SAN MATEO CA – May 12, 2014 – Norse, the leading innovator of live dark intelligence and adaptive security solutions, today announced that it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors in Security Intelligence, 2014” in a report by Gartner, Inc published on May 2, 2014. The report identifies innovative technology vendors and products in the cloud, social, mobile, and information categories.

TWEET THIS: “Cool Vendors” from @Gartner includes @NorseCorp in its Security Intelligence report #InfoSec

“Norse is proud to be included in the ‘Cool Vendors in Security Intelligence, 2014’ report by Gartner,” stated Norse CEO and Co-Founder Sam Glines. “We are committed to helping our customers be more proactive and stay ahead of today’s advanced threats. We believe the inclusion of Norse in this report is a validation of our strategy of delivering automated, machine-readable dark intelligence for rapid detection of advanced threats and prioritized response.”

The Cool Vendors report evaluates Norse’s cloud-based Internet Protocol (IP) and URL reputation service, which delivers machine-readable threat intelligence from its cloud-based infrastructure.

Norse’s products include IPViking and Darklist, which provide contextual, risk-weighted, continuously updated threat intelligence. Darklist is a live, continuously updated list of the highest-risk IPs on the Internet, enabling organizations to protect their network from external bad actors. IPViking provides API-delivered, machine-readable, dark threat intelligence that can be integrated with an organization’s existing security products and network devices.

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

For the latest news and developments out of Norse:

About Norse

Norse is the leading innovator of live dark intelligence and adaptive security solutions that enable the proactive defense, rapid detection, risk-based response, and faster resolution of advanced cyberattacks. Norse’s live dark intelligence platform continuously analyzes high-risk network traffic from the global Internet’s darknets and the deep web, to proactively identify the sources, characteristics, and risk-levels of cyberattacks. Leveraging organizations’ existing security infrastructure, Norse integrates with SIEM, big data security, and traditional security controls to provide an early detection system against advanced and emerging attacks enabling a more risk-aware and proactive security posture.