OpenText partners with NetScaler to provide advanced web application protection

BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence integration with NetScaler® security offerings enables customers to reduce risk exposure with real-time IP address inspection

WATERLOO, ON, October 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX), (TSX: OTEX), today announced the integration of BrightCloud Threat Intelligence with NetScaler Application Delivery Controller (ADC). This decision will provide NetScaler customers with contextual information and automatically protect against malicious IP addresses to improve their resilience in dealing with the latest security threats.

NetScaler ADC and WAF protect customers against known and zero-day application attacks with a comprehensive security solution for web applications and application programming interfaces (APIs) on-premises and in the cloud. With BrightCloud IP Reputation Service as its source of threat intelligence, NetScaler can effectively inspect customer requests for attack traffic by filtering out known malicious IP addresses. NetScaler research shows that BrightCloud IP Reputation Service offers the most comprehensive database of known problem IP addresses. In fact, BrightCloud Threat Intelligence is used in nearly 85% of security solutions purchased by enterprises.

“While filtering requests with malicious IP addresses is an effective method to protect applications from attack, it can be a huge lift and increase inspection overhead. NetScaler came to us for a solution to this challenge. which would save its customers time and be easy to use and reliable,” said Ted Harrison, Executive Vice President, Global Enterprise Sales, OpenText Security Solutions. “Our BrightCloud IP Reputation Service easily integrates with any NetScaler ADC feature, so customers always have the most up-to-date threat information at their fingertips. We are excited to partner with NetScaler to help improve customer security. “

With attack sources constantly changing, the near real-time updates provided by BrightCloud are critical to protecting NetScaler customers. Using the BrightCloud IP Reputation Service, NetScaler can block application access to IP addresses that are known, based on BrightCloud data, to be infected. Additionally, BrightCloud’s contextual mapping across different vectors such as file, domain, and malware data, continuously updates the IP reputation score and highlights generally less obvious connections to potential attackers. threatens. IP reputation scores are updated every five minutes, ensuring NetScaler customers have the most up-to-date protection.

Citrix is ​​a pioneer and leader in securing applications and delivering information to users wherever they are. Jason PoolDirector of Product Marketing, Application Security, said of the partnership, “By partnering with BrightCloud, we can provide our customers with an additional layer of real-time protection and granular controls that protect against new threats opened up by patterns. flexible working environments and ensure their devices, data, employees and customers stay safe.”

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About OpenText Security Solutions
As attack surfaces expand, OpenText security solutions help organizations of all sizes achieve cyber resilience with Webroot Security, Carbonite Data Management, BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence, and EnCase Digital Forensics and Threat Response. With a united front of best practices combined with layered solutions, we prevent, detect and restore business operations for small, medium and large enterprises in the event of a cybersecurity attack.

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