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NTT Security Launches Web Security as a Service (WSaaS) as Part of Its Strategic Partnership Program with Symantec

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NTT
Security
, the specialized security company of NTT Group, has
announced it is ready to deliver its first unified service in
partnership with Symantec Corporation. NTT Security, which announced its
intention to enter into a strategic partnership in April, will integrate
Symantec's cloud-based security service with NTT Security's enhanced
threat detection, providing Web Security as a Service (WSaaS).

WSaaS will be the first service offered through the partnership program,
which was set up to bolster web security services to clients across the
cloud, mobile and on-premise, and will be delivered as part of NTT
Security's Global Managed Security Services. NTT Security has been
developing various technologies to provide more sophisticated
cloud-based security services as part of the program.

The new service will provide real-time threat intelligence, analysis and
protection, together with the management and security monitoring of
cloud-based web security solutions. It has been designed by NTT Security
and Symantec to reduce overall security risk, minimize the impact of
security threats, and help clients meet compliance requirements. The
service offloads the burden of real-time network and device monitoring,
advanced security analysis and security management, allowing clients to
focus on the timely delivery of higher quality secure IT services for
their organization.

As a standard feature, WSaaS will provide risk ratings based on threat
intelligence from both Symantec and NTT Security, which will be more
effective in providing enhanced security analysis and rapid deployment
through both agent and agentless capabilities. NTT Security will
holistically be able to handle logs from web security services as well
as on-premise security appliances such as Proxy, Firewall, Intrusion
Prevention System and Intrusion Detection System and Sandbox for
enhanced correlated analysis. WSaaS is served on NTT Security's
best-of-breed global managed security services platform, which enables
security services with the same high quality across the globe.

Kazu Yozawa, Chief Technology Officer at NTT Security, commented: "The
unified service is a vital step towards reducing security complexity and
accelerating our clients' digital transformation for their cloud
journey. WSaaS delivers convenient cloud-based security services with
advanced threat detection and response. The advantages of cloud-based
security services are easy and enable swift deployment of secured
internet access. The same controls and security policies can be applied
to distributed locations covering all aspects of today's enterprise
businesses from cloud and mobile through to on-premise."

Greg Clark, Symantec CEO, commented: "The cloud presents tremendous
opportunity for organizations, but also introduces a whole new set of
security and compliance risks. Symantec has invested heavily in
innovations and integrations of CASB, network security proxies and
endpoint solutions to solve these cloud generation challenges. We are
very proud to be partnering with NTT Security to deliver these
innovations to our joint customers."

NTT Security will continue to develop state-of-the-art security
solutions including using Symantec's cloud-based sandbox and Cloud
Access Security Broker (CASB) service, which are also planned for future
release.

About NTT Security

NTT Security is the specialized security company and the center of
excellence in security for NTT Group. With embedded security we enable
NTT Group companies (NTT Communications, NTT DATA and Dimension Data) to
deliver resilient business solutions for clients' digital transformation
needs. NTT Security has multiple SOCs, seven R&D centers, over 1,500
security experts and handles hundreds of thousands of security incidents
annually across six continents.

NTT Security ensures that resources are used effectively by delivering
the right mix of Managed Security Services, Security Consulting Services
and Security Technology through NTT Group companies – making best use of
local resources and leveraging our global capabilities. NTT Security is
part of the NTT Group (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), one
of the largest ICT companies in the world. Visit nttsecurity.com
to learn more about NTT Security or visit www.ntt.co.jp/index_e.html
to learn more about NTT Group.

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