Accuvant Launches New Federal Cyber Solutions Business Unit

Leading Cyber Security Provider Delivers Research, Malware Analysis, Risk-Based Compliance, and Managed Solutions for Federal Agencies

Hanover, Md. – March 8, 2011 – Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise and federal clients, today announced the launch of Accuvant Federal Solutions, the company’s federally-focused cyber security business unit. Accuvant Federal Solutions provides government agencies with deep security research and malware analysis, risk-based regulatory compliance services, secure software and systems development and engineering, and custom technology integration. The services help agencies reduce costs, increase compliance with the growing list of federal requirements, and improve their overall security posture against the increasing matrix of International cyber threats.

“Government has a clear mandate to cut costs while protecting mission critical information assets,” said Dan Burns, Accuvant co-founder and vice president of sales. “In today’s world, where cyber-attack is a constant and very real threat, there are many cyber disciplines government agencies must consider, including securing the cloud, continuous advanced threat monitoring, data loss prevention and post-incident analysis, and secure mobility. Accuvant Federal Solutions combines the specialized expertise and proprietary best practices that have helped to defend some of the world’s largest enterprise organizations’ most critical infrastructure, with industry-leading federal capabilities.”

“The complexity and increased frequency of cyber security attacks coupled with the country’s mission to secure her infrastructure, allies, corporations and citizens is accelerating the need for federal agencies to strengthen their security postures,” said James C. Foster, Accuvant vice president and former Ciphent chief executive officer. “The launch of our new Federal Solutions business unit enables the federal government to tackle cyber security threats by taking advantage of Accuvant’s more than 350 cyber employees and 500 technical certifications to help government agencies meet their security objectives.”

Accuvant combines premier partnerships with many of the leading security solutions manufacturers with extensible knowledge of industry-leading cyber best practices. As a result, the company is able to provide public sector and private industry clients with superior, rapidly deployed cyber solutions that are reasonably priced. In addition to security research, malware analysis, risk-based regulatory compliance, and managed solutions for federal agencies, Accuvant offers strategy development, review, audit, and automation of current and proposed information infrastructures. Accuvant also continues to be an industry innovator with significant capabilities around Host-Based Security Systems (HBSS), continuous system monitoring and management, and mission-sensitive managed and co-sourcing services.

Accuvant currently protects more than 2.3 million government endpoints from malicious threats, serves 65 of the Fortune 100 and 20 major U.S. Federal Agencies.

About Accuvant
Accuvant is the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment between IT security and business objectives, clarity to complex security challenges and confidence in complex security decisions.

Accuvant delivers these solutions through three practice areas: Risk and Compliance Management,Accuvant LABSand Solution Services. Based on our clients’ unique requirements, Accuvant assesses, architects and implements the policies, procedures and technologies that most efficiently and effectively protect valuable data assets.

Since 2002, more than 3,900 organizations, including 65 of the Fortune 100 and20 of the largest U.S. Federal Agencies, have trusted Accuvant with their security challenges. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has offices in 36 cities across the United States and Canada. For more information, please visit, follow us on Twitter: @Accuvant, or keep in touch via Facebook:   

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