SOC-as-a-Service Leader Augments Offerings with Advanced
SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arctic
Wolf Networks (AWN), a leading security operations center
(SOC)-as-a-service company, today announced the acquisition of RootSecure
Corp., a leader in advanced cybersecurity risk assessment. RootSecure
provides innovative risk-based vulnerability assessment solutions that
continuously probe networks, discover connected devices, and test an
organization’s social engineering resilience. The acquisition enables
mid-market enterprises to better assess and manage their cybersecurity
risk in addition to leveraging Arctic Wolf’s AWN CyberSOC™ service to
detect and respond to cyber threats.
“As customers embrace SOC-as-a-service, they also want to understand
their vulnerabilities,” said Brian NeSmith, CEO and co-founder of Arctic
Wolf. “This acquisition augments our current offerings by adding
comprehensive risk assessment to improve any customer’s overall
Founded in 2017 and based in Canada, RootSecure quantifies cyber and
data risk, arming information technology and security teams with
real-time, actionable insight from comprehensive and continuous
vulnerability assessment of networks, devices, and people.
This news comes on the heels of Arctic Wolf’s recently announced $45
million Series C funding round, highlighting the company’s immediate
plans to leverage the new funds to accelerate company growth and provide
expanded offerings to its vast range of customers, which has grown by
“Organizations are constantly challenged to keep up with the
proliferation of devices and their inherent vulnerabilities. Locating
devices, prioritizing vulnerabilities, and helping to remediate those
vulnerabilities helps improve enterprise security hygiene. Pairing our
continuous vulnerability scanning technology with Arctic Wolf’s
SOC-as-a-service offering will enable customers to see a more holistic
view of their security posture, in order to more quickly identify any
cyber exposure gaps,” said James Mignacca, CEO of RootSecure.
Arctic Wolf allows companies of all sizes to combat the cybersecurity
skills shortage and cost-prohibitive nature of building their own SOC.
In fact, a recent cost analysis from Frost
& Sullivan revealed that organizations with few, if any,
dedicated infosecurity personnel could spend up to nearly 10 times more
over a three-year period building and operating their own SOC than if
they implemented a SOC-as-a-service, such as Arctic Wolf’s AWN CyberSOC™.
The award-winning, turnkey SOC-as-a-service installs in minutes and
provides value from day one, delivering superior threat detection and
fewer false positives by leveraging key innovations, including Concierge
Security™ teams and hybrid AI, merging the efficiency and scalability of
artificial intelligence with the world class experience and intuition of
our security engineers.
The Arctic Wolf RootSecure product portfolio can be deployed separately
or in conjunction with the AWN CyberSOC. The Arctic Wolf RootSecure
solution portfolio is available immediately.
- For more information on Arctic Wolf’s solution portfolio, please visit www.arcticwolf.com.
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About Arctic Wolf:
Wolf Networks provides SOC-as-a-service that is redefining the
economics of security. The AWN
CyberSOC™ service is anchored by the Concierge
Security™ team and includes 24×7 monitoring, custom alerting, and
incident investigation and response. There is no hardware or software to
purchase, and the end-to-end service includes a proprietary cloud-based
SIEM, threat intelligence subscriptions, and all the expertise and tools
required. For more information about Arctic Wolf CyberSOC, visit https://arcticwolf.com.
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