PALO ALTO, CA, MAY 13, 2019 – Armis, the enterprise IoT security company, today announced the availability of the Armis Agentless Device Security Platform App on Cortex™ – the industry’s only open and integrated AI-based continuous security platform. Building on Cortex allows Palo Alto Networks Cortex partners to use normalized and stitched together data from customers’ entire enterprises to build cloud-based apps that constantly deliver innovative cybersecurity capabilities to joint customers.
Every business across all industries is experiencing an explosion of unmanaged and IoT devices. These devices lack built-in security protections, they are difficult or impossible to update with critical fixes, and they are unable to host an agent, leaving them invisible to traditional security products.
“Our app gives Palo Alto Networks customers a fast, easy way to leverage their enterprise’s data to discover and profile every device, and analyze device activity for risky or malicious behavior,” said Nadir Izrael, Armis co-founder and CTO. “When risky devices are found, our integration with Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls can block them automatically, ensuring sensitive data and systems stay protected.”
“Cortex partners can leverage the vast amount of rich data available from across the enterprise to create AI-based innovations that provide more automated and accurate security outcomes to our joint customers,” said Karan Gupta, SVP of Engineering for Cortex at Palo Alto Networks. “We’re proud to welcome Armis to our expanding ecosystem of developers building innovative apps.”
Armis is the first agentless, enterprise-class security platform to address the new threat landscape of unmanaged and IoT devices. Fortune 1000 companies trust our unique out-of-band sensing technology to discover and analyze all managed, unmanaged, and IoT devices—from traditional devices like laptops and smartphones to new unmanaged smart devices like smart TVs, webcams, printers, HVAC systems, industrial robots, medical devices and more. Armis discovers devices on and off the network, continuously analyzes endpoint behavior to identify risks and attacks, and protects critical information and systems by identifying suspicious or malicious devices and quarantining them. Armis is a privately held company and headquartered in Palo Alto, California. Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
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Cortex is designed to radically simplify and significantly improve security outcomes. Deployed on a global, scalable public cloud platform, Cortex allows security teams to speed the analysis of massive data sets. Cortex is enabled by the Cortex Data Lake, where customers can securely and privately store and analyze large amounts of data normalized for advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to find threats and orchestrate responses quickly.