By 11 May 2015 | Categories: Press Release



With cybercrime becoming increasingly pervasive, attack methods and tactics continue to evolve. To keep pace, risk-conscious organisations need adaptive capabilities to quickly detect and respond to the onslaught of threats faced on a daily basis. Trend Micro Incorporated today announced it will showcase its solutions to support customers in their defense against, and response to, targeted attacks at RSA Conference 2015.

“Last year, hacking incidents accounted for 29 percent of data breaches tracked by the Identity Theft Research Center, making it the leading cause of breaches tracked by the research firm,” said Eva Chen, CEO, Trend Micro. “The tailor-made nature of these sophisticated attacks makes it imperative for us to provide our customers with a solution that can constantly enhance their protection capabilities based on specific threats.”

Trend Micro is helping protect the healthcare industry, a primary segment targeted by cybercriminals, against the latest threats. For example, University of Florida Health Shands Healthcare, the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health centre, which encompasses the University of Florida Health Science Centre and the UF Health Shands and UF Health Jacksonville family of hospitals and services, relies on Trend Micro’s solutions, such as Deep Discovery, for comprehensive protection against targeted attacks.

With Trend Micro, UFHSH is better able to protect its patients’ personal data across cloud-based and on premise IT infrastructure. In addition, patient data is secured from any endpoint, from mobile devices to desktops, allowing physicians to quickly address patient needs anywhere, anytime, with a dramatically reduced opportunity to be compromised.

“The healthcare industry is a huge and growing target for cybercriminals due to both the large volume of patient data and its value on the cyber black market,” said Tim Nance, information security manager at UF Health Shands Healthcare. “With Deep Discovery, we now have comprehensive breach discovery – and it works with all of Trend Micro’s other solutions to provide centralised visibility across our enterprise. From endpoints and mobile devices to the data centre, we can stay on top of threats as they are detected to provide better protection.”

Featuring comprehensive monitoring and detection, Trend Micro Deep Discovery enables organisations to rapidly detect, analyse and respond to targeted attacks as well as the most advanced threats. The solution proactively updates itself once suspicious activity is detected by integrating its findings into all other Trend Micro solutions to continually improve protection capabilities.

Trend Micro Deep Discovery detects and remediates threats by:

-          Monitoring all network traffic, all network ports and more than 80+ protocols and applications, in addition to web and email traffic.

-          Using custom sandbox images to match desktop environments and maximise detection of advanced and targeted threats.

-          Using multiple layers of detection of advanced threats to identify targeted attacks and advanced threats anywhere in the network and across a broad range of systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Android and Linux.

“To protect against the growing proliferation of specialised cyber-threats, organisations should consider employing synchronised solutions that detect, analyse and prevent threats by sharing intelligence across the platform,” said Chris Christiansen, program vice president, Security Products and Services, IDC. “Deep Discovery helps achieve this end by sharing intelligence across Trend Micro solutions, thereby providing adaptive threat detection and remediation capabilities as the threat landscape evolves.”

Customers also benefit from integration with solutions from alliance partners such as HP and IBM that combine the power of those platforms with Deep Discovery’s threat defense capabilities.

To learn more about Trend Micro’s activities during RSA Conference 2015, visit



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