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Eze Castle Integration Enhances Cybersecurity Offering with Active Threat Protection Service Powered by eSentire

Eze Castle expands strategic partnership with eSentire to protect clients from data breaches and attacks

BOSTON – December 3, 2014 – Eze Castle Integration, Inc., a leading provider of strategic IT solutions and private cloud services to the investment industry, today launched its Eze Active Threat Protection Service, powered by eSentire, Inc., a provider of managed cybersecurity solutions. Eze Active Threat Protection (ATP) offers Eze Castle customers an end-to-end service that allows hedge funds of any size to implement advanced cybersecurity protection and policies.

Eze Castle and eSentire have extended their partnership in order to better enable hedge funds and investment firms to mitigate cyber risk and maintain strict compliance given the SEC’s enhanced oversight of cyber -attacks and data breaches. Additionally, the new service supports both cloud-based infrastructures and those located on-site in firm offices, enabling customers to easily migrate workloads on and off the Eze Private Cloud safely and securely.

As part of the expanded service, Eze Castle’s customers can take advantage of the eSentire Asset Manager Protect (AMP) service, which actively shares threat intelligence across its subscriber base, so customers can immediately safeguard themselves against attacks and vulnerabilities of all kinds. In addition, Eze Castle is offering continuous monitoring, real-time threat detection and containment technology as a service with human threat analysts on a 24x7x365 basis, via the eSentire partnership.

“Data breaches and attacks are quickly becoming the norm and not the exception in today’s economy as hackers are continually finding vulnerabilities and costing companies lost time, resources and revenues – no one is immune to these threats,” said Bob Guilbert, managing director, Eze Castle Integration. “With Eze Active Threat Protection, our clients can have peace of mind knowing their data is secure whether hosted in the cloud or located in their office.”

J. Paul Hayes, CEO, eSentire, said, “Cyber attacks represent a clear and present danger. If you aren’t continuously looking for abnormal behavior on a 24x7 basis, you will never know it is happening until after the fact. And by then, the missing $1M is long gone, and beyond the reach of law enforcement. eSentire investigate situations like this all too often nowadays.” He went on to say, “With some of the largest financial services firms in the world with the industry’s best defenses, regularly reporting breaches, it should come as no surprise that doing nothing is irresponsible and that is why the regulators are increasing the scrutiny and making this an issue for hedge fund executives.”

About Eze Castle Integration
Eze Castle Integration is the leading provider of IT solutions and private cloud services to more than 650 alternative investment firms worldwide, including more than 100 firms with $1 billion or more in assets under management. The company’s products and services include Private Cloud Services, Technology Consulting, Outsourced IT Support, Project & Technology Management, Professional Services, Telecommunications, Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery, Archiving, Storage, Colocation and Internet Service. Eze Castle Integration is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco, Singapore and Stamford.

About eSentire
eSentire® is the leader in Active Threat Protection solutions and services, the most comprehensive way to defend enterprises from advanced and never-before-seen cyber threats. eSentire’s flagship offering, Network Interceptor, challenges legacy security approaches, combining behavior-based analytics, immediate mitigation and actionable intelligence on a 24x7x365 basis. The company’s dedicated team of security experts continuously monitors customer networks to detect and block cyber attacks in real-time. Protecting more than $2.0 trillion in combined assets, eSentire is the trusted choice for security decision-makers in financial services, healthcare, mining, energy, engineering and construction, legal services, and technology companies. In late 2013, eSentire was named to the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Companies to Watch and cited as a Canadian Innovation Exchange CIX Top 20 most innovative Canadian company. Most recently, eSentire was named The HFM Week 2014 Best Hedge Fund Security Service Provider. For more information visit www.esentire.com and follow @esentire.