ATLANTA and BOGOTA, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SecureWorks(R), one of the market's leading Security as a Service providers, has contracted with Columbian-based ETEK International to extend its security services to the South American and Latin American markets. One of South America's leading security providers, ETEK will resell all of SecureWorks' security and professional services which include, among others, Intrusion Prevention and Detection, Security and Information and Event Monitoring, Managed Log Retention and its most recent offering Compliance Central, a service aimed at simplifying and automating the vendor risk management process.
SecureWorks Managed Security Service (MSS) Model leverages its investments in security expertise, advanced technology and scalable processes to provide its clients with the most effective security possible at a fraction of the cost it would take to build similar capabilities in-house. SecureWorks' wide range of security solutions, coupled with its cutting-edge research from its Counter Threat Unit(SM) and 24x7 real-time monitoring and analysis of logs and security events, have made SecureWorks the partner of choice for ETEK.
ETEK currently offers a broad range of services to its clients including vulnerabilities analysis, diagnostics, secure networks design, computer forensics and solutions support. SecureWorks and ETEK will work together to protect organizations' critical information assets from existing and emerging threats.
"ETEK's security expertise, combined with SecureWorks' global threat visibility, flexible suite of services, research intelligence and purpose-built platform, will enable ETEK to enhance and expand its current security offerings. For SecureWorks, the ETEK relationship will offer us the opportunity to increase our global footprint, and we will benefit from ETEK's superb knowledge of this region," said Mike Cote, chairman and CEO of SecureWorks.
"I am very pleased that we are partnering with SecureWorks because it will allow us to expand our protection of our clients from both local and international threats," said Alberto Guerrero, CEO of ETEK International. "We look forward to working together to detect and prevent the many cyber threats facing businesses and organizations today."
SecureWorks, Inc. is one of the leading Security as a Service providers safeguarding over 2,000 clients 24x7. Organizations are protected from external and internal cyber-threats through SecureWorks' On-Demand Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platform, the SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit(SM) and three fully synchronous Security Operations Centers (SOCs) staffed with SANS GIAC certified analysts working 24x7 to safeguard client systems. SecureWorks has won SC Magazine's "Best Managed Security Service" award for 2006, 2007 & 2008 and has been named to the Inc 500 and Deloitte lists of fastest-growing companies. www.secureworks.com.
About ETEK International:
ETEK International is a multinational corporation, with offices in Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Chile and a headquarters in the USA. It is a leading provider of Information Security solutions in Latin America. It offers a complete range of services and technologies that solves needs of consulting, education, supply, deployment, support, monitoring, management and operation of information security technologies. ETEK is a company in continuous evolution and growth in order to reach the best quality for its clients. In recognition to its extraordinary growth during 2007 and 2008 the firm Frost & Sullivan awarded the company with the Security Service Provider of the Year Award.
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