Security

Skyhigh Security becomes second ex-McAfee property spun out of Symphony Technology Group

Skyhigh Security will be deeply focused on the Security Service Edge [SSE] while Trellix, spun out of Symphony earlier this year will be focused on the EDR [Extended Detection and Response] business. Gee Rittenhouse, who was previously the Senior Vice President/GM of Cisco’s Security Business Group, becomes Skyhigh’s CEO.

CrowdStrike integrates identity threat protection solution into their MDR to provide industry’s first managed identity protection solution

CrowdStrike has integrated their standalone Falcon Identity Threat Protection into their Falcon Complete MDR offering, and expects that the combination of Falcon Complete’s market strength plus customer demand for an identity service no one else yet offers will drive their identity solution to a market leadership position.

Checkmarx continues to scale up channel-first model by hiring VP of Worldwide Channels and Alliances

Mark Osmond, who came to Checkmarx from Veeam Software, talks about what he sees as the challenges facing application security testing partners moving from on-prem to the cloud, how he intends to make things easier for them, and other elements of the company’s channel strategy for the year ahead.

HelpSystems remakes partner program to enable more holistic selling of security solutions

The HelpSystems partner program was created years ago when the company’s focus was on IBM AS/400 tools, and while support for security partners through the program has been enhanced in recent years, the program redo is designed to spur security partner enablement through a more rigorous training and cross-selling strategy.