ActZero Selected as 2022 SC Awards Best Managed Detection and Response Service
MENLO PARK, California., August 22, 2022 /CNW/ – ActZero, a leading provider of Managed Detection and Response (MDR), today announced that it has acquired from the SC awards. Now in its 25th year, the SC Awards honor cybersecurity innovators and is one of the most prestigious awards programs in the industry.
“Cybersecurity threats, particularly ransomware extortion attacks, are evolving at a pace that most organizations cannot keep up with. This is particularly alarming for small and medium-sized businesses that lack the resources to defend against sophisticated criminal attackers,” he said Chris Finan, President and Chief Operating Officer at ActZero. “We are grateful for this recognition of our commitment to providing a world-class MDR service. Our mission is to ensure IT security teams protect their organizations from ransomware attacks, and every member of our ActZero team shares that responsibility with great pride. In an industry with so many dedicated professionals – and innovative vendor solutions – we’re honored to that our focus on continuous measurement and improvement to defeat today’s ever-evolving adversaries stands out.”
The 2022 SC Awards were the most competitive yet, with a record 800 entries across 38 categories, a 21% increase over 2021, according to awards organization SC Media. Offerings that won the Best Managed Detection and Response Service category provide MDR services that combine advanced analytics, threat intelligence and human expertise, providing organizations with advanced cybersecurity protection without additional staff.
ActZero provides a 24/7 results-driven Managed Detection and Response (MDR) platform that excels at detecting and stopping ransomware. The service combines Endpoint Detection and Response, Extended Detection and Response, Next-Generation Antivirus and Mobile Threat Defense with AI and ML-powered threat detection and Human Threat Hunting to prevent, detect, contain and stop all types of cybersecurity threats – from Standard malware to sophisticated headline attacks – across endpoints, mobile devices, networks and clouds. ActZero eliminates unnecessary alerts and provides the visibility and security governance organizations need to prioritize threat and vulnerability management.
“This award is a great recognition of the value and security results that ActZero’s holistic threat protection provides,” he added Adam Mansur, Chief Security Officer at ActZero. “We have made the strategic investments needed to locate threats in our customer environments and remediate threats before they disrupt customer operations or gain a foothold in the ecosystem. That requires a broad vision and the best detection tools on the market.”
For more information on ActZero, see https://www.actzero.ai
ActZero is a Gartner-recognized provider of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services that provides 24×7 Ransomware Defense You Can Measure, providing threat protection for small and medium-sized businesses and empowering customers to improve their cybersecurity efforts without straining existing budgets and resources. We combine our core AI and ML technologies and processes with human threat hunting and intelligence to detect and identify vulnerabilities and eliminate more threats in less time. We actively work with our customers to advance security engineering, increase internal efficiency and effectiveness, and ultimately build a mature cybersecurity posture. Whether it’s reinforcing an existing security strategy or building a primary line of defense, ActZero’s client-first approach helps reduce the unique risks and gaps that could leave an organization vulnerable to attack.
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