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CloudShield Launches CloudSentry to Help Detect and Mitigate Malicious Network Attacks
Feb 15, 2011 (03:02 PM EST)


New Software Delivers Real Time Active Threat Intelligence and Advanced Cybersecurity Countermeasures

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CloudShield Technologies Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI), announced today it has launched CloudSentry, an application that combines the power of active threat intelligence on its proven cybersecurity platform to enable effective defenses against today's most sophisticated network attackers.

CloudSentry leverages the CloudShield cybersecurity platform, a market leader in deep packet inspection (DPI) capability. CloudShield works in line, in real time to control network traffic at multi-gigabit speeds. CloudSentry provides network security professionals and information technology (IT) organizations with actionable network attack intelligence that enables them to deliver advanced cyber countermeasures. 

CloudSentry is designed to protect the mission critical infrastructure of tier one telecommunications companies, internet service providers, and national governments, and provides carrier-class converged threat solutions addressing cybersecurity concerns such as botnets, malware, phishing, and spam. It aggregates intelligence streams and correlates the data using advanced algorithms to give network security analysts intelligence to combat evolving threats.

"CloudSentry provides the advanced threat mitigation needed to meet adversaries head on in today's most demanding network environments," said Matt Jones, president of CloudShield. "It advances CloudShield's existing cybersecurity platform with an application approach to offer innovative and efficient solutions addressing the complex security challenges facing the cyber community."

CloudSentry is part of CloudShield's  growing family of cybersecurity products and services that meet today's most demanding cyber challenges. For more information visit  http://www.cloudshield.com/applications/CloudSentry.asp.

About CloudShield

CloudShield provides security solutions to service providers and national governments worldwide. The company's deep packet inspection platform and applications enable customers to inspect, analyze and control all network traffic, lowering costs, securing infrastructure and generating new revenue streams. CloudShield Technologies Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Science Applications International Corporation. www.cloudshield.com

About SAIC

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health.  The company's approximately 43,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets.  Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of $10.8 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2010.  For more information, visit www.saic.com.  SAIC:  From Science to Solutions®

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