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Juniper’s ATP Appliance Works With Any Third-Party Firewall or Security Data Source

December 04, 2018 / Jessica Lyons Hardcastle

Juniper Networks updated its advanced threat prevention appliances to simplify security data integration. The on-premises devices now will ingest and analyze data from any third-party firewall or security data source. This helps enterprises detect malware and respond to threats with one touch, and it also helps them avoid vendor lock in, Juniper says. The appliance uses technology acquired from Cyphort, a security startup Juniper bought in August 2017. Juniper integrated Cyphort’s software with its advanced threat prevention platform. And earlier this year, it renamed the product Juniper Networks Advanced Threat Prevention (JATP). The platform comes in a cloud-delivered version as well as an on-premises device. Today’s news centers on the device version. “One of the Cyphort underpinnings was a very open ecosystem — it didn’t depend on a specific brand of firewall or SIEM [security information and event management] or secure gateway,” said Amy James, ...