Cognosec AB (publ) (“Cognosec” or “The Company”), Nasdaq: COGS, a leading supplier of solutions within cyber security with operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, has through its subsidiary Credence Security signed a partnership agreement with CensorNet, a UK-based company with business in advanced cloud security products across Middle East, Africa, India and Pakistan. The partnership is in line with Cognosec’s strategy to expand business areas to cover the sale and distribution of software technologies.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – CensorNet, the complete cloud security company, today announces it has selected Credence Security, the region’s specialty distribution company, as its Value Added Distributor (VAD) for the Middle East, Africa, India and Pakistan regions.
Credence and CensorNet will work together to offer the cyber security company’s advanced cloud security products, including its Unified Security Solution (USS) to enterprises and resellers across the region. The deal further expands CensorNet’s global reach, and addresses the growing demand for Cloud security solutions in the Middle East and across Africa. The partnership provides Credence with access to a unique Cloud security solution that consolidates point solutions into one easy to manage platform.
Commenting on the partnership, Vivian Gevers, Credence Security Managing Director, said,
“CensorNet’s Unified Security Solution (USS) with its award winning Cloud application control makes it an ideal security solution and managed service for our value added channel partners. By partnering with CensorNet, we add a critical best-in-class security solution to our existing portfolio and as such are one step closer to delivering on our commitment of offering our partners and enterprises in the region a one-stop-shop for all their security needs.”
USS is a comprehensive cyber security service that combines modules for the security, monitoring and control of web, email and cloud application across an organizations’ network in one single dashboard, meaning that common policies can be easily applied and incidents tracked across different media. USS provides the security and control of an on-premise or end point component with the flexibility and mobility of a cloud service. It is the next generation in Email and Web security with Cloud Application Control giving enterprises the power to extend web access policies to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives and to monitor and control Shadow IT.
Ed Macnair, CensorNet CEO, commented; “Credence Security has two decades of experience delivering IT security technologies to enterprise customers in the Middle East, Africa and the India subcontinent through its strong network of reseller partners and is therefore perfectly placed to promote our security solutions in the region. We are excited to have them join the CensorNet family.”
CensorNet, the complete cloud security company, helps organizations to effectively manage and control the use of cloud applications in their business. The Company provides a unified and multi-layered approach to securing the cloud via its purpose built, multi-functional cloud security platform that delivers integrated web security, email security, CASB and adaptive multi-factor authentication. This provides organizations with security-focused visibility and control over user access, data and assets to allow access while controlling outcomes and allows organizations to address the security, audit, compliance and productivity issues associated with the use of cloud applications and devices. CensorNet enables organizations to control Shadow IT, safely implement BYOD initiatives and protect from cyber threats. With more than 4000 customers and over 1.3 million users worldwide, the Company is headquartered in Basingstoke, UK and has further offices in Austin and San Francisco, US; Copenhagen, Denmark and Munich, Germany. For more information, visit www.censornet.com
About Credence Security
Established in 1999, Credence Security, previously ARM, the regions’ specialty distribution company, specializes in IT security, Forensics and Incident Response. Working closely with leading IT security vendors including AccessData, Fidelis CyberSecurity, Digital Guardian, RedSeal and Popcorn Training, we design and deliver intuitive and customized cyber security, governance, risk and compliance solutions that protect organizations against advanced persistent threats, malicious adversaries and internal malpractice.
A subsidiary of the Cognosec, Credence Security is headquartered in Dubai, UAE and serves enterprises across the Middle East, Africa and India through a network of over 70 resellers throughout the territory. For more information, visit www.credencesecurity.com