The Challenge

The rapid increase in managed, unmanaged and OT/IoT devices in the working environment, growing cloud instances and the trend towards working from home are a problem for IT and security experts. Inadequate or missing security functions on laptops, smartphones, smart TVs, webcams, printers, HVAC systems and industrial control systems make it difficult to identify and manage them. Companies need a reliable solution to determine all devices in their networks, manage risks and secure their environment. Now you can do just that.


Armis – the Solution from NetDescribe

Armis Centrix™ enables organizations to see, protect and manage all physical and virtual assets so that the entire attack surface can be defended and managed in real time. Focus on the essentials: See everything, identify real risks, proactively mitigate threats.


Armis Centrix™ is a cloud-based, AI-powered cyber risk management platform that proactively secures all assets, remediates vulnerabilities, blocks threats and protects the entire attack surface. With the ability to see and contextualize every asset in the enterprise environment, Armis Centrix™ enables organizations to build an effective line of defense. The aim is to prioritize the use of resources according to the relevance of the risks. Risk assessments, guidelines, alarms and visualizations are used for this purpose.

Armis Centrix™ can also be seamlessly integrated with existing enforcement and ticketing tools to ensure continuous workflows and establish effective risk lifecycle management. This enables organizations to track their progress in mitigating risks and proactively take action, detect threats and stop attacks.

Armis Centrix™
Armis Centrix™, the cyber risk management platform, is powered by a unique AI-driven asset intelligence engine that detects, secures, protects and manages billions of assets around the world in real time. The seamless, frictionless, cloud-based platform proactively mitigates all cyber asset threats, remediates vulnerabilities, blocks threats and protects your entire attack surface.

Armis Centrix™ for asset management and security
Benefit from a powerful and optimized approach to asset management:

  • Maintain an overview of your inventory at all times.
  • Quickly identify and eliminate gaps and optimize the security of your IT network.
  • Define policies to enforce security controls on your devices and ensure compliance with regulations and industry standards.
  • Gain actionable cyber intelligence to detect and combat threats in real time across the entire attack surface of your assets.

Armis Centrix™ for OT/ IoT security
Protect and secure critical infrastructure 24/7:

  • Understand the risks of Operational Technology (OT).
  • Discover, secure, protect and manage every OT device – including SCADA, PLCs and DCS – and the supporting resources that keep facilities running.

The scope of Armis Centrix™ extends to your entire environment – from the production line to the executive floor. This is important because attackers see your environment as one large, interconnected cyber attack surface.

Armis Centrix™ for the security of medical devices
Continuous security, optimized utilization: Armis Centrix™ identifies and secures the IoMT, IoT, OT and IT assets that are essential to connected care.

Optimize your security posture and manage the complex medical devices that make up modern healthcare.

Take the next step in securing managed and unmanaged devices without disruption and protect your assets and the people who rely on them.

Armis Centrix™ for prioritizing and remediating vulnerabilities
Focus on the CVEs (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) that matter!

Armis Centrix™ calculates a risk score for each asset based on their criticality to the organization, the severity of their vulnerabilities and their exploitability. This vulnerability information allows you to focus your resources on the areas where they are most needed.

Armis Centrix™ for actionable threat intelligence
Anticipate and nip attacks in the bud: Transform the way you provide security by identifying and stopping threats before they impact your business!

Armis Centrix™ for Actionable Threat Intelligence uses a combination of advanced AI technology and machine learning and is an early warning system that enables you to neutralize threats by:

  • Anticipating threats,
  • understanding their potential impact and
  • taking preventative measures.

Effectively moving you from defense to offense!

Armis Centrix™ for Actionable Threat Intelligence offers revolutionary AI technology that uses the dark web, dynamic honeypots and HUMINT to stop attacks immediately.

Armis Managed Threat Services
Get a decisive edge and stay protected: In the dynamic digital age, aligning security measures with business objectives is paramount. Learn how Armis Managed Threat Services can seamlessly bridge this gap and turn potential cybersecurity challenges into opportunities for greater protection and growth.

Accelerate your path to continuous and business-driven cyber resilience.

Armis Managed Threat Services (MTS) enable SOCs and security operations teams to take advantage of centralized, contextual asset intelligence across the entire stack to optimize operations across your evolving business and threat landscape.


Attack surface visibility – Armis Centrix™ provides the ability to detect all physical and virtual assets – on-premises and in the cloud – ensuring the entire attack surface is both defended and managed in real-time.

  • Unified asset inventory

Armis Centrix™ integrates seamlessly with your existing IT and security tools, aggregating, deduplicating and normalizing data for every asset in your environment. It provides agentless monitoring and is non-invasive. This is critical as many devices simply won’t tolerate a traditional security agent and scans can disrupt or crash sensitive environments. This gives you a single “source of truth” with a complete, accurate and real-time inventory to help you optimize your operations.

  • Asset intelligence, context and behavior

The AI-driven asset intelligence engine adds contextual information to each asset, enabling your IT and security teams to prioritize remediation actions based on threats, risks and criticality. This gives you the ability to make informed decisions and intervene where it matters most.

  • Identify vulnerabilities, risks and threats

Armis Centrix™ cloud-based threat detection engine uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to detect when a device is operating outside of its normal “known good” baseline. The network detection and analysis capabilities enable security teams to make informed, data-driven decisions to prioritize security actions based on the data Armis Centrix™ collects from the network.



