Black Hat 2013: 14 Security Firms That Piqued Hackers' Interest


Irvine, Calif.-based CrowdStrike, which sells "active defense" services and a threat intelligence platform, was getting interest from Black Hat attendees. The firm, founded by former McAfee executives George Kurtz and Dmitri Alperovitch, has preached the need for organizations to use active technologies to combat cybercrime rather than passive detection measures. CrowdStrike's cloud-based Falcon platform provides detection, attribution and a range of response actions, including deceptive tactics and other ways to disrupt targeted attacks.

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