Lumension Security

Lumension Security, Inc. . is a software developer of endpoint management and security software supplier providing endpoint protection, vulnerability management , data protection , whitelisting implementation , encryption , USB security and risk management . Lumension is largely focused on providing IT security to organizations and businesses.

Company profile

The company employs more than 250 people worldwide including the United States , Ireland , Luxembourg , Singapore , the United Kingdom and Australia . Lumension’s security software protects more than 5,100 customers worldwide, and its products are used to manage more than 40 million nodes globally.

Founded as High Tech Software in 1991, the company was rebranded as PatchLink Corporation in 1999 and then adopted the Lumension name in 2007. [3]

Lumension is a privately owned company that is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona . [1] Lumension competes in the endpoint management and security industry against Sophos , McAfee , Kaspersky Lab , Symantec and Trend Micro among others .

Acquisitions and Partnerships

In August 2006, PatchLink (now Lumen) and SecureWave announced a partnership to offer both forms of their technologies to enterprises. [4]

In February 2007, PatchLink (now Lumension) acquired the STAT Guardian Vulnerability Management Suite from Harris Corporation, an internal communications and information technology company. [5] [6]

In October 2007, Lumension and KACE Networks announced partnership to provide patch management to KACE Networks enterprise customers. [7]

In June 2007, while still known as PatchLink, the company acquired SecureWave SA, a Luxembourg company that provides endpoint security software, in an all-stock merger and then renamed the combined company as Lumension Security, Inc. in September 2007. [8]

In September 2008, Aurora announces a partnership with Aurora to better serve Aurora customers. [9]

In April 2009, Lumension acquired Securityworks, a Texas firm specialized in computerized risk analysis. [10]

In March 2010, Lumension and Citrix Systems announced a partnership to extend Lumension’s Endpoint Integrity service to Citrix customers. [11]

In June 2011, Lumension and Sophos announced a partnership to offer full disk encryption capabilities through the Lumen Endpoint Management and Security Suite. [12]

In November 2012, Lumension acquired CoreTrace, a company based in Austin, Texas , which develops software that prevents the execution of malware and unknown executables. [13]

Company history

1991

  • High Tech Software started operations
  • Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona [1]

1999

  • Named changed to PatchLink Corporation

2006

  • Patrick Clawson appointed Chairman, CEO and President [14]

2007

  • Announced new corporate name, Lumension Security, Inc. [3]

2009

  • Acquired Securityworks [15]

2011

  • Unveiled the ” Lumension® Intelligent Whitelisting” platform for corporate customers [16]

2012

  • Acquired CoreTrace [17]

2013

  • Released ” Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite v7.3″ [18]

2014

  • Released ” Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite with Mobile Device Management” [19]
  • Released ” Lumension® DataCenter Patch Manager for Microsoft® System Center” [20]
  • Released ” Lumension® DeskTop Patch Manager for Microsoft® System Center” [20]

Products

Lumension Endpoint Management and Security Suite

  • Lumension ® Patch and Remediation
  • Lumension ® AntiVirus
  • Lumension ® Device Control
  • Lumension ® Content Wizard
  • Lumension ® Endpoint Power Management

Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite Enterprise

  • Lumension ® Patch and Remediation
  • Lumension ® AntiVirus
  • Lumension ® Device Control
  • Lumension ® Content Wizard
  • Lumension ® Endpoint Power Management
  • Lumension ® Security Configuration Management
  • Lumension ® Mobile Device Management

Lumension® for Microsoft® System Center

  • Lumension ® Patch Manager DeskTop
  • Lumension® Patch Manager for DataCenter

Industry Rankings & Awards

  • In 2014, ” Lumension Endpoint Management and Security Suite” was “Highly Commended” in the Best Advanced Persistent Threat Protection category at the SC Magazine Awards Europe 2014. [21]
  • In 2013, Lumension received the position as a “Visionary” on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. [22]
  • In 2012, 2011 and 2010 Gartner ‘s Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. [23]
  • In 2011 ” Lumension Power Management” was listed in the Manitoba Hydro Commercial Network Energy Management Program. [24]
  • In 2010 Lumension was named a “Leader” in Vulnerability Management in the Forrester Wave report. [25]
  • In 2010 ” Lumension Risk Manager” was “Highly Commended” in the Best Security Management category at the SC Magazine Awards Europe 2010. [26]
  • In 2008 Frost & Sullivan awarded the Global Market Penetration Leadership Award. [27]

