DATA SECURITY

Skybox Security Announces Rapid Global Expansion

Skybox Security | July 30, 2021

A global leader in security posture management, Skybox Security, today announced accelerated global expansion to meet increasing market demand for its Security Posture Management Platform. It includes its Vulnerability Management solution. Skybox Security increased new subscription customers by 86% in the first half of 2021, driven by customer demand to improve security efficacy and reduce exposure risk across hybrid cloud and critical infrastructure. In addition, the company achieved 30% growth in key industries during the same timeframe, including healthcare, government, financial services, and manufacturing.

Skybox Security's has global presents throughout Europe, and Africa (EMEA), the Middle East, as well as the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) regions, comes on the heels of high-profile cyberattacks that put the spotlight on why a data-driven, risk-based approach to Vulnerability Management is mission-critical. As a result, Skybox Security is experiencing tremendous demand and justifiable growth in EMEA, with deal sizes increasing 33% and average annual contract value growing 64% over the first half of 2021.

The company will remain to make essential investments into expanding its EMEA and APJ operations. Skybox Security has cemented itself as the Security Posture Management partner of choice for solution providers globally. Over the first six months of 2021, Skybox grew channel sales across EMEA, North America, and APJ by 35%.


About Skybox Security

Most of the largest global security-conscious enterprises rely on Skybox for the insights and assurance required to stay ahead of dynamically changing attack surfaces. At Skybox, they don't just serve up data and information. Skybox provides the intelligence and context to make informed decisions, taking the guesswork out of securely enabling enterprises at scale and speed. Our unified security posture management platform delivers complete analytics, visibility, and automation to quickly map, prioritize, and remediate vulnerabilities across your organization. The vendor-agnostic platform intelligently optimizes security actions, policies, and change processes across all corporate and cloud environments.

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SonicWall Earns Prestigious 2022 CRN Annual Report Card Award for Enterprise Network Security

SonicWall | August 22, 2022

SonicWall today announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, named the cybersecurity leader as one of the winners in the Enterprise Network Security category of the 2022 CRN Annual Report Card (ARC) Awards. This award honors the industry's top technology vendors for success in providing high levels of satisfaction for channel partners through innovative products, services and partner programs. "As a 100% channel company, we remain completely committed to delivering our partners and customers with the absolute best products and support to face today's increasingly complicated security challenges," said SonicWall President and CEO Bob VanKirk. "We're excited to be recognized by CRN, especially knowing that they celebrate best-in-class vendors that are committed to driving partner growth and demonstrating outstanding channel performance. SonicWall is uniquely positioned to help partners, including MSSPs, evolve and help facilitate their growth." With 37 years of history, CRN's ARC Awards recognize best-in-class vendors devoted to boosting IT channel growth through innovation in technology and partner strategy. Through the ARC Awards — known as one of the most prestigious honors in the IT industry — solution providers offer key feedback that commends technology manufacturers for designing channel-friendly product offerings, developing strong partner programs, and building long-term successful relationships with solution providers. SonicWall's SecureFirst Partner Program and its industry-leading security products help partners and MSSPs exceed customer demands. More than 17,000 active SonicWall partners help protect our customers every day, and because of them SonicWall is one of the unquestioned leaders in the cybersecurity space. The ARC Awards are based on an invitation-only research survey conducted by The Channel Company. Responses from 3,000 solution providers across North America were evaluated in this year's survey, rating 82 vendor partners across four criteria: product innovation, support, partnership, and managed cloud services. Scores were awarded in 25 major product categories in technology areas that are critical to channel partner success. "It's our pleasure to honor vendors that consistently deliver top-performing products and services to establish and foster successful channel partner relationships. "In addition to highlighting our winners, CRN's Annual Report Card Awards provide vendors with actionable feedback and insight into their current standing with partners that can be incorporated into their channel strategies in the future." Blaine Raddon, CEO, The Channel Company Winners will be featured throughout The Channel Company's XChange 2022 conference, taking place August 21-23 in Denver, Colorado. Coverage of the CRN 2022 ARC results can be found online at www.CRN.com/ARC and will be featured in the October 2022 issue of CRN Magazine. About SonicWall SonicWall delivers Boundless Cybersecurity for the hyper-distributed era in a work reality where everyone is remote, mobile and unsecure. SonicWall safeguards organizations mobilizing for their new business normal with seamless protection that stops the most evasive cyberattacks across boundless exposure points and increasingly remote, mobile and cloud-enabled workforces. By knowing the unknown, providing real-time visibility and enabling breakthrough economics, SonicWall closes the cybersecurity business gap for enterprises, governments and SMBs worldwide. For more information, visit www.sonicwall.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram. About The Channel Company The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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Atera Launches New Integration with Malwarebytes

