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Comodo Cybersecurity Announces Partnership with FocusPoint Technologies, Bringing Enterprise-Class Security Solutions to SMBs
CLIFTON, N.J. — June 21, 2018 – Comodo Cybersecurity, the global leader in innovative cyber technology software solutions, announced a new partnership today with FocusPoint Technologies, a Minnesota-based privacy and security vendor helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) evolve their security maturity model.
Working across a wide array of industry sectors in the Upper Midwest, as well as state and local governments, FocusPoint offers customers the technology and expertise they need to define and grow a security program that exceeds expectations while meeting all regulatory requirements. Additionally, the company uses a proprietary process of vetting, implementation, training and managed security services to provide solution analysis and recommendations.
“Security and privacy program maturity varies from company to company,” says Kathy Washenberger, CIO at FocusPoint Technologies. “Many SMBs need help establishing an effective security program and navigating the confusing maze of solutions. We help our customers build their people, processes and programmatic capabilities, as well as gain peace of mind, knowing they have the right security solutions for their needs.”
Comodo Cybersecurity’s innovative Advanced Endpoint Protection (AEP) platform—including auto-containment of all unknown files, real-time Valkyrie verdicting and competitive pricing—have made them an attractive partner for FocusPoint Technologies, who will be implementing these solutions as part of their own endpoint security suite.
Valkyrie, a cloud-based file analysis platform processing more than 200 million unknown submissions each day, offers core functionality to many Comodo Cybersecurity products. In less than 45 seconds, it provides a 100% trusted and verified verdict for 99+ % of all unknown files. “Once Valkyrie renders a verdict, it applies holistically to the organization and prevents that malware from penetrating any endpoint,” says Washenberger. “Our SMB clients who use Comodo Cybersecurity’s AEP, which includes Valkyrie, can rest assured their systems will be infection-free.”
“When an unknown file of any kind attempts to execute on a website, in a cloud instance or local area network, Comodo technology preemptively places a protective container around it—a defensive sandbox where it can still run, but without doing any harm,” says Steve Subar, president and CEO of Comodo Cybersecurity. “Users enjoy uninterrupted operations with unfettered access to all files and applications in a safe and protected environment.”
In studying the security market, Washenberger and her team realized Comodo Cybersecurity’s AEP platform was an ideal fit for their customers, many of whom are supporting mobile workforces to evolve their digital business expertise. “It is our job to help our clients protect their people, devices and systems from malicious malware, while preserving the user experience,” says Washenberger.
“The digital world is facing a relentless barrage of increasingly sophisticated attacks. Companies of all sizes need and deserve best-in-class solutions they can rely on to harden their security posture, including SMBs who don’t have enormous budgets for cybersecurity software. We are pleased to partner with FocusPoint Technologies in providing SMBs with the type of security solutions only the largest enterprises could once afford,” says Subar.
About Comodo Cybersecurity
In a world where preventing all cyberattacks is impossible, Comodo Cybersecurity delivers an innovative digital security platform that renders threats useless, across the LAN, web, and cloud. The Comodo One solution enables customers to protect their systems and data against even military-grade threats, including zero-day attacks. With Comodo experts and analysts in 193 countries, Comodo Security Solutions, Inc. has 200,000 customers and 85 million endpoints. Based in Clifton, New Jersey, the company has protected the most sensitive data of global businesses and consumers for over 20 years. For more information, visit Comodo Cybersecurity’s website or blog, and follow them on Twitter (@ComodoDesktop) and LinkedIn.
About FocusPoint Technologies
FocusPoint Technologies is a cybersecurity solutions provider focused on creative and results-driven technology for companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 1,000. We help clients develop pro-active cybersecurity programs that deliver business results and enable organizations to develop better ways to manage their security posture without over-provisioning on tools. We offer services from security and privacy framework development, program assessment and design, managed services, training and professional services. Our technology partners are vetted through a proprietary process to ensure the right technology caters to specific organizational needs. Privately held in St. Paul, MN. For more information, visit https://www.focuspointtechnologies.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.
Deb Montner, Montner Tech PR