IronNet, Inc. (NYSE: IRNT), an innovative leader Transforming Cybersecurity Through Collective DefenseSM, today announced the execution of a multi-year contract with one of the largest U.S. health insurers–which is remaining anonymous to help protect its operational security–to deploy the IronNet Collective DefenseSM platform to help defend against increased cyber threats facing the healthcare sector.

Brookdale Community College Selects the IronNet Collective Defense Platform to Protect Against Cyber Attacks

MCLEAN, Va. (July 18, 2022) -- IronNet, Inc. (NYSE: IRNT), an innovative leader Transforming Cybersecurity Through Collective DefenseSM, today announced that it has partnered with Brookdale Community College by deploying the IronNet Collective DefenseSM platform to help defend against increased cyber threats facing the higher education sector.

With the deployment of the IronNet Collective Defense platform, Brookdale Community College will improve its network visibility and threat detection, transitioning its existing tools from a defensive to proactive cybersecurity posture. Brookdale Community College joins the IronNet community of educational organizations, including K-12 districts and higher education institutions. Recent data from Microsoft Security Intelligence shows that the past 30 days, 82 percent of all malware attacks globally, or nearly 6 million, were targeted at educational organizations. With the IronNet Collective Defense platform, organizations can anonymously exchange actionable attack intelligence to stop attacks before they happen.

“In today’s world, we see bad actors targeting schools at every level,” said George Sotirion, Chief Information Officer of Brookdale Community College. “Our community college requires a platform that protects the data and privacy of our faculty and students and offers us real-time visibility into relevant threats. Only IronNet offers an industry-leading platform that can strengthen our network security and offer insights from across a community of peers.”

“The education sector is now a primary target for cyber attacks, putting our next generation at risk. We need leaders across school districts, colleges, and universities to work together to protect this critical sector from further attacks,” said General (Ret.) Keith Alexander, co-CEO and founder of IronNet. “As a top community college in the U.S., Brookdale is taking a proactive stance against bad actors by partnering with IronNet to not only defend its networks against real-time attacks, but also strengthen the security posture of the entire education community.” 

Brookdale Community College will use the IronNet Network Detection and Response (NDR) solution, a leading AI-based NDR tool as part of the Collective Defense platform, to better detect and defend against cyber attacks. The security platform will enable the community college to leverage NDR capabilities, powered by behavioral analytics, to detect unknown threats on its network and, in turn, anonymously in real-time exchange visibility with others in the Collective Defense community.

The IronNet Collective Defense platform is the only solution that can identify anomalous behaviors and deliver actionable attack intelligence to all the other participants in the IronNet community. It serves as an early warning system for all participating companies and organizations, strengthening network security through correlated alerts, automated triage, and extended hunt support.

Based in Lincroft, NJ, Brookdale Community College has approximately 10,000 part- and full-time students and has five regional locations in Monmouth County. According to Best Community Colleges, Brookdale was ranked in the top 50 community colleges in the United States and was named the best community college in New Jersey. 

About Brookdale Community College
Brookdale Community College is a public college in Lincroft, New Jersey. Founded in 1967, Brookdale offers AA, AFA, AS, and AAS degrees in 75 academic programs, 7 Academic Credit Certificates, and 11 Academic Credit Certificates of Achievement. In addition, Brookdale has fully online degree programs in Business Administration, English, History, Liberal Education, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Social Sciences, and Cybersecurity Certificate of Achievement. Furthermore, they offer partnerships with top four-year colleges and universities to make the transfer process seamless and with local businesses to provide students with the opportunities to achieve their educational and career goals. In addition, Brookdale offers non-degree courses through their Office of Continuing & Professional Studies. This unique division provides coursework tailored to meet today’s businesses’ training needs. Learn more about Brookdale Community College at brookdalecc.edu. 

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Contacts

IronNet Investor Contact: Nancy Fazioli, IR@ironnet.com
Media Contact: Bridget Bell, media@ironnet.com 

About Ironnet
Founded in 2014 by GEN (Ret.) Keith Alexander, IronNet, Inc. (NYSE: IRNT) is a global cybersecurity leader that is transforming how organizations secure their networks by delivering the first-ever Collective Defense platform operating at scale. Employing a number of former NSA cybersecurity operators with offensive and defensive cyber experience, IronNet integrates deep tradecraft knowledge into its industry-leading products to solve the most challenging cyber problems facing the world today.