ThreatQuotient, a security operations platform innovator, announced the company was named McAfee’s 2019 Global Security Innovation Alliance (SIA) Partner of the Year. Revealed at MPOWER Cybersecurity Summit, McAfee’s annual user conference, in Las Vegas on 1st October 2019, ThreatQuotient was selected by the SIA partner team for demonstrated commitment to customers and technical efficiency. Relevant threat intelligence The volume of available threat data has increased dramatically over the last decade, gradually becoming a cacophony of noise. Mature security organisations have raced to develop tools, teams and processes to turn threat data into timely and relevant threat intelligence. The intelligence must be distributed to existing security tools across networks that may be isolated Once this is accomplished, the intelligence must be distributed to existing security tools across networks that may be isolated from one another, and the intelligence team must get feedback from internal sighting matches. ThreatQuotient’s partnership with McAfee includes integrations and use cases that help solve these problems for customers. “With over 120 SIA partners for McAfee to choose from, ThreatQuotient is honoured to receive this award,” said Matt McCormick, SVP of Corporate and Business Development, ThreatQuotient. “Customer success is ThreatQuotient’s top priority, and this recognition reinforces both our dedication to our partnership with McAfee, as well as the on-going innovation and market leadership ThreatQuotient aims to bring to the table.” Integrated security solutions The McAfee SIA program provides customers with integrated security solutions that allow them to resolve more threats faster with fewer resources, simplify the integration of these products with complex customer environments, and provide a truly integrated, connected security ecosystem to maximise the value of existing customer security investments. By acting as a central repository of global threat intelligence, ThreatQ™ is able to correlate and enhance that intelligence against events gathered from a variety of McAfee sources. This integration expands the capability to distribute actionable intelligence to multiple security teams in an automated and near-real-time distribution architecture, increasing the effectiveness of security operations and accelerating detection and response. Threat visibility ThreatQuotient, like all SIA partners, provides strategic value, innovation and market leadership"“ThreatQuotient, like all SIA partners, provides strategic value, innovation and market leadership among other requirements to ensure our integrations improve threat visibility and create powerful new security behaviours and workflows,” said DJ Long, Vice President, Business Development at McAfee. “ThreatQuotient’s approach to threat management and their platform’s technical capabilities that allow organisations to improve the effectiveness of their security operations helped earn them this award.” Use cases for the ThreatQ and McAfee integration include, but are not limited to: MVISION Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) Threat Intelligence Exchange (TIE) Active Response (MAR) Network Security Manager (NSM)
BeyondTrust, the pioneer in privilege-centric security, announced that the company has been named as McAfee’s Security Innovation Alliance (SIA) Partner of the Year winner. This news comes on the heels of last year’s award as Runner Up for McAfee’s SIA Most Innovative Partner of the Year. The award was announced at the McAfee MPOWER Cybersecurity Summit in Las Vegas on October 16. “We’re honoured to be recognised for our continued work with the Security Innovation Alliance for the benefit of our joint customers,” said Morey Haber, Chief Technology Officer at BeyondTrust. “This award is a testament to the success our joint customers are experiencing as we reduce complexity and make it easier for organisations to control privileged accounts and mitigate potential endpoint threats.” Resolving threats faster The McAfee SIA program provides customers with integrated security solutions that enable them to resolve more threats fasterThe McAfee SIA program provides customers with integrated security solutions that enable them to resolve more threats faster with fewer resources. Partners are screened for innovation, strategic value, and market leadership in their respective market segments that complement the McAfee solution portfolio. “BeyondTrust was selected as our Most Valuable Partner of the Year based on the review of more than 150 SIA partners and their multiple integrations and engagement with McAfee,” said D.J Long, vice president, strategic business development at McAfee. “BeyondTrust took top honours because of their ability to seamlessly integrate and provide management solutions that allow users to better understand and take actions against privilege-based risks.” Enabling customers to protect endpoints The certified integration between BeyondTrust’s Avecto DefendPoint solution and McAfee ePO enables customers to protect endpointsThe certified integration between PowerBroker Password Safe and McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) provides a flexible and convenient way to manage privileged passwords and privileged sessions through the McAfee ePO console. In addition, the certified integration between BeyondTrust’s Avecto DefendPoint solution and McAfee ePO enables customers to protect endpoints and implement least privilege policy across any organisation – all through the centralised ePO platform. In addition, BeyondTrust also integrates with McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) and McAfee DXL to provide a real-time view of potential security threats and speed customers’ ability to proactively respond to these threats.