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This article is an excerpt from CIO Applications Magazine’s Cyber Security Special. It can be viewed on cioapplications.com here.

Company:

Paladion

Key Person:

Rajat Mohanty
CEO

Description:

Provides end-toend information risk management services and solutions comprising of security assurance, compliance, governance, monitoring, and management services

Website:

paladion.net

Top 25 Cyber Security Companies 2017

Data breaches can have ever lasting impact on an organization and the growing number of ransomware attacks on enterprises has kept Chief Security Officers on their toes. Though IoT connects web-enabled devices, lack of standardized architecture securing connected devices has opened up vulnerabilities. Defending from malicious activities and protecting data has gained top priority among the CSOs across organizations. DDoS, Identity theft, and other cyber crimes have moved from being a rarity to a regular occurrence resultantly forcing a demand for a safer and more secure domain. Recent reports on cyber security landscape indicates dramatic rise in average global cost of a data breach and it is anticipated that it will touch trillion dollars by 2019.

The industry is also facing skill shortage to handle threats. A quarter of positions in cyber security remain unfilled. Tapping the opportunities, cyber security companies are promising risk-free digital experiences. Individual customers and industrial clients have unique requirements with regards to consultation and implementation. Niche players in the space not only provide the basics, they go beyond the client-vendor relationship and ensure security and maintenance long after. Initiatives such as detection & response approaches, data center security, identity governance & administration, mobile & cloud security governance, advance threat defense, application security, governance, risk, and compliance are provisionary traits of high profile companies.

In the current edition of CIO Applications, we present to you the ‘Top 25 Cyber Security Companies 2017’, capable of ensuring total security alongside assisting companies towards future growth. The list intends to help individuals and organizations find a suitable security partner for a totalitarian digital future ahead, who can also put equal emphasis on people and processes along with technology.

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Assisting Businesses with High Speed Cyber Defense

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The managed security space is witnessing a major transformation wave now. Businesses are moving from prevention only approach to detection and response based model focused on deeper detection, early anticipation, and faster response to threats. Known as MDR-managed detection and response, this model is helping businesses step into the future and a company that’s bringing the desired expertise to aid this process is Virginia-based Paladion. Elaborating on the company’s approach, Rajat Mohanty, CEO, Paladion says, “We tightly integrate our proprietary security technology with extensive people skills to provide a fully managed detection and response service to help our clients combat today’s sophisticated cyber threats.”

Paladion has developed a unique model around DevOps security that transitions traditional code review into a fastpaced software security program

Not just that, Paladion leads the way in vulnerability management too. Considering the evolving dynamics of software development with agility and DevOps coming into the picture, Paladion is addressing the need for security testing and remediation services. The company is leading this change with its DevOps security model. Paladion has developed a unique model around DevOps security that transitions traditional code review into a fast-paced software security program from code to deployment security. It even holds extensive experience in assisting large software companies that have hundreds of releases every year. Paladion’s DevSecOps model integrates into a DevOps environment to make security fast and continuous.

In the current edition of CIO Applications, we present to you the ‘Top 25 Cyber Security Companies 2017’, capable of ensuring total

security alongside assisting companies towards future growth. The list intends to help individuals and organizations find a suitable security partner for a totalitarian digital future ahead, who can also put equal emphasis on people and processes along with technology. change with its DevOps security model. Paladion has developed a unique model around DevOps security that transitions traditional code review into a fast-paced software security program from code to deployment security. It even holds extensive experience in assisting large software companies that have hundreds of releases every year. Paladion’s DevSecOps model integrates into a DevOps environment to make security fast and continuous.

Paladion efficiently addresses a major security related concern of almost all businesses, i.e. speed. Be it time to anticipate a threat, time to detect a breach, or time to respond to threats and breaches, the company ensures that all of these actions are performed fast. Paladion’s consistent focus on speed is inspired by the belief that the only way to counter the growing cyber attacks is to increase the speed of security operations. Paladion makes it possible with its next generation of managed security based on the concept of “high speed cyber defense”. Their MDR service is a key offering of the company’s CyberActive portfolio. CyberActive depicts a combination of on-premise and cloud delivery and makes security operations and vulnerability management fast and more pro-active. Paladion also offers the same “high speed cyber defense” in a fully cloud delivered platform built on Microsoft Azure. “This is Paladion on demand which provides range of services from threat management, vulnerability management, PCI/NIST/ HIPAA, and other compliances in a highly scalable model,” adds Mohanty.

A case in point, here, is that of a global e-commerce company that needed a high speed cyber defense program to maximize its ROI with existing security technologies and enhance the detection

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capabilities for advanced attacks. Paladion assisted the e-commerce company with its CyberActive SOC offering, which combines machine learning and human intelligence. The solution assured a significant business impact to the client along with 50 percent reduction in the time taken for incident analysis. Paladion has multiple other success stories in its list of projects where it has delivered outstanding outcomes. In its existence of over a decade, the company has garnered a vast client base consisting of 700 clients. However, in future, the company intends to focus on some new tangents of cyber security—autonomics and IoT device security. Mohanty elaborates, “On IoT security, we are building block chain based technology for device authentication, registration, and security analytics. We are building these platforms on Azure cloud for global delivery and scale.”CR

This article is an excerpt from CIO Applications Magazine’s Cyber Security Special.