nCircle Awarded Tenth Patent for PureCloud Network Services Platform
Market-leading platform expands industry leader’s patent portfolio
nCircle, the leader in information risk and security performance management, today announced the award of its tenth patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, affirming nCircle’s position as the leading innovator in the network security field. nCircle’s patent portfolio covers a wide range of security techniques and represents the company’s deep, ongoing investment in security technology research and innovation.
nCircle’s tenth patent is a network services platform that enables delivery of cloud-based network security services without requiring hardware or software to be installed and managed at the customer’s site. The innovation dramatically reduces the cost and complexity of network security solutions, including vulnerability scanning, configuration compliance, file integrity monitoring and much more. These are widely recognized security best practices among large corporations and this new platform now makes them easily and cost effectively accessible to small and medium businesses. Using just a browser and requiring no firewall changes, customers may now scan both internal networks and external perimeters for security risks.
“nCircle’s groundbreaking research has shaped the security industry’s best practices for over ten years,” said Tim ‘TK’ Keanini, chief research officer for nCircle. “In fact, nCircle developed many of the technologies which form the foundation of today’s network security industry. This patent reinforces our reputation as a pioneer in the field of information security and underlines our continuing focus on innovation.”
U.S. Patent No. 8,230,071 is commercially available now in nCircle PureCloud.
nCircle is the leading provider of information risk and security performance management solutions to more than 6,500 businesses and government agencies worldwide. nCircle solutions enable enterprises of all sizes to (1) automate compliance and reduce risk, and (2) measure and compare the performance of their IT security program with their own goals and industry peers. nCircle solutions may be deployed on a customer’s premises, as a cloud-based service, or in combination, for maximum flexibility and value.
nCircle has won numerous awards for growth, innovation, customer satisfaction and technology leadership and has been ranked among the top 100 best places to work in the San Francisco Bay Area. nCircle is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with regional offices throughout the United States and in London and Toronto. To learn how you can more effectively protect your company visit us at http://www.ncircle.com.
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