Startup Outlier grabs endpoint forensic data without agent software

Outlier, a startup with a sound pedigree in network security, is launching an endpoint threat-detection system that sets itself apart from competitors by working without the need for an agent on every machine.

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Greg Hoglund

Rather than installing software on every endpoint to gather forensics, the system uses data gathered by Windows Network Services and Windows Management Instrumentation to glean information about what endpoints are up to, says co-founder Greg Hoglund.

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