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CounterTack | MCSI Unveils New Combined Brand at Black Hat USA 2015

Posted by Tom Bain   |   August 5, 2015

LAS VEGAS, NV Black Hat USA 2015 (August 5, 2015) – CounterTack | MCSI, the leader in Big Data Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), today announced formal introduction of its new brand: CounterTack | MCSI, at Black Hat USA 2015.CounterTack announced it had acquired ManTech Cyber Solutions International (MCSI), a commercial software division of ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT) just a few weeks ago, enhancing the company’s leadership position in the EDR market. ManTech became an equity investor in CounterTack, as well as a global distribution partner.

CounterTack | MCSI is delivering truly unprecedented EDR value to its market-leading 200+ customers, by combining real-time operating system-level behavioral threat detection with binary threat analysis that maps to the entire cyber kill chain and scales enterprise-wide.

“We’ve seen the pendulum swing in the direction of a more comprehensive approach to EDR, that covers more ground across the cyber kill chain for customers searching for the best technology to defend against advanced attacks and invasive malware,” said Neal Creighton, CEO, CounterTack | MCSI. “Our recent acquisition activity, along with investment, product advancement and an accelerated go-to-market strategy demonstrates our full commitment to solving complex endpoint security challenges for our customers.”

To further punctuate the company’s recent business milestones, CounterTack | MCSI has also accomplished the following:

  • Series C Funding.
    Prior to the successful acquisition, CounterTack had closed a $15 million Series C round of funding, in June, led by TenEleven Ventures, with other new investors including EDBI (the corporate investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board), along with the participation of existing investors.
  • Integration with Blue Coat Systems.
    Announced today by CounterTack | MCSI, and last week by Blue Coat, CounterTack | MCSI’s Sentinel Big Data EDR platform now integrates with Blue Coat Systems’ CAS (Content Analysis System) and SA (Security Analytics) platform. This integrated offering with Blue Coat Systems’ technology is through CounterTack | MCSI’s Sentinel Big Data EDR platform, and is now generally available for CounterTack | MCSI and Blue Coat customers. Demos will be available at CounterTack | MCSI booth #1147 and at Blue Coat’s booth.
  • Responder PRO Incident Response Tool Available for Web Purchase.
    Responder® PRO Subscription, the market-leading malware reverse engineering solution on the market, is available now for online purchase in its new eShop, for customers globally. Additionally, Responder PRO, powered by our patented Digital DNA (DDNA) technology, now features Linux support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and CentOS. CounterTack | MCSI will be offering incentive pricing to buy Responder PRO on site, at Black Hat.

CounterTack | MCSI will showcase its Sentinel Big Data EDR platform, in addition to its full suite of EDR products, including Responder PRO and Active Defense, at Black Hat USA 2015, August 5 & 6, at booths 1147 and 447, Mandalay Bay Casino & Resort, Las Vegas, NV.

About CounterTack | MCSI

CounterTack | MCSI is the leading provider of real-time, Big Data endpoint detection and response technology for the enterprise. CounterTack | MCSI provides unprecedented visibility and context around operating system and binary behaviors to detect zero-days attacks, rootkits, targeted malware and advanced persistent threats, enabling our customers to improve incident response and advanced threat detection, enterprise-wide.

Built on Big Data architecture to counter endpoint threats at-scale and leveraging tamper-resistant collection for pure behavioral capture on enterprise endpoints, (laptops, servers, workstations, mobile devices) CounterTack | MCSI dramatically reduces the impact of advanced threats in real-time and post-incident, giving teams an opportunity to defend the enterprise across the entire cyber kill chain. Our 200+ customers leverage next-generation solutions on a global scale, across verticals and within a strategic partner ecosystem that includes MSSP and professional services around incident response and threat remediation.

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