire network is more difficult than ever before.  “We are committed to helping enterprises implement easy-to-deploy network security solutions that stop an attack before it escalates, regardless of where the at-risk device may be located. By deploying NAC from the cloud, the new solution that works with Microsoft DirectAccess helps organizations to gain complete visibility, detection and control of risks to the network.”
    • Ofer Amitai, CEO, Portnox
  • “NAC as-a-Service is fully compatible with our Always On VPN with Microsoft DirectAccess, This is crucial protection for today’s decentralized enterprises where out-of-date software, plugins, and browsers, plus unpatched and unprotected systems leave remote employees extremely vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Businesses today must have full visibility of their network endpoints, giving IT departments the contextual endpoint knowledge required to know that their data and networks are secure.”
    • Yong Thye Lin, CEO, Celestix

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 has been recognized for numerous industry awards, including Info Security Products Guide 2018 and 2017, 2018 Cyber Security Excellence Awards, 2017 Computing Security Awards, 2017 Best of Interop ITX and 2017 Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S. and in Europe.

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Portnox Announces New NAC-as-a-Service, Portnox CLEAR App for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework

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Portnox, a market leader for network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, today unveiled its Portnox CLEAR app for the Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW) Application Framework. The app will offer Palo Alto Networks Application Framework customers a complete view of the network, ability to control the risk by coping with threats in real time, as well as increased visibility into devices – including Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile and managed devices, anywhere in the world.

Consuming cybersecurity innovations has become an arduous process. Organizations waste time deploying new sensors every time they want to collect a new piece of data and managing point products rather than improving security controls to stay ahead of attackers. The Palo Alto Networks Application Framework makes it easy to add new security capabilities quickly and efficiently. The framework extends the capabilities of the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform, with a suite of APIs that developers can use to connect innovative apps with rich data, threat intelligence and enforcement points. Organizations gain immediate security value from apps developed by an open ecosystem of trusted innovators.

CLEAR is Portnox’s NAC-as-a-Service cloud solution, offering network administrators robust network and cloud access controls, visibility and risk monitoring capabilities. CLEAR augments network security by providing continuous endpoint visibility, including real-time risk assessments in all locations, discovery and visibility of IoT and BYOD devices. Portnox CLEAR generates unique risk scores for each device based on the security configuration and posture of the device in conjunction with contextual behavior patterns, whether a device is on or off premise, over wired, VPN or wireless networks. As part of the Application Framework, the Portnox CLEAR app will enable customers to monitor a network or endpoint threat indications from the Framework, update the risk score of devices, and, based on policy, automatically authorize or block devices from accessing the network.

QUOTES

  • “With the influx of connected devices on the corporate network, reaching 200 billion connected devices by 2020, today’s workforce is increasingly complex and difficult to secure. All organizations need total visibility into their networks and every endpoint, and Portnox is committed to making this easier than ever before by having real time rapid response and risk mitigation capabilities. Our app for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework will further help us provide complete visibility and control, keeping more enterprises safe and secure.”
    • Ofer Amitai, CEO, Portnox
  • “We are delighted to welcome Portnox to the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework developer community. The framework provides our customers with superior security through cloud-based apps developed by innovative security providers, large and small. Together, we are fueling innovation in the cybersecurity market with apps that are built rapidly, engineered on a common framework, and deliver unique value while solving our customers’ toughest security challenges.”
    • Lee Klarich, chief product officer, Palo Alto Networks

AVAILABILITY

  • The Portnox CLEAR app will be available in conjunction with the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework availability.
  • The Palo Alto Networks Application Framework is targeted for worldwide availability in August 2018 and will be available to customers who have purchased either Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls or Traps advanced endpoint protection and the Logging Service subscription.

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 has been recognized for numerous industry awards, including Info Security Products Guide 2018 and 2017, 2018 Cyber Security Excellence Awards, 2017 Computing Security Awards, 2017 Best of Interop ITX and 2017 Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S. and in Europe.

About Palo Alto Networks

We are the global cybersecurity leader, known for always challenging the security status quo. Our mission is to protect our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. This has given us the privilege of safely enabling tens of thousands of organizations and their customers. Our pioneering Security Operating Platform emboldens their digital transformation with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in security, automation, and analytics. By delivering a true platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of change-makers like us, we provide highly effective and innovative cybersecurity across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.

