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Three unique security solutions to take note of

As everything moves unequivocally online, security flaws also reveal themselves left, right and centre. While high profile security breaches – like Equifax – only place further pressure on organisations. A recent analyst and journalist summit in in Silicon Valley I attended included a number of innovative solutions in the space, below are three which seemed to offer something unique.

 

ONE: Stop an Active Directory takeover

What it is? Javelin Networks stops intruders from gaining deeper access to the corporate network by making it nearly impossible to gain IT administrator privileges via Active Directory.

Why it is interesting? “People are waking up to the fact – not that intruders have gained access – but that they have remained undetected,” explained Greg Fitzgerald, COO at Javelin Networks. Once a breach has occurred and something is inside a corporate machine, it is very easy (via standard Active Directory commands used by approximately 95% of Fortune 500 organisations) to gain access to the wider network.

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