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[January 14, 2013]

Lancope to Host Webinar on Top 5 Cyber Security Challenges for 2013

ATLANTA, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Lancope, Inc., a leader in flow-based security and network performance monitoring, will host a complimentary webinar on Thursday, January 24 at 11:00 a.m. ET / 8:00 a.m. PT to help organizations defend their networks from advanced threats in 2013. The webinar will cover the top five challenges that computer security professionals face this year, including APTs, DDoS, insider threats, password security and trends such as cloud computing and BYOD. To register for the free webinar, go to: http://www.lancope.com/news-events/webinars/top-5-cyber-security-challenges-for-2013/.

"With each passing year, the security threats facing computer networks have become more technically sophisticated, better organized and harder to detect," said Tom Cross, director of security research for Lancope and the presenter for the upcoming webinar. "Current security technologies and best practices are not effective at preventing this new generation of attacks from being successful. New strategies are needed to keep businesses running and critical infrastructure secure." Join Lancope to learn about the top threats facing enterprise networks in 2013 and the new strategies that organizations can use to combat them: WHO: Tom Cross, Director of Security Research, Lancope, Inc.

WHAT: "Top 5 Cyber Security Challenges for 2013" WHEN: Thursday, January 24, 11:00 a.m. ET / 8:00 a.m. PT REGISTER: http://www.lancope.com/news-events/webinars/top-5-cyber-security-challenges-for-2013/ In order to address evolving risks and challenges, organizations must adopt next-generation security solutions that provide much greater network visibility and threat intelligence than conventional tools. By leveraging NetFlow, IPFIX and other types of flow data inherent in existing infrastructure, behavioral-based monitoring tools like Lancope's StealthWatch® System can provide the in-depth network insight and security context needed to fend off advanced threats.

"We are not going to catch today's sophisticated attacks with tools that can only detect known malware and exploits that target known vulnerabilities," added Cross. "We need to focus on the behavior of software, systems and actors on the network to identify suspicious activities that could be evidence of an attack." Webinar participants will learn how to address: -- State-sponsored espionage and sabotage of computer networks -- Monster DDoS attacks -- The loss of visibility and control created by IT consumerization and the cloud -- The password debacle -- Insider threats For further details on Lancope's StealthWatch System, go to: http://www.lancope.com/products/.

About LancopeLancope, Inc. is a leading provider of flow-based monitoring solutions to ensure high-performing and secure networks for global enterprises. Unifying critical network performance and security information for borderless network visibility, Lancope provides actionable insight that reduces the time between problem identification and resolution. Enterprise customers worldwide, including healthcare, financial services, government and higher education institutions, rely on Lancope to make better network decisions, respond faster to network problem areas and avoid costly outages and downtime -- at a fraction of the cost of conventional network monitoring solutions. With Lancope, you can know your network and run your business better. Privately held and venture-backed, Lancope is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit www.lancope.com.

©2013 Lancope, Inc. All rights reserved. Lancope, StealthWatch, and other trademarks are registered or unregistered trademarks of Lancope, Inc. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

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