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Portnox Recognized in Five Industry Awards for its NAC-as-a-Service Solution

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Portnox CLEAR recognized for its ability to simplify the management of emerging cyber risks in the enterprise in leading industry magazines and organizations

New York, April 24, 2018 – Portnox, a market leader for network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, today announced the company and its NAC-as-a-Service solution, Portnox CLEAR, has been recognized in five leading industry awards.

With the onset of digital transformation, Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) and the Internet of Things (IoT), this recognition further reinforces the continued importance of network access control (NAC) solutions – a market that has seen consistent growth in recent years, about 20 percent year over year, according to most estimates. Portnox strives to help SMBs, mid-market companies and enterprises to simplify the management of emerging cyber risks, earning recognition from security awards including:

  • Info Security Product Guide Excellence Awards as the Gold Winner in the NAC category
  • Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards for 2018 winner in the Network Access Control category
  • Cybersecurity Excellence Awards as the Silver Winner in the Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company (between 50-100 employees) category
  • Cybersecurity Excellence Awards as a Bronze Winner in the Cloud Security (50-99 employees) category
  • SC Magazine’s SC Awards 2018 as a finalist in the Best NAC Solution category

Portnox CLEAR offers the benefits of a Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution paired with robust network and cloud access controls, visibility and risk monitoring capabilities. CLEAR augments network security by providing continuous endpoint visibility, including real-time risk assessments in all locations, discovery and visibility of Internet of Things and BYOD devices. CLEAR generates unique risk scores for each device, allowing network administrators to create accurate risk profiles of their networks, and helping them gain an understanding of underlying network vulnerabilities.

Click here for more information and to try Portnox CLEAR today.

Supporting Quotes
“With the onset of digital transformation, globally dispersed workforces, remote employees, and growth of BYOD and IoT, there is a real need for businesses to continuously monitor their networks. Securing the network from the cloud enables IT executives to better monitor all network endpoints and identify devices that are potentially at risk, regardless of location,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO, Portnox. “We are honored so many organizations recognize the work we are doing and reinventing NAC to be delivered as-a-Service, so that small and large organizations alike can monitor and secure their entire networks with ease.”

“Cybercrime, Hactivism, Cyberespionage, Ransomware and malware exploits are all on the rise, Portnox has won the Network Access Control category from our magazine.  They won after we reviewed nearly 3,000 infosec companies, globally, because they are an innovator on a mission to help stop breaches and get one step ahead of the next threat, proactively,” said Gary S. Miliefsky, Publisher, Cyber Defense Magazine.

“With Cybercrime continuing to gain momentum, surpassing global drug crime last year and reaching over $600B in theft and damages, we are proud to see this company as an award winning innovator, offering a new approach to defeat these criminals,” said Pierlugi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief, Cyber Defense Magazine.

“Congratulations to Portnox for being recognized as a winner in the Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company and Cloud Security categories of the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards,” said Holger Schulze, CEO of Cybersecurity Insiders and founder of the 400,000-member Information Security Community on LinkedIn that organizes the awards program. “With over 400 entries in more than 70 categories, the 2018 awards are highly competitive and all winners truly reflect the very best in today’s cybersecurity industry.”

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 has been recognized for numerous industry awards, including Info Security Products Guide 2018 and 2017, 2018 Cyber Security Excellence Awards, 2017 Computing Security Awards, 2017 Best of Interop ITX and 2017 Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S. and in Europe.

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Portnox Brings Increased Network Visibility and Enforcement with TrapX Integration

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Combined offering leverages Portnox’s cloud-based and on-premise network access control solutions and TrapX’s deception technology for improved network security

New York, April 10, 2018 – Portnox, a market leader for network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, and TrapX Security, the global leader in deception-based advanced cyber-security defense, announced today the integration of Portnox’s cloud-based and on-premise network access control solutions, Portnox CLEAR and Portnox CORE, with TrapX’s DeceptionGrid product. The joint solution will give customers the ability to detect unauthorized activity on the network, as well as enforce security policies in real time.

