Cybersecurity Knowledge Is Breach Prevention Power: Introducing Cyberpedia

| April 28, 2017

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In cybersecurity, threats are many, varied and constantly evolving – a notion well-understood by vendors, enterprises, small businesses and governments alike. What’s not so clear-cut, however, is precisely how the multitude of cybersecurity technologies, products, concepts and threats are being described, defined and discussed. It’s time to bring some clarity to a slew of terms, buzzwords and phrases we all tend to overuse.

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Mantix4 technology development began in 2011 by a team of defense intelligence, cyber security, and military experts who recognized the need to help enterprise organizations and government agencies manage and protect their critical assets against emerging cyber threats. Mantix4’s M4 Cyber Threat Hunting Platform was originally developed in 2011 by a team of defense intelligence, cyber security, and military experts. The technology was purpose-built to reduce the complexity of their current infrastructure and give their security team real-time, actionable data to prevent and manage emerging cyber threats. Mantix4’s revolutionary technology bridges the large visibility gap left by traditional security technologies”.

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Mantix4

Mantix4 technology development began in 2011 by a team of defense intelligence, cyber security, and military experts who recognized the need to help enterprise organizations and government agencies manage and protect their critical assets against emerging cyber threats. Mantix4’s M4 Cyber Threat Hunting Platform was originally developed in 2011 by a team of defense intelligence, cyber security, and military experts. The technology was purpose-built to reduce the complexity of their current infrastructure and give their security team real-time, actionable data to prevent and manage emerging cyber threats. Mantix4’s revolutionary technology bridges the large visibility gap left by traditional security technologies”.

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