Dallas, Texas 02/04/2014 (FINANCIALSTRENDS) – The $697 million market capped domestic telecom and technology services provider Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) announced in the last week of January that it is commencing operations of its “new Threat Intelligence Center”. This stand alone division of the firms Advanced Cyber Security Department will be based in Cincinnati and would be employing professionals from varied professional backgrounds ranging from the “military, financial, manufacturing and defence” sectors. The firm disclosed that the new centre is equipped with niche technology which will help track, monitor and protect the data of Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) paying customers.
Throwing more light on the business drivers which promoted them in setting up this group, Brian Minick who is the vice president of Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) Advanced Cyber Security group is quoted to have said that, “Our centre was modelled after the best practice systems and processes used by major defence contractors. We help our customers not only detect attacks but also learn from them to prevent future attacks to their data and systems. We call this process Intelligent Analysis and Adaptive Defense, which is the cornerstone of the Advanced Cyber Security product suite.”
In its press note, Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) has disclosed that the pervasive technology framework which populates the CBTS Advanced Cyber Security Group’s infrastructure allows its members to proactively adapt to the fast evolving modus operand of the cyber criminals and there by limit the potential damage. Calling the cyber theft as a criminal activity performed by intelligent group of tech savvy crooks, Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) has designed its Threat Intelligence Centre to be able to predict the potential victims of cyber crimes, by probing the virtual defences of its clients for any loopholes and flaws which could be skilfully leveraged by the fraudsters.
The Cincinatti based tech firm hopes to expand its security service offerings in the near future, on the back of these new developments.