Hamilton, Bermuda – Fireminds International a subsidiary of ATNI has expanded its Managed Security Services through a partnership with Fortinet to implement an enterprise grade SIEM platform for use by Fireminds Managed Services IT clients. FortiSIEM, Fortinet’s Multivendor Security Incident and Events Management solution brings it all together, visibility, correlation, automated response and remediation in a single, scalable solution, using a Business Services view, the complexity of managing network and security operations is reduced, freeing resources, improving breach detection. The solution is being made available to customers in North & South America, Bermuda, Caribbean and Canada.
The SIEM platform monitors any potential cyber security risks in a client’s information technology environment and alerts Fireminds IT team to potential issues. These matters are investigated and remediated by the NOC / SOC team. The system utilizes real-time global feeds from Fortinet’s FortiGuards Labs to triangulate cyber threats faster and is underpinned by Artificial Intelligence tools to assist with threat detection.
The Fireminds network and software automation teams can utilize SOAR tools from Fortinet to automate response to threats and protect customer’s IT assets faster. Furthermore, for clients who have Fortinet firewalls and network equipment in their environment are afforded tighter integration with FortiSIEM, tying everything into one security fabric and offering better protections.
“The FortiSIEM was a great addition to our suite of cybersecurity tools and over the last 6 months we added, configured and are now protecting 3000 devices and 2000 customers with the product. We are getting a great deal of insights into the cybersecurity risks in the various networks that we protect and better able to protect those networks for our customers now.”, SOC Manager for Fireminds / ATN, Bill James said of the offering.
In a world of increased cybersecurity risk, compliance with cyber codes of conduct and new threats from a work from home IT environment, the Fireminds Managed Security Services give customers the ability to better protect their IT assets.
“The roll out of new cybersecurity tools for our customers was a significant investment, but it has allowed us to make enterprise grade security tools available at a per endpoint or per user cost, making the solution and protection available to any size customer. I’ve really enjoyed working with our cybersecurity, network and NOC teams configuring the FortiSIEM for use by our managed services customers. Equally I’ve enjoyed meeting with our customers one on one to discuss the cybersecurity threats and how we can help protect them.” said Michael Branco, Founder and CEO of Fireminds.
The solution is a great add-on for any connectivity customers looking to protect their network and get better performance out of their existing internet link. The solution also works very well in cloud environments such as Office 365, Azure and Amazon Web Services as well as traditional on-premise IT environments. The Fireminds cybersecurity product is ubiquitous and with per device pricing is affordable for customers of all sizes.
“We have been very pleased with the performance of FortiSIEM over the past 6 months, as it replaced a number of legacy security products we had in our environment. We are also rolling out the FortiSIEM to all existing Fireminds customers free of charge for the rest of 2020. The whole Fireminds team know what a tough year this has been and we wanted to say thank you for being amazing customers of ours.”, said Rich Casselberry, Executive Director of Security, Architecture and Compliance for Fireminds / ATN.
Conor McGowan, Vice President of Sales responsible for Sales, Marketing and Channel partnerships, said, “Fireminds is partnering with ATN Telecommunications partners, One Communications, Logic, Viya, GTT, Choice and GeoVerse to advance agility, transformation and automation for our customers through our network connectivity solutions. Cybersecurity and digital transformation are at the core of our strategy in enabling our customers to create their own digital business that is intelligence-driven and secure by design.”
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- Find out how the Fortinet Security Fabric platform delivers broad, integrated, and automated protection across an organization's entire digital infrastructure.
- Learn more about FortiGuard Labs threat intelligence and research and the FortiGuard Security Subscriptions and Services
- Read more about how Fortinet customers are securing their organizations with Fortinet.
- Fireminds FortiSIEM Royal Gazette Bermuda: https://www.royalgazette.com/technology/business/article/20201019/fireminds-steps-up-cybersecurity-services/
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About Fireminds / ATN
Fireminds (NASDAQ: ATNI) was founded in Bermuda to provide cloud, managed services, software development and IT consulting services. The company was acquired by ATNI in 2017 and expanded from Bermuda into multiple locations in the Caribbean and North America. With over 1800 staff in ATNI and 120 in the Fireminds organization, Fireminds provides IT services to a wide range of businesses with a track record for customer first focus, robust solutions and innovation. Fireminds is part of the wider group of technology and connectivity providers in the ATN group including OneComm (Bermuda), Logic (Cayman), Viya (USVI), GTT (Guyana) and GeoVerse (North America) and is one of the only providers that can provide unified IT and connectivity services from small to enterprise customers.