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Alert Logic and Kroll Announce Strategic Alliance

Expertise and Security-as-a-Service solutions work together to investigate, mitigate security incidents

HOUSTONAlert Logic (www.alertlogic.com), the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, and Kroll, the world’s leading risk management company, today announced a strategic alliance to help businesses identify, respond to and recover from data breaches and other security incidents. When sensitive information is compromised, the two organizations work closely to quickly determine the source, scope and sensitivity of a security incident and apply security best practices to remediate the current issue and future data breach prevention.

Kroll’s certified security and forensic experts utilize Alert Logic’s Security-as-a-Service solutions in their incident analysis and cyber investigations around the world to accurately diagnose incidents, pinpoint vulnerabilities and make sure systems are no longer compromised. Kroll combines its significant experience, global reach and deep investigative knowledge regarding attacker methodology and exploits with Alert Logic’s Log Manager and LogReview to determine when and where the security breach occurred and what information was compromised. Also, Kroll leverages Alert Logic’s Threat Manager with ActiveWatch and ActiveWatch Premier as part of its comprehensive security assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities so risks can be resolved.

“Time is extremely important in incident and data breach response, and Alert Logic’s Security-as-a-Service solutions help us to quickly identify intruder access points, locate malware on customers’ networks and quickly restore operational and data security,” said Tim Ryan, Managing Director and Cyber Investigations Practice Leader for Kroll.

Kroll’s Cyber Security practice provides world-class forensic analysis, digital investigation, risk mitigation services and breach response capabilities to clients that experience information security and/or privacy incidents. Kroll’s ability to serve as a single point for incident response allows its clients to reduce overall cost and seamlessly move from investigation to notification when necessary, increasing speed to resolution.

“We are proud to be working with Kroll, both in responding to data security incidents and preventing future incidents, by leveraging the powerful capabilities of Log Manager and Threat Manager to monitor customer networks and detect attempted intrusions,” said Alert Logic Vice President of Business Development Rohit Gupta.

Alert Logic’s Security-as-a-Service solutions provide customers four distinct advantages: market-leading security tools, a fully outsourced and managed SaaS delivery model, integrated 24×7 Security Operations Center (SOC) services to monitor and provide expert guidance and the ability to deploy wherever a customer has IT infrastructure—including the cloud. More than half of the largest managed hosting and cloud service providers use Alert Logic’s services to secure their customer environments, making Alert Logic the de facto standard for securing infrastructure in hosted and cloud environments.

About Kroll

Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation and response, delivers a wide range of solutions that span investigations, due diligence, compliance, cyber security and physical security. Clients partner with Kroll for the highest-value intelligence and insight to drive the most confident decisions about protecting their companies, assets and people. Kroll is recognized for its expertise, with 40 years of experience meeting the demands of dynamic businesses and their environments around the world. Headquartered in New York with offices in 30 cities across 17 countries, Kroll has a multidisciplinary team of 700 employees. For more information, visit krollcybersecurity.com.

About Alert Logic

Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, provides solutions to secure the application and infrastructure stack. By integrating advanced security tools with 24×7 Security Operations Center expertise, customers can defend against security threats and address compliance mandates. By leveraging an “as-a-Service” delivery model, Alert Logic solutions include day-to-day management of security infrastructure, security experts translating complex data into actionable insight, and flexible deployment options to address customer security needs in any computing environment. Built from the ground up to address the unique challenges of public and private cloud environments, Alert Logic partners with over half of the largest cloud and hosting service providers to provide Security-as-a-Service solutions for business application deployments for over 2,200 enterprises. Alert Logic is based in Houston, Texas, and was founded in 2002. For more information, please visit www.alertlogic.com.