Acronis disrupts the market with the announcement of a new simplified MSP-class EDR solution | New

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Nov. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Live from its annual #CyberFit Summit, Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, today introduces its new product, Acronis Advanced Security + EDR for Acronis Cyber ​​​​Protect Cloud . Advanced Security + EDR offers an innovative approach to effective threat detection, containment and remediation by reducing the complexity present in other EDR solutions

Consistent with established industry standards and MITER ATT&CK® framework mapping, Acronis Advanced Security + EDR simplifies the complex solutions needed to keep pace with today’s sophisticated threat landscape. It does this by leveraging its unified platform approach that enables IT teams to detect and understand advanced attacks, then recover quickly using features like server-specific one-click restore. offensive. By correlating events, analyzing attack chains, and presenting user-friendly, guided interpretations, organizations significantly reduce the time burden of highly specialized (and expensive) security analysts and time to resolution (TTR) for operations. commercial.

This announcement follows a series of developments by the company, starting with the reveal of its innovative behavior-based DLP product at RSAC 2022 in June and most recently, their Badge approved by AV-TEST for Corporate Endpoint Protection on macOS.

“Acronis is a great fit for us for strong endpoint protection,” said Dave Millier, CSO at Quick Intelligence. “The single agent playing dual roles was a deciding factor in choosing to go with Acronis. We’re excited to see EDR coming to this same agent, as it will help us take our customers’ cyber protection to the next level, without having to rely on another vendor and another agent. Acronis continues to innovate and we continue to benefit from it.

Acronis Advanced Security + EDR is part of the Acronis Cyber ​​Protect Cloud platform that enables enterprises and their service providers to deliver holistic protection across the entire National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework ( NIST). This new entry adds to Acronis Cyber ​​Defenses with:

  • ML-based event correlation and interpretation with attack chain visibility mapped to MITER ATT&CK®
  • Built-in response capabilities, including one-click attack-specific rollbacks
  • The ability to investigate, fix, recover, and close security vulnerabilities built into more features on the Acronis Cyber ​​Protect Cloud platform
  • Reduced complexity and cost with rapid provisioning through the single Acronis console and unified agent providing advanced security at the click of a button – without deploying more agents or the operational challenges of integrating with products disparate thirds

In addition to its innovative approach to ensuring that all businesses have better access to sophisticated technologies for better protection, Acronis is uniquely positioned to enable its extensive global network of managed service provider partners to offer MDR to low-end customers with healthy margins and attractive benefits. customer pricing while avoiding high-end licensing costs and MDR competition for their customers from pure-play security vendors

Marco Monaco at Acronis Partner and Italian Managed Service Provider, MEGABIT shared, “Because the protection is cheap and the performance is good, we are expanding Acronis more and more among our customers because it offers with a single agent almost all the services available – which is a great thing, especially for us MSPs.. We’re excited about the EDR and can’t wait to try it out.

According to August Acronis Cyber ​​Protection Operations Centers Report, the damage caused by ransomware worldwide is estimated to exceed $30 billion by 2023. Ransomware continues to be the number one threat to large and medium-sized businesses. Acronis significantly reduces the success of ransomware attacks with its NIST holistic approach to business continuity, as well as the number of phishing URLs, malware and advanced attacks, blocking 21 million URLs on terminals in the second quarter of 2022 alone.

“EDR technology is an essential addition to any cybersecurity posture,” said Candid Wüest., Vice President of Acronis Research“For example, we know that previously unknown zero-day exploitsaccount for 80% of offences.1We address this by focusing on real security and business results for our customers and partners as our top priority, with quick and easy remediation being of the utmost importance.

The Acronis Advanced Security + EDR early access program will be available in December for Acronis partners and generally available in the first quarter of 2023.

1Ponemon Institute, “The Third Annual Survey of the State of Endpoint Security Risks“, 2020.

About Acronis

Acronis unifies data protection and cyber security to provide integrated and automated cyber protection that solves the security, accessibility, privacy, authenticity and security (SAPAS) challenges of the modern digital world. With flexible deployment models that meet the demands of service providers and IT professionals, Acronis delivers superior cyber protection for data, applications, and systems with innovative next-generation antivirus, backup, disaster recovery, and AI-powered endpoint protection management. With advanced anti-malware powered by cutting-edge artificial intelligence and blockchain-based data authentication technologies, Acronis protects any environment – ​​from cloud to hybrid to on-premises – at a low cost and predictable.

Founded in Singapore in 2003 and incorporated in Switzerland in 2008, Acronis today has more than 2,200 employees at 40 locations in 19 countries. The Acronis Cyber ​​Protect solution is available in 26 languages ​​in over 150 countries and is used by over 20,000 service providers to protect over 750,000 businesses.


Press contacts:

Karl Bateson

Global Director of Public Relations and Communications

Karl.Bateson@acronis.com

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