III has been developing WebHound information security threat analysis and surveillance technology, which helps companies conduct internal threat analysis and malevolent behavior tracing. WebHound can be installed on premise in the companies’ internal gateway and/or network servers. It executes highly efficient automatic pattern analysis on web server access log to identify potential cyberattacks, providing large companies with high defense capability against information-safety risks. For medium and small companies without in-house IT infrastructure, WebHound provides a cloud service alternative at the expense performance.
Attack pattern gathering is an important element in any cyberattack countermeasure. WebHound incorporates an automatic attack pattern gathering technology, obviating the manual process of information gathering and allowing the system to accommodate more and more new attack patterns and thus the robustness of the defense. The system also provides enough feedback to allow manufacturers of information security products and SOCs to strengthen their security measures.
WebHound technology has been licensed to Trend Micro, a technology leader in cybersecurity. Patents for WebHound technology have been filed in Taiwan, U.S., Europe, and many other countries. So far, WebHound has detected 4 real life information security incidents and has been instrumental in both forensics and crisis management, reducing the response time by more than 90%. The system also identifies offending source IPs often overlooked by security personnel, thus significantly improving the efficacy of managing information security incidents.