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.
Vectra | June 30, 2022
Vectra AI, a pioneer in threat detection and response, said today that it has been an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Competency Partner, proving its technical knowledge and demonstrated customer success when it comes to further protecting AWS environments. The competence designation acknowledges Vectra's strong cloud security experience and proven technology, which assists clients in further enhancing their security measures across hybrid architectures and cloud environments.
Vectra's AWS Security Competency distinguishes it as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that delivers specialized threat detection technologies to assist organizations in adopting, developing, and deploying complex security projects on AWS. To be eligible for this distinction, APN members must have extensive AWS knowledge and be able to offer solutions on AWS effortlessly. Vectra earned AWS Security Competency accreditation after a thorough qualification process based on references and customer feedback.
"Becoming an AWS Security Competency Partner is an exciting milestone for Vectra and for many of our customers who leverage AWS as a critical component in their everyday operations. Solving threat detection and response challenges for our customers is top priority and this competency further validates our ability to do that in the cloud and wherever organizations choose to configure their environments."
Michael Porat, Vectra SVP, Corporate and Business Development
"We are an AWS shop. Using AWS VPC Traffic Mirroring, Vectra gives us full visibility into our Nitro-based instances," said Mirza Baig, IT Security Manager at Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC).
To monitor all infrastructure-as-a-service traffic, the Vectra platform interfaces with AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) traffic mirroring. It also integrates with AWS Security Hub to publish Vectra detections as findings, enabling security teams to correlate Vectra attacker detections with other data sources for faster threat hunting and incident investigations.
"Achieving the AWS Security Competency validates Vectra for its technical expertise and ability by enabling customers to further secure their journey through the different stages of cloud adoption—from migration through day-to-day management," said Dudi Matot, Security Segment Lead at AWS.
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
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.
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.