IID's ActiveTrust Platform to Gain Data from Emerging Threats for Cyber Security Intelligence

By CIOReview | Thursday, April 2, 2015

TACOMA, WA: IID, a cyber security company has announced that Proofpoint’s company, Emerging Threats –a provider of threat intelligence will make use of ActiveTrust – IID’s flagship product and a big data solution for internet security.

Emerging Threats' threat intelligence will be available as premium data to ActiveTrust customers so that they can view in the ActiveTrust dashboard and can be input into any organization's cybersecurity infrastructure as easily as IID's own data.

ActiveTrust adds clarity to cyberthreat intelligence by distilling threat data from thousands of trusted sources, and fusing it into actionable intelligence delivered to security professionals and automated infrastructure. It is the world's largest commercial threat data exchange.

"Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies rely on ActiveTrust, and we're excited to be able to provide our data via the dashboard. We believe customers will benefit from the comprehensive view of the threat intelligence landscape," says Ken Gramley, vice president of Emerging Threats, Proofpoint.

"Emerging Threats provides some of the most timely, accurate and meaningful cyberthreat intelligence available so it only made sense for us to make its data available to ActiveTrust customers. We're looking forward to our customers being able to put this premium data into action in any of their cyber defenses alongside the thousands of other data sources that IID is analyzing around the clock," says Lars Harvey, CEO, IID.