AlienVault recently announced that they have agreed to be acquired by AT&T. See what Cybriant CEO, Jeff Uhlich, has to say about the AlienVault acquisition and how it will affect Cybriant clients and partners.
Cybriant CEO responds to AlienVault acquisition
July 12, 2018 – Alpharetta, GA – Cybriant CEO, Jeff Uhlich, today responded to the recent announcement that AlienVault is being acquired by AT&T.
According to the announcement, “AT&T to Acquire AlienVault”:
The acquisition of AlienVault will enable AT&T to expand its enterprise-grade security solutions portfolio and offerings to millions of small and medium-sized businesses. AlienVault’s innovative technology and security talent will help accelerate AT&T’s vision of enabling organizations of all sizes with effective cybersecurity solutions.
According to a 2017 study conducted by the Ponemon Institute, more than 61 percent of small and medium-sized businesses have been breached in the last 12 months, up from 55 percent in 2016.
“Regardless of size or industry, businesses today need cyber threat detection and response technologies and services,” said Thaddeus Arroyo, CEO, AT&T Business. “The current threat landscape has shifted this from a luxury for some, to a requirement for all.”
“As a highly aligned AlienVault MSSP, global implementation partner, and certified training partner,” says Jeff Uhlich CEO of Cybriant, “We are excited for our friends at AlienVault and observe this acquisition as strong validation of their vision, team, and technology. Cybriant has and will continue to champion USM Anywhere as the most effective SIEM platform to serve the security needs of Mid-Market and SMB organizations.”
Cybriant assists companies in making informed business decisions and sustaining effectiveness in the design, implementation, and operation of their cyber risk management programs. We deliver a comprehensive and customizable set of strategic and managed cybersecurity services which address the entire security landscape. These services include risk assessments and planning, 24/7 Managed SIEM with LIVE Security Monitoring, Managed EDR, Real-time Vulnerability Scanning, and Patch Management. We make enterprise-grade cybersecurity strategy and tactics accessible to the Mid-Market and beyond.