Ithaca Labs

The heart of our business; Since its inception, Odyssey has been strategically investing in and developing its own core information security research capability.  Operating out of our state of the art, ISO certified, Information Security Lab, our research team is a group of specialized information security engineers and researchers who scout the global IT Security environment with a two-fold mission; Remaining abreast of, and evaluating emerging information security trends and technologies, and identifying, analyzing, assessing and responding to emerging information security threats. 

Remaining abreast of, and evaluating emerging information security trends and technologies – as information security technology environment evolves and changes, our experts at ITHACA Labs® constantly work towards identifying and understanding these changes.  Capitalizing on this overall technology environment understanding, they issue relevant advisories and white papers.  These deliverables comprise the major seed for our, as well as our clients’ security development efforts, giving us a head start on effectively tackling new security challenges and opportunities. 

Identifying, analyzing, assessing and responding to emerging information security threats – tens of new vulnerabilities, Internet threats and “Zero-Day” exploits emerge on a daily basis. Our ITHACA Labs® experts constantly analyze and evaluate these security challenges to determine what security implications may have on existing security and network technologies as well as business applications.

These on-going research and development efforts help us remain abreast of new technology-led business risks and enable us to proactively design and enforce effective counter measures.  These counter measures may take the form of network/system application and security device reconfiguration of components managed under our Managed Security & Outsourcing Services or the development of new information security solutions.  All the while, the ITHACA Labs® team directly assists our clients by issuing relevant Security Advisories.  These Security Advisories include Impact Analysis, Risk Level and Threat Mitigation, enhancing our clients’ internal IT and security teams in taking relevant compensatory measures.