DATA SECURITY,PLATFORM SECURITY,SOFTWARE SECURITY
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.
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.
SecurityScorecard | August 10, 2022
SecurityScorecard, the global leader in cybersecurity ratings, today announced the integration of its Professional Services offering with its ratings platform to provide a single point of orchestration to manage cybersecurity risks. SecurityScorecard’s Professional Services team can help any customer manage cybersecurity risk in concert with the industry’s largest and most comprehensive global, cyber risk data set, setting the industry standard for how cyber risk is quantified, measured and reduced.
SecurityScorecard delivers strategic, proactive and acute-scenario services paired with its industry-leading ratings platform that together provide end-to-end cyber risk management from monitoring to remediation.
“CISOs are under pressure to protect their organizations, and are now accountable to the Board of Directors, but they lack a single-point of orchestration for cybersecurity workflow and to define success. “Our services and software platform provides CISOs with peace of mind that they have the broad visibility to take action quickly, hold their vendors accountable and communicate those actions promptly.”
Aleksandr Yampolskiy, co-founder and CEO, SecurityScorecard
SecurityScorecard’s Professional Services team utilizes the combined data and dynamic risk intelligence from the SecurityScorecard platform together with customized data derived from dark web mining to give each customer a holistic, full-spectrum view of their risk posture that is continuously assessed and triaged.
SecurityScorecard’s suite of Professional Services is supported by a team of 24/7 Digital Forensic Incident Response (DFIR) experts and include:
Cyber Risk Intelligence-as-a-Service provides organizations with tailored, actionable intelligence via SecurityScorecard’s threat intelligence team.
Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) Program includes workshops and customized roadmaps to help organizations mature their programs.
Tabletop Exercises help test teams’ cyber readiness against a real-world cyber incident by practicing incident response scenarios.
Penetration Testing and Red Team Exercises engage covert teams of ethical hackers to identify weaknesses.
Digital Forensics & Incident Response (DFIR) support helps to collect, preserve and analyze digital evidence when responding to an incident, whether that be an insider threat situation or a nation state attack. SecurityScorecard’s team of experts regularly testify in court and collaborate with law enforcement. Incident Response support is also available 24/7 and onsite during a crisis, such as a ransomware incident, to help contain attacks, identify the threat actors and safely progress to the eradication phase.
SecurityScorecard’s Professional Services team also helps prevent churn across internal security and TPRM teams by giving them the expertise to maintain program integrity and business uptime, particularly for under-resourced teams, regardless of cyber or third-party risk maturity.
Funded by world-class investors including Evolution Equity Partners, Silver Lake Waterman, Sequoia Capital, GV, Riverwood Capital, and others, SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings with more than 12 million companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard's patented rating technology is used by over 30,000 organizations for enterprise risk management, third-party risk management, board reporting, due diligence, cyber insurance underwriting, and regulatory oversight. SecurityScorecard is the first cybersecurity ratings company to offer digital forensics and incident response services, providing a 360-degree approach to security prevention and response for its worldwide customer and partner base. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees and vendors. Every organization has the universal right to their trusted and transparent Instant SecurityScorecard rating.
Cerberus Sentinel | July 07, 2022
Cerberus Cyber Sentinel Corporation (NASDAQ: CISO), a cybersecurity consulting and managed services firm based in Scottsdale, Ariz., announced that it has completed the acquisition of CyberViking, a cybersecurity company based in Georgia and Oregon. Upon the closing of the transaction, CyberViking became a wholly owned subsidiary of Cerberus Sentinel.
CyberViking founder and cyber lead for the company is Carric Dooley. CyberViking specializes in application security services, incident response and threat hunting, and the creation and management of security operations centers. They have advised many Fortune 100 companies worldwide.
"With the addition of CyberViking, we take a next step in expanding our international reach as well as broadening our expertise for our cybersecurity healthcare and industrial controls systems customers. "Carric is an innovative thinker who is well respected by customers for solving and preparing for challenging cybersecurity threats. The team is the very embodiment of our commitment to a culture of security."
David Jemmett, founder and CEO, Cerberus Sentinel
"We are looking forward to helping shape a global strategy for incident response, as well as driving new capabilities in application security," said Dooley. "We believe in the development of the cybersecurity community and have actively participated as trainers and presenters at global conferences. Our two organizations share a vision in helping our customers rise above the cybersecurity challenges inherent in threats today and in the future, and to get them to a place where they can concentrate on growing their business."
About Cerberus Sentinel
Cerberus Sentinel is an industry leader in Managed Cybersecurity and Compliance (MCCP) services with its exclusive MCCP+ managed compliance and cybersecurity services plus culture program. The company is rapidly expanding by acquiring world-class cybersecurity, secured managed services, and compliance companies with top-tier talent that utilize the latest technology to create innovative solutions to protect the most demanding businesses and government organizations against continuing and emerging security threats and compliance obligations.