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Amit Yoran: New RSA Cyber Partner Network Targets Malware, Malicious Actors

RSAEMC‘s (NYSE: EMC) security division RSA has formed a partner ecosystem that will offer managed services for helping enterprises address cyber vulnerabilities and threats.

RSA’s Managed Security Program intends to help providers deliver cybersecurity services to customers by utilizing RSA analytics, threat detection and incident response management products, EMC said Monday.

Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Foreground Security, DataShield Consulting and Communication Valley Reply have signed up for the consortium.

“Organizations are compromised daily through the proliferation of advanced malware and the myriad opportunities that malicious actors have to mount cyber attacks, ” said Amit Yoran, RSA senior vice president.

Yoran added the alliance will work to provide clients access to intelligence-based technology for managing business IT risks.

The partner network was established to leverage RSA’s Security Analytics, Critical Incident Response Solution, Advanced Cyber Defense Practice and ECAT monitoring software tools.

“By joining forces with RSA, Verizon is able to strengthen its strategic analytics capabilities to better protect enterprises, ” said Eddie Schwartz, vice president for global security solutions at Verizon Enterprise Solutions.

The RSA program offers a technology platform, training and professional services for members to develop new enterprise offerings for analyzing, detecting and mitigating advanced targeted attacks.

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