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endgame

The final stages of a process, development, or activity. An allusion to the last stage in chess, when the majority of pieces have been removed from the board. The two companies began the endgame of their historic, multi-billion-dollar merger deal.

end game

The final stage of some process, as in The book discussed the diplomatic end game resulting in the treaty. This term, dating from about 1880, comes from chess, where it denotes the stage of a game when most of the pieces have been removed from the board. In the mid-1900s it began to be transferred to other activities.
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After meeting with CISOs around the globe, Endgame found that security technologies fail to protect organizations from targeted attacks for three reasons: they lack sufficient scope of attack coverage, speed to detection, and the required guidance and skills to uncover malicious activity in time to stop it.
While most security products provide attack visualization, they fail to equip security teams with the context and guidance required to allow users to confidently respond to an attack, said Mike Nichols, Director of Products at Endgame.
Endgame is the only converged solution - now capable to replace AV - that prevents and detects in-progress attacks at scale with a single agent.
With Endgame, this is exactly what our hunting as-a-Service offering delivers.
Endgame and Accentures joint solution combines state-of-the-art technology with top-notch talent in order to deliver an always on, end-to-end hunt solution that simply outsmarts traditional Indicators of Compromise (IOC) and signature-based tools.
In March 2016, Accenture announced an alliance and minority investment into Endgame to resell the companys hunt platform as part of its portfolio of holistic cyber defense services that include strategy, transformation, managed security services, the Accenture Cyber Intelligence Platform, automated threat intelligence, monitoring, advanced analytics and real-world adversary simulations, as well as incident response and remediation.
Accenture formed a new alliance relationship with Endgame Inc.
Endgame has a rich and proven reputation of intercepting the most sophisticated of adversaries-in-motion for the US governments defense and intelligence organizations.
Nate Fick, CEO of Endgame, said, Endgame's alliance with Accenture is transformative for the cyber security industry.
Endgame has solid deployments in the federal space and rapidly increasing demand from high-end commercial customers," said Christopher Darby, Chairman of Endgame.
Founded in 2008, Endgame is backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield Byers, and Columbia Capital.
According to Ed Diamond, CEO of Endgame Systems, "This agreement is significant because it fits into our broader mission of empowering mobile workforces to effectively create and fulfill demand.
In a typical implementation, Endgame customers might use the system to determine market penetration of a new product roll-out by route, chain or individual store.