prnewswire | September 09, 2020
Gravwell, a log and network analytics startup funded by Gula Tech Adventures, has launched their most ambitious release to date - appropriately dubbed the "Big Bang" - and added a free trial option to their offering. Businesses and individual practitioners can now explore the infinite potential of unlimited data ingestion and analytics powered by the Gravwell Data Fusion platform.
GoVanguard | August 11, 2021
Technology security firm GoVanguard has completed it's acquisition of boutique cybersecurity company, Gotham Security. The move positions GoVanguard to expand its leadership in the cybersecurity sector, building its team and expertise to help clients' increasing need to prevent and mitigate emergent threats, such as ransomware attacks. The move comes as a natural extension of GoVanguard's mission to advance security awareness and provide elite-level cybersecurity services to its clients.
GoVanguard services a wide range of industries looking to secure their business. Clients include Odyssey Group, nTopology, Insurance Technologies and Abacus Group, as well as several international businesses, medium sized companies and small local firms, spanning organizations across the financial, healthcare, insurance and technology industries.
GoVanguard has built its reputation through its approaches to adversary simulation, risk reduction, threat management, and information security strategy. The acquisition completes the company's suite of offerings by acquiring a five-year partner and industry leader in red-teaming and pentesting—two essential services for companies protecting against security threats and staying ahead of risks to business information.
"As threat actors become more sophisticated, it's become obvious that the best defense is to go on the offensive. Adversary simulation has become increasingly valuable for organizations looking to quickly gauge and improve their security position. Afterall, if you can't measure it, you can't improve it," said Mahdi Hedhli, GoVanguard CEO. "Gotham Security has been a close partner for years and this was a natural next step to allow our red-teaming experts to take our clients' defenses to the next level and continue our dedication to finding the security gaps before cybercriminals do."
Underscoring the commitment to quality and continuity, Blake Shalem, Gotham Security COO, will be joining GoVanguard as its Chief Customer Officer. Blake said that the move will not only enhance services and expand resources to new and existing clients, it will also provide opportunities to further develop team members in the ever-evolving space of cybersecurity.
"This move allows us to elevate what we do best, which translates to a superior class of protection for our clients," said Blake.
Recent attacks on Kaseya, thousands of Microsoft Exchange Servers, Colonial Pipeline, JBS, a nuclear contractor, and a U.S. Congressional vendor, spotlight the brazenness and sophistication of cybercriminals, who are constantly probing for new angles of attack. Meanwhile, ransomware is becoming an increasingly lucrative venture for threat actors. The institute for Security and Technology estimates that U.S. companies paid out about $350 million in 2020, a year-over-year increase of 171 percent in the average ransomware payment.
GoVanguard's acquisition of Gotham Security positions clients to remain a step ahead of the criminals, specifically in the areas of red-teaming and pentesting to help companies eliminate existing vulnerabilities before cybercriminals strike.
"We're doubling down on our commitment to improve the cybersecurity landscape by honing our focus on red teaming," Hedhli said. "We feel this is the area where GoVanguard makes the biggest impact for our clients and the industry as a whole."
GoVanguard is a cybersecurity firm based in New York City dedicated to providing world class services with actionable results. The company's innovative team of technology and cybersecurity experts specialize in emulating sophisticated cybercriminals to find gaps in business security before criminals do. Using attack simulation, risk reduction, threat management and compliance and strategy guidelines, the company has been working toward its mission of developing security awareness and protection for organizations across the financial, healthcare, insurance, technology and other business enterprises across the U.S. for nearly a decade.
Vulcan Cyber | June 19, 2021
The only risk remediation platform of developers of the industry, Vulcan Cyber®, has announced a new for IT security organizations to measure risk compliance through IT asset health scores across logical business groupings. For the first time, this enables enterprise cybersecurity teams to track remediation progress against prioritized risks to measure business risk against customizable security compliance KPIs. This will help businesses protect themselves from various exploits such as ransomware attacks and data breaches.
Other approaches lack many aspects in vulnerability risk prioritization and often only the risks at the individual, atomic, and asset levels. Customers of Vulcan Cyber now benefit from the ability to control custom risk parameters and improved vulnerability prioritizing scores weighted with industry asset data. These newest additions to the Vulcan Cyber risk model improve the industry's only threat remediation orchestration platform and are an indispensable second step after susceptibility scanning.
Practically all subjugated vulnerabilities are known by IT and security teams in advance; they are exploited at the occurrence. As a result, the windows for vulnerability remediation presently span much time giving bad actors an intolerable amount of time to abuse businesses with significantly less capacity to protect themselves.
Vulcan Cyber helps get the proper remedies to the right people, prioritize vulnerabilities, automate remediation tasks at scale, integrate with dozens of best-of-breed tools, and measure risk across the complete process to get it fixed finally.
About Vulcan Cyber
Vulcan Cyber developed the industry's first vulnerability remediation orchestration platform, which was built to help various businesses reduce the online threat risks using application security and measurable cloud. By curating and delivering the best remedies, prioritizing vulnerabilities, and automating processes and fixes via the last mile of remediation, the platform of Vulcan orchestrates and tracks the remediation lifespan from scan to fix. Vulcan Cyber platform’s unique capability has garnered Vulcan Cyber recognitions.