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SentinelOne expands threat hunting capabilities in WatchTower services
Wed, 31st Jan 2024

SentinelOne, the world-renowned AI-powered security firm, has announced the general availability of advanced threat-hunting capabilities for its WatchTower and WatchTower Pro managed threat-hunting services. These new features are designed to support security teams in defending against cyber threats with increased speed and efficiency.

In an age of constant and sophisticated cyber-attacks, organisations are under greater pressure to swiftly detect and neutralise threats to protect their assets and infrastructure. However, many do not have the resources or time to manage this effectively. SentinelOne's new threat-hunting services tackle these issues head-on by providing organisations of all sizes with the ability to ensure top-notch protection across their businesses.

Brian Hussey, Vice President of Threat Hunting and Digital Forensics and Incident Response at SentinelOne, underscored the crucial importance of enhanced threat-hunting capabilities in contemporary cybersecurity. He pointed out that the combination of limited visibility into potential security breaches and a rise in the complexity and volume of attacks has significantly heightened the risk exposure for businesses.

Brian Hussey explained, "Limited visibility into potential security breaches and increases in the volume and intricacy of attacks have significantly expanded the risk exposure of businesses, and there is a critical shortage of skilled security professionals to mitigate it."

With the updated features of WatchTower and WatchTower Pro, Hussey said customers can "tap into SentinelOne's unparalleled threat intelligence and leverage our security experts to quickly overcome these challenges and keep their business secure."

SentinelOne's WatchTower delivers intelligence-driven threat-hunting services, maximising threat visibility across businesses. It utilises human analysis expertise to identify emerging threats. The expanded features introduced include 24/7 real-time threat hunting, detection of anomalous and suspicious behaviour, comprehensive coverage against known and emerging threats, and access to a robust in-house threat intelligence library.

Bruno Cunha, Cybersecurity Lead at Stingray, expressed satisfaction with the company's assurance of prompt review and response to incidents or suspicious behaviour. According to Cunha, SentinelOne consistently delivers seamless functionality, particularly when conducting investigations or responding to events, contributing to a positive experience for Stingray.

Bruno Cunha said, "SentinelOne guarantees that an incident or suspicious behaviour is reviewed and responded to within the least possible amount of time. Everything works perfectly whenever we need to perform any investigation or respond to an event."

The expanded threat-hunting capabilities in WatchTower and WatchTower Pro are available today. Customers and managed security service providers (MSSPs) are encouraged to leverage these new features to remain prepared and responsive in the face of contemporary threats.

WatchTower has been providing industry-leading hunting and intelligence services since 2020, with a global team of threat hunters, investigators and security researchers. On the other hand, SentinelOne's Singularity Platform uses AI to detect, prevent, and respond to cyber-attacks. It is trusted by over 11,500 customers, including Fortune 10, Fortune 500, Global 2000 companies, and high-profile government bodies.