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:c About Us . Lumension.com. Retrieved 04-04-2013.
  2. Jump up^ “Contact Us” . Lumension . Retrieved 2013-04-16 .
  3. ^ Jump up to:b “PatchLink born again as Lumension Security” . Networkworld.com. 2007-09-11 . Retrieved 2013-04-02 .
  4. Jump up^ “PatchLink, SecureWave announce merger” . Searchsecurity.com. 2007-06-18 . Retrieved 2013-06-13 .
  5. Jump up^ “PatchLink acquires STAT Guardian tool” . Computerweekly.com. 2007-02-26 . Retrieved 2013-04-02 .
  6. Jump up^ PatchLink Acquires Harris Stat® Products to Deliver an Integrated Vulnerability Management Solution for the Enterprise. Lumension.com. February 26, 2007. Retrieved 2013-04-02
  7. Jump up^ “Lumension, KACE Partner” . Informationweek.com. 2007-10-15 . Retrieved 2013-06-13 .
  8. Jump up^ “PatchLink expands security offerings with Luxembourg deal – Phoenix Business Journal” . Bizjournals.com. 2007-06-18 . Retrieved 2013-04-02 .
  9. Jump up^ “Lumension Security Selected by Aurora” . PCDistrict.com . Retrieved 2013-06-13 .
  10. Jump up^ “Lumens drops compliance software and buys startup” . Techworld.com. 2009-04-20 . Retrieved 2013-06-13 .
  11. Jump up^ “Lumension Partners with Citrix to Advance Desktop Virtualization Security” (Press release). Lumension.com. 2010-03-30 . Retrieved 2013-04-02 .
  12. Jump up^ “Lumension® partners with Sophos to offer Full Disk Encryption” (Press release). Lumension.com. 2011-06-20 . Retrieved 2013-04-02 .
  13. Jump up^ “Lumension buys CoreTrace – adds Bouncer whitelisting to its portfolio” . Infosecurity-magazine.com. 2012-11-06 . Retrieved 2013-06-13 .
  14. Jump up^ PatchLink Security Industry Adds Security Patrick Clawson to Drive Next Wave of Growth. Lumension.com. 2006-08-14. Retrieved 2013-04-11.
  15. Jump up^ “Lumens builder Securityworks in deal to expand compliance software” . Phoenix Business Journal. 2009-04-20 . Retrieved 2013-04-04 .
  16. Jump up^ “Combined anti-virus, application control and patch management in new Lumension technology” . SC Magazine UK. 2011-04-20 . Retrieved 2013-04-02 .
  17. Jump up^ “Lumens buys CoreTrace to bolster security offerings” . Bizjournals.com. 2012-11-05 . Retrieved 2013-04-04 .
  18. Jump up^ “Lumension takes wraps off new enterprise security product” . ITPro.co.uk. 2013-04-25 . Retrieved 2013-06-13 .
  19. Jump up^ “Mobile Device Management Lumension Launches on Endpoint Management and Security Suite” . Lumension.com. 2014-06-03 . Retrieved 2014-06-27 .
  20. ^ Jump up to:b “Microsoft System Center Alliance” . Microsoft. 2014-05-13 . Retrieved 2014-06-27 .
  21. Jump up^ [1]. SC Magazine. 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
  22. Jump up^ Firstbrook, Peter; Girard, John; MacDonald, Neil (2014-01-08). “Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms”. Gartner.
  23. Jump up^ Firstbrook, Peter; MacDonald, Neil; Girard, John (2012-01-16). “Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms”. Gartner.
  24. Jump up^ Commercial Network Energy Program. Manitoba Hydro. 2011. Retrieved 2013-04-11.
  25. Jump up^ Wang, Chenxi (2010-07-15). “The Wave Forrester: Vulnerability Management, Q2 2010”. Forrester Research.
  26. Jump up^ SC Magazine Awards Europe 2010 Winners. SC Magazine. 2010. Retrieved 2013-04-11.
  27. Jump up^ “Frost & Sullivan Presents Best Practices Awards for Growth Excellence”(Press release). Frost & Sullivan. 2008-09-26 . Retrieved 2013-04-16 .

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