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Sift Security Launch!

Sift Security Launch!

We are excited to announce the launch of Sift Security's Threat Hunting and Incident Response Platform.

Our team has been working for more than two years to design the next generation of security operations technology. Our mission is to make it easier and faster for security operations teams to get their jobs done.

We take care of a few major headaches, helping you get to the real work.

  • Gathering data
    With out-of-the-box support for a dozen data sources and a simple tool for incorporating more, we get all the data you need for an investigation in one place, ready for when you need it.

  • Integrating data
    Our relational graph structure enables you to track entities across data types, quickly following a chain of events from the network to endpoints and applications.

  • Evaluating data
    Machine learning algorithms developed at Stanford and MIT help bring the most important events to your attention, so you can focus on what’s strange or new.

Our team enjoyed making the platform, which builds on some of the most exciting and scalable open source technologies out there right now, including Kafka, Spark, ELK and graph databases. We have worked with some great beta customers that helped us hone in on the biggest pain points, and had the satisfaction of hearing those gasps of surprise that happen when something really hard gets easy.

"With Sift Security, in 5 minutes we can complete investigations that previously took days"
Ken Silva, experience at Ionic, Booz Allen, VeriSign and the NSA

"With Sift Security, I can get the context I need quickly and figure out what really caused the problem."
Allen Spiegler, CIO of Los Angeles LGBT Center

"Sift is the first analytical tool that will actually bring value to an organization, allowing them to find that needle in the security haystack of noise."
Larry Whiteside Jr., Former CISO in Healthcare and Energy

For more details on the product, check out our website.

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