The integration of Portnox’s solutions with DeceptionGrid provides CISOs, CSOs, IT teams and network administrators with a complete view of the network, as well as increased visibility into devices – including BYOD, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile and managed devices, anywhere in the world. As DeceptionGrid identifies threats, it shares that information with Portnox to either allow or restrict device access. Portnox generates unique risk scores for each device based on whether a device is on or off premise, over wired, VPN or wireless networks and creates accurate risk profiles and authenticates devices according to score.

“As today’s workforce is increasingly complex and difficult to secure, organizations need a way to secure both the entire network and every endpoint – whether it’s a laptop, smartphone or even a TV in the boardroom – attempting to access the network,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO, Portnox. “We are committed to helping enterprises implement easy-to-deploy network security solutions, and our integration with TrapX, further helps us provide complete visibility and control. Partnering with TrapX – the deception market leader, allows us to provide both the detection and enforcement enterprises need to keep their networks safe.”

Additionally, as more organizations undergo digital transformation, it’s important they have the right solutions to minimize digital business risk. Portnox CLEAR, the cloud-based NAC solution, has all the benefits of a Security-as-a-Service solution paired with robust access controls, network visibility and risk monitoring capabilities.

“Cyber adversaries have found new ways to bypass perimeter solutions and penetrate the network. As our customers undergo cloud and IoT transformations, they are looking for end-to-end solutions that allow them not only to detect highly sophisticated attacks across their network, IoT and cloud infrastructure, but to also automatically repel those attacks.” said Ori Bach, VP of Product at TrapX Security. “Integrating with Portnox was a natural fit that enhanced our detection capabilities to include enforcement of access policies for all devices with the goal of preventing unauthorized access.”

Together, the integration of Portnox and TrapX enables customers to:

  • Detect threats faster in areas of the network where they previously had limited visibility, minimizing the chances of a successful breach. This deep visibility into malicious activity within an organization’s cloud can minimize or eliminate the risk to intellectual property, IT assets, critical infrastructure and impact on business operations.
  • See relevant security risks on the network. The joint solution will provide continuous visibility, including real-time risk assessments of all endpoints in all geographical locations, as well as discovery and visibility of IoT and BYOD devices.
  • Control access by mitigating cybersecurity risks with automated features to limit access, quarantine and block rogue devices or install patch updates. Portnox immediately remediates security issues by allowing for complete control and wield over all network variables.
  • Automate reactions based on device and user behavior to prevent breaches. By automating access policies based on device risk scores, customers are prompted with administrator reactions such as patch, anti-virus and OS updates.

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 has been recognized for numerous industry awards, including Info Security Products Guide 2018 and 2017, 2018 Cyber Security Excellence Awards, 2017 Computing Security Awards, 2017 Best of Interop ITX and 2017 Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S. and in Europe.

About TrapX Security
TrapX Security is the leader in deception-based cybersecurity defense. The DeceptionGrid solution rapidly detects, deceives, and defeats advanced cyberattacks and human attackers in real time. The DeceptionGrid also provides automated, highly accurate insight into malicious activity unseen by other types of cyber defenses. By deploying DeceptionGrid, you can create a proactive security posture, fundamentally halting the progression of an attack while changing the economics of cyberattacks by shifting the cost to the attacker. The TrapX Security customer-base includes Forbes Global 2000 commercial and government customers worldwide in sectors that include defense, healthcare, finance, energy, consumer products, and other key industries. Learn more at www.trapx.com.

Portnox Streamlines Network Access Control for the Mobile Workforce with Geo-Distribution

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New feature to Portnox CLEAR offers improved efficiency, scalability and reliability by authenticating devices via nearest data center  

New York, February 21, 2018 – Portnox, a market leader for network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, announced today its newest feature, Geo-Distribution, as part of cloud-based network access control (NAC) solution Portnox CLEAR. This new feature streamlines and speeds up authorization processes for global organizations with regional offices and remote workers by authenticating devices from the nearest data center rather than being sent to headquarters.

According to IDC, mobile workers will account for nearly 73 percent of the US workforce by 2020. With roaming employees joining corporate networks from across the globe, access to regional resources improves efficiency, reliability and scalability. With the new Geo-Distribution feature, a regional sales team, for example, can automatically access corporate resources such as VPN or wireless networks in their own area quickly, in a secure way. Additionally, in case of outages, the solution can direct traffic and authenticate to the nearest available data center automatically, which improves total cost of ownership.