Companies need to take proactive measures to detect threats and stop attacks. Armis Centrix™ ensures that the entire attack surface is defended in real time.

  • Define policies and integrate them with existing enforcement tools

Trigger policy-based actions at your network enforcement points to automatically block, quarantine or disconnect risky or malicious devices. If Armis Centrix™ detects that a device is behaving abnormally, it can instruct your network firewall to block communication with the Internet, effectively stopping a threat before it can become a full-blown attack.

  • Prioritize the risks and vulnerabilities that matter to your business

Armis Centrix™ calculates its risk score based on several factors, including risks such as unpatched software versions, known hardware exploits and vulnerabilities. This risk assessment helps your security team take proactive steps to reduce the attack surface and helps you comply with regulatory requirements to identify and prioritize all vulnerabilities.

  • Enrichment of SOC, SIEM and SOAR

Reduce incident investigation time by having asset and security information available in a single place. Armis Centrix™ integrates seamlessly with security solutions such as SIEM to quickly deliver the contextual information you need to improve your security posture without disrupting current operations or workflows.



Attack surface management: Armis Centrix™ provides the ability to build a comprehensive cybersecurity program by managing your organization’s cyber risks in real time. It integrates with your existing workflows and makes it easy to report on progress.

  • Integration with existing tools to set up end-to-end workflows and enforce security policies

Workflow integration with security and orchestration solutions enables automated responses to identified risks. The response can be as simple as

    • opening a ticket in JIRA and notifying the appropriate team,
    • quarantining the compromised device through your network enforcement tools until it is remediated and verified,
    • or even a fully automated remediation or patching of the compromised asset.
  • Continuous assessment of compliance with internal and external guidelines

Armis Centrix™ helps you meet your internal compliance requirements and prepare for external audits. Whether it’s NIST, CIS Controls, GDPR, NIS2 or other regulations, Armis helps you ensure that your security standards are met and human error is avoided during data collection.

  • Report on risk reduction over time

Review the implementation of your existing security controls (EDR, vulnerability scanners, etc.) and identify gaps in implementation. Armis Centrix™ finds any assets that are not protected and helps to quickly remediate the issues. Stay informed in real time, track progress effortlessly and improve your security posture.

COMPREHENSIVE: discovers and classifies all devices in your environment
AGENTLESS: nothing to install on devices, no configuration, no device disruption
PASSIVE: no impact on your organization’s network, no device scanning
FRICTIONLESS: installs in minutes using the infrastructure you already have

Risk assessment
The Armis Engine continuously monitors the behavior of every device on your LAN and WLAN for behavioral anomalies. Using an extensive knowledge base, Armis Centrix™ compares behavior in real time against the following criteria

  • Historical device behavior
  • Behavior of comparable devices in your environment
  • Behavior of similar devices in other environments
  • Known attack techniques
  • Information from threat intelligence feeds

Based on this data, Armis Centrix™ identifies threats and attacks.

Detection and response
When a threat is detected, Armis Centrix™ can alert security teams and take automated action to prevent an attack. By integrating with switches, WLAN controllers and existing security devices, such as Cisco and Palo Alto Networks firewalls, as well as network access control (NAC) products, such as Cisco ISE and Aruba ClearPass, Armis Centrix™ can restrict access or quarantine suspicious or malicious devices. This automation gives you the confidence that an attack on any device – managed or unmanaged – will be stopped, even if your security team is busy with other priorities.

Seamless integration
Armis Centrix™ requires neither agents nor additional hardware for deployment and is therefore ready for use within a short time. It integrates not only with your firewall or NAC solution, but also with security management systems such as SIEM, incident response and ticketing systems. This allows your security team to use the significant information provided by Armis Centrix™ with the help of these systems.

Armis Asset Intelligence Engine
Armis’ collective AI-powered asset intelligence engine monitors billions of assets worldwide to detect cyber risk patterns and behaviors. It provides Armis Centrix™ with unique, actionable cyber intelligence to detect and combat threats in real-time across the entire attack surface.

Telemetry Intelligence
Armis Centrix™ collects, correlates and analyzes vast amounts of telemetry data to gain new insights and make better decisions.

Hundreds of seamless, frictionless, API-based integrations. Armis Centrix™ leverages your existing infrastructure investments by correlating data from hundreds of tools, including your endpoint security solutions, vulnerability scanners, SaaS applications, legacy solutions like CMDB and many more.

Armis Centrix™ Smart Active Querying
Secure, proactive asset discovery and data enrichment for IT, OT, IoT and IoMT devices.

Transparency is a fundamental component of any company’s security strategy. To meet compliance regulations, organizations are even required to accurately document the hardware and software in their environment.

Armis Centrix™ recognizes and classifies every device, managed or unmanaged, IoT and OT, in your environment, e.g. servers, laptops, smartphones, VoIP phones, smart TVs, IP cameras, printers, HVAC control units, medical devices or industrial controllers.

Armis Centrix™ can even identify devices operating outside the network via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and other IoT protocols – without additional hardware.

The comprehensive device inventory created by Armis Centrix™ contains important data such as device manufacturer, model, serial number, location, user name, operating system, installed applications and connections made. In addition to detecting and classifying a device, Armis Centrix™ classifies the associated risk based on factors such as vulnerabilities, known attack patterns and the observed behavior of individual devices on the network.

This risk rating allows your security team to better understand what points of attack exist within the organization and comply with regulations that require vulnerabilities to be identified and prioritized.

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