Counterpane Extends Enterprise Security Offerings
Company offers new device management, vulnerability scanning and active response services.Counterpane Internet Security Inc. on Monday announced a new offering that completely revamps the companys menu of enterprise services. The Global Enterprise Protection Suite comprises three distinct services, including two totally new offerings, and is meant to complement Counterpanes managed security monitoring business. The new device management, vulnerability scanning and active response services were developed in response to customer requests and were natural extensions of the work that Counterpane already did for customers, company officials said. "We already had a lot of visibility into customer networks, and they asked us if there was more we could do," said Doug Howard, vice president of strategy and product development at Couterpane, based in Cupertino, Calif.
The vulnerability scanning service surveys all of a customers devices for security vulnerabilities and exposures and cross-references the results with the current security monitoring data to identify potential attack vectors and other weaknesses.