Carbon Black partners with Chronicle’s Backstory security analytics platform

Tech Intelligence Bulletin (HG Insights) — Carbon Black has announced a collaboration with Chronicle as part of a broader industry effort to help customers improve visibility of, and response to, cyber threats.

In addition, both parties will also work together on the research and development of next generation cyber security solutions for autonomous vehicles.

Chronicle’s recently announced security analytics product,
Backstory, is a global platform designed to help enterprise customers analyze
the massive amounts of security telemetry they generate every year. By
collaborating with Chronicle, Carbon Black is committed to integrating with
Backstory. The goal is to empower joint customers to be better able to
investigate incidents, hunt for threats and respond to attacks within their
networks.

As cyber attacks are stopped via Carbon Black’s endpoint security solutions and predictive data modeling, Chronicle uses the data to analyze months to years of attack information, as well as determine patterns across time. The desired result is simpler, faster and more cost-effective security analytics.

“Organizations generally lack the visibility, scale and
speed required to analyze massive amounts of security data quickly and
effectively,” said Michael Viscuso, Carbon Black’s Co-Founder and Chief
Strategy Officer. “With Backstory, we believe Chronicle is raising the industry
bar for security analytics when it comes to speed and scale. Combined with
Carbon Black’s insightful endpoint data, Chronicle presents an opportunity to
bring the advantage back to defenders.”

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The integration combines Carbon Black’s comprehensive endpoint
detection and response (EDR) data with Backstory, offering security teams a way
to more quickly and effectively investigate security alerts and take immediate
action.

As an endpoint security leader with more than 15 million
global endpoints under management and more than 5,000 global customers, Carbon
Black’s endpoint security platform sees and processes billions of endpoint
security events per day. Within Carbon Black’s technology, endpoint activity is
continuously recorded, hampering an attacker’s ability to remain undetected.
With this data, Carbon Black’s customers and partners are able to stop more
attacks, earn actionable visibility across the enterprise and simplify their
security and IT operations.

“As a global platform designed to analyze enterprise
security telemetry, Backstory provides more value to customers when it’s
integrated with other key technologies within the customers’ networks,” said
Ansh Patnaik, Chronicle Chief Product Officer. 
“We believe our integration with Carbon Black gives customers a broader,
more accurate view of threats within their networks.”

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