NetWitness® Voted 'Best Live Demonstration' at the June 2010 GTRA Council Meeting

Over 100 CXO-Level U.S. Government Attendees Select NetWitness

Jun 11, 2010, 09:30 ET from NetWitness Corporation

HERNDON, Va., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- NetWitness Corporation, the world leader in real-time network forensics and situational awareness, announced today that it was voted the "Best Live Demonstration" at the recent Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) June Council Meeting held in Bedford Springs, PA.  

GTRA provides CXO-level U.S. government leaders a peer-to-peer forum to collaborate, strategize and create innovative solutions for today's most pressing information technology (IT) needs. GTRA's Council consists of over 100 well-respected and most senior U.S. government IT executives who specialize in Enterprise Architecture, Security, Cloud Computing, SOA, Virtualization, Leadership, Defense, Health IT, Workforce Management and Green IT. GTRA identifies cutting-edge technologies and solution providers who successfully bridge the gap between strategy and the execution of government IT initiatives.

"At NetWitness, our goal is to help U.S. government agencies achieve Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requirements for continuous network security monitoring and real-time situational awareness," said NetWitness Vice President of Federal Sales, Jaci Vilardo. "During the past three years, we have delivered an effective solution for advanced threat management that has been adopted across US government agencies -- with more than 65 percent of Cabinet level agencies now counted as NetWitness clients. Receiving this recognition from such an esteemed group of government participants is further validation of our unique vision for network security."

NetWitness received this honor for demonstrations of its flagship product – NetWitness NextGen™, the world's most advanced network security monitoring solution, powered by full packet capture and patented real-time network forensics.

"The GTRA government council executives have had growing concerns about data leakage, insider threats and overall network security monitoring," said Kelly Yocum, Co-Founder and Executive Director, GTRA. "NetWitness' NextGen solution was so well received at our June meeting because it truly pushes the envelope by providing one of the most comprehensive security solutions for government agencies."

With NetWitness, customers achieve situational awareness through an agile infrastructure and data management framework designed to adapt to the evolving threat landscape. NetWitness addresses a wide range of business needs as diverse as continuous network monitoring, data leakage protection, zero-day malware discovery and analysis, botnet detection, network e-discovery, insider threat management, and much more.

About GTRA

The Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) consists of over 100 federal leaders in a variety of technology areas of expertise. Meeting twice a year, the GTRA Council brings together executive-level government technology leaders to collaborate, strategize and create innovative solutions for government-wide challenges. Through these council meetings, GTRA provides annual required continuing education (CEUs) in the areas of cloud computing, virtualization, security, enterprise architecture, technology, project management, health IT, green IT and leadership while helping them identify affordable effective technology solutions.

By sharing best practices and lessons-learned, knowledge at the executive-level is exchanged among peers, resulting in actionable government-wide strategic plans to meet OMB and each agency's objectives.

About NetWitness

NetWitness® Corporation is the world leader in network forensics and automated threat intelligence solutions, helping government and commercial organizations discover, prioritize and remediate complex IT risks. NetWitness solutions concurrently solve a wide variety of information security problems including: advanced persistent threat management; sensitive data discovery and advanced data leakage detection; malware activity discovery; insider threat management; policy and controls verification and e-discovery. Originally developed for the U.S. Intelligence Community, NetWitness has evolved to provide enterprises around the world with breakthrough methods of network content analysis and host-based risk discovery and prioritization. NetWitness customers include Defense, National Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies, top U.S. and European Banks, Critical Infrastructure, and Global 1000 organizations. NetWitness has offices in the U.S. and the U.K. and partners throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

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