Atera | July 08, 2022

Atera, a remote-first IT management company, today announced a new integration with Malwarebytes, a provider of real-time cyber protection. Atera is the first remote management company to offer an integration that automates licensing and provisioning of the Malwarebytes OneView platform. This partnership plays an integral role for Atera to provide streamlined and maximized security operations for its community of more than 10,000 customers across 105 countries. "With workplaces continuing to evolve and employees working from anywhere in the world, the risk of ransomware attacks continues to climb. At Atera, we are committed to providing a platform with unmatched security and transparency for our customers," said Gil Pekelman, CEO of Atera. "An integration with Malwarebytes has been one of the most requested by our users, and we're thrilled to roll this out for our customers so they can easily install and manage their endpoint security solutions." This latest integration by Atera will include the option for users to deploy Malwarebytes' products directly through Atera, providing additional ease of use within the Atera platform. Customers will gain access to Malwarebytes' OneView platform, enabling license management, detailed, value-driven reporting that can be shared with their end users, and customer site administration. The integration will include Incident Response, Endpoint Protection, and Endpoint Protection and Response — the latter two being available for both Mac and Windows workstations and Mac/Windows/Linux servers. "As a leading provider of software and solutions to combat malware, we are continuously looking for opportunities to streamline and simplify cybersecurity, making it available for everyone. "Integrations with RMM providers are one way to help achieve this simplicity. Through our latest partnership with Atera, we are furthering the ability of global organizations with limited resources to successfully combat malware and manage endpoints at scale." Brian Thomas, Vice President of Worldwide MSP and Channel Programs for Malwarebytes About Atera Atera is the developer of a Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) and Professional Services Automation (PSA) platform, built with a dispersed workforce in mind. With more than 10,000 customers in over 105 countries, Atera's intuitive all-in-one platform offers IT professionals and businesses improved operational efficiency, seamless integrations, and end-to-end management at industry-disruptive pricing. Atera's platform empowers IT teams of all sizes to maximize efficiency while transforming to a streamlined remote work environment by analyzing over 60,000 data points per second, 24/7. To learn more, visit atera.com. About Malwarebytes Malwarebytes believes that when people and organizations are free from threats, they are free to thrive. Founded in 2008, Malwarebytes CEO Marcin Kleczynski had one mission: to rid the world of malware. Today, that mission has expanded to provide cyber protection for everyone. Malwarebytes provides consumers and organizations with device protection, privacy, and prevention through effective, intuitive, and inclusive solutions in the home, on-the-go, at work, or on campus. A world-class team of threat researchers and security experts enable Malwarebytes to protect millions of customers and combat existing and never-before-seen threats using artificial intelligence and machine learning to catch new threats rapidly.

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Keeper Security Launches Upgraded MSP Platform

Keeper Security | September 09, 2022

Keeper Security, the leading provider of zero-trust, zero-knowledge and FedRAMP Authorized cybersecurity software, today released an upgraded KeeperMSP platform that offers robust security and compliance solutions through an expanded portfolio of Keeper zero-trust security capabilities. These new market-leading features will help Managed Service Provider (MSP) partners oversee security and compliance for their customer base in an increasingly challenging threat landscape. The platform enhancements include powerful add-on features and products that offer a broad range of new solutions for MSPs, including: Advanced Reporting & Alerts (ARAM) Module; BreachWatch®; Compliance Reporting; KeeperChat®; Secure File Storage; Keeper Secrets Manager and Keeper Connection Manager. "At Keeper Security, we are committed to providing our MSP partners with the cutting-edge tools they need to achieve robust security and compliance for their internal users and the customers they support. "With the upgrades to KeeperMSP, we are equipping partners with powerful new features that support a zero-trust security model for maximum protection. MSPs can now offer even more Keeper features to their users and managed companies to help detect threats and prevent attacks." Darren Guccione, CEO and co-founder of Keeper Security Security and compliance capabilities included in Keeper's upgraded MSP platform include: Advanced Reporting & Alerts (ARAM) Module, which empowers InfoSec administrators to monitor more than 100 different security and activity-related event types via customizable reports, real-time notifications and seamless integration into any third-party SIEM solution. BreachWatch®, which continuously scans the dark web and receives alerts on compromised passwords to take immediate action for preventing an account takeover attack. Compliance Reporting that provides on-demand visibility of access permissions for the organization's credentials and secrets, and supports audits for Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and other industry regulations that require access-control monitoring and event auditing. KeeperChat®, which enables secure, ephemeral messaging across employee devices with the world's most secure messaging solution, protecting communications with end-to-end encryption. Secure File Storage that taps into Keeper's zero-knowledge encryption to put secure file storage, retrieval and decryption privileges in the hands of approved users only. Keeper Secrets Manager, which secures your environment and eliminates secrets sprawl by removing hard-coded credentials from your source code, config files and CI/CD systems. Keeper Connection Manager, which provides DevOps and IT teams with effortless access to RDP, SSH and Kubernetes endpoints through a web browser. The upgraded Keeper MSP platform offers new revenue opportunities and competitive differentiation for users. The market-leading, differentiated features and bundling options will help MSPs keep pace in the ever-changing cybersecurity industry. About Keeper Security Keeper Security, Inc. ("Keeper") is transforming the way organizations and individuals protect their credentials, secrets, connections and sensitive digital assets to significantly reduce the risks of identity security-related cyberattacks, while gaining visibility and control. Keeper is the leading provider of zero-trust and zero-knowledge security cloud services trusted by millions of people and thousands of organizations for password management, secrets management, privileged access, secure remote infrastructure access and encrypted messaging.

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