BlueVoyant and Telstra create new cyber detection and response service
BlueVoyant, a cybersecurity company, has partnered up with Telstra to launch Telstra’s Cyber Detection and Response – Endpoint in Australia and New Zealand.
Telstra’s Cyber Detection and Response – Endpoint is a fully managed 24/7 service that detects and responds to cyber-attacks at the endpoint. The service is a collaborative effort between the two companies, bringing together Telstra’s Managed Security Services and BlueVoyant’s cloud-based ingestion processing and analysis system.
“Hybrid working coupled with the escalating frequency and sophistication of cyber-attacks means that every laptop, tablet and mobile phone is a target for an endpoint attack,” Global Head of BlueVoyant’s Managed Security Services Milan Patel said.
“Working together with Telstra, our managed service means that their clients can immediately access and protect their organizations’ devices and data.”
The Cyber Detection and Response – Endpoint has the following key features:
- Threat Detection — Advanced endpoint software is used to expand enrichment and enhanced behavioural correlations. This will help isolate advanced threats that evade existing security solutions.
- Indicator Enrichment — Indicators of compromise associated with detections within the monitored environment are automatically extracted, scored and enriched, leveraging open source and proprietary threat intelligence tools.
- Endpoint Response — A specific set of actions are taken post-investigation i.e., quarantine, delete, whitelist, monitor or blacklist. If an advanced real-time investigation is needed, remote instruction response activities are also available.
- Threat Hunt — The ‘Advanced’ service also includes proactively and iteratively searching events to detect and isolate advanced threats. It also enables remote hunt missions to search for signs of adversaries.
The world-class threat alerting, mitigating and resolution service was designed to deliver its capabilities for mid-large size organizations looking for superior cybersecurity expertise.
“Recent research suggests that the majority of Australia’s top companies will continue to use remote and hybrid work models into the foreseeable future,” Cyber Security Executive of Telstra’s Product and Technology at Telstra Matthew O’Brien said.
“This means managing the endpoint through advanced detection & response capabilities is absolutely critical. Telstra’s partnership with BlueVoyant demonstrates our continued commitment to securing Australian businesses.”
With cyber security being highly fragmented in the Australian market, Telstra, Microsoft, and CrowdStrike are in a strong position to provide consolidated, flexible and intelligent cybersecurity solutions to the SMB and Enterprise markets.
In fact, BlueVoyant has extended its long-standing strategic partnership with Microsoft to accelerate the development and release of security-based solutions. Their partnership was founded on the shared understanding that cloud adoption, combined with 5G, can create an intelligent and secure workplace environment.
Microsoft ANZ’s Business Group Director of Modern Work and Security Evan Williams said the Cyber Detection and Response – Endpoint was a significant step in securing business environments in the digital and connected reality.
“One of Telstra and Microsoft’s key values is Better Together, which is demonstrated in this collaboration with Telstra and BlueVoyant to deliver a unique cybersecurity solution in the Australian market,” he said.
BlueVoyant’s CEO Jim Rosenthal said that they were delighted to bring their end-to-end managed service into Telstra’s cybersecurity portfolio and bring their cybersecurity services into the Australian market.
“Our partnership is testament to the global demand for cybersecurity outsourcing from organizations of all sizes, who want to access the best solutions,” he said.
WITH NEWS FROM AAP