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DirectDefense and Halcyon Partner to Protect Customers Against Ransomware

DirectDefense Selects Halcyon’s Anti-Ransomware & Endpoint Resilience Platform for Growing MSSP Program Englewood, Colo., Oct. 19, 2022 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company that provides enterprise risk assessments, penetration testing, ICS/SCADA security services, and 24/7 managed services, announced today a strategic partnership with Halcyon, the industry’s first endpoint resilience platform built specifically to… Read more »

DirectDefense Names Justin Karnousky Regional Vice President of Sales for Central United States

Englewood, Colo., Oct. 18, 2022 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company that provides enterprise risk assessments, penetration testing, ICS/SCADA security services, and 24/7 managed services, announced today that it has appointed Justin Karnousky as Regional Vice President of Sales for Central, United States. Justin is an established sales leader who will spearhead the… Read more »

DirectDefense Names Cyber Security Expert Rick Tillery to Lead the Company’s Growing MSSP Program

Englewood, Colo., July 20, 2022 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company that provides enterprise risk assessments, penetration testing, ICS/SCADA security services, and 24/7 managed services, announced today that it has named Richard (“Rick”) Tillery as MSSP Director. Rick will manage the DirectDefense team of Security Analysts who are focused on the detection of cyber… Read more »

DirectDefense Appoints Jared Ballou as Vice President of Business Development

Englewood, Colo., May 13, 2022 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company that provides enterprise risk assessments, penetration testing, ICS/SCADA security services, and 24/7 managed services, announced today that it has appointed Jared Ballou as Vice President of Business Development. Based in San Diego, CA, Jared will be responsible for driving strategic partnerships to… Read more »

CRN Names DirectDefense To Its 2021 MSP 500 List

Englewood, Colo., March 11, 2021 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company that provides enterprise risk assessments, penetration testing, compliance management, and 24/7 managed services, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named DirectDefense to its 2021 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Security 100 category. The list,… Read more »

DirectDefense Launches New Enterprise Security Program Review Offering to Address Overlooked Cyber Risks

Englewood, Colo. January 27, 2021 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company that provides enterprise risk assessments, penetration testing, compliance management, and 24/7 managed services, announced today the launch of the Enterprise Security Program Review (ESPR), a joint security offering with IronNet, Unlimited Technology and Exero. A first-of-its-kind in the Managed Security Services Provider… Read more »

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DirectDefense Team Members Named IT World Awards Gold Winner – Sales Coordinator of the Year

Englewood, Colo., August 25, 2020 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company that provides penetration testing, compliance management and 24/7 managed services, announced today that SVUS Awards has named DirectDefense’s Tracy McBride, Virginia Martin and Roksar Rahim as the Sales Coordinator of the Year gold winner in the 15th Annual Network PG’s 2020 IT… Read more »

DirectDefense Recognized as a Five-time Honoree Among Inc. Magazine’s 2020 5000 Most Successful Companies in America

Englewood, Colo., August 12, 2020 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company that provides penetration testing, compliance management and 24/7 managed services, announced today that Inc. magazine has named DirectDefense No. 2904 on its 39th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This marks the fifth consecutive year… Read more »

DirectDefense Hires New Senior Director

Englewood, Colo., December 4, 2019 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company that provides penetration testing, compliance management, and 24/7 managed services, today announced Phil Brass has been named Senior Director of Professional Services, reporting directly to the DirectDefense President Jim Broome. He brings over 30 years’ of experience in security consulting and software… Read more »

DirectDefense Joins the Elite Ranks as a Four-time Honoree of Inc.’s 5000 Ranking

Colorado-based managed security service provider ranks No.1987 with three-year sales growth of 202% Englewood, Colo., August 14, 2019 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company that provides penetration testing, compliance management, and 24/7 managed services, announced today that Inc. magazine has named DirectDefense No. 1987 on its 38th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious… Read more »