By Light and FireEye form strategic alliance

By Light Professional IT Services LLC of McLean, VA announced on October 4 a major expansion of its EmberSec portfolio of advanced cybersecurity technical service offerings by entering into a strategic alliance with FireEye, the intelligence-led security company and winner of the prestigious Best Security Company of the Year award at the 2019 Cyber Security Awards.

Formed in 2018 from senior security researchers, operators and former military and intelligence professionals, the EmberSec team possesses decades of experience protecting our Nation’s most sensitive mission networks. Skilled in both offensive and defensive cyberspace operations, the EmberSec team brings a unique understanding of security risks in the cyber domain. The alliance with FireEye positions EmberSec to further analyze and improve the overall security posture of its customers.

“The partnership with FireEye reflects our deep commitment to offering customers best in breed cybersecurity capabilities combined with top technical talent that enables us to adapt to highly sophisticated threats,” said Ken Jenkins, By Light’s Cyberspace Operation’s chief technology officer. FireEye’s rich history of success, along with its highly regarded research, threat intelligence, and cutting-edge security products, significantly enhances EmberSec’s Managed Detection & Response (MDR) capabilities.

The EmberSec team’s deep insights into adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures combined with FireEye’s capabilities enable unmatched Technical, Managed and Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) services, including Penetration Testing, Red Teaming, Vulnerability Assessments, and Threat Emulation. EmberSec’s managed services include Managed Detection and Response (MDR) utilizing endpoint detection and response, network security monitoring, security incident event management (SIEM) and email threat protection.

Tim Grattan, By Light’s Cyberspace Operation’s SVP stated, “Managing risks to your data is about making informed cybersecurity decisions. EmberSec – along with FireEye, helps customers to keep today’s threats from becoming tomorrow’s crises.”

Source: By Light