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PlanetRisk and SurfWatch Labs Partner to Help Organizations Manage Their Expanding Digital Risk Footprint

PlanetRisk and SurfWatch Labs partnership

Combining strategic and operational cyber threat intelligence with enterprise risk analytics to provide holistic view of threats to digital and physical assets

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2017PlanetRisk, a pioneer in enterprise risk analytics, and SurfWatch Labs, a provider of cyber threat intelligence solutions, have teamed up to deliver comprehensive cybersecurity and enterprise risk analytics and visualization for Fortune 1000 and government customers. PlanetRisk will incorporate SurfWatch’s industry-leading Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) capabilities into its Cyber Risk (CRX) platform to provide customers with enhanced visibility into online threats.

To defend against cyber-attacks, most organizations look within their own networks for possible intruders and ways to layer defenses, but lack an external examination of threats happening across an organization’s industry. Now, thanks to this new partnership, corporate assets are visualized on a single screen and monitored in real-time, monitoring facilities, employees, products, and suppliers.

“The integration of SurfWatch’s CTI will provide PlanetRisk customers with a holistic view of the threats to their enterprise, both online and physical assets,” said Paul McQuillan, PlanetRisk CEO. “PlanetRisk’s CRX is able to provide a personalized cyber risk profile, perform a baseline risk assessment, and continuously monitor your risk profile against relevant, trending threats.”

“With more interconnectivity than ever before, organizations are experiencing a dramatic expansion of their level of presence beyond the traditional corporate boundaries,” said Jim Gaughan, President and COO, SurfWatch Labs. “By providing organizations with visibility of their digital footprint along with cyber threat intelligence that is specific to their business, industry and supply chain, SurfWatch Labs and PlanetRisk can help companies proactively address critical gaps in their security strategy and ensure greater resiliency.”

About PlanetRisk
PlanetRisk is a pioneer in enterprise risk analytics helping organizations improve critical decision-making. The company delivers actionable intelligence by accelerating the aggregation of data globally to interpret connections between seemingly unconnected events. PlanetRisk’s unique, holistic approach to enterprise risk solutions combine big data with geospatial intelligence, position and contextual awareness to recognize hidden patterns, detect anomalies and forecast future conditions on a local, national or global scale. PlanetRisk is headquartered in the Tysons Corner area of McLean, Virginia. For more information, please visit www.planetrisk.com.

About SurfWatch Labs
SurfWatch Labs helps organizations and service providers quickly establish a strategic cyber threat intelligence operation that drives more effective use of their tactical defenses. Founded in 2013 by former US Government intelligence analysts, SurfWatch Labs solutions provide a 360-degree view of cyber threats in the context of your business, along with practical and personalized support to create immediate insights and meaningful action. For more information, visit www.surfwatchlabs.com.

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