Monday, 19 November 2018

SureCloud teams with Rackspace to provide penetration testing services

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Friday 12 October 18

SureCloud, the cloud-based GRC and cybersecurity services company, is working with leading managed cloud provider Rackspace to provide cybersecurity services to Rackspace’s customers. SureCloud will provide a range of penetration testing and cybersecurity services to Rackspace customers. This will allow SureCloud to undertake independent vulnerability and cybersecurity assessments of Rackspace customer deployments using its unique PenTest…

SureCloud, the cloud-based GRC and cybersecurity services company, is working with leading managed cloud provider Rackspace to provide cybersecurity services to Rackspace’s customers.

SureCloud will provide a range of penetration testing and cybersecurity services to Rackspace customers. This will allow SureCloud to undertake independent vulnerability and cybersecurity assessments of Rackspace customer deployments using its unique PenTest-as-a-Service mode, while providing customers with recommendations and suggested remediations to enhance the security of their cloud workloads.

SureCloud’s channel sales director, Mike Harrison commented: “As organizations increasingly migrate to the cloud to realize the benefits of enhanced scalability, flexibility and lower cost of ownership it is critical that their deployments are robustly secured. It is fantastic that Rackspace, as one of the leading managed cloud providers, has recognized this market need and has chosen to collaborate with us to help their customers improve their cybersecurity posture. As such, this is an exciting opportunity for both companies to drive growth and help organizations better manage and identify vulnerabilities within their networks and applications.”

Daniel O’Neill, head of Rackspace Managed Security, EMEA, commented: “Security is a growing concern for businesses globally, and that is no different when it comes to how they use the cloud. We are impressed by SureCloud’s expertise and PenTest-as-a-Service model, and we are confident that they will enable our customers to improve their cybersecurity posture in conjunction with Rackspace Managed Security’s Proactive Detection & Response cybersecurity capabilities.”

PenTest-as-a-Service is a subscription service that provides access to SureCloud’s expert cybersecurity team for remediation guidance and support, and is underpinned by the SureCloud Platform providing:

- Workflow supporting the end-to-end test engagement
- Post-test remediation management and tracking
- Vulnerability management across manual and automated testing
- On-demand access to specialists, highly competent cybersecurity consultants for advice and guidance
- Trend analysis and operational reporting
- Ability to add value to IT Risk activities by adding context to technical risk


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