DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Critical Watch, the innovators of Active Countermeasure Intelligence, today announced the formulation of its Basecamp™ Labs intelligence team as the research arm of its security intelligence technology. Basecamp™ Labs will formulate the countermeasure taxonomy of the ACI Platform™. The group will synthesize disparate risk, standards and countermeasure data for implementation into the company's technologies. The process is architected to quickly apply research to the platform in a systematic, automated, and scalable way.
"As a company with roots in the vulnerability management space, we understand how to implement security intelligence into our products," said Mike Curtis, vice president of technology strategy, at Critical Watch. "Expanding our vulnerability management research capability into countermeasure research was revolutionary but also a logical progression. The research work in mapping risks and countermeasures fills a huge gap in the industry and will be invaluable in keeping businesses safe from today's advanced threats."
About Basecamp™ Labs
The Basecamp™ Labs research team is the first of its kind dedicated to the development of a security intelligence resource, enabling industry vendors and enterprises to map multiple risks with a set of recommended countermeasures. The custom expressions created by the team build on common characteristics shared by risks to add context to security information, producing actionable insights via the ACI Recommendation Engine™.
About ACI Platform ™
The ACI Platform™ from Critical Watch is the first technology that combines risk assessments from a variety of sources throughout the data stack, and recommends and initiates countermeasures to mitigate those risks. It complements existing security intelligence-gathering solutions to provide a complete picture of risk without the need for costly upgrades to the infrastructure.
The ACI Platform™ is available now. For more information, visit www.criticalwatch.com.
About Critical Watch
Critical Watch is the innovator of ACI Platform™ (Active Countermeasure Intelligence) – a next generation information security technology that combines comprehensive risk intelligence with active mitigation. Critical Watch clients are Global 2000 enterprises across verticals such as healthcare, financial services, state and local government, ecommerce and manufacturing.
Critical Watch, ACI Platform, ACI Recommendation Engine, Basecamp Labs and FusionVM® are marks owned by Achilles Guard, Inc. dba Critical Watch – All Rights Reserved.
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