Crossword Cybersecurity Partners with Satisnet for Rizikon Assurance

CISOMAG | April 07, 2020

Crossword Cybersecurity Partners with Satisnet for Rizikon Assurance
Security firm Crossword Cybersecurity announced its collaboration with managed security services provider Satisnet Ltd., as part of the expansion of Crossword’s partner program. The new partnership allows Satisnet to help its customers take control of third-party risks by using Crossword’s Rizikon Assurance third-party risk management platform. Crossword Cybersecurity develops university research-based cybersecurity and risk management related software and consulting services. Satisnet focuses on leveraging technologies that enable cybersecurity to evaluate and keep pace with evolving threats. The company delivers security services including SIEM, threat hunting, incident response, detection & response, vulnerability and patch management from its Security Operations Centers. Sean Arrowsmith, Group Sales Director at Crossword Cybersecurity, said, “Rizikon Assurance compliments Satisnet’s existing portfolio and will allow their clients to really take control of their supply chain assurance programs.”

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