RSA Announces the Release of Web Threat Detection 6.1

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RSA announces the release of Web Threat Detection 6.1. The release includes the following features and enhancements. For further details, see the Release Notes and product documentation.


Enhanced Performance and Scalability

Web Threat Detection 6.1 includes enhanced performance and scalability in the clickstream and in the Report Builder.


Closed Incidents in Incident Details Pages

The Incident Details section of the Users, Page and IP pages now includes the option of viewing closed incidents as well as incidents that are open or in-progress, to allow analysts to see if a particular user, page, or IP is the subject of a previous incident.


Dynamic Use of Attributes

Web Threat Detection 6.1 provides greater flexibility in the use of attributes. You can now define attributes that:

  • derive the value from another existing atomic attribute.
  • use a placeholder for a value that is derived from another existing attribute in a regular expression.

For more information, see the RSA Web Threat Detection System Administration Guide.


Cloud Support (Beta)

To use Web Threat Detection to monitor websites deployed on Amazon Web Services (AWS), contact your RSA Account Manager for configuration guidelines.


Supported Platforms:

Operating Systems

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.x up to and including 6.8
  • CentOS 6.x up to and including 6.7


Browser Support

Web Threat Detection 6.1 supports the following browser versions that support Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2:

  • Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • Firefox versions with TLS 1.2 support


File System Support

  • EXT 4
  • NFS

VMWare Compatibility

Web Threat Detection 6.1 supports the use of  Web Threat Detection products with VMware vMotion. A virtual machine running Web Threat Detection processes can be seamlessly moved across physical hosts with vMotion. Migrations can be executed without restarting the processes with minimal data loss to Web Threat Detection applications.


Java Runtime EnvironmentSupport

Web Threat Detection supports the following Java environments for the Profile Timeline feature or eFraudNetwork Integration, :

  • Oracle JRE 8
  • Oracle JDK 8


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