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Farsight Security to Debut Real-Time Security Data Innovations at RSAC Conference

Farsight Security®, Inc. today announced significant enhancements to its flagship, Security Information Exchange (SIE) data-sharing platform to help security professionals measurably improve the prevention, detection and response of the latest cyberattacks. These enhancements include:


Newly Active Domains:  The industry’s first real-time DNS Intelligence data feed that reports domains as they resume activity on the Internet after a period of inactivity (10 days or more). This data is very useful to detect, block, and investigate domains used by threat actors who first acquire new or reuse expired domains, then establish a positive reputation for these domains for a period of time before using them for malicious activity.


SIE Batch: A new easy-to-use and easy-to-integrate delivery method to access data from our powerful, proven real-time solutions – available via both API and a Web interface --  including Newly Observed Domains, DNS Changes and the newly added, Newly Active Domains, as well as high-value third-party data feeds including Darknet, Spam, Phishing URLS and DDoS Events, all available via the company’s flagship Security Information Exchange platform.


Farsight will demonstrate these technical enhancements to the Security Information Exchange at Booth 3338 South at the RSA® Conference, February 24th-28th, 2020 in San Francisco.


"Farsight was founded on the idea of observational security, and the Security Information Exchange (SIE) is at the heart of our business. We are proud how much of the Internet can indirectly be observed through SIE, on both the DNS-related channels and the other less well-known channels. Some SIE users have told us that their use-cases value completeness of data over the timeliness of real-time SIE streaming. So, with SIE Batch, we now have a way to deliver SIE channel information using reliable file transfers, which can be delayed but not damaged by network outages,” said Farsight Security CEO Dr. Paul Vixie. “Farsight will continue to innovate to put observations of Internet infrastructure and behaviour into the hands of responsible defenders, while continuing to avoid the collection of any PII (personally identifiable information). SIE Batch and Newly Active Domains are the next steps in that long journey.”


About Farsight Security, Inc.


Farsight Security, Inc. is the world’s largest provider of historical and real-time passive DNS data. We enable security teams to qualify, enrich and correlate all sources of threat data and ultimately save time when it is most critical - during an attack or investigation. Our solutions provide enterprise, government and security industry personnel and platforms with unmatched global visibility, context and response. Farsight Security is headquartered in San Mateo, California, USA. Learn more about how we can empower your threat platform and security team with Farsight Security passive DNS solutions at https://www.farsightsecurity.com/ or follow us on Twitter: @FarsightSecInc.

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