SecureMisr acquired by Cysiv, a Trend Micro Group Company
by magnitt 2020-03-25
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SecureMisr, a Cairo-based leading provider of cybersecurity services in Egypt today announced it has been acquired by Cysiv, a US-based cyber security services company that was launched in 2018 by Trend Micro, a global leader in cyber security solutions. SecureMisr, as a Cysiv company, will continue to offer all of its current penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, security operation center (SOC), training and other related consulting services, in Egypt and the Middle East.

SecureMisr is a leading cyber security services provider, based in Cairo, Egypt and serving clients across the Middle East and Africa. SecureMisr was established in 2008 with the objective of delivering world class quality cyber security services to customers in Egypt and the Middle East.

Cysiv was incubated within Trend Micro and launched in 2018.  Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity products, with over $1.5 billion USD in sales and 6,500 employees worldwide, has been investing and hiring heavily in the Middle East – North Africa region and in particular in Egypt, over the past four years.

Cysiv provides Security Operations Center (SOC)-as-a-Service to enterprises that need to better manage cyber risk by accelerating and improving the process of detecting, investigating and remediating threats, and of managing critical security controls. Cysiv uniquely combines all the elements of a proactive, 24/7 threat hunting SOC–including security and threat experts, global intel, processes and playbooks, and technology–with a managed security product stack, and delivers them as a service, with consumption-based, monthly billing. Cysiv’s cloud-native, next-gen SIEM overcomes the limitations, deployment challenges, and frustrations associated with traditional solutions. It combines essential technologies and functions into a single co-managed platform, and leverages advanced data science techniques to automate the time-consuming, complex but critical activities and processes for truly effective threat detection, hunting, investigation, and remediation.