The 2021 Tech Innovator Awards
From among 373 applicants, CRN staff selected products spanning the IT industry—including in cloud, infrastructure, security, software and devices—that offer both strong differentiation and major partner opportunities.
Mandiant Automated Defens e
With the Mandiant Advantage platform, Mandiant is focused on providing discovery, monitoring and management of security risk across a customer’s attack surface—including with recently added capabilities such as Automated Defense. The addition of the Mandiant Automated Defense module enables triaging of alerts at rapid speed, even at a large scale, while preserving consistency. The module leverages machine learning and data science technologies to bring automation to the triage process, allowing security teams to focus on the most critical threats. Along with Automated Defense, the Mandiant Advantage platform also includes modules that cover Threat Intelligence, Security Validation and Attack Surface Management.
Arctic Wolf Managed Security Awareness
With Managed Security Awareness, Arctic Wolf offers a security awareness training solution that boosts engagement—and effectiveness—by delivering fresh content on a regular basis, which is updated based on current trends and threats. The training solution engages employees several times per month in micro-learning sessions, and is also fully managed with support from a dedicated concierge security team.
Recently added features for the CyCognito Platform include capabilities to enable full automation of external attack surface management practices, bringing the practices into current workflows for risk and vulnerability management. The platform dramatically reduces human effort by integrating with applications including asset management, reporting, risk management and security operations.
FireMon Agile NSPM
FireMon’s agile network security policy management (NSPM) platform provides capabilities including a unified interface for cloud security policies; an orchestration API that is highly flexible, enabling integrations with any process or system; robust SD-WAN and SASE support; customizable workflows; and FireMon’s Security Intelligence Query Language with Elasticsearch technology for granular search across all network objects.
With the Hunters XDR solution, capabilities include proactive detection and response for threats across endpoint, email, network, identity and cloud. The cloud-delivered solution leverages massive amounts of organizational data and security telemetry to uncover threat signals—then provides security teams with the details and context needed to effectively investigate and respond.
The Tenable.ad provides capabilities for discovery and prioritization of Active Directory vulnerabilities and misconfigurations, enabling security teams to put a stop to attack paths before they’re exploited. The solution covers everything from discovery of weaknesses prior to an attack, to detection and response to attacks in real-time, to providing attack insights to SIEM, SOC or SOAR systems.