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eSentire partners with Credence Security to help combat cybercrime

March 14, 2016 | 3 MINS READ

Cambridge, Ontario & Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 14, 2016 – eSentire, Inc., creators of the award winning Active Threat Protection™ service and industry leading managed security services, today announced it has partnered with Credence Security, a leading provider of cybersecurity, digital forensics, and IT technologies and solutions, to provide mid-sized enterprises in parts of the EMEA region, specifically the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa regions, with advanced cybersecurity capabilities and threat protection.

This announcement follows eSentire’s recent launch of its new global channel partner program, which spans North America, EMEA, and Asia Pacific. eSentire recognizes that security is a business issue across the globe and has invested in the creation of a Security Operations Center that will support customers in the Middle East and Africa.

“As a new entrant in to the EMEA, it is essential to partner with a company that is solely focused on cybersecurity, has strong technology and sales support capabilities, in-depth knowledge and understanding of the local market, and most importantly, relationships with resellers and end customers in the region,” said Mark Adams, vice president of channels, eSentire. “As a value-added distributor, Credence Security has the pre-requisites to help us ‘tell the eSentire story’ and work with us to deliver best-in-class cybersecurity solutions to mid-sized enterprises in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa.”

Partnering with Credence Security allows eSentire to gain market presence and access to a key part of the EMEA market, connecting its service capabilities to partners and customers in that region. By partnering with eSentire, Credence Security can further strengthen its portfolio of complementary security solutions, creating opportunities for growing its business with existing accounts, and adding new customers.

As an eSentire distributor for reseller partners in the Middle East, Credence Security will have dedicated resources focusing on providing pre-sales support to partners and end customers for eSentire’s core portfolio of continuously managed Active Threat Protection services, specifically:

“Cyber-attacks like phishing and watering hole attacks are growing more and more sophisticated by the day and can easily bypass traditional security technologies that focus on perimeter defense,” said Garreth Scott, director of sales, Credence Security. “Backed by eSentire’s best-in-class technology solutions, skilled security analysts, threat intelligence team, and global network of sensors, we can now offer mid-sized enterprises in the Middle East the most advanced cybersecurity-as-a-service available, ultimately helping them stay one step ahead of the attackers.”

Credence Security is also helping eSentire with its demand generation efforts, having already uncovered several end user opportunities in the region.

eSentire and Credence Security will exhibit in stand B-140 at the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC), March 29-31st at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

About eSentire Inc.

eSentire® is a proven industry leader, keeping mid-sized organizations safe from constantly evolving cyber attacks that traditional security defenses simply can’t detect. eSentire combines people, process, and technology to deliver an unmatched, premium level service that detects, remediates, and communicates sophisticated cyber threats in real-time, 24/7. Protecting more than $3 trillion in Assets under Management (AuM), eSentire is the award-winning choice for security decision-makers in mid-size enterprises. eSentire has received multiple accolades for exceptional service, including the HFM (Hedge Fund Manager) Service Provider award (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016). In 2015, eSentire was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50TM and Fast 500TM lists, and included in the 2015 “Cool Vendors in Cloud Security Services” report by Gartner, Inc.

For more information, visit www.esentire.com and follow @esentire on Twitter.

About Credence Security

Established in 1999, Credence Security, previously ARM, the region’s specialty distribution company, specializes in IT security, Forensics, and Incident Response. Working closely with leading IT security vendors, including AccessData, Fidelis CyberSecurity, eSentire, and Digital Guardian, Credence Security delivers cyber and IT security technologies and solutions that protect organizations against advanced persistent threats, malicious adversaries, and internal malpractice.

A subsidiary of the UC Group, Credence Security is headquartered in Dubai, UAE, serving enterprises across the Middle East, Africa, and India through a network of over 70 resellers throughout the territory. For more information, visit www.credencesecurity.com.

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