Third Brigade Announces Integration with Q1 Labs

Combines host intrusion detection and prevention with next-generation security information management.

Ottawa, ON, and Reston, VA (PRWEB) Monday, June 4, 2007 - Third Brigade (, a security software company specializing in host intrusion detection and prevention systems, today announced a technology alliance with Q1 Labs, a leading network security management company, in which Third Brigade's product will be integrated with QRadar. This powerful combination provides correlative analysis, with prevention and shielding from attacks.

QRadar is a network security management platform that provides situational awareness and compliance support through the combination of flow-based network knowledge, security event correlation and asset-based vulnerability assessment. The Q1Labs network security management platform ties together log management/security information management (SIEM) and Network Behavior Analysis (NBA), as well dynamic features like identity tracking, to provide security threat and compliance monitoring to customers.

"With this integration, QRadar will have the ability to analyze, correlate and manage important, detailed host level vulnerability prevention and remediation information from Third Brigade's host intrusion detection and prevention system," said Sandy Bird, CTO of Q1 Labs. "These technologies are extremely complementary and provide common customers with an interoperable framework to better respond to security exploits and attacks."

"Customers that have deployed a network security monitoring platform or are planning to invest in one are implementing host intrusion detection and prevention as a standard part of their proactive, defense-in-depth strategy," said Brian O'Higgins, CTO of Third Brigade. "We're pleased to integrate with a leader like Q1 Labs and look forward to working closely with them to deliver to customers our best-of-breed, complementary technologies."

As business and technology continue to drive towards more open and connected networks, mission critical systems including applications, data and hosts, are increasingly vulnerable to attacks that penetrate or bypass traditional perimeter defenses. To address this growing IT security challenge, an additional layer of defense is needed at the host level. Third Brigade's ( ) proven network security approaches, including firewall and intrusion detection and prevention, down to individual computers and devices, shields vulnerabilities in the widest variety of Windows®, Linux, Solaris(TM) and other Unix(TM) operating systems, as well as enterprise and web applications, from both known exploits as well as zero-day attacks.

QRadar is currently the only known EAL-2 Common Criteria Certified product for both Network Behavior Analysis and SIEM, while Third Brigade's Deep Security product is currently in the EAL3+ Common Criteria Certification process. .

About Q1 Labs

Commanding a unique position at the nexus of security and networking, Q1 Labs is redefining network security management. Q1 Labs' flagship product, QRadar, integrates previously disparate network and security functions into one solution. This convergence ties the impact of security threats directly to specific business assets and services, reduces acquisition and operation costs and increases accuracy. Q1 Labs' installed customer base ranges from government agencies and financial institutions to universities and healthcare providers. Please visit or call (781) 250-5800 for more information.

About Third Brigade

Third Brigade ( specializes in providing host intrusion defense systems to organizations that need to detect and prevent attacks that exploit vulnerabilities in mission critical systems. Third Brigade Deep Security allows businesses to apply comprehensive security profiles to hosts that protect against known and zero-day attacks using deep packet inspection. It helps ensure compliance and the 24-7 availability of critical systems, provides a virtual patch for software vulnerabilities, and allows organizations to deliver Internet-based services with greater security and confidence. Unlike other host intrusion detection and prevention systems, Third Brigade Deep Security provides broader, faster and simpler protection. Third Brigade. That's control.

"Third Brigade", "Deep Security Solutions", and the Third Brigade logo are trademarks of Third Brigade, Inc. and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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