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    Date submitted
  • 22-Mar-2017
    Categories
  • IT

Ridgeback Network Defense

Abstract

Network firewalls, intrusion detection and threat analysis solutions are passive and analytical approaches to understanding malicious threats. They do not stop them.

Ridgeback delivers enterprise network security by turning the tables on hackers, dynamically counter-engaging the adversary, causing them to absorb the expense of attack and eliminating them as a threat.

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Additional Questions

Who is your customer?

Enterprise clients - US and India as first priority. US federal and national security agencies.

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

Enterprises spend $75 billion on cyber security, though the threat environment and network vulnerability persist and grow. Ridgeback turns the tables on hackers, causing them to bear the burden of attack - not the enterprise.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

Reduce the hostile chiefs by inflicting damage on them; and make trouble for them, and keep them constantly engaged; hold out specious allurements, and make them rush to any given point. — Sun Tzu Ridgeback is not passive or purely defensive - it reshapes the attack surface so the adversary suffers the cost of attack.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

Product is completely built and operational. Entire focus is now on sales execution - achieving revenue from US, India enterprises and from Managed Service Providers as a channel. The product is different because it is plug and play - meaning time-to-value is measured in minutes. No setup, config, training or active human oversight required.