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AlienVault Broadens Open Threat Exchange(TM) Initiative Unified Security Management Provider Expands OTX Initiative to Provide Free Threat Intelligence Tools, Projects, Services and Access to Experts

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SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/13 -- AlienVault, the leading provider of Unified Security Management : .. ™ solutions and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, today announced the expansion of the AlienVault Open Threat Exchange : .. ™ (OTX) to now include all of the company's open and collaborative community activities to better serve security professionals on the front lines of cyber security defense and incident response.

"Good security measures should be within the reach of all enterprises, yet often, small to mid-market organizations cannot afford the tools and threat intelligence information that is available to large enterprises and federal governments," said Barmak Meftah : .. , President and CEO of AlienVault. "Today, we re-launch OTX as an even broader initiative to provide free resources, projects, services and threat intelligence to IT security professionals with the goal to unify efforts to combat the ever-increasing malicious threats that plague organizations."

The broader OTX initiative will now serve as an open and collaborative community for security professionals to connect with their peers, find free tools for security monitoring, and learn about the latest threats and defensive tactics from industry experts and security researchers. As part of delivering this rich security intelligence, OTX now consists of the following elements:

OTX is free to any OSSIM : .. user or AlienVault customer who chooses to participate. To join, visit : .. .

About AlienVault
AlienVault's Unified Security Management : .. ™ solution (USM) provides a fast and cost-effective way for organizations with limited security staff and budget to address compliance and threat management needs. With all of the essential security controls built-in, USM puts enterprise-class security visibility within fast and easy reach of smaller security teams who need to do more with less. AlienVault's Open Threat Exchange™ : .. is an open and collaborative initiative for security professionals to connect with their peers, and learn about the latest threats and defensive tactics from industry experts and security researchers. AlienVault is a privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sigma, Trident Capital and Adara Venture Partners. For more information visit : .. or follow us on Twitter : .

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