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CounterTack Announces New MSSP Ecosystem Initiative as Part of its Rapidly Expanding CyberPath Partner Program

Posted by Nate Buell   |   March 1, 2016

WALTHAM, Mass. and SAN FRANCISCO (March 1, 2016)— CounterTack, the leader in Big Data Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), today announced its new ecosystem of MSSPs as a strategic addition to its CyberPath Partner Program. The current CyberPath Partner Program enables partners of all sizes, vertical focus and geographic locations to deliver more Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) value to customers globally through its EDR suite of innovative technology. New MSSP business has contributed to CounterTack’s 900% growth in 2015.

“MSSPs are becoming more influential as trusted advisors to their customer base, and are driving value in solving some of the most challenging endpoint security problems across the enterprise,” said Neal Creighton, CEO, CounterTack. “The MSSP market is over $14B now and growing at an amazing clip, as enterprises and SMBs continue to embrace managed services for critical security challenges. Our new ecosystem within the CyberPath Partner Program embraces our MSSP partners in supporting partners with innovative technology and services through multiple use cases, and across numerous industry-specific focus areas.”

“There’s a growing movement in the cybersecurity industry, where enterprises are gravitating toward managed deployments, to reduce the time it takes to discover and triage security incidents,” said Doug Cahill, Sr. Security Analyst, ESG Global. “We are seeing end users move from taking a zero-trust approach toward consultants or MSSPs, to allowing organizations more access to their environment to help support more rapid threat detection and impact mitigation with a higher degree of efficacy. CounterTack delivers technology that fits this model perfectly by continuously monitoring endpoints, with an innovative capability to analyze threats at scale and respond accordingly."

In launching its new ecosystem approach within the CyberPath Partner Program, MSSPs globally are implementing CounterTack technology to accommodate customer demand for more visibility and more contextual threat interactions on endpoints. At the RSA 2016 Conference, CounterTack will be featuring a number of MSSP partners at two booths in the South Expo Hall, who will be demonstrating their next-generation endpoint security capabilities as one of the integral components of their dynamic managed SOC offerings.

Those partners include:

Paladion (at CounterTack’s Booth 1133): Paladion Networks is a specialized partner for information risk management providing end-to-end services and solutions in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. (www.paladion.com)

Security On Demand (at CounterTack’s Booth 1133): Security On-Demand™ is a managed security services provider specialized in providing 24x7 security monitoring, management, and compliance solutions to small-medium businesses, cloud service providers, and carriers. (www.securityondemand.com)

Proficio (at CounterTack’s Booth 1133): Proficio is a leading Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) changing the way organizations meet their IT security and compliance goals by providing the most advanced cloud-based solutions to monitor and scan critical assets without the need for added headcount or costly software and hardware systems. (www.proficio.com)

SAVANTURE (at CounterTack’s Booth 1133): SAVANTURE is a leading MSSP and consulting firm delivering highly effective and cost efficient security solutions to its customers in highly regulated industries, small and medium size clients, carriers and service providers, as well as government clients across the globe. (www.savanture.com)

CipherTechs (AR CounterTack’s Booth 1133): Cipher Tech Solutions, Inc. (Cipher Tech) is an agile technical solutions provider leveraged to provide critical software, electrical, and computer engineering and consulting services for mission critical operations. (www.ciphertechs.com)

GoSecure (at CounterTack’s Booth 2421 for the duration of the conference): A leading MSSP based in Canada, GoSecure offers a wide range of specialized services allowing increased security operations ROI, cutting-edge security testing for IT and facilitate security to be integrated in new or existing software and hardware systems. (www.gosecure.ca)

To illustrate the growing influence of the global MSSP market, Gartner reports: “By 2020, 40% of all security technology acquisitions will be directly influenced by managed security service providers (MSSPs) and on-premises security outsourcing providers, up from less than 15% today.”[1]

[1] Gartner, Predicts 2016: Threat and Vulnerability Management, December 4, 2015.

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