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Cynet CISO Challenge for Cybersecurity Leaders Measure Expertise Against their Peers

Cynet | May 11, 2021

Cynet, supplier of the world's first self-ruling XDR stage, today declared the 2021 CISO Challenge for network safety group pioneers to approve their insight and comprehension of genuine security subjects going from essential to cutting edge - including more unstable situations defying associations today.

For the 2021 CISO Challenge, Cynet has gathered a gathering of senior CISOs, specialists, and analysts to build up this all-new trial of cutting-edge network safety abilities. The opposition on the site will stay open for about fourteen days, during which time anybody can join and endeavor to address the inquiries, which change from fundamental to progressively refined. There will be a sum of 25 inquiries, with everyone dependent on genuine situations, as opposed to straightforward random data. Questions will cover consistency and guideline, hazard evaluation and the executives' estimations and measurements, danger and weakness the board, just as situations and moral contemplations that most InfoSec pioneers face in the field.

The test begins on May fifth at 8 am Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) and closes on May 21st at 11:59 pm (EDT). The site will stay open after the challenge for anybody to test their insight, however not for a prize. It is intended to be a great route for security pioneers to all the more likely comprehend their degree of information and find what holes, assuming any, they have in their order of network safety administration. Since this is a serious occasion, it will permit competitors to perceive how they perform comparative with other people who have acknowledged the demand. The $5,000 thousand prizes will be introduced toward the finish of the challenge.

"The CISO Challenge will be a fiery occasion in a cutthroat air, where InfoSec pioneers have the chance to gauge facing the best in the business," said Eyal Gruner, Cynet CEO and Co-Founder. "The challenge goes past the reading material and permits CISOs to do what they specialize in when the pressing factor is on."

Cynet is reacting to the business' requirement for more noteworthy cooperation and backing for CISOs at sub-Fortune 2000 associations. The CISO Challenge is intended for Infosecurity pioneers at associations where the dangers are critical, however, assets are restricted and require more elevated levels of mechanization to guarantee fruitful and productive activities.

About Cynet

Cynet empowers any association to put its network safety on autopilot, smoothing out and mechanizing their whole security tasks while giving upgraded levels of perceivability and assurance, paying little heed to the security group's size, ability or assets and without the requirement for a multi-item security stack. It does as such by locally merging the fundamental security advances expected to give associations exhaustive danger assurance into a solitary, simple to-utilize XDR stage; robotizing the manual cycle of examination and remediation across the climate; and giving a day in and day out proactive MDR administration - checking, examination, on-request investigation, episode reaction and danger chasing - at no extra expense.

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RangeForce introduces cloud-based security team threat exercises

RangeForce | June 29, 2022

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Tanium Expands Collaboration with Microsoft as It Joins the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA)

Tanium | August 17, 2022

Tanium, the industry’s first provider of converged endpoint management (XEM), today announced that it has been nominated to join the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), an ecosystem of independent software vendors and managed security service providers (MSSPs) that have integrated their solutions with Microsoft security technology to help customers better defend themselves against increasingly sophisticated cyber threats. “I believe that Microsoft and Tanium's partnership is going to transform the future of IT security and operations for my organization,” said Mark Wantling, CIO at the University of Salford. “By combining Tanium's real-time visibility and control with Microsoft's advanced threat intelligence, orchestration, and analytics services, I can quickly and easily identify and address vulnerabilities, remediate threats, and manage my estate across a multitude of platforms — and I don't need dozens of point solutions to do it.” As hybrid work and other digital transformations expand organizations’ IT assets and attack surfaces, customers benefit by consolidating security platforms to more seamlessly deliver security, performance, and automation, without needless complexity and alert fatigue. “I am excited to see that Tanium and Microsoft are working together,” said Andy Lawrence, cyber security improvements manager, Willis Towers Watson. “Combining Tanium’s real-time data and control with Microsoft’s services will allow my team to more effectively manage and secure my entire IT estate.” Tanium was nominated for MISA membership in part as a result of an integration with Microsoft Sentinel, soon to be available via the Sentinel Content Hub. Currently, Tanium is available in the Microsoft Commercial Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Azure. Customers can purchase and provision Tanium directly from the marketplace and apply the purchase to their Microsoft Azure Consumption Commitments (MACC). Every day, Tanium customers around the world take advantage of the Azure cloud platform, including streamlined deployment and provisioning, to accelerate their security strategies. “The largest and most sophisticated organizations trust Tanium to manage and secure their digital estates. “Combining Microsoft's security solutions with Tanium's real-time data, distribution, and control not only enables effective automation and resilient security, but it also creates accelerated savings for customers converging multiple point solutions into fewer, more comprehensive, and robust solutions.” Rob Jenks, senior vice president of corporate strategy at Tanium Together, Tanium’s integrations with Microsoft’s technology deliver the capabilities customers need to manage and secure IT estate from cloud to the edge, including active threat hunting, faster remediation, real-time patching, and the automated delivery of detailed real-time data. “Members of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association – like Tanium – integrate their security solutions with Microsoft’s technology to gain more signal, increase visibility and better protect against threats. By extending Microsoft’s security capabilities across the ecosystem, we help our shared customers to succeed.” – Maria Thomson, Microsoft Intelligent Security Association Lead. About Tanium Tanium, the industry’s only provider of converged endpoint management (XEM), leads the paradigm shift in legacy approaches to managing complex security and technology environments. Only Tanium protects every team, endpoint, and workflow from cyber threats by integrating IT, Compliance, Security, and Risk into a single platform that delivers comprehensive visibility across devices, a unified set of controls, and a common taxonomy for a single shared purpose: to protect critical information and infrastructure at scale. Tanium has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list for six consecutive years and ranks on Fortune’s list of the Best Large Workplaces in Technology. In fact, more than half of the Fortune 100 and the U.S. armed forces trust Tanium to protect people; defend data; secure systems; and see and control every endpoint, team, and workflow everywhere.

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