Portnox CLEAR allows or restricts access based on whether a device is on or off premise, over wired, wireless or VPN networks, anywhere in the world. It generates unique risk scores for each device on corporate networks, allowing CISOs, CSOs, IT teams and network administrators to create accurate risk profiles and authenticate devices according to score.

“As companies expand and embrace the mobile workforce, securing all corporate devices can become challenging. Portnox aims to make network access control and security available globally and easy to deploy,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO, Portnox. “With Geo-Distribution, we can help our customers grow on a global scale and authenticate all devices, regardless of their location, more efficiently.”

“In addition to the improvement of efficiency, the Geo-Distribution feature also provides Geo-Redundancy to further allow our customers to enjoy near 0% downtime,” said Juda Thitron, VP R&D, Portnox.

Geo-Distribution will be available to all Portnox CLEAR customers in March 2018. For more information or to try Portnox CLEAR visit: https://www.portnox.com/portnox-clear/

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 Launches Global Partner Program

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Portnox Sphere Partner Program designed to expand network access control and endpoint security globally

NEW YORK, January 17, 2018Portnox, a market leader for network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, announced today its global partner program, Portnox Sphere. The program focuses on offering Portnox’s network visibility and access control solutions to a wider range of enterprises, controlling access for more customers and endpoints.

Portnox is committed to helping enterprises implement easy-to-deploy network security solutions, offering IT and network administrators complete visibility and control into the devices connecting over wired, wireless and VPN networks, including BYOD and Internet of Things, at all times, on-premise or from the cloud. The Portnox Sphere Partner Program is comprised of channel partners, resellers, distributors, managed service providers/managed security service providers (MSPs/MSSPs) and technology partners that sell, support, integrate and augment network access control solutions.

Key elements of the Portnox Sphere Partner Program include:

  • Flexible deployment of on-premise device visibility and network access control (Portnox CORE) and a cloud-based solution for network access control (Portnox CLEAR)
  • Consolidated price lists, with discount rates included, making it easier to close deals
  • Access to unique technological integrations with the industry’s leading security providers, creating ample selling opportunities
  • Customizable security stack for MSPs/MSSPs

“All enterprises should have total visibility into their networks and the ability to constantly monitor for vulnerabilities. At Portnox, we’re working to make this a reality by expanding our ecosystem of partners,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO, Portnox. “We’re doing our part to make authenticating and granting access to the enterprise network a seamless, intuitive and trustworthy process for enterprises. Our partner program is a critical part of this vision for the future.”

Portnox previously announced a partnership with WatchGuard Technologies, integrating WatchGuard products with Portnox CLEAR, a Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud platform for network access control to increase network visibility and security for companies of all sizes. The company also expanded its distribution last year in the Eastern European market with Softprom by ERC.

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“Our goal is to offer WatchGuard customers total network visibility and security,” said Ben Oster, technology alliance product manager, WatchGuard. “The integration of WatchGuard and Portnox CLEAR advances our customers’ ability to achieve this through enhanced monitoring of their entire network – reducing risks and speeding up response to vulnerabilities.”

“Our expanded partnership will enable us to explore the best solutions to 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,” said Alexander Georgiev, head of IT security solutions department, Softprom by ERC. “We’re excited to embark on the relationship with Portnox that will expand possibility of network management solutions delivery.”

 

“Portnox’s CORE and CLEAR offerings meet all levels of Network Access Control needs, budgets and deployment preferences. Their solutions can be rapidly deployed in any environment, regardless of size and scale as they do not require any appliances, agents or changes to existing infrastructure. With Portnox, resellers can reduce the security risk and improve network control of their end customers by ensuring that only approved and authenticated devices are on the network,” said Jason Hill, Exertis, security sales director.

“At Distology, we aim to offer our UK customers access to best of breed IT security solutions,” said Hayley Roberts, CEO, Distology. “Portnox has become a valuable and strategic addition to the Distology portfolio. We’re excited to offer customers complete network access control across wired, wireless, VPN, virtual and even cloud resources through Portnox CORE and Portnox CLEAR.”

“Sycomp has delivered technology and security solutions globally for over 20 years. Partnering with Portnox provides our customers and our implementation team access to innovative and flexible network access control solutions needed to meet the security challenges of today’s expanding network and device (IoT) footprint,” said Tim Silverline, principal security architect, Sycomp.

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.