Kiteworks Platform Security Overview

April 28, 2022

Kiteworks employs a defense in-depth approach that includes security hardening, key encryption, rapid incident response, multi-factor authentication, closed ports, disabled SSH, embedded anti-virus, integration with existing security investments such as advanced threat prevention and data loss prevention, and more.

“Log4Shell” Apache Vulnerability: What Kiteworks Customers Need To Know

December 21, 2021 | Palo Alto, CA

In follow-up to our recent alerts to Kiteworks customers, a critical zero-day vulnerability to Apache Log4j Java-based open-source logging library has been discovered. The vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) is referred to as Log4Shell or LogJam. Similar to past exploits like Shellshock or Heartbleed, Log4Shell is a remotely...

Mandiant Issues Final Report Regarding Accellion FTA Attack

Mandiant validates full remediation of all known security vulnerabilities in the FTA product

March 01, 2021 | Palo Alto, CA

Accellion, Inc., provider of Kiteworks, the industry’s first enterprise content firewall, today issued a statement with regards to the previously reported cyberattacks on Accellion’s legacy File Transfer Appliance (“FTA”) product. As previously disclosed, Accellion engaged FireEye Mandiant, a leading cybersecurity forensics firm, to conduct an investigation...

Accellion Announces End of Life (EOL) for its Legacy FTA Product

FTA End of Life Effective April 30, 2021

February 25, 2021 | Palo Alto, CA

Accellion USA, LLC is announcing End of Life for its legacy FTA software effective April 30, 2021. Accellion will continue to provide support and honor its FTA contracts for the duration of its existing License Terms. If your renewal date for your FTA software is...

Accellion Provides Update to FTA Security Incident Following Mandiant’s Preliminary Findings

Mandiant Identifies Criminal Threat Actor and Mode of Attacks

February 22, 2021 | Palo Alto, CA

Accellion, Inc., provider of the industry’s first enterprise content firewall, today issued a statement regarding Mandiant’s preliminary findings with regards to the previously reported cyberattacks on Accellion’s legacy FTA product. Mandiant, a division of FireEye, Inc., has identified UNC2546 as the criminal hacker behind the cyberattacks and data...

Accellion Provides Update to Recent FTA Security Incident

All Known Vulnerabilities Closed and Migration Efforts Continue

February 01, 2021 | Palo Alto, CA

Accellion, Inc., provider of the industry’s first enterprise content firewall, today issued an update on the recently reported security incident regarding FTA, Accellion’s legacy large file transfer product. Accellion FTA, a 20 year old product nearing end-of life, was the target of a sophisticated cyberattack. All...

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