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gateprotect® Germany Chooses Emerging Threats ETPro™ Ruleset to Integrate Into Their Existing UTM Appliances and Future Firewalls

ETPro Ruleset Enables gateprotect UTM Firewalls to Block Malicious Threats

LAFAYETTE, Ind. and HAMBURG, Germany, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging Threats, a world-leading provider of open source and commercial threat and malware intelligence, today announced that gateprotect®  (http://www.gateprotect.com), a leading provider of IT security solutions, has licensed the Emerging Threats ETPro™ Ruleset for integration into its existing UTM (Unified Threat Management) and future firewall appliances. The ETPro Ruleset will deliver the most comprehensive ruleset to gateprotect for use in their flagship SMB security solutions all over the world. gateprotect is represented in the US market with offices in Santa Clara, CA, New Jersey, and Canada and distributes its products through well-known partners such as Contronex and Securematics. 

The ETPro Ruleset is integrated into most of gateprotect's current UTM Firewall offerings that feature firewall and IDS/IPS capabilities by monitoring network traffic, analyze package content, and identify malicious threats that come in from legitimate ports. These appliances target gateprotect's SMB market that secures between 50-500 users from incoming malicious threats. In addition, the ETPro Ruleset will be integrated into gateprotect's Next Generation UTM Firewall appliances that will feature optimal scalability, security, and performance benefits.

"Delivering the highest quality IT security solutions to our customers is of utmost importance to gateprotect," said Stephen Ziegler, CTO of gateprotect.  "We are seeing a convergence of feature sets that are needed to keep up with the malicious threats that are becoming more prevalent and disruptive. We chose the ETPro Ruleset over others because of its excellent reputation in recognizing potential or identified malicious threats immediately by isolating and stopping that activity, preventing any further intrusion into the network. In addition, the ETPro Ruleset has a very attractive price-performance ratio."

The ETPro Ruleset is platform-agnostic, and integrates seamlessly into Intrusion Detection or Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS). The ETPro Ruleset has become the de facto standard in malware protection. Years of unsurpassed malware collection research, testing, and analysis have made it the most respected ruleset in the market today.

"Malicious threats continue to be on the rise globally," said Ken Gramley, CEO of Emerging Threats Pro, LLC.  "Companies like gateprotect Germany are faced with the constant challenges of developing IT security solutions to protect their customer's networks. We are pleased that our ETPro Ruleset is helping to intercept these threats before causing such tremendous damage to mission-critical networks and protect their business integrity."

About Emerging Threats
Emerging Threats is a world-leading provider of open source and commercial threat and malware intelligence. Founded in 2003 as a cyber security research community, Emerging Threats has become the de facto standard in network-based malware threat detection. The company's ETOpen Ruleset, ETPro™ Ruleset, and IQRisk™ suite of threat intelligence are platform agnostic for easy integration with Suricata, SNORT®, and other network intrusion protection and detection systems. With ETPro Ruleset, organizations can achieve the highest standards of malicious threat detection with world-class support and research for extended vulnerability coverage. ETPro Ruleset is ideal for enterprises, government agencies, financial institutions, SMBs, higher education, and service providers. For more information, please visit http://www.emergingthreats.net.

About gateprotect
gateprotect AG Germany is a multi-award-winning, internationally active manufacturer of IT security solutions in the field of network security. These solutions include next generation firewalls with all standard UTM functions, managed security and VPN client systems. To minimise the risk of operator errors in highly complex security functions, gateprotect has developed the eGUI® interface concept. The patented eGUI® technology (ergonomic Graphic User Interface) and the Command Center based on this for configuring and managing firewall systems for managed security service providers (MSSPs), increase security in companies and enable efficient system maintenance. gateprotect is the only manufacturer in the world that consistently implements the ISO NORM 9241 directives on ergonomic product design in all its products. Customers include well-known companies and institutions in over 80 countries.
http://www.gateprotect.com

© 2012 Emerging Threats, LLC. All rights reserved.  All other names and marks are property of their respective owners. ETPro™, IQRisk™, and the ET design are trademarks of Emerging Threats Pro, LLC.

Emerging Threats Global Corporate Contact:

gateprotect Contact:

Byron Rashed

Thomas Fleischmann

Emerging Threats Pro, LLC

gateprotect

+1 866 504 2523, x-112

+49 (0) 40 278 85 x-102

[email protected]

[email protected]




gateprotect USA Inc.


1135 Walsh Avenue


Santa Clara, CA 95050


+1 888 364 7382


[email protected]

SOURCE Emerging Threats LLC

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