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Carbon Black’s CB Defense Receives 5-Star Rating from SC Media

‘This one demands your attention,’ reads review from SC Technology Editor Peter Stephenson

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Carbon Black, a leader in next-generation endpoint security, today announced that CB Defense, the company’s next-generation antivirus (NGAV) solution, has been recognized with an overall five-star rating by SC Media, the highest possible rating.

Among some of the highlights from the report, written by SC Media Technology Editor Peter Stephenson:

  • “One of the most efficient user interfaces we’ve seen.”
  • “Solid response to streaming attacks.”
  • “For a mix of threat analysis and incident response, this one demands your attention.”

Also highlighted in the report is CB Defense’s efficient user interface, ability to keep various people within the organization informed, and the ability to apply threat intelligence to attacks.

“We have always been fans of Carbon Black,” Stephenson writes. “The company seems to have carved a niche in the area of threat intelligence applied to malware protection. This latest offering is typical of what we’ve expected to see from them.”

Categories evaluated in the rating include: “Features,” “Performance,” “Documentation,” “Support,” and “Value for Money.” Carbon Black received an overall five-star rating.

“This is an outstanding honor for Carbon Black and CB Defense,” said Patrick Morley, the company’s president and CEO. “CB Defense is revolutionizing endpoint security and empowering organizations around the world to stop advanced attacks with streaming prevention technology. This recognition from SC Media is the latest validation that CB Defense is among the market leaders in cybersecurity.”

CB Defense is a cloud-based NGAV solution for desktops, laptops, and servers that combines advanced protection with detection and response capabilities. Designed to protect organizations from the full spectrum of modern cyber-attacks, CB Defense is powered by Carbon Black’s breakthrough streaming prevention technology, which collects, correlates and analyzes endpoint events, in real time, enabling organizations to identify and stop both malware and non-malware attacks.

CB Defense was recently named Best Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Solution at the SC Magazine Awards Europe 2017 and won a 2017 Edison Award for innovation in cybersecurity.

About Carbon Black

Carbon Black is a leading provider of next-generation endpoint security. Carbon Black’s Next-Generation Antivirus (NGAV) solution, CB Defense, leverages breakthrough prevention technology, streaming prevention, to instantly see and stop cyberattacks before they execute. CB Defense uniquely combines breakthrough prevention with market-leading detection and response into a single, lightweight agent delivered through the cloud. With more than 9 million endpoints under management, Carbon Black has more than 3,000 customers, including 30 of the Fortune 100. These customers use Carbon Black to replace legacy antivirus, lock down critical systems, hunt threats, and protect their endpoints from the most advanced cyberattacks, including non-malware attacks.