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Agiliance to Showcase Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Capabilities at 2014 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum

Agiliance®, Inc., the leading independent provider of Integrated Risk Management solutions for Operational and Security programs, today announced that it will present real-world case studies on the benefits of its big data risk management solution, Agiliance RiskVision™, at the 2014 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum, January 28 – 30, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. The real-world deployment scenarios will illustrate how Agiliance customers are performing continuous diagnostics and mitigation in production environments using Agiliance RiskVision.

To respond to mounting cyber-attacks, advanced persistent threats, insider leaks, and mushrooming regulations and industry standards (e.g., FISMA, OMB Guidance, NIST SP 800-137), government agencies need reliable, real time visibility into their IT security posture. The 2014 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum, sponsored by the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) with the Department of Homeland Security, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the National Security Agency (NSA) as primary participating organizations, provides an opportunity for security professionals to exchange information about how to address cyber-attacks, share updates on the existing threat landscape, and discuss current and emerging practices, technologies, and standards.

Agiliance is sponsoring the 2014 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum and will share actionable information from customer deployments to help organizations establish a well-designed and well-managed continuous diagnostics and mitigation program that can:

  • Automate the assessment of risks associated with planned and unplanned changes to the hardware, software, firmware, or environment of operation on an ongoing basis;
  • Address emerging compliance and industry regulations for continuous monitoring;
  • Mitigate risks swiftly based on mission and operational impact; and
  • Report on the organization’s risk, security, and compliance posture in near real time.

Agiliance is used by civilian, defense, and intelligence agencies to perform continuous diagnostics (monitoring) and report on their organization's risk and security posture in near real time. The company's Agiliance RiskVision software gathers data feeds from otherwise silo-based security and IT tools such as SIEMs, configuration management databases, vulnerability scanners, threat data feeds and advisory services, database security management, etc. It then aggregates, normalizes, and correlates the information with business criticality to score risks and prioritize remediation actions. In addition, Agiliance RiskVision automates governance processes to provide insight into an agency's compliance posture.

Case studies on how Agiliance RiskVision has helped government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs cost-effectively mitigate IT risk will be showcased at the 2014 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum in the Baltimore Convention Center, MD, January 28 – 30, 2014 at booth #207.

About Agiliance

Agiliance is the leading independent provider of Integrated Risk Management solutions for Governance and Security programs. Agiliance RiskVision is automating how Global 2000 companies and government agencies achieve continuous monitoring of big data across financial, operations, and IT domains to orchestrate incident, threat, and vulnerability actions in real time. Agiliance RiskVision customers demonstrate automation use cases within 30 days on-demand, and within 60 days on-premise, made possible by a configurable platform and applications, broad library of technology integrations, and vast domain and regulatory content. Agiliance RiskVision scales with businesses, effectively managing assets, data, people, and processes to achieve 100 percent risk and compliance coverage. Its real-time risk analysis leads to optimized business performance and better investment decisions. For more information, please visit www.agiliance.com.

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