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12:02 PM, April 27, 2015

Airbus DS announced today that it will be presenting Keelback Net, a sensor for combating Advanced Persistent Threats (APT), at the GISEC 2015 information security exhibition at Dubai from 26 to 28 April 2015.

It continuously monitors traffic flow therefore ensures early detection and investigation of suspect behaviour on company networks, and in particular “weak signals”, which are stealthy and therefore impossible to spot through classical detection means.

Keelback Net sensor has a combination of multiple analysis methods and capabilities in a single sensor. This innovative approach means that threats can be detected more rapidly and larger amounts of data processed.

Today, all organizations, in particular oil and banking infrastructures in the region, are targeted by an increasing number of sophisticated attacks designed to steal sensitive information from their targets or sabotage their systems and networks.

When deployed on the customer's network environment, the sensor constantly monitors data traffic, identifies and detects threats, analyses stealthy characteristic signs of a malware and instantaneously raises an alarm if an attack is suspected.

The alarm is handled by experts in accordance with response scenarios established in close cooperation with the customer.

Guy Meguer, Head of the CyberSecurity unit at Airbus Defense and Space in the Middle East, said: “Keelback Net, an essential tool when it comes to detecting and investigating highly sophisticated malware, supplements our cyber security portfolio, which is structured around the Stormshield range of products for network and terminal protection and our Cyber Defense centres, which monitor our customers’ networks 24/7.”

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