Traditional security tools were not designed for rapidly shifting resources, users, applications, devices and systems – all too common in most organizations. At the same time, today’s complex and unpredictable threats have been able to bypass traditional static security measures. Agile Security addresses today’s dynamic threat environment through a continuous process that integrates four essential tenets, each informing and reinforcing the entire process.
1. See. Traditional security solutions are mostly blind to their environment and the threats they face. An agile approach provides clarity and vision, reflecting the reality of an environment, as it exists right now.
2. Learn. Applies intelligence to data to improve understanding and decision-making.
3. Adapt. Static approaches limit the ability to tailor protection. Agile Security allows automatic evolution and modification of defenses in response to change.
4. Act. Agile Security provides decisive, flexible and automated responses to events.
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“Most of today’s security infrastructure is static — enforcing policies defined in advance in environments where IT infrastructure and business relationships are relatively static. This will simply not scale to effectively support an environment that is highly dynamic, multisourced and virtualized,”
“Traditional solutions lack the agility required to successfully defend today’s rapidly changing IT environments against modern threats,” said John Burris, CEO of Sourcefire. “We live in a world where surprises are the norm, and we need solutions that are agile enough to learn and adapt to network changes, vulnerabilities and threats as they happen. With Agile Security, Sourcefire is defining a new, essential and more effective approach for organizations to protect themselves against today’s security realities.”
Sourcefire’s products and services are designed to help organizations realize this vision with solutions that secure the entire enterprise. They provide users with unprecedented visibility and awareness, the industry’s most accurate detection, and powerful automation and integration facilities – all delivering unparalleled protection. Sourcefire customers, in some of the most demanding computing environments in the world, have demonstrated how Agile Security elevates overall defense of their organizations.
For more information, download the Agile Security white paper.
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