Intel Security announced several major strategic initiatives, from the expansion of the Intel Security Innovation Alliance to collaborations with Siemens and BT at the RSA Security Conference.
Siemens and Intel Security are expanding their collaboration to help protect industrial automation systems from increased cyberthreats. The two companies are coupling their expertise in the area of industrial automation and cybersecurity to provide industrial plants with products and services designed to help minimize cyberrisks, while increasing system availability.
BT and Intel Security will create new solutions that help organizations improve security and prevent cyberattacks. The companies will also work together in a joint cyber initiative to further develop their common vision of next-generation security services.
These initiatives build on Intel Security’s commitment to help customers address the increasingly urgent need to shorten response times when advanced targeted attacks occur and more easily remediate compromised systems, leading to a simplified and more automated threat defense lifecycle.
“In the current security environment, collaboration and integration are more important than ever to create a strong security posture,” said Tom Fountain, Intel Security’s vice president of Strategy and Business Development. “Our goal is to become our customers’ No. 1 security partner. In doing so, we remain committed to working across the industry to deliver solutions that detect new threats more quickly and enable automated workflows to correct issues as they arise.”
As part of the key technologies that form the foundation of the Intel Security Innovation Alliance program, McAfee Data Exchange Layer is an underlying communications fabric technology that not only connects Intel Security products but also connects products from other vendors. This open, yet secure, framework connects multivendor security products and enables them to exchange information, and helps make customers’ security tools work more efficiently and effectively. More than 20 partners in the Intel Security Innovation Alliance have completed or are currently in the process of integrating to McAfee Data Exchange Layer.
More than 30 Intel Security Innovation Alliance partners have joined the program within the past six months, increasing the number of interoperable security products that converge with Intel Security’s integrated, connected architecture.