Juniper Networks, today announced Juniper Argon Secure, an advanced anti-malware service for Juniper Networks SRX Series Services Gateways to identify malware that traditional solutions cannot detect. Building on Juniper’s success using Intrusion Deception to prevent attacks against web applications, Argon Secure applies the technology to both networks and endpoints to detect malware at multiple points in the attack process. This added level of protection is a critical step in building secure High IQ networks. “Companies are losing the fight against advanced malware and zero-day attacks and are desperate for new solutions. Juniper’s new Argon Secure service leverages Intrusion Deception to detect malware that evades traditional anti-virus and even advanced malware products and instantly removes the infected devices before they exfiltrate data,” said David Koretz, corporate vice president products and general manager Counter Security, Security Business Unit, Juniper Networks
Traditional security solutions seek to detect malware at the point of initial infection, which is largely ineffective for detecting zero-day attacks. Further complicating the problem, current advanced malware products are limited to either relying on signatures or the Command and Control traffic at the network edge. Once attackers find a way past the enterprise edge, these solutions have limited ability to disrupt advanced attackers. Argon Secure is designed to address the current gap in security solutions by identifying advanced malware both at, and after, the point of initial infection when it attempts to propagate, find valuable data and exfiltrate that data from the network. By leveraging visibility into endpoints, internal network traffic and the network edge, Argon Secure can detect malware in places where other solutions cannot.