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December 18, 2003 | Information Security

Lancope has bolstered the anomaly detection and analysis capabilities of StealthWatch™ in its 3.1 release. The IDS appliance, which identifies suspicious activity by measuring deviations from baseline traffic, improved its file-sharing detection, DNS resolution and syslog support.
December 15, 2003 | Local Tech Wire

Lancope Names “Jet” Defensor as Federal Sales Director

Lancope, a provider of behavior-based threat detection and network intelligence solutions, has named Jethro "Jet" Defensor as director of federal sales and business development.
December 15, 2003 | All Business

Lancope Appoints Jethro “Jet” Defensor to Launch US Government Initiatives

Lancope, Inc., an Atlanta-based provider of behavior-based threat detection and network intelligence solutions, appointed Jethro “Jet” Defensor as director of federal sales and business development.
December 14, 2003 | Local Tech Wire

Lancope has deployed StealthWatch™ for the Stanford University School of Medicine

Which supports a network of almost 10,000 devices and over 5,000 employees across 30 buildings in Palo Alto, CA
December 01, 2003 | Atlanta Business Chronicle

Roll of the Dice – Lancope capitalizes on the profitable world of casino gambling with Boyd Gaming

Lancope Inc., a network security software provider, recently partnered with Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corp. (NYSE: BYD) to provide its casinos with better defense against hackers and other wrongdoers
November 26, 2003 | Network Computing

Keynote: Top Line Information for IT Buyers “Lancope: Bridging the Gap”

Your business operations and assets are under multiple points of attack, both inside and outside your network. Gartner predicts that by 2005, 60% of security breaches will be caused by insiders and estimates that today 65% of network risks result from misconfigured devices. intelligence to more effectively secure their network infrastructure and ensure availability.
October 30, 2003 | boardwatch

Read about Lancope’s innovative approach to detecting P2P files on networks.
October 26, 2003 |

Lancope joins more than 75 IT and security managers from industry sectors including banking, government and large enterprises gathered in Saudi Arabia earlier this month for the first in a series of security conferences.
October 23, 2003 | Network Computing

“Fine-Tuning Enterprise Security: It’s time for a holistic reevaluation”

Recent Internet viruses and worms have shown that as good as Internet security has become, it is by no means ironclad. The bad news is that it doesn’t look like any amount of spending can buy ironclad security either. That’s really something we’ve known all along.
October 13, 2003 | Atlanta Business Chronicle

“Who’s Who in Technology”

Harland Lavigne, President and CEO of Lancope, offers his insight as a leader of Georgia’s technology industry
October 10, 2003 | Light Reading

Lancope Punishes P2P

“Network security provider Lancope Inc. is cashing in on the clamp-down against P2P file sharing with a product that detects the behavioral patterns of copyright infringers and shuts them down.”
October 06, 2003 | Network World Fusion

Security Debate Rages

Intrusion-detection critics and backers still sparring months after Gartner salvo.
September 25, 2003 | Dayton Daily News

Copeland offers his insight in building Lancope with support from the Georgia Research Alliance.
September 24, 2003 | Dayton Daily News

Dr. Copeland – a highly respected academic with the ability to grow a business
September 04, 2003 | Network Computing

Inside NIP Hype

“Traffic-analysis intrusion-prevention products, like Lancope, monitor traffic patterns and capture snapshots of what constitutes normal traffic—traffic rates, which computers make connections to other computers, and so on—creating a picture of network behavior.”
September 01, 2003 | ISSA Journal

“Advances in Network Security and the Continuing Need for Human Control”

by Dr. John Copeland
August 18, 2003 | Atlanta Business Chronicle

“SciTrek adds new board members, advisory members”

Marci McCarthy, Director of Marketing for Lancope, Named to SciTrek Advisory Board
July 31, 2003 | Network World Fusion

IDS vendors responded sharply to Gartner’s assessment, including Lancope executives, who said that redirecting dollars towards firewalls overlooks the…
July 08, 2003 | Local Tech Wire

“Shut the Gates: New ‘Trojan Horse’ Is Latest Security Threat, Lancope Says”

The ever-evolving hacker industry recently has introduced another threat, and tech executives had better prepare for it, warns security firm Lancope.
July 01, 2003 | Help Net Security

Gearing Up For July 1, 2003 - Senate Bill 1386 - How Does It Affect You?

“On July 1, 2003, Senate bill 1386 becomes Civil Code 1798.82. In a nutshell, the law states that any person or company doing business in the state of California is responsible for notifying California residents of security breaches to their non-encrypted information…”
June 24, 2003 | Tech World

Gartner hammers IDS limitations

…“We agree with a fair amount of the criticism surrounding traditional IDSs”, said Chris Hovis, a vice president at IDS vendor Lancope…
June 23, 2003 | Computer World

IDS criticisms kindle debate

A Gartner Inc. report that called intrusion-detection systems a failed technology that isn’t cost-effective evoked fervent reactions last week from users, vendors and analysts on both sides of the argument.
June 17, 2003 | Information Security

BOB WYNN Chief Information Security Officer, State of Georgia – “We certainly get false positives, and there’s no promise that we’ll catch everything. But, in general, I’m pleased with the mix of signature- and behavioral-based IDSes we have.”
June 16, 2003 | Network World Fusion

