NTT DATA UK&I partners with SecurityScorecard to transform cyber risk monitoring in the UK and Ireland
LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leading IT service provider NTT DATA UK&I and SecurityScorecard, the global leader in cybersecurity ratings, today announced a new partnership to accelerate the transformation of continuous cyber risk monitoring across all sectors in the United Kingdom and Ireland (UK&I). As part of this partnership, NTT DATA will offer its customers an innovative posture assessment report offer, based on the SecurityScorecard platform. The report will combine NTT DATA’s consulting expertise with SecurityScorecard’s scoring and assessment capabilities to continuously assess, analyze and monitor security risks for customers, as well as strengthen their security postures.
In today’s ever-changing cybersecurity landscape, organizations need to be proactive in combating cyberattacks, and security ratings are integral to measuring and understanding resiliency in real time. NTT DATA understands the importance of this and is therefore increasing its efforts in the area of cybersecurity, ensuring that its customers are better equipped to deal with new threats on a regular basis. It is for this reason that SecurityScorecard has joined Adobe and Microsoft in becoming a Level 1 Strategic Partner for NTT DATA UK&I.
From non-executive directors to IT operations teams, enterprise stakeholders report three critical board-level risks: data loss, cyber breach and third-party exposure. These risks are typically based on common challenges, such as business visibility, poor clarity or translation of information, and confusing prioritization of responses, but are further compounded by a dearth of competent security knowledge and skills. industry-wide. The partnership between NTT DATA and SecurityScorecard will address these customer challenges head-on, bringing together industry-leading core competencies, industry knowledge, deep customer insights, and strategic customer relationships.
Mike Jones, Vice President of Partners and Alliances at NTT DATA (UK&I), said, “NTT DATA is proud of its global ecosystem of Partners and Alliances, which helps deliver value to our customers through transformational change. We are excited to announce our latest partnership with SecurityScorecard, the global leader in cybersecurity assessments, to help NTT DATA identify security threats and keep customers safe.
SecurityScorecard provides comprehensive security assessments, automated assessments and advice from industry experts, providing easy-to-understand AF dashboards for improved communication, effective compliance reporting and more informed decision-making. The solution enables organizations to automate and accelerate questionnaire exchange with over 20 large-scale compliance survey templates and questionnaires.
“Our partnership with NTT DATA immediately provides customers in EMEA with more complete visibility into the risks that exist in their environment and guidance to mitigate that risk more effectively, all on a single platform,” said Jan Bau, Vice -President EMEA and LATAM at SecurityScorecard. “This will enable NTT DATA’s portfolio companies to proactively ensure that they have continuous and immediate information about their security posture.”
Through this partnership, SecurityScorecard will integrate a suite of cybersecurity monitoring solutions into NTT DATA’s managed services offering to create a monthly posture assessment report. The report will empower organizations to understand their true cyber risk and enable them to instantly improve their security postures with much-needed data, visibility and insights. In addition to platform insights, the monthly service will leverage NTT DATA’s threat intelligence and advisory capabilities, providing not only insight into a customer’s industry sector, but also insight into its vendors and partners. business, providing additional value to customers. in the areas they most want to target.
Jones added, “NTT DATA places great importance on cyber resilience and our new posture assessment solution has been designed to provide our customers with peace of mind when it comes to cyber security. Not only will our reporting tool share a holistic view of their security measures, but customers can rest easy knowing that they have identified all potential areas of vulnerability and implemented the right solutions to protect their critical infrastructure.
For more information on SecurityScorecard and NTT DATA UK&I, visit the SecurityScorecard booth at the Gartner UK Security & Risk Summit, Booth 105 September 12-14.
About NTT DATA
NTT DATA is the second largest managed security services provider in the world, with more than 5,500 information and cybersecurity professionals globally. Headquartered in Tokyo and with business operations in more than 50 countries, NTT DATA’s security practice provides security consulting, engineering, managed services, and accelerated partner product solutions that align with business goals. of its customers, as well as speed, cost, quality and regulatory needs. NTT DATA emphasizes a long-term commitment, combining security operations centers (SOCs) and local delivery capabilities to deliver world-class professional services globally. For more information visit: en.nttdata.com
Backed by world-class investors including Evolution Equity Partners, Silver Lake Waterman, Sequoia Capital, GV, Riverwood Capital and others, SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings with over 12 million companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented scoring technology is used by over 30,000 organizations for enterprise risk management, third-party risk management, board reporting, due diligence, cyber insurance underwriting, and regulatory oversight . SecurityScorecard is the first cybersecurity assessment company to offer digital investigation and incident response services, providing a 360-degree approach to security prevention and response for its global customer and partner base . SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve and communicate cybersecurity risks to their boards, employees and suppliers. Every organization has the universal right to its reliable and transparent information Instant Security Dashboard Evaluation. For more information, visit securityscorecard.com or join us on LinkedIn.