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AT&T Cybersecurity Teams with Cygilant to Help Mid-Sized Organizations Enhance Threat Detection, Investigation and Incident Response

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leading provider of Cybersecurity-as-a-Service mid-sized organizations,
today announced that it has joined the AT&T Cybersecurity Partner
Program to help AlienVault
USM Anywhere
customers with managed security services.

Many organizations lack resources to maintain the around-the-clock
monitoring and analysis needed to effectively detect security threats,
investigate alerts and respond to incidents in a timely manner. With the
addition of Cygilant to their AlienVault USM Anywhere implementations,
customers gain access to an affordable SOC-as-a-Service
solution that incorporates expert Cybersecurity Advisors and Cygilant’s SOCVue
to deliver world-class Managed Detection and Response (MDR)

“Security is a right, not a privilege – but it takes more than just
technology to be secure. You need to match it with the right people and
processes to drive the maximum protection possible,” said Mike LaPeters,
Vice President, Global Channel Sales at AT&T Cybersecurity. “The
combination of Cygilant’s expertise and field-proven methods with our
AlienVault USM technology makes for a truly powerful cybersecurity

As a part of AT&T Cybersecurity’s program, Cygilant assigns dedicated
Cybersecurity Advisors who become familiar with a customer’s systems,
processes, compliance requirements and security goals. Cybersecurity
Advisors orchestrate a team of Cygilant threat hunters and Global SOC
operators to actively manage customers’ AlienVault USM Anywhere
implementations and leverage the SOCVue Platform to proactively
identify, investigate and respond to incidents before they become

“The alliance between AT&T Cybersecurity and Cygilant is a powerful
one,” added Bryan Buck, SVP/Security Officer, CTO at SouthStar
. “We benefit greatly from this best-of-both-worlds approach –
the world-class unified security management from AlienVault USM Anywhere
and the dedicated cybersecurity expertise and resources of Cygilant
together give us the strong defense we need.”

Some of the benefits
of Cygilant’s subscription-based services to maximize the value of
AlienVault USM Anywhere implementations include:

  • Improved Cybersecurity – Managed detection and response
    cybersecurity services help improve the protection of sensitive data,
    such as health information, customer data or IP. Security experts work
    on your behalf and limit the need for staff members to monitor systems
    outside of normal business hours.
  • 24x7x365 Global SOC – Round-the-clock continuous monitoring by
    trained professionals helps provide for immediate detection and
    investigation of security incidents. SOC analysts tune alerts,
    minimize false positives and notify staff of what’s most critical.
  • Easier Compliance – Cybersecurity Advisors generate reporting
    and compliance artifacts for federal, state and industry regulations,
    including PCI DSS, FFIEC, SOX, GLBA, HIPAA, NIST, COBIT, ISO 27001/2
    and other standards.
  • Reporting – scorecards keep both security staff and executives
    fully engaged in cybersecurity efforts.
  • SOC2 Compliant – Cygilant is proud to be SSAE-16 SOC 2 Type 1

Cygilant is an authorized reseller of AlienVault USM Anywhere – and can
help new customers put the power of Cygilant and AT&T Cybersecurity to
work for them from the start.

“At Cygilant, we pride ourselves on delivering great customer
experiences,” said TJ Alvino, Vice President of Global Sales and
Services. “We work diligently as an organization to provide
enterprise-class security programs to our customers. Our SOC and
dedicated Cybersecurity Advisors provide the 24x7x365 monitoring and
protection needed in today’s world. AT&T Cybersecurity’s technology and
our platform, service and expertise are a perfect match.”

For more information about how Cygilant can help empower your AT&T
Cybersecurity AlienVault USM Anywhere deployment, please click here.

Cygilant and AT&T Cybersecurity will host a webinar on June 5, 2019 with
the Information
Systems Security Association
(ISSA) called “Security-as-a-Service
for Small and Medium Sized Businesses.” To join and learn more about how
Cygilant and AlienVault USM Anywhere can help your company, you
can register here

About Cygilant
Inc. delivers Cybersecurity-as-a-Service to mid-sized organizations that
have limited IT resources yet require 24x7x365 protection. Through its
SOC, SOCVue platform and dedicated Cybersecurity Advisors that extend a
customer’s IT team, Cygilant provides affordable cloud-based security
monitoring that hunts for threats, responds to incidents, patches
systems and supplies audit artifacts for compliance mandates. For more
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