Don’t dis’ my IDS

“…these innovations herald a renaissance for intrusion detection, not its demise. In my opinion, the Gartner report not only harms an industry dedicated to protecting computer networks, it also has the potential to harm those with insufficient technical grounding to understand why their conclusions are so clearly wrong.”
June 13, 2003 |

New Breed of Trojan Raises Security Concerns

…to scan IP addresses at a rate that enables it to scan about 90 percent of the IP addresses on the Internet in 24 hours, according to officials at Lancope Inc…
June 12, 2003 | Network Magazine

Check out how we answered the 2003 Network Magazine IDS/IPS Challenge.
June 06, 2003 | Information Security

IDS vendor Lancope announced Dennis C. Bottorff joined the company’s board of directors. Bottorff is chairman of Council Ventures, which recently led a round of funding for Lancope (see Funding chart).
May 30, 2003 | Information Security

Lancope announces StealthWatch™ v3.0
May 05, 2003 | Atlanta Business Chronicle

Protecting the Police

Lancope wins a multiyear contract to protect the Computer Crimes Investigation and Criminal Research units of the New York City Police Department.
May 05, 2003 | Network World Fusion

With security, simplicity isn’t best

All IT managers strive for simplicity. Heck, who doesn’t want work to be less complex? Who doesn’t want a turnkey solution? Who doesn’t crave out-of-the-box gear? But when you’re talking about security, simplicity should not be a determining factor.
April 28, 2003 | Atlanta Business Chronicle

The Spirit of Technology

The Southeastern AeA (formerly the American Electronics Association) honored eight local companies and their executives for their achievements in the past year as part of the 2003 Spirit of Endeavor awards.
April 28, 2003 | Tech LINKS

Lancope, Inc., the leading provider of Advanced Threat Protection solutions, announced that it received the Outstanding Emerging Technology Business Award at the American Electronic Association’s inaugural AeA Southeastern “Spirit of Endeavor” Awards Program held Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre…
April 23, 2003 | dBusiness News

ATLANTA – Lancope, Inc., the leading provider of Advanced Threat Protection solutions, today announced that it received the Outstanding Emerging Technology Business Award at the American Electronic Association’s inaugural AeA Southeastern “Spirit of Endeavor” Awards Program held Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre.
April 23, 2003 | ISSA Journal

Network Security – The Need for Human Control

Some industry analysts are suggesting that network intrusion detection systems should be migrating toward “intrusion protection systems,” by incorporating the capability to automatically cut off the connectivity of misbehaving hosts. Can this really be done? Is this truly proactive information security?
April 21, 2003 | IEEE

“The end of the cyber-world: Coming soon to a PC near you? Some say it could happen, and the results would be ugly indeed.”
April 14, 2003 | at RSA Conference 2003 - Lancope adds behavior-based protection to IDS

Lancope, Inc. announced StealthWatch™ v3.0, a behavior-based intrusion detection system (IDS) that allows enterprises to identify, prioritize and respond to malicious network and host behavior
April 14, 2003 | Network World Fusion

Intrusion prevention to highlight RSA show

Lancope will unveil the third version of its $20,000 StealthWatch™ IDS appliance, adding graphic visualization of traffic and a way to establish different IDS monitoring policies for different LAN segments through logical groups. In the next six months, Lancope expects to have a version of StealthWatch™ that will do active blocking as well.
April 12, 2003 |

Council Ventures, a Nashville venture capital firm, has joined with two other venture capital businesses to invest $5 million in Lancope, an Atlanta provider of anti-hacking solutions for enterprise networks.
April 02, 2003 | Entrepreneur

“Playing Favorites: Just what type of company is the apple of a venture capitalist’s eye?”

While economic atrophy has given pause to risk-loving venture capitalists, software remains a soft spot for many investors.
March 30, 2003 | Computer News

....and host behavior by dynamically detecting deviations from normal traffic patterns and acceptable security policies.
March 15, 2003 | Forum-Intrusion

Behavior-Based IDS: Stealthwatch™ Overview and Deployment Methodology

Host profiling is the process of passively identifying and categorizing network resources. Acting as a sort of “passive port scanner,” StealthWatch™ monitors network hosts’ activity and builds a profile for each network host. This profile includes the client and server connections created by each network host.
March 14, 2003 | Internet Acceleration

InternetAcceleration News Summary

Lancope, raised an additional $5M in second round of funding.
February 21, 2003 | CSO

While advances in technology create new and exciting business opportunities, companies must make sure the only people with access to sensitive information and physical resources are trusted allies.
February 19, 2003 | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Georgia tumbled down the list of states for venture capital in the first quarter, ranking 12th with 15 deals worth $74.1 million, as telecommunications investing stalled.
February 01, 2003 | SC Magazine

StealthWatch™ employs a completely different approach to traditional IDS, based on signature recognition. Instead of looking for signatures, it ‘learns’ what kind of activity is normal on your network and looks for abnormal events…
January 23, 2003 | Network Computing

Tactical Security 101: Event Correlation

While technology designed to complement IDS, such as Lancope’s StealthWatch™, is taking steps away from traditional signature-based solutions, most NIDS products are still plagued by false alerts and can overwhelm administrators…