EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, CYBERSECURITY
Acalvio Technologies | March 13, 2023
One of the leaders in cyber deception, Acalvio Technologies and The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, Carahsoft Technology Corp., recently announced a partnership. Carahsoft will serve as Acalvio's Master Government Aggregator®, as per the agreement, making the company's market-leading Active Defense Platform and ShadowPlex Advanced Threat Defense accessible to the Public Sector via Carahsoft reseller associates, NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V, National Association of State Procurement Officials ValuePoint, Software 2 (ITES-SW2), Information Technology Enterprise Solutions, National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance and OMNIA Partners contracts.
Acalvio's ShadowPlex enables government agencies to efficiently execute the three most important aspects of adversarial engagement, including detection, which helps in rapid discovery of adversary presence both on-premises and in–cloud infrastructure, disruption to impede and slow down attacks and intelligence to easily collect granular forensics of attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures.
The Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation (CDM) Program Approved Products List (APL) has approved Acalvio Technologies, and their products are now accessible through various Carahsoft contracts, including SEWP V contracts NNG15SC03B and NNG15SC27B, NASPO ValuePoint Master Agreement #AR2472, ITES-SW2 Contract W52P1J-20-D-0042, NCPA Contract NCPA01-86, and OMNIA Partners Contract #R191902.
About Acalvio Technologies
Based in Santa Clara, California, Acalvio is one of the leading cyber deception technologies providers. The company helps businesses actively defend against advanced security threats. Established in 2015, it was built on 25 issued patents in autonomous deception and advanced AI. It also offers robust solutions for Identity Threat Detection and Response (ITDR), Ransomware Protection and Advanced Threat Detection for IT and OT networks, and Zero Trust.
Carahsoft is a government IT solutions provider, combining technological expertise with a comprehensive understanding of the government procurement process to assist public sector organizations in selecting and implementing the most cost-effective solution. The company is based in Reston, Virginia. It is one of the largest government partner catering as the government's master aggregator for many of its best-in-class vendors. It also drives value for a vast ecosystem of IT manufacturers, system integrators, resellers, and consulting partners.
Cyware | January 27, 2023
On January 26, 2023, a next-generation cybersecurity solutions provider Cyware, announced that its Cyber Security Centre (CFC) had achieved FedRAMP Ready designation from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program's PMO (FedRAMP PMO). The adoption of secure cloud services throughout the federal government by offering a standardized approach to security for cloud technologies deployed in federal agencies is promoted by FedRAMP, a US govt-based program.
The designation FedRAMP Ready signifies that a Third-Party Assessment Organization attests to Cyware's security capabilities and that a RAR (Readiness Assessment Report) has been deemed acceptable and reviewed by the FedRAMP PMO. As a result, the Cyware platform enables contractors and government agencies to benefit from the solution's advanced threat intelligence automation and created threat response capabilities which can improve the adoption of secure cloud technologies.
Cyware's CFC offers federal security teams a solution to improve security effectiveness, speed up proactive response, and improve collaboration within the whole security ecosystem of a federal agency. The main goal is to make the country safer from cyberattacks by making better use of tools, resources, and assets that already exist.
Chief Executive Officer of Cyware, Anuj Goel, said, "We are proud that Cyware has achieved this important FedRAMP milestone. This demonstrates our commitment to enhancing threat intelligence sharing and security operations for the public sector." He also said, "Now federal customers can leverage our platform to enable security collaboration, extend threat visibility, correlate threat intelligence, and ensure the highest levels of cloud security through intelligent orchestration and response."
(Source: Business Wire)
Founded in 2016, a product-based cyber security provider,Cyware offers full-stack innovative cyber fusion solutions for all-source, technical, tactical, and operational threat response automation and threat intelligence sharing. The company empowers enterprises to adapt to the evolving threat landscape is utilizing the advances in ML, AI, Security Automation and Orchestration Technologies. The Cyber Fusion solution from Cyware combines SOAR and TIP technology, which makes it easier for security teams that work in separate groups to work together. Many government agencies, businesses, and MSSPs use the company. It also offers platforms for sharing threat intelligence for the majority of ISAC organizations around the world.
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, CYBERSECURITY
Binary Defense | February 17, 2023
On February 16, 2023, Binary Defense, a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and enterprise defense solutions provider, announced its partnership with ExtraHop, to offer an advanced managed network detection and response (mNDR) solution for North American customers. It will integrate the cloud-driven network detection and response solution of ExtraHop.
Through this partnership, Binary Defense will provide its robust Managed Detection and Response services, providing 24/7/365 security monitoring, response, and detection to the clients of ExtraHop’s Reveal (x) 360. The advantages of Binary Defense’s MDR services are customized solutions for the preferred environment, advanced detection strategy, access to vast threat intel, collective defense, proven solutions, and experts with accountable work experience with Fortune 500 companies and the government for cybersecurity. Whereas the ExtraHop Reveal (x) 360 provides unified security in cloud and on-premises environments, situational intelligence, and 360-degree visibility through its SaaS-based network detection and response.
Chief Commercial Officer of Binary Defense Tracy Caudill said, “Many organizations lack the resources and expertise to actively monitor and triage the daily flood of alerts they receive to successfully detect and respond to the most urgent threats.” She added, “Our Security Operations Center analysts have decades of combined experience at the highest levels of enterprise and government IT security. We are delighted to partner with ExtraHop to offer fully managed NDR services for our customers who need state-of-the-art, real-time threat detection that is tailored to meet their specific business needs.”
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
About Binary Defense
Headquartered in Stow, Ohio, Binary Defense, a cybersecurity solutions provider, has been detecting high-fidelity threats for network, cloud, endpoint, and log sources since 2014. It is a Managed Detection and Response services provider and software developer with Managed Open XDR model. It provides a comprehensive defense for the enterprise through its advanced services like Incident Response, Digital Risk Protection, Counterintelligence and Threat Hunting. It specializes in managed security, threat intelligence, SIEM management, detection and response, deception technology, EDR, MDR, MSSR, and cybersecurity.