CounterTack Announces Strategic Partnership with SAP NS2™

Posted by Marci Acquaviva   |   May 31, 2017

WALTHAM, Mass.-CounterTack, the exclusive provider of the industry’s one true behavior and memory-based Endpoint Threat Platform (ETP) for the enterprise, today announced a strategic partnership with SAP National Security Services, Inc. (SAP NS2™), that will deliver full-spectrum, highly scalable endpoint security technology to enterprise and government customers. Just yesterday, CounterTack announced a $20 million Series D round of growth financing with SAP NS2 as a new investor in the company.Investment from SAP NS2 and Advanced Product Integration with SAP HANA to Accelerate Endpoint Security Customer Use Cases and Enhance Enterprise Scalability.

With the SAP NS2 partnership, CounterTack has taken the leadership position in the next-generation endpoint security market with ability to meet the performance and scale requirements of the largest enterprise environments. CounterTack’s Endpoint Threat Platform (ETP) is built on the SAP HANA® analytics platform and applies a unique combination of behavioral analysis, machine learning and reputational techniques to counter the most advanced threats to enterprise security.

“The demands on cybersecurity teams today are intense, and the ability to detect and remediate threats rapidly means high-availability data across large, highly distributed environments,” said Mark Testoni, chief executive officer of SAP NS2. “We are excited to be partnering with CounterTack to bolster the scale of their ETP deployments for enterprise and government customers, and to enhance customer use cases for widespread threat response, integrated with SAP HANA.”

CounterTack is investing in the future by building its ETP product using the SAP HANA® in-memory database engine and analysis engines, which include Smart Data Streaming, Machine Learning and Predictive Analysis, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and graph features to strengthen CounterTack’s existing and future capabilities. The combined features deliver the capability to rapidly ingest huge volumes of data, enabling full fidelity data persistence to extract, exploit and provide situational awareness for deep understanding of network and endpoint events needed by security analysts to respond to threats as they occur. Together, CounterTack and SAP HANA provide an unprecedented foundation of real-time, predictive security intelligence capabilities that position CounterTack’s ETP as the only reliable and scalable enterprise platform in the market today.

“Our customers have a needle in a needle stack problem. They see advanced, sophisticated attacks daily, and they rely on CounterTack’s multi-observational behavioral analysis and incident response platform to detect and respond to threats quickly and accurately,” Michael A. Davis, Chief Technology Officer of CounterTack. “By partnering with SAP NS2 and integrating with SAP HANA, we are dramatically improving detection by adding additional detection algorithms without impacting performance, and we reduce complexity and deliver even more deployment flexibility to our customers.”

“Cybersecurity is fast becoming a market that requires real-time data ingestion and analysis, to support use cases like detecting unknown or targeted threats, killing new ransomware early, and stopping insider threats,” said Doug Cahill, Sr. Analyst, ESG Global. “Leveraging the proven performance and scalability of SAP HANA as a core technology for its Enterprise Threat Platform, CounterTack continues to innovate and respond to the cybersecurity needs of enterprises small and large. CounterTack’s platform approach is further simplifying the operational environment on premise or in the cloud, while meeting the demands of enterprise scale, which is important to today’s security buyers.”

About SAP NS2

At SAP NS2, we are driven to defend. We provide innovative computing, analytics, and cloud solutions that accelerate the pace of data fusion, analysis and action. Our solutions help leaders better manage the business of the mission from the back office to the battlefield, delivering a critical offset over the adversary. As an independent subsidiary of SAP, we’re backed by game changing technology, staffed by 100% U.S. citizens on U.S. soil, dedicated to meeting the unique mission requirements of U.S. national security organizations.

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About CounterTack

CounterTack delivers the one true Endpoint Threat Platform, (ETP) to enterprise customers globally. CounterTack provides a unique combination of threat context, organizational resiliency and broad visibility, to mitigate endpoint risk and reduce the impact of advanced attacks. Combining a robust suite of endpoint detection and analysis capabilities by leveraging a single endpoint sensor and an open, scalable multi-tenant infrastructure, CounterTack helps IR and security teams neutralize and prevent advanced threats from damaging the business. CounterTack delivers its next-generation technology to over 250 customers globally.

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CounterTack PR Contact:
Varney Business Communication
Leigh Anne Varney, 415-713-0713,
SAP NS2 PR Contact:
Kristen Sanchez, 202-674-8611

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