|By JCN Newswire||
|January 20, 2014 02:46 AM EST||
Tokyo, Jan 20, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that it has organized its security-related products and services to bolster ICT safety and security for its customers and society into its new FUJITSU Security Initiative. This newly organized collection of products and services will initially only be available in Japan but will roll out globally in stages.
With the FUJITSU Security Initiative, Fujitsu will provide integrated security support to customers by combining the advanced products and services it has been offering with its expertise in building and executing security measures as well as education and training for staff that was developed for its own operations. Fujitsu will also establish the new Security Initiative Center staffed with security experts. Through a lifecycle consisting of services for customers' security environments, from threat identification and consideration of appropriate countermeasures, to building and operating solutions, Fujitsu will provide support to maintain constant security against increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks.
Through its FUJITSU Security Initiative, in cooperation with security vendors and other external organizations around the world, Fujitsu will deliver a comprehensive package of security products and services for the safety and security of its customers and society as a whole.
With the spread of cloud computing and smart devices, ICT is used in an increasingly wide range of environments. At the same time, however, cyber-attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated. In creating countermeasures against such attacks, making ICT both easy to use and secure is a significant challenge.
Fujitsu has continuously been developing and providing security-related products and services. Through appropriate countermeasures and operations, Fujitsu, which is comprised of approximately 300 companies worldwide, currently deals with several hundred million individual cyber-attacks each day on its own Intranet. In order to apply this expertise to the security measures of its customers and deliver integrated support, including enhanced systems and operations as well as education and training of a company's personnel, Fujitsu has organized its line of products and services into the new FUJITSU Security Initiative. It is also establishing the Security Initiative Center to provide a one-stop shop of support functions for constantly maintaining the optimal level of customer security environments.
About the FUJITSU Security Initiative
Fujitsu has organized all of the products and services that support ICT safety and security into the FUJITSU Security Initiative to provide a solid foundation for innovation for its customers and society as a whole. The company will bring together the most advanced solutions from Fujitsu and other companies from around the world for the integrated offering of optimized combinations and operational services to customers.
1. Offerings (upgraded)
In addition to each offering within the existing SafetyValue safety and security solution, Fujitsu now provides a one-stop shop for security measures, operations, and education / training based on a model that can be tailored to the scale of the customer's business environment, social responsibility, and ICT infrastructure.
2. Security consulting (upgraded)
By adding CSIRT(1) configuration-support service to Information Security Support Consulting, Fujitsu is expanding its support for cyber-attack countermeasures to customers. Based on the company's own CSIRT-compliant Fujitsu Cloud CERT, which protects cloud services, this provides a system and set of rules for responding to security incidents, and strengthens customers' ability to function as an organization.
3. Security operations (upgraded)
Through information sharing carried out by Fujitsu Cloud CERT and the internal information system department, threats and vulnerabilities can be quickly discovered and their impact can be analyzed. This information sharing has resulted in improvements to the Security Optimization Monitoring Service. Monitoring and operating rules will change depending on the assessment and analysis, and will provide a complete service that includes a comprehensive situational assessment from attack monitoring and local countermeasure support, all in order to take appropriate action against new threats, such as constantly evolving cyber-attacks.
4. Education & training program (new)
Building on the training expertise that the company has cultivated in-house, Fujitsu will be offering the Cyber Security Training Course. The service is aimed at business managers, incident managers, security experts, and system developers, with education and training in the respective skills required for each of these roles. Classes will use a "cyber range(2)" as a training tool to help people learn methods for diagnosing vulnerabilities and understanding how malware works.
About the New Security Initiative Center
The Security Initiative Center is being created to provide continuous support to customers by building and operating secure environments for them. This will provide a Cyber Security One-Stop Shop, offering Cyber Security Workshops, Design & Construction Validation, and Assessment & Analysis of Current Threats & Vulnerabilities. By making this available to customers, their security will be continuously updated and they will be provided with support in the form of optimized security countermeasures in the face ever-evolving cyber-attacks.
1. Cyber Security One-Stop Shop
Security experts will use Fujitsu's own methods to develop measures based on the customer's current situation and assist with drawing up a roadmap. Fujitsu will also assess the feasibility of optimized operation when developing countermeasures, as well as taking the lead in validating the content of the countermeasures.
2. Design & Construction Validation
By constructing a system in the cyber range that is similar to customer environments, Fujitsu can assess the design of proposed security measures, validate the content of the design and verify functional excesses and deficiencies.
