BLACK HAT EUROPE 2018, LONDON – December 4, 2018 – eSentire, Inc., the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider, today announced the availability of Risk Advisory and Managed Prevention – a comprehensive set of services tailored to strengthen organizations against the evolving threat landscape. Supplementing the core MDR offering, the new set of services accelerates the security function’s ability to adapt to the evolving threat landscape and prevents security incidents related to unique business objectives, without increasing risk or gaps in compliance mandates. eSentire also announced it will be launching Managed Endpoint Defense (Powered by Carbon Black™) in January 2019 to help organizations accelerate time-to-value, enabling them to quickly deploy, operationalize and harden industry-leading Next-Generation Antivirus (“NGAV”) protection to prevent attackers from executing payloads and compromising systems.
Today’s businesses are required to be more predictive than ever, and according to Cybersecurity FutureWatch 2018, a new research report issued by eSentire, only 30 percent of firms are confident they can avoid a major security event in the next two years. The report also exposes a need for companies to move from current prevention-technology focused security programs, to a more elastic paradigm based on threat-focused, proactive hunting and predictive response to reduce business risk. In fact, eSentire’s research found that firms using both proactive and predictive approaches reduced their risk profile by 30 percent.
“We know risk is in constant fluctuation and security is a never-ending cycle – and organizations must continually defend and adapt,” said Sean Blenkhorn, vice president, solutions engineering and services, eSentire. “Risk Advisory and Managed Prevention is a natural evolution of our current service portfolio and extends our core capabilities in a holistic approach. This ensures our customers have unmatched visibility into the risks and gaps as well as the best level prevention possible.”
Risk Advisory and Managed Prevention adapts to meet business objectives and accounts for the unique threats that organizations face. According to research from the Ponemon Institute, 61 percent of CISO's predict their organization will have a significant disruption to business due to malware this year.
Through a tailored set of services, organizations can now:
- Identify blind spots and risk – assesses an organization’s people, process, policies, and technology, from on-premise to the cloud, for systemic risks and potential security gaps
- Build a strategy and define a plan – evaluates current security program maturity, policies, architecture and response capabilities
- Prevent, detect and respond swiftly – complements Managed Detection and Response that hunts and responds to the unknown by operationalizing and accelerating deployment and time-to-value with preventative capabilities for known threats
- Measure, assess and refine approaches – tests defenses for new blind spots, gauges progress and refines the overall strategy
In the first quarter of 2019, eSentire also plans to launch the next-generation version of its esRECON service to help clients better protect their environments by identifying vulnerabilities within infrastructure across on-premise and cloud-based environments. Additionally, this will serve as the foundation for Risk Advisory and Managed Prevention services by allowing eSentire to combine risk, asset, and real-time threat data into a singular view for customers to make business decisions.
Learn more on our blog about Risk Advisory and Managed Prevention and Managed Endpoint Defense (Powered by Carbon Black™).
To read the full findings of Cybersecurity FutureWatch 2018, access the Cybersecurity Risk Index. The Cybersecurity Risk Index is a free assessment from eSentire based on simple questions that provide enterprises with a snapshot of where and how their security approaches stack up in general and relative to comparable organizations.
eSentire® is the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service provider, keeping organizations safe from constantly evolving cyber attacks that technology alone cannot prevent. Its 24x7 Security Operations Center (SOC), staffed by elite security analysts, hunts, investigates and responds in real-time to known and unknown threats before they become business disrupting events. Protecting more than $5.7 trillion AUM in the financial sector alone, eSentire absorbs the complexity of cybersecurity, delivering enterprise-grade protection and the ability to comply with growing regulatory requirements. For more information, visit www.esentire.com and follow @eSentire.
 Ponemon Study: What CISOs Worry About in 2018: Jan. 2018