HelpSystems acquires Digital Defense
By CS Staff
Vulnerability management and threat assessment solutions build on existing suite to give organizations end-to-end infrastructure protection
By CS Staff
HelpSystems announced the acquisition of Digital Defense. Digital Defense’s cloud-native vulnerability scanning engine gives organizations in healthcare, legal, financial services, and other industries the ability to detect infrastructure security gaps and take effective remediation steps to safeguard against internal and external cyberthreats.
“Every day we have customers who want to know what they can do to strengthen their security postures and protect their employees, customers, and sensitive information from malicious actors,” said Kate Bolseth, CEO, HelpSystems, in a prepared statement. “The addition of Digital Defense offers threat-weary IT teams the capabilities they need to increase infrastructure security on two fronts: via leading-edge vulnerability management technology as well as seasoned pen testing resources to broaden our existing expertise.”
The Digital Defense platforms encompass enterprise security needs across penetration testing, employee training, cybersecurity defense, enterprise risk assessment, and physical security testing.
“Digital Defense will continue to protect the ever-expanding IT underpinnings of thousands of organizations as part of HelpSystems,” said Larry Hurtado, president and CEO, Digital Defense. “This powerful combination not only enables our customers to take advantage of HelpSystems’ broad security and automation solutions, but it also gives us more horsepower to continue to advance how organizations around the world understand and address information security.”