3. Assessment & Analysis of Current Threats & Vulnerabilities
Working together with Fujitsu Cloud CERT and the internal information system department, threats and vulnerabilities can be quickly discovered and assessed, and their impact analyzed. The assessment and analysis of the results can be shared with the operation service, enabling countermeasures to be prioritized and reflected in the operational policy with the aim of minimizing risk.
About the New Center
The Center has been established to provide customer workshops on security upgrades and to carry out assessments and education & training.
Name: Security Initiative Center
Facilities: Conference rooms, cyber range, hands-on demos, testing equipment (servers, storage, networking), etc.
Pricing and Availability
Pricing and Availability Service Name Pricing (Excl. Tax) Availability
Consulting Support for Enhanced Information Security By individual quote
Support for Building CSIRT: from 1 million yen Already available
Security Optimization Monitoring Service By individual quote Already available
Cyber Security Training Course From 34,000 yen per course Fees for training for individual companies by individual quote April 2014
Endorsements (in alphabetical order)
Blue Coat Systems Inc.
Security has become a high priority for organizations that are embracing new technologies that drive the business while contending with a fast-growing wave of sophisticated, targeted attacks. Fujitsu's business strategy in the security market is aligned with the new market requirements created by these dual forces. Fujitsu and Blue Coat have a long-standing partnership of delivering advanced security technology, and Fujitsu's new direction provides an excellent opportunity for us to extend our relationship and drive greater mutual success moving forward.
Marc Andrews, senior vice president of worldwide field operations at Blue Coat Systems
Check Point Software Technologies
We at Check Point look forward to the continued success of our valued 10 year partnership with Fujitsu. Our support of this new security initiative with Fujitsu ICT and participation in the new Offering Center underscores a joint commitment to our partners and customers. Together, we will continue to provide the most advance network security solutions to protect our customers from a constantly evolving threat landscape.
Amnon Bar-Lev, President, Check Point Software Technologies
FireEye welcomes the security initiative of Fujitsu. FireEye is the leading provider of real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks using continuous protection by unique virtual machine technology. The new collaboration between Fujitsu and FireEye will set a new standard of security integration bringing higher security levels to customers.
David DeWalt, Chairman of the Board and CEO, FireEye, Inc.
The opening of the new Fujitsu Security Initiative center will help structure and maintain the security environment for our customers who are dealing with the challenge of addressing today's advanced threats. The combination of Fujitsu's Security Initiative services and operations with our leading security platform will deliver solutions that help secure our customer's businesses as we continue our global partnership.
Gavin Struthers, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Channel Operations, McAfee
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks gratefully welcome the new effort from Fujitsu Limited. Our security platform safely enables business operations and delivers protection based on what matters most in today's dynamic computing environments: applications, users, and content. We will enhance the cooperation with Fujitsu and provide security technology to contribute to the further development of customers' business.
Morihiro Kinjo, President, Palo Alto Networks G.K.
Qualys, Inc. welcome this new approach from Fujitsu. We have leading vulnerability management technology, and have offered various products based on it. We have been cooperating in the security business for years, and have supported customer's security with Fujitsu. We believe it is possible to contribute further to the progress of our customers business' via this approach.
Philippe Courtot, Chairman & CEO, Qualys, Inc.
We would like to congratulate Fujitsu on the opening of their security center in Japan. The changing threat landscape and the sophistication of attacks have made information security and its availability critical success factor for companies. And to achieve this tighter integration and partnership between private and public sector is extremely important.
As the global leader committed to making the world a safer place by protecting and managing people's information, Symantec is excited about working closely with Fujitsu to enable businesses to focus on achieving their goals without worrying about data breach and loss.
Hiroaki Kawamura, President, Symantec Japan Inc.
Trend Micro Incorporated
Trend Micro welcomes the establishment of Fujitsu's new security center. It order to counter cyber threats, which evolve on a daily basis, a thorough understanding of cyber security is essential. Based on information obtained from recent threat analysis, Trend Micro has been offering advanced solutions to its customers. Through this initiative, we have accelerated our cooperation with Fujitsu, enabling us to develop and provide solutions that meet the needs of our customers' environments.
Akihiko Omikawa, Executive Vice President, Trend Micro Incorporated
Computer Security Incident Response Team. As organization that responds to incidents relating to computer security.
(2) Cyber Range:
A hardware- and software-based virtual environment for practicing cyber attacks and defenses against such attacks.
About Fujitsu Limited
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.4 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013 For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com.
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