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CrowdStrike Falcon Intelligence Wins SANS Best of Award for Threat Intelligence

SANS award recognition driven by security community of product users

Irvine – CA – March 31, 2017 – CrowdStrike® Inc., the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, today announced that SANS Institute recognized CrowdStrike Falcon Intelligence™ as the winning product for the SANS Best of 2016 Awards Threat Intelligence Category.

The SANS Best of Awards raise awareness of the solutions that organizations are using to successfully fend off attacks, and are making a difference by reducing the business impact of cyberattacks in real world applications. Driven by actual product users, the SANS Best of Awards are selected by the SANS community, and in 2016, the products were voted on by security operations professionals and security managers around the world.

“It’s always a special honor to be recognized by the actual users of our technology as best-of-breed solution. Being awarded this distinction by the security professionals who leverage Falcon Intelligence every day to defend their networks and enhance their security operations validates the success of our approach and vision,” said George Kurtz, co-founder and chief executive officer of CrowdStrike. “With the industry’s largest threat telemetry and government-grade intelligence, uniquely reinforced by the crowdsourcing power of the cloud, customers are able to not only stop breaches but also to seamlessly evolve their defense with the threat landscape.”

The CrowdStrike Falcon Threat Intelligence solution is part of the CrowdStrike Endpoint Protection Platform, the first cloud-native endpoint protection platform. It includes automated malware analysis, indicators and yara/snort signatures, technical and strategic reports for threat context, executive flash and periodic reporting to help customers better direct their cybersecurity resources and understand the threat environment in which they operate. With the Falcon Intelligence API, customers receive an automated, high-fidelity threat feed to help them ease and streamline management of security resources.

Enriched by threat intelligence and fully cloud-based, the CrowdStrike Falcon platform is the only endpoint security solution capable of providing crowdsourced protection for the entire customer community.

About CrowdStrike 

CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection. CrowdStrike has revolutionized endpoint protection by being the first and only company to unify next-generation AV, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and a 24/7 managed hunting service — all delivered via a single lightweight agent. The CrowdStrike Falcon™ platform, certified to replace legacy antivirus, has reinvented how endpoint security is delivered with its industry-leading, cloud-native architecture. CrowdStrike Falcon protects customers against all cyber attacks, using sophisticated signatureless artificial intelligence/machine learning and Indicator-of-Attack (IOA) based threat prevention to stop known and unknown threats in real-time. Core to its innovative approach is the CrowdStrike Threat Graph™ which analyzes and correlates over 34 billion events per day from millions of sensors deployed across 176 countries, uniquely providing crowdsourced protection for the entire customer community.

Many of the world’s largest organizations put their trust in CrowdStrike, including three of the 10 largest global companies by revenue, five of the 10 largest financial institutions, three of the top 10 healthcare providers, and three of the top 10 energy companies.

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