Emerging Threats Expands Sales Presence In The South Korean Market

Need for Malware Protection and Increased Company Awareness Creates Global Demand for Emerging Threats Product and Solutions

Jun 03, 2013, 08:00 ET from Emerging Threats

LAFAYETTE, Ind., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging Threats, a world-leading provider of open source and commercial threat and malware intelligence, today announced that Hee-Wook (Paul) Yoon has joined Emerging Threats as Business Development Consultant in Seoul, South Korea and will report to Michael Cadle, VP of Sales. As a result of increased malware attacks, the demand for Emerging Threats products and solutions has greatly increased. The need to protect networks from malicious threats is now becoming a necessity as malware becomes more complex and harder to identify.

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Emerging Threats will immediately offer licensing of its ETPro™ Ruleset and IQRisk™ Suite of threat intelligence solutions in South Korea. The South Korean market is expanding at a rapid growth rate for data and network security products and solutions. Major companies like Samsung, LG, Hyundai, SK Telecom, FILA, and others have headquarters in South Korea and maintain business-critical networks there. As malware threats become more prevalent and harder to detect, Emerging Threats products and solutions become a necessity to help prevent malicious activity and identify potential threats.

"We are pleased to have Hee-Wook (Paul) join Emerging Threats as Business Development Consultant in South Korea," said Ken Gramley, CEO of Emerging Threats. "The company is experiencing steady worldwide demand and growth due to our sales and marketing efforts which have produced greater awareness and a focused sales strategy for our ruleset and threat intelligence solutions. Korea has the potential to be a huge market for Emerging Threats and we are looking forward to having a presence there."

"I am excited to join the Emerging Threats team and deliver the ETPro Ruleset and IQRisk Suite to the South Korean market to help businesses protect their mission-critical networks from malicious threats, said Hee-Wook (Paul) Yoon, Business Development Consultant, South Korea at Emerging Threats. "In addition to global enterprises, South Korea has some of the worlds leading technology companies that will enable Emerging Threats to expand its OEM licensing and technology partnerships as well as create an excellent opportunity for the enterprise to incorporate these world-class products and solutions into their network environment."

Emerging Threats ETPro Ruleset is ideal for OEMs and large enterprises to protect their networks against malware and is easily ingested into IDS/IPS engines like Suricata and SNORT®. The ETPro Ruleset is updated daily, ensuring the most up-to-date malware protection. With IQRisk Rep List, users can create policies for firewalls and UTMs based upon a comprehensive IP reputation list from an extensive library of historical IP addresses. IQRisk Rep Query is a subscription based tiered portal offering that delivers a three-year history of potential and known malicious IP addresses and domains with over forty categories of reputation for comprehensive threat intelligence.

Korean Office Information
Emerging Threats
#304, O-sung Building
831-42 Yuksam-Dong
Gangnam-Gu Seoul, Korea
+82 10 3231 0393 Phone

About Emerging Threats

Emerging Threats is a world-leading provider of open source and commercial threat and malware intelligence. Founded in 2003 as a cyber security research community, Emerging Threats has become the de facto standard in network-based malware threat detection. The company's ETOpen Ruleset, ETPro™ Ruleset, and IQRisk™ suite of threat intelligence are platform agnostic for easy integration with Suricata, SNORT®, and other network intrusion protection and detection systems. With ETPro Ruleset, organizations can achieve the highest standards of malicious threat detection with world-class support and research for extended vulnerability coverage. ETPro Ruleset is ideal for enterprises, government agencies, financial institutions, SMBs, higher education, and service providers. For more information, please visit http://www.emergingthreats.net.

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