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.
Smithers | May 25, 2021
Smithers, a leading provider of testing, consulting, information, and compliance services, is pleased to announce the launch of its information security services department. This agency will provide auditing and certification services for NIST SP 800-171 and the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), as well as other customized information security offerings.
Smithers Quality Assessments Division offers 25+ years of high-touch, value-added third-party auditing expertise to the CMMC program, including trained, professional auditors to perform CMMC assessments for organizations that are current suppliers to the United States (US) Department of Defense, as well as those looking to meet the requirements of being a supplier.
Smithers' information security service offering ensures the security of clients' sensitive data by delivering reliable assessments on time and with a high level of touch.
"Information security threats continue to intensify as a significant concern to organizations of all sizes," says Jeanette Preston, President of Smithers Quality Assessments Division. "As a matter of business continuity, many companies would be required to ensure sensitive data security as a requirement to do business with defense, governmental agencies, and highly regulated industries."
The information security services department will be launched and led by Aaron Troschinetz, General Manager for Smithers Quality Assessments Division in North America. "During audits, we see that clients have a genuine need for these facilities," Troschinetz says. "Companies do not need multiple vendors because we provide information security in addition to our existing auditing and certification services. Smithers is now capable of serving as their full-service trusted partner."
Smithers is a multinational provider of testing, consulting, information, and compliance services that were founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Smithers serves customers in the transportation, life science, packaging, fabrics, parts, consumer, and energy sectors through laboratories and operations in North America, Europe, and Asia. Smithers integrates science, technology, and business expertise to provide accurate data on time and with a high touch, allowing consumers to innovate with confidence.
Darktrace | May 10, 2021
Darktrace, a leading autonomous cybersecurity AI firm, revealed today that it has partnered with tech giant Microsoft. The collaboration provides joint customers with enterprise-scale, self-learning AI that identifies and reacts to cyber-threats autonomously.
This partnership expands Darktrace's self-learning artificial intelligence for cybersecurity within Microsoft environments, such as Microsoft 365 and cloud apps like Azure Sentinel. When companies and workforces around the world depend more on cloud infrastructure and virtual collaboration tools, the collaboration ensures that threats can be halted by Microsoft's technologies in conjunction with Darktrace's Autonomous Cyber AI technology.
Microsoft and Darktrace's collaboration improves security through multi-platform and multi-cloud environments, automates threat investigations, and allows teams to prioritize strategic activities that matter.
The two organizations are working together to help companies in a variety of important areas:
Cyber AI Email Security – Antigena Email, which utilizes Darktrace's autonomous response technologies to counter the most advanced email attacks, is now hosted on Microsoft Azure and available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
Simplified and Streamlined Security Workflows – Darktrace also works smoothly with Azure Sentinel, with a customized Workbook enabling users to send and envision Darktrace threat alerts and automatic threat investigation reports within Sentinel.
Seamless data integration – With one click, users can connect Darktrace's AI detection capability to Microsoft Defender for endpoint security.
"As cyber-attacks get more advanced, AI is introducing a deeper level of security in detecting these risks," said Clare Barclay, CEO of Microsoft UK. The collaboration between Microsoft and Darktrace will help in the security of organizations, allowing them to concentrate on their core business and customers."
"I am happy to be working with Microsoft to put Darktrace's Cyber AI and autonomous response into joint customer environments," said Poppy Gustafsson, CEO of Darktrace. "Darktrace secures Microsoft wherever it runs."
Darktrace is the pioneer of Autonomous Response technologies and a leading autonomous cybersecurity AI organization. It protects the cloud, email, IoT, traditional networks, endpoints, and industrial platforms for over 4,700 organizations in over 100 countries.
Darktrace AI, a self-learning technology, tracks, investigates and reacts to advanced cyber-threats such as insider threats, remote working risks, malware, data loss, and supply chain vulnerabilities.
The corporation employs 1,500 people worldwide, with headquarters in Cambridge, UK. Darktrace AI detects a cyber threat every second, preventing it from causing harm.