For organisations with growing cloud environments and mounting security & compliance needs
London, UK, 2 July 2019 – Redscan, the managed threat detection, incident response and penetration testing specialist, today announced the availability of its services on G-Cloud 11 – the latest iteration of the Government platform created to make it easier for public sector organisations to procure cloud-based services.
The Redscan services to be listed are ThreatDetect™– Managed Detection and Response as well as CREST-accredited Penetration Testing and IT Health Checks. These services are highly suited to organisations on a digital transformation path, which need to comprehensively secure growing cloud and hybrid IT environments as well as achieve compliance with the highest information security standards.
More and more government bodies are adopting cloud services and storing sensitive data in environments such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and Office 365. Redscan helps organisations protect and monitor these environments in order to significantly reduce information security risk and achieve compliance with the GDPR and NIS Directive, as well as the Government’s own Cloud Security Principles,
“Organisations across the public sector are adopting cloud applications apace, but are struggling to update their security practices at the same rate,” said Mark Nicholls, Redscan CTO. “By delivering services that help improve cyber resilience and achieve deep threat visibility, Redscan enables organisations to embrace digital transformation with confidence.
“Many organisations, for instance, are still unsure of their responsibilities when it comes to securing both public and private cloud environments. There is a widely held assumption that providers are solely responsible for security when this is not the case.
“Our services on G-Cloud 11 help bridge the cyber security skills and resource gap, providing the cyberoffensive expertise and intelligence needed to safeguard against sophisticated and targeted threats.”
ThreatDetect™ Managed Detection and Response (category- cloud hosting)
ThreatDetect is a 24x7 Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service that identifies, contains and responds to cyber-threats, ensuring the continual protection of organisations’ assets and reputation.
Both cost-effective and quick to deploy, ThreatDetect integrates offensive and defensive security experts, best-in-class network and endpoint detection technologies, and aggregated external and in-house threat intelligence. The service monitors on-premise, AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform environments, as well desktops, laptops and IoT devices.
CREST penetration testing and IT Health Checks (category – cloud support)
Redscan’s CREST approved penetration testing service helps organisations to discover and address gaps in their cybersecurity that could lead to networks, systems, applications and users being compromised by cybercriminals.
Redscan employs the same cutting-edge hacking tools, exploits and techniques of real-world hackers to uncover vulnerabilities that the automated tools are unable to detect. A more comprehensive Red Team Operation can help to assess organisations’ ability to detect simulated cyber-attacks.
Redscan is an award-winning provider of managed security services, specialising in threat detection and integrated incident response.
Possessing a deep knowledge of offensive security, Redscan’s experts are among the most qualified in the industry, working as an extension of clients’ in-house resources to expose and address vulnerabilities plus swiftly identify and shut down breaches.
By understanding how attackers operate, leveraging cutting-edge threat intelligence, and offering highly acclaimed service, Redscan’s cyber security professionals can be trusted to provide the insight and support needed to successfully mitigate information security risk and achieve compliance standards.
The choice of industry leaders, Redscan boasts excellent customer satisfaction and retention levels. Security certifications held by the team include: CREST CRT, CCT APP, CCT INF, CC SAS, CISSP, CEH, Security+, CISM, OSCP, SFCP, CCNA, and ISSAP.
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