Fidelis releases next generation data security solution

WALTHAM, Mass. and BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Fidelis Security Systems, the leader in next-generation data leakage prevention (DLP) solutions, today released the latest version of the award-winning Fidelis Extrusion Prevention System, Fidelis XPS. The newest release of the enterprise-class network appliance includes new functionality that will further speed a customer's time-to-value and lower the overall total cost-of-ownership. The integration of Fidelis XPS with the ArcSight Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Platform via Common Event Format (CEF), coupled with enhancements to the Fidelis XPS reporting and alert management functions, gives customers powerful new tools to track and analyze information security policy violations and to correlate that visibility into related events or trends.

ArcSight is a leading global provider of compliance and security management solutions that protect enterprises and government agencies. The integration between Fidelis XPS and the ArcSight SIEM Platform gives customers visibility into the data, applications, and sessions being analyzed by Fidelis XPS and correlates that knowledge into the larger view of security events occurring throughout the enterprise by the ArcSight Platform.

"By bringing together these two best-of-breed technologies, customers can dramatically improve their awareness of and response to security incidents," said Jeff Scheel, senior vice president of business development, ArcSight. "We welcome Fidelis Security Systems to our DataView Partner Program. This integration will provide enhanced visibility into insider threat and enable security professionals to better understand security risk and more cost-effectively manage their enterprise security solutions."

The newly released version of Fidelis XPS also includes enhancements to reporting and alert management capabilities, enabling business and technical users alike to manage and analyze alert information and trends through the redesigned workflow including incident handling and forensics analysis. Additional capabilities in this release of Fidelis XPS include:

-- Ability to include LDAP directory attributes in Fidelis XPS policies; -- Additions to role-based access controls to allow network operators to view and handle basic alerts, while restricting access to potentially sensitive information in the captured session forensics; and -- Streamlined navigation throughout the Fidelis XPS management console, CommandPost, provides a more productive experience for all users, whether they are business analysts, security specialists, or IT administrators.

"With the enhanced features in the new release of Fidelis XPS and integration with ArcSight, enterprises now have the power of a holistic data leakage prevention solution," said Peter George, President and CEO, Fidelis Security Systems. "By utilizing these two best-of-breed technologies with the ability to share technical alerts and vital information from end-to-end, an organization can realize the value and full potential of maximum risk reduction in their data security investments."

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