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.
Bineesh Mathew | June 08, 2021
A leader in managed cybersecurity services, Cybriant, announced recently the launch of CybriantXDR, an extended threat remediation and detection service.
CybriantXDR is a complete cyber security solution that delivers extensive visibility across an establishment’s network, endpoints, and cloud workloads. By giving a more comprehensive picture of the setting, this service allows improved detection and more effective remediation of threats as compared to old-style methods.
By using CybriantXDR tools, which comprise of behavioural analytics and machine learning algorithms, the Cybriant security analysts constantly screen the telemetry from an administration’s whole threat landscape. This thorough level of acumen offers a more exact level of uncovering across a broader range of possible threats.
Another benefit of CybriantXDR is compliance. By mixing SIEM capabilities with vulnerability management technologies organizations and next generation EDR can attain compliance with most normal regulations and public security frameworks.
The objective of CybriantXDR is to professionally make a combined threat analysis so our safety team can implement more alert and more effective detection and remediation of doubtful actions.
prnewswire | December 21, 2020
Pattern Micro Incorporated , the pioneer in cloud security, today declared the victors of its worldwide Capture the Flag (CTF) rivalry, a yearly occasion that exhibits the absolute most noteworthy cybersecurity ability on the planet in a straight on fight.
The previous year has prompted an exceptional degree of corporate computerized presence because of monetary and social movements identified with the COVID-19 pandemic. With this move comes an interest for expanded cybersecurity, the same number of associations around the globe have relocated quite a bit of their labor force on the web and their IT foundation to crossover cloud models.
The CTF was planned by Trend Micro analysts to show true cybersecurity situations. Occasions like this fill in as a significant piece of Trend Micro's way to deal with tending to the cybersecurity abilities lack by rousing future ability and building a cybersecurity labor force devoted to securing an associated advanced world.
"In a time where we can't be together in person, opportunities to unite under the common interest of guarding against cybercrime are increasingly important," said Mike Gibson, vice president of threat research for Trend Micro. "The excellent display of talent, competition, and comradery of this event bolsters Trend Micro's mission of making the world safe for securing digital information. In today's threat landscape, the success of any organization rests on its ability to remain agile while also achieving a high standard of security. With events like our Global CTF, it is our goal to train defenders to successfully navigate this landscape."
While the challenge incorporates a virtual segment each year in the online qualifier, which occurred on October 3-4, this year a virtual last was held unexpectedly on December 19-20, 2020.
Groups from across the globe contended in difficulties zeroed in on figuring out, legal sciences/misuse, open-source knowledge (OSINT), versatile, IoT, AI, and radio recurrence (RF) frameworks. RF was incorporated unexpectedly after a profoundly effective commitment with the cybersecurity network in isolated Capture the Signal occasions in the course of recent years.
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