DATA SECURITY, PLATFORM SECURITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY
Businesswire | April 19, 2023
Global security leader Forcepoint today introduced its best-in-class Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) program for service providers, distribution partners and other resellers.
With managed services based on the Forcepoint ONE Security Service Edge (SSE) platform, Forcepoint partners can simplify Zero Trust security and gain predictable, repeatable revenue streams through cloud-first, hybrid-ready security. Forcepoint ONE also allows partners to quickly differentiate their security offerings with Data-first SASE, integrating SSE with connectivity through FlexEdge Secure SD-WAN solutions. Forcepoint MSSP partners can help enterprises and government agencies turn security into a competitive advantage by increasing productivity, streamlining costs and simplifying regulatory compliance.
“As more and more organizations look to MSSPs for their cybersecurity solutions, the opportunity for partners is absolutely massive with market growth to $53.22B expected in the next several years. And every customer we speak to is on a path to SASE, with many looking to MSSPs for pay-as-you-go solutions that stop threats and data loss while letting users access information and apps securely on any device,” said Myles Bray, Chief Revenue Officer at Forcepoint. “Forcepoint ONE allows MSSP partners to fast forward their journey to Data-first SASE through the delivery of security convergence, subscription model and business tools that enable partners to reduce complexity for mutual customers, drive recurring revenue, and quickly scale their service offerings.”
“Forcepoint’s data-centric focus on security aligns with our vision for proactive protection, detection and remediation,” said Raluca Saceanu, CEO of Smarttech247, a Forcepoint partner. “Smarttech247’s hosted and managed services centered on Forcepoint ONE SSE cloud-native and Forcepoint enterprise data security solutions allow today’s enterprises to manage risk holistically and simplify security operations. This is a game-changer when adversaries are constantly finding new ways to steal confidential data.”
As a channel-first company, Forcepoint will help partners quickly incorporate SASE into their services through its MSSP program. Using the Forcepoint management portal, partners can update customer configurations and offer multi-tenant services with a few clicks. Subscriptions with simple billing help providers scale their profitability when end-user licensing needs change. With no significant up-front expenses, partners can offer Forcepoint ONE and Secure SD-WAN solutions quickly over the internet and customers can add more services anytime.
Forcepoint also provides enablement and training support, including channel managers dedicated to building business plans with MSSPs and distribution partners. Additional Forcepoint MSSP benefits to partners include:
Unified Management: the Forcepoint ONE all-in-one console offers a single set of policies for securing remote, hybrid, and office workers.
Modern: strong Zero Trust data security delivered with a cloud-native SASE architecture.
Global: available everywhere, with 300+ points of presence for managed devices and agentless support for BYOD.
Reliable: 99.99% uptime since 2015.
Profitable: cost competitive, higher margin services.
Forcepoint simplifies security for global businesses and governments. Forcepoint’s all-in-one, truly cloud-native platform makes it easy to adopt Zero Trust and prevent the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint creates safe, trusted environments for customers and their employees in more than 150 countries. Engage with Forcepoint on www.forcepoint.com, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Smarttech247 is a multi-award-winning cybersecurity company that helps organizations reduce their risk. Trusted by global customers, our platform provides threat intelligence with managed detection and response to provide actionable insights, 24/7 threat detection, investigation, and response. Our service is geared towards proactive prevention and we do this by utilizing the latest in cloud, big data analytics and machine learning, along with our industry leading governance, risk and compliance team.
ENTERPRISE SECURITY, PLATFORM SECURITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY
Prnewswire | May 31, 2023
Netskope, a leader in Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), today announced an integration between Netskope's Intelligent Security Service Edge (SSE) platform and Amazon Security Lake from Amazon Web Services (AWS). Amazon Security Lake is a service that automatically centralizes an organization's security data from across their AWS environments, leading SaaS providers, on-premises, and cloud sources into a purpose-built data lake, so customers can act on security data faster and simplify security data management across hybrid and multi cloud environments.
Organizations want more visibility across all their security data sources, including on-premises and cloud, to quickly identify and respond to potential threats. To do this, they must enable logging across their security infrastructure, but often face challenges with incompatible data formats and no centralized place to store the logs for useful analysis.
