EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, CYBERSECURITY
Globenewswire | May 08, 2023
The Chertoff Group, a leading global security risk management and federal growth consulting firm, and Second Front Systems, a company that accelerates the delivery of software to U.S. warfighters, today announced a partnership to help industry overcome barriers to entry and get innovative technology to the U.S. Department of Defense.
Navigating the Federal market can be challenging, costly, and time-consuming with no guarantee of results. The Chertoff Group provides insights, strategy development, market positioning and the tactical support companies need to achieve competitive advantage and accelerate growth. Our understanding of agency missions and requirements helps companies align products and services to government use cases and access relevant sales channels to scale in the Federal market.
Second Front Systems’ Game Warden DevSecOps platform and secure cloud hosting environment removes the burden from commercial software companies by enabling them to leverage our security controls and DoD-approved platform to accelerate software delivery. This happens in a matter of weeks, for a drastically lower cost than was typically the norm just a few years ago.
Aaron Roth , principal of The Chertoff Group said, “We are excited about our partnership with Second Front, and we look forward to using our collective expertise to deliver mission-ready technology that advances our Nation’s security interests. This partnership will enable companies to navigate the ‘valley of death’ and deliver innovative technology to the warfighters and security professionals.”
“This partnership will help speed the acquisition of critical new technology to the war fighter,” said Second Front Chief Revenue Officer Tyler Sweatt. “We’re proud to partner with Chertoff Group to provide a proven methodology, and trusted technology, to a defense acquisition system which all too often sees great technology languishing in the valley of death.”
About Second Front
Second Front Systems (2F) fast-tracks government access to disruptive, commercially proven software as a service (SaaS) applications for national security missions. Leading software providers—ranging from publicly traded defense contractors to startups—and government agencies trust 2F’s Game Warden DevSecOps platform and secure cloud hosting environment to accelerate their delivery and harness the cloud revolution at scale. Founded by former U.S. Marines, this public benefit, venture-backed software company is driven by firsthand experience of the dangers outdated technology poses in combat. For more information, visit https://secondfront.com/.
About The Chertoff Group
The Chertoff Group is a global advisory services firm that applies security expertise, technology insights, and policy intelligence to help clients build resilient organizations, gain competitive advantage and accelerate growth. Through its investment banking subsidiary Chertoff Capital, the firm provides M&A advisory services in global security markets and assists cyber and tech-enabled security companies raise capital to grow their enterprise. The Chertoff Group is headquartered in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.chertoffgroup.com.
Prnewswire | April 06, 2023
Palantir Technologies Inc. today announced that Palantir Federal Cloud Service (PFCS) achieved FedRAMP authorization and accreditation to support workloads at U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Impact Level (IL) 4 and DOD IL5 on Microsoft Azure. This new milestone enables U.S. government customers and industry partners to access Palantir and Microsoft's secure, integrated, enterprise-grade capabilities in both Microsoft Azure Government and Azure Commercial environments.
This milestone expands Palantir and Microsoft's strategic partnership from the private sector to the public sector bringing the best in class cloud components to the federal marketplace. We're aiming to support IL6 through multi-cloud service integration.
"With the successful completion of FedRAMP and IL4 and IL5 accreditation on Microsoft Azure Commercial and Azure Government, Palantir and Microsoft are prepared to bring best in breed solutions to the federal government," said Akash Jain, President, Palantir USG. "Leveraging lessons from our partnership in the commercial sector, we are looking forward to delivering innovation on behalf of the most important US Government missions on an accelerated timeframe. Today's announcement represents an inflection point in our partnership that will benefit our public sector stakeholders. We look forward to launching these joint solutions with our federal partners."
In addition to supporting public sector and DoD customers, the Palantir Federal Cloud Service (PFCS) was also designed for the greater Defense Industrial Base. PFCS on Azure Government meets Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) requirements and can support both Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) workloads.
"With Palantir Federal Cloud Service's FedRAMP authorization on Microsoft Azure, defense organizations have even more solutions available to them to meet their critical mission needs," said Wes Anderson, Vice President, Defense, Microsoft Federal. "Our focus continues to be on building up our partner ecosystem to accelerate innovation and provide trusted, flexible, and advanced cloud solutions for the national security mission."
PFCS FedRAMP authorization on Microsoft Azure can enable expedited agency authorizations to operate (ATOs), this solution is adequate for use in an agency authorization to operate cloud computing products and services.
This authorization milestone is representative of Palantir's ongoing commitment to servicing federal customers on Azure.
Those interested in learning more about Palantir and Microsoft's relationship can visit the Palantir website or get started today via the Azure Marketplace.
About Palantir Technologies Inc.
At Palantir, we're helping the world's most important institutions use their data to solve their most urgent problems. Our software lets our customers integrate and analyze all of their data so they can answer questions that they couldn't before. From delivering disaster relief to building safer automobiles, we're honored to help make our partners better at their most important work.
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, CYBERSECURITY
Trustwave | March 06, 2023
Trustwave Government Solutions, a global security leader in managed security services and the wholly-owned subsidiary of Trustwave Holdings, Inc., recently announced it has expanded its managed security services by becoming a partner of Palo Alto Network Cortex® XMDR Specialization.
Trustwave Government Solutions joins a select group of channel partners who have met operational capabilities, business requirements, sales enablement, technical, and specialization exams. The Cortex XMDR Specialization will allow TGS to combine response solutions with their managed services offerings and the power of best-in-class Cortex XDR™ detection. It will further help customers simplify security operations center (SOC) operations worldwide and rapidly mitigate cyber threats.
TGS replicated its award-winning Trustwave MDR into AWS GovCloud. With Palo Alto Networks' Cortex XDR-certified and Trustwave SpiderLabs' threat intelligence, TGS provides comprehensive detection and response. Additionally, as an XMDR Specialization partner, it offers 24/7 certified SOC analysts. The partnership combines TGS's analysts, processes, and support with Palo Alto Networks' security products for comprehensive threat visibility and response.
President of Trustwave Government Solutions, Bill Rucker, said, "We are thrilled to be expanding our managed security services collaboration with Palo Alto Networks to bring a whole new level of protection to government institutions," He also said, "This achievement confirms our commitment to providing our clients with next-generation security technology and services and offering the first-ever managed detection and response (MDR) service specifically built for the rigorous requirements of the federal government."
(Source – BusinessWire)
Trustwave is one of the global leaders in managed security services (MSS) and managed detection and response (MDR). Based in Chicago (Illinois) it enables, organizations and governments to conduct business securely. With over 2,000 world-class security professionals operating on behalf of clients through 96 countries, the company helps organizations worldwide detect and respond to threats around the clock in the hybrid multi-cloud world. Elite Trustwave services and products are infused with award-winning threat research and intelligence from Trustwave SpiderLabs to strengthen cyber resilience in the age of advanced threats.