IMPACT, THE CYBERSECURITY EXECUTING ARM OF THE ITU, ENTERS INTO A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH SATORYS
Satorys’ unique ability to combat modern threat is recognised by a major global player
Geneva, Switzerland, October 26th 2011 – Satorys, a leading IT Security
company, has established during the ITU World Telecom 2011, a strategic
partnership with IMPACT (International Multilateral Partnership Against
Satorys is a leading IT Security Provider that enables, by leveraging
its world-class proprietary technology, enterprises, telecommunication
operators and governments to fight modern cyber-threats. Satorys’ proven
capacity to detect the Stuxnet Worm, or modern Distributed Denial of
Service Attacks such as the one that affected WikiLeaks, has propelled
it to a leading role in the world since early 2011.
It unique ability stems from its innovative approach, whereby threats
are detected according to their behaviours
– unlike anti-virus software
for example that look for mere signatures. To identify threatening
behaviours, Satorys correlates millions of observations collected every
second on a global scale
– this collective intelligence is what makes
its offering so compelling to its customers.
IMPACT is the cybersecurity executing arm of the United Nations’
specialised agency – the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
IMPACT brings together governments, academia and industry experts to
enhance the global community’s capabilities in dealing with cyber
threats. Based in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, IMPACT is the operational home of
ITU’s Global Cybersecurity Agenda (GCA). As ITU’s cybersecurity
executing arm, IMPACT provides ITU’s 193 Member States access to
expertise, facilities and resources to effectively address cyber
threats, as well as assisting United Nations agencies in protecting
their ICT infrastructures. Today, with a 137 Member States that have
joined the ITU-IMPACT coalition, it has become the largest cybersecurity
alliance of its kind in the world.
In addition to the many industry partners, ITU-IMPACT can further
provide increasingly valuable insight to its member states and partners,
through Satorys’ ability to collect, parse and present global
– as they are nowadays increasingly short-lived,
heterogeneous and deadly, Satorys’ global observation capacity has
become a vital addition and value added service from ITU-IMPACT.