CREDENCE SECURITY | June 03, 2021
The demand for leading cybersecurity and digital forensics solutions is higher than ever. For over 20 years, Credence Security, a PAN-EMEA specialty distributor, has led in these areas along with governance, risk, and compliance, based in Dubai and regional presence in Johannesburg, London, Nairobi, New Delhi, and Saudi Arabia. Credence Security provides cybersecurity and digital forensics solutions to both public and private sector enterprises through a select network of specialist resellers.
In exciting news from the company, in response to its continued rapid growth, Credence Security recently announced the launch of its new Credence Security Partner Portal, which will enable easier deal registration, better tracking of opportunities, and SPIFF programs, access to sales and marketing materials, and much more. This is expected to be a precious tool for the company's resellers.
"Our channel partners are one of our most important relationships," commented Philip Cherian, Regional Channel Director. "We paid attention to our partner feedback and enhanced our Channel Partner Program and Partner Experience Portal, doubling down on our commitment to helping them succeed by continuing to invest in our Channel, tools, and infrastructure to support our partners across the region and make it even easier for them to do business with our vendors and us."
Credence Security is built on the foundation of 4 focus pillars – Continuous Adaptive Risk and Trust Assessment, Data Protection and Governance, Digital Forensics and Incident Response and Identity, Payments, and Data Security. "The value delivered in all of these areas is something that continues to grow, both as technology advances, but also from the company making every effort to understand the challenges partners and clients face so they can be more effectively addressed," commented Moe Bux, Regional Sales Director. "This strategy has been a key component in Credence Security's success and continued value-added growth."
The Credence Security Partner Portal launch arrives on the back of a record-breaking year for the channel team, which saw its best year across the channel in respect of:
• Channel team growth
• Overall revenue growth generated by our specialist resellers
• Partner growth in both geographical as well as vertical expansion
ABOUT CREDENCE SECURITY
Established in 1999, Credence Security, a PAN-EMEA specialty distributor, is cybersecurity, forensics, governance, risk, and compliance. Unlike most other distributors, we take a consultative "value-add" solution approach; we collaborate with our partners and their customers to understand their needs, both from a technology and business perspective, and then work very closely with our partners to deliver tailor-made solutions. Working closely with globally recognized, award-winning vendors including AccessData, ESET, Entrust, Magnet Forensics, ZeroFox, and Trustwave, Credence Security provides best-in-class, Cybersecurity and Forensics technologies and solutions to protect organizations against advanced persistent threats, malicious adversaries, and internal malpractice.
prnewswire | October 29, 2020
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, and PwC today announced an expanded partnership to deliver managed detection and response (MDR) services to joint customers. The offering combines MDR services delivered by PwC — Managed Cyber Defence — and Cortex XDR™ by Palo Alto Networks. Together, customers can take advantage of a state-of-the-art managed threat hunting, protection, detection and response service from anywhere, globally.
The Managed Cyber Defence service fuses the power of PwC's global threat intelligence, thousands of hours of incident response expertise, and advisory services with Cortex XDR, the industry's first fully integrated detection and response platform, to provide a unique level of protection with unrivaled visibility and detection capabilities. As a result, security teams can significantly reduce attack dwell time, down to minutes, and manual day-to-day security operations workloads by up to 90%, elevating organizations to a mature security posture.
According to Christina Richmond, vice president of Worldwide Security Services research at IDC, "The evolving threat landscape has forced organizations to mature their security capabilities, creating opportunities for PwC to elevate their offerings and provide a blending of managed security/MDR and professional security capabilities."
Built to cater to organizations of any size, in any industry, PwC's Managed Cyber Defense reduces response times from what typically takes days to minutes, minimizing the likelihood of an emerging threat manifesting as a breach. Detection of emerging attacker behaviors and pivoted attack scenarios put organizations on a path to proactive defense against "the unknown," while extending protection across on-premises, cloud, virtualized and IoT environments.
Cortex XDR is the industry's first extended detection and response platform that runs on integrated endpoint, network, cloud and third-party data to reduce noise and focus on real threats. By combining Cortex XDR with MDR services, customers can relieve the day-to-day burden of security operations and achieve 24/7 coverage, from alert management and investigation to incident response.
Colin Slater, cyber security partner at PwC UK, had this to say:
"Our unique market insight and trusted relationships with our clients makes us best placed to advise on their cyber challenges. Using this in-depth knowledge, we have meticulously created a service offering to address our clients' pain points. We are excited to work with Palo Alto Networks as the market demands new ways to do detection and response. COVID-19 has spurred a move to remote work at a scale that has left many businesses more vulnerable than ever to cyberattacks because they are less able to respond and recover remotely. PwC's cybersecurity team has responded to several major incursions from nation-state threat groups and mitigated cyber breaches caused by vulnerabilities introduced through transitions to remote work at scale. Preventing these attacks is a core element of the PwC and Palo Alto Networks approach."
Shailesh Rao, senior vice president for Cortex at Palo Alto Networks, offered:
"We are thrilled to expand our partnership with PwC through the delivery of best-in-class managed detection and response (MDR) services powered by Cortex XDR to our joint customers. More and more enterprise customers have validated PwC's service over the last year in detecting and responding to cyberattacks. The combination of advisory services, analytics, and modern, AI-driven detection and response capabilities and metrics, with visibility across an enterprise's entire infrastructure, is made possible by our unmatched joint Cortex XDR and MDR service offering."
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We're a network of firms in 157 countries with over 276,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.
About Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future with technology that is transforming the way people and organizations operate. Our mission is to be the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life. We help address the world's greatest security challenges with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, analytics, automation, and orchestration. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, we are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before.
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airSlate | April 15, 2021
airSlate, a pioneer partner and preferred provider of information technology and security solutions and services in the Middle East, reported today that its award-winning eSignature solution, signNow, is now available to customers of Defa3 Cyber Security. The collaboration will help to raise awareness of airSlate in the area while also increasing the importance of Defa3 Cyber Security's technology portfolio to its customers.
“Knowing Defa3 Cyber Security's leadership in the region, we saw an opportunity to partner with their offering and aggressively expand our presence in the Middle East,” said Scott Owen, airSlate's Vice President of Business Development and Channel. “We are thrilled to collaborate with Defa3 Cyber Security and help their clients meet the growing need to digitize and simplify their document processes.”
signNow provides a stable and compliant eSignature solution that enables users to accept, deliver, and e-sign documents in seconds. Teams can conduct business anywhere, at any time, and on any device, since it can be configured as a stand-alone application or combined with any other application through API. SignNow's tracking, analytics, and data governance give users more visibility, and its intuitive, customer-friendly user interface and API allow for a more smooth, efficient experience.
“The Middle Eastern information technology space is increasingly evolving,” said Haytham Hussein, Sales Manager at Defa3 Cyber Security. “Accelerated cloud adoption, mergers and acquisitions, and other big industry projects require new and innovative methods in digital transformation strategies for businesses.”
airSlate is a global SaaS technology company that provides no-code workflow automation, electronic signature, and document management solutions to tens of millions of innovators worldwide. The company's award-winning products, including airSlate, pdfFiller, and signNow, enable teams to develop, innovate, and automate to digitally reinvent their companies and make them work faster and easier.
About Defa3 Cyber Security
Defa3 Cyber Security is a market leader in cybersecurity solutions and services, exclusively representing cutting-edge IT and security technology from around the world. Defa3 Cyber Security has developed a reputation as the chosen IT and security partner in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa, due to a strong commitment to customer success.