Mandiant | December 03, 2021
-Mandiant, Inc. the leader in dynamic cyber defense and response, today announced its inclusion in the new Forrester report “Now Tech: Cybersecurity Incident Response Services, Q4 2021.” The report provides an overview of 36 cyber security incident response vendors segmented by capabilities, size, vertical focus and geographic footprint. The purpose of the report is to help security leaders better understand the value organizations can expect from incident response vendors and make more informed procurement decisions.
Since 2004, Mandiant has been at the forefront of cyber security and cyber threat intelligence, enabling a deep understanding of both existing and emerging threat actors, as well as their rapidly changing tactics, techniques and procedures. Its expertise derived from more than 200,000 hours responding to attacks per year as well as its proven track record of working on large and highly publicized incidents uniquely qualifies the company to assist clients with all aspects of an incident response—from technical response to crisis management. With Mandiant, organizations can confidently investigate and remediate incidents faster and more efficiently, allowing them to quickly get back to what matters most—their business.
“In today’s ever-evolving threat environment, it’s not a question of if an organization will become a target of a cyber attack, but rather when,And with attacks becoming more sophisticated, speed to detection and remediation are key to ensuring business continuity. Mandiant services combined with our cyber security SaaS platform—Mandiant Advantage—enable early threat insights, ensuring our customers can quickly identify, respond to and defend against cyber threats.”
Jurgen Kutscher, Executive Vice President, Service Delivery, Mandiant
About Mandiant, Inc.
Since 2004, Mandiant has been a trusted partner to security-conscious organizations. Effective security is based on the right combination of expertise, intelligence, and adaptive technology, and the Mandiant Advantage SaaS platform scales decades of frontline experience and industry-leading threat intelligence to deliver a range of dynamic cyber defense solutions. Mandiant’s approach helps organizations develop more effective and efficient cyber security programs and instills confidence in their readiness to defend against and respond to cyber threats.
Symmetry Systems | June 24, 2021
A well-known provider of cutting-edge Data Store and Object Security (DSOS), Symmetry Systems, has announced a $15 million Series A funding round. ForgePoint Capital and Prefix Capital lead it. They are two premier venture funds, who are investing in transformative and foundational technologies. The investment will back the rapid growth of the company in customers, revenue, and employees.
This newest funding round also highlighted participation from Symmetry Systems and Accenture Ventures is now part of their Project Spotlight, its engagement, and investment program that attaches developing technology software startups with the Global 2000 to fill planned modernization gaps. Moreover, this round comprises leading practitioners, such as Omkhar Arasarathnam, Engineering Director at Google Cloud; Sameer Sait, Chief Information Security Officer at Amazon-Whole Foods; David Tsao, VP of Security Engineering at Marqeta; Tom Gonser, Founder of DocuSign; and Bob Gleichauf, EVP at InQTel and ex-CTO at Cisco.
Today, data spans across object stores, databases, and data lakes in today's hybrid cloud environment. As a result, developers, users, contractors, and supply-chain vendors all get information via a web of applications and roles. Flagship solution, DataGuard, of Symmetry Systems provides combined discernibility into data objects across all data stores,
About Symmetry Systems
Symmetry Systems delivers purpose-built Object Security (DSOS) and Data Store to provide complete visibility and combined access control. Born from the award-winning Spark Lab at UT Austin, Symmetry Systems DataGuard upholds power over data when all else fails, be it exploited insider identifications, malicious applications, or false positives in safety operations tools. Backed by foremost security investors Prefix Capital, DataGuard, and ForgePoint Capital was built with and for the most challenging security teams in healthcare, finance, and the US government.
AppViewX | May 04, 2021
AppViewX, the leader in next-gen machine identity management via automation and application delivery automation, today announced the appointment of Tammy Moskites, CEO and founding father of CyAlliance®, as Executive Board Advisor. Tammy joins the AppViewX planning board to supply strategic cybersecurity guidance to customers and across go-to-market channels to drive awareness, growth, and customer success.
With over 30 years of technology experience, security acumen and leadership Tammy may be a result-driven and passionate executive who helped create the Machine Identity Management market category and enterprise requirements to raised govern keys and certificates. As a distinguished career CISO, Tammy actively guides peer CISOs and security architects worldwide to assist defend their organizations from cyber attacks, unplanned outages, and failed audits. Tammy has previously held executive security and technology leadership roles at Accenture, Venafi, Time Warner Cable, and residential Depot.
"We're delighted to possess Tammy Moskites to join AppViewX as an Executive Board Advisor," said Gregory Webb, AppViewX CEO. As cryptographic keys and certificates became the critical infrastructure for DevOps, SecOps, and NetOps, the importance of Machine Identity Management to an organization's overall security posture and digital transformation has become a top priority. As a highly experienced and influential executive, Tammy will add significant value to our team. Her experience as a successful career CISO is invaluable to us as we still accelerate growth and supply the foremost comprehensive, next-gen machine identity management solution for global enterprises."
Tammy may be a highly recognized cyber and ladies in technology social influencer. Amongst the various things she is involved in, she may be a Ventture Advisor to YL Ventures, a Distinguished Fellow with the Ponemon Institute, and volunteers her time with many technology organizations. She is an internationally recognized keynote/speaker, not only on security and governance but also on career building, women in technology, and leadership mentoring. She is currently an executive company board advisor to Blue Lava, Raxis, RiskIQ, and SecureAuth and a seed investor at Grip Security.
"I was an early voice, champion, and adopter of what's now, Machine Identity Management, which dates back nearly 10 years," said Tammy Moskites, Executive Board Advisor at AppViewX. "As a career CISO, I even have always had a passion and expressed the need to manage your keys and certificates and shared that zeal worldwide. I even have certainly been excited to observe the expansion and maturity during this cybersecurity space as an entire. I feel that AppViewX is maturing Machine Identity Management and also within the areas of IoT Key/Certificate Lifecycle Automation, PKI Management/PKIaaS, and Application Delivery Automation. I'm truly impressed by their dedication, focus, and most significantly, their passion for 'doing the proper things right' – which has allowed them to require Machine Identity and Automation to a subsequent level! I'm super excited to be an Executive Board Advisor at AppViewX and appearance forward to their partnership with CyAlliance® and welcome them to our Cy'Alliance' portfolio of partners!"
According to Gartner's Top Security and Risk Management Trends for 2021, Machine identity Management may be a top trend for 2021. "Machine identity management aims to determine and manage trust within the identity of a machine interacting with other entities, like devices, applications, cloud services, or gateways. Increased numbers of nonhuman entities are now present in organizations, which suggests managing machine identities has become an important part of the safety strategy."
AppViewX is revolutionizing the way NetOps and DevSecOps teams deliver Machine Identity Management and Application Delivery Automation solutions services to Enterprise IT. The AppViewX Platform may be a modular software application that permits the automation and orchestration of network infrastructure using an intuitive, context-aware, visual workflow. It quickly and simply translates business requirements into automation workflows that improve agility, enforces compliance, eliminate errors, and reduce cost. AppViewX customers are among the world's most demanding Fortune 1000 organizations in financial services and banking, healthcare, oil and gas, manufacturing, and high tech.