To help solve these challenges, Netskope customers can now export logs from the Netskope Intelligent SSE platform to Amazon Security Lake. Amazon Security Lake manages data throughout its lifecycle with customizable data retention settings and converts and conforms incoming security data to the Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework (OCSF), an open community schema. This makes it easier to automatically normalize security data from AWS and combine it with dozens of pre-integrated third-party security data sources.
Netskope and AWS can help customers detect and investigate threats faster, by providing:
Centralized Visibility: Organizations can now export logs, events and alerts collected by Netskope Cloud Exchange to Amazon Security Lake to get a holistic view of threats and vulnerabilities in their overall environment. Centralize years of cloud and on-premises security data at petabyte scale for detailed analysis.
Stronger Security Posture: Organizations can use Netskope logs and Amazon Security Lake analysis tools to quickly discover and remediate threats and vulnerabilities across their environment to strengthen their security posture.
Centralized Threat Remediation: Organizations can use Netskope and AWS services to respond to alerts and remediate threats from the centralized Amazon Security Lake console.
"As security threats increase along with the ongoing shift to hybrid work, organizations want to be confident that their data, employees, and resources are safe from potential attacks and other nefarious activities," said Andy Horwitz, Vice President of Business Development, Netskope. "Netskope has helped thousands of customers improve their security posture through the use of our Netskope Intelligent SSE platform. By meeting the rigorous standards in support of Amazon Security Lake, organizations can have greater confidence in Netskope's deep technical expertise on AWS and our proven track record in securing even the most complex cloud environments."
To learn more about how Netskope helps organizations further strengthen their security posture by sharing security-related logs and threat information with Amazon Security Lake, visit here.
Netskope, a global SASE leader, is redefining cloud, data, and network security to help organizations apply zero trust principles to protect data. Fast and easy to use, the Netskope platform provides optimized access and real-time security for people, devices, and data anywhere they go. Netskope helps customers reduce risk, accelerate performance, and get unrivaled visibility into any cloud, web, and private application activity. Thousands of customers, including more than 25 of the Fortune 100, trust Netskope and its powerful NewEdge network to address evolving threats, new risks, technology shifts, organizational and network changes, and new regulatory requirements. Learn how Netskope helps customers be ready for anything on their SASE journey, visit netskope.com.
DATA SECURITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY, WEB SECURITY TOOLS
Interos Inc | March 10, 2023
On March 9, 2023, Interos, one of the leading operational resilience companies creating the world's strongest, safest, and most secure supply chains, announced the introduction of its upgraded cyber risk factor, a part of its i-ScoreTM measurement of operational resilience.
The Interos i-Score is the first of its kind resilience score that assesses the health of extended supply chains against multiple risk factors, such as restriction, financial, geopolitical, operations/catastrophe, ESG, and cyber.
The i-Score update includes an innovative cyber behavior model to detect potentially harmful cyber activity irrespective of public disclosure, commercial cyber ratings, threat assessment (Mitre ATT&CK®), vulnerability information (CVEs), regulatory compliance, cyber events, and operating country issues into a single score.
This advancement directs cyber risk and procurement managers to their multi-tiered vendors most exposed to ransomware, breaches, data leakage, and other cyber-attacks carried out by malicious attackers who target suppliers concealed in the extended global supply chain. Interos's 2022 Resilience study of 1,500 cybersecurity and procurement leaders found that cyber incidents cause supply chain disruptions that cost businesses $37M each year.
Andrea Little Limbago, SVP, Research & Analysis, Interos, said, "This is another crucial step forward in helping organizations achieve operational resilience." She further mentioned, "We've added new, proprietary models that integrate and assess data on cloud-based risk exposure, evaluate anomalous cyber behavior, measure regulatory compliance risks and more. It's designed to deliver better and faster information to CPOs partnering with CISOs — who are increasingly being held accountable for collective cyber resilience — to respond to more frequent and severe supply chain cyberattacks, with enhanced monitoring of vendors and third-party service providers."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
About Interos Inc
Founded in 2005, Interos is one of the leading operational resilience companies. The company's first-of-its-kind scoring and relationship discovery technologies automate evaluation, detection, and response to risks. As the only operational resilience platform in the world, it protects customers from unethical labor, regulatory violations, cyberattacks, disasters, bankruptcy, and other supplier vulnerabilities. Interos is based in Washington, DC, and has clients all over the world, including NASA, the U.S. Department of Defense, and a number of Global Fortune 500 companies.