Nozomi Networks Certified MSSP Elite Partner status was awarded to IBM which is one of the first global security service providers
IBM Security and Nozomi Networks have announced a partnership. IBM Security has been certified as a Nozomi Networks MSSP Elite Partner, combining Nozomi Networks’ industry-leading solutions and expertise for OT and industrial IoT cybersecurity with IBM Security’s managed security services offering.
Commenting on the development, Chris McCurdy, Vice President, GM IBM Worldwide Security, said “Managing escalating cyber threats and risks to critical infrastructure and industrial operations is a top priority for a growing number of our security services clients,”
“By teaming with Nozomi Networks, IBM is providing our customers with market-leading OT threat monitoring, detection and response services. We are pleased to be one of the first global OT MSSPs that is certified by Nozomi Networks which gives confidence to our customers that we are aligned and have the skills to maximize the value of Nozomi Networks’ products.”
Customers are turning to IBM Security for comprehensive IT and OT Managed Threat Detection and Response (MTDR) and platform management, as operational asset management is making its way to the Security Operations Center (SOC). The MSSP Elite Program from Nozomi Networks helps IBM Security in successfully operationalizing, maintaining, and optimising OT and IoT security services over time. Customers benefit from solutions that are highly scalable and have been proved in the industry.
Chet Namboodri, Nozomi Networks Senior Vice President of Business Development and Alliances, said “IBