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DirectDefense Reports the Top Threats from 2022 and What’s Trending for 2023

Research found that phishing threats were low in 2022, while foreign login activity and application process analysis accounted for nearly 50% of incident alerts DENVER – March 15, 2023 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company, today released its “Security Operations Threat Report” which identifies the top threats in 2022 and what’s already trending… Read more »

Article for The Enterprisers Project

Security Automation: 4 Factors to Consider

Automation can help bolster your organization’s security, but before you talk strategy, you need to talk numbers. Here’s how to start the conversation. Read the full article on The Enterprisers Project.

Jared Ballou Named to 2023 CRN Channel Chiefs List

DirectDefense is pleased to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Jared Ballou, VP of Business Development and Strategic Alliances, on its 2023 Channel Chiefs list. Every year, this list honors the IT channel executives who work tirelessly to advance the channel agenda and deliver successful channel partner programs and strategies.… Read more »

DirectDefense Momentum Release

DirectDefense Announces Strong Growth in 2022 Driven by Rapid Adoption of Its Connected Systems and Professional Services Offerings

New additions to the leadership team helped DirectDefense deliver on its strategic goals DENVER – Feb. 16, 2023 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company, today announced that it has recorded approximately 30% growth across its services offerings in 2022. The connected systems/SCADA division grew by 100% year-over-year and the professional services division nearly… Read more »

DirectDefense Promotes Christopher Walcutt to Chief Security Officer

Denver, Colo., Feb. 13, 2023 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company today announced that Christopher Walcutt has been promoted to Chief Security Officer (CSO), effective immediately. Walcutt will ensure consistent and high-quality information security management throughout the organization. Additionally, he will partner with internal teams across all levels, including the C-suite and operations,… Read more »

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 »