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We create space for you to do what you love* about security

* Even if that’s not thinking about it

What we do

(it’s more than what’s in the SLA)

The combination of the Expel Workbench™ and Expel analysts monitoring your environment 24x7 provide transparent managed security that finds attackers and gives you the answers you need to kick them out and keep them out.

Monitor

Monitor 24x7

Our analysts monitor your environment and identify threats

Investigate

Investigate and respond

We find out exactly what happened and tell you what to do about it

Hunt

Hunt for threats

We proactively hunt for malicious activity in your environment

Help

Help you improve

We tell you how to address the root cause of recurring incidents

What you get

(hint: it’s not alerts)

Want to spend less time operating products and massaging alerts?
Expel tells you what you need to know and what you should care about.

Focus on what matters

We use your products to detect threats, filter out false positives and quickly engage you on the threats you need to care about.

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Get specific actions for each incident

When we confirm an incident, we recommend specific actions to resolve each issue. And we write them in plain English so anyone can understand.

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Improve your resilience

You get recommendations, based on your environment and past trends, so you can fix the root cause
of recurring events or even prevent them from happening in the first place.

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Track your improvement

Are you getting better? Measure how we’re doing, see how much better you’re getting and in what ways.

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Transparent managed security

Transparency means you see exactly what our analysts see. It also means there’s never any doubt about what we’re doing on your behalf. It’s a pretty radical idea. But we couldn’t imagine running the service any other way.

  • See exactly what our analysts are doing
  • Draw a straight line from the money you spend to the value you get
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Expel overview

Check out this brochure to learn what we do (transparent managed security) and what you get from Expel and our team of analysts
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The transparent managed security handbook

Learn what transparent managed security is, how it compares to other approaches and the role it plays in helping to improve your security
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Where Expel fits in your security operations

Whether you’ve got a team of one, a team of 10 or a team of none here’s our take on how Expel can help
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What does transparency do for you?

Transparent managed security means you see what our analysts are doing and how they’re doing it… as they work.

Zoom Watch investigations as they unfold

Watch investigations as they unfold

You see exactly how our analysts are approaching the investigation including their rationale, methods and what they’ve discovered to date.

Take action even as the remediation plan develops

Take action even as the remediation plan develops

No waiting until the investigation is over. When we identify a critical remediation step you can act immediately.

Drill into the analysis to see alerts and related activity

Drill into the analysis to see alerts and related activity

Want more detail? Click into the underlying alerts with the same view our analysts use including a timeline that shows what happened before, during and after each incident

The result

(not just words… we created a dashboard to track it)

Our customers come to us because they want to increase their security quickly and get their existing security operations team out of the weeds so they can focus on more valuable and satisfying work.

Increase
Increase security fast

Transform your security operations team with less investment and overhead

Happy
Make your team happier

Eliminate tedious tasks you hate so you can focus on the work you love

Alert
Detect and respond faster

Find and resolve threats sooner; measure your progress over time

Reduce
Reduce cost and risk

Fewer incidents means less disruption for your employees and customers

Our partners

We have out-of-the-box integration with the following products, and we’re constantly adding to the list. So, if you have other tools that do similar things let’s talk. Chances are we can work with them.

Network
Bricata
Cisco
Palo Alto Networks
zscaler
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Endpoint
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CrowdStrike
Endgame
SIEM
LogRhythm
Splunk
sumologic

Getting started

(so simple even our marketing team can do it)

Connecting your applications to Expel usually takes hours – not days or weeks. The only technology you deploy in your environment is the Expel Assembler virtual machine.

  1. Download and install
    Expel Assembler VM*
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  2. Connect your tools to
    Expel Assembler
    Tools
  3. Expel analysts monitor
    your environment
    Expel Analysts
  4. You get answers and recommendations
    Answers
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Expel Assembler VM
* Hardware requirements: 4 Cores, 8GB RAM 100GB

Now what?

Once you’re connected, all you have to do is keep your products that are connected to Expel up to date. We’ll tell you when there’s something you need to care about.

Activity You Expel
Keep your products up to date
Connect your products to Expel
Monitor your products
Detect and investigate threats
Make resilience recommendations
Spend your time focusing on what you love

Working with Expel

(aka three things you’ll never hear another managed security provider say)

We’re transparent
(you see what our
analysts see)

We make you better
even when there
are no alerts

We measurably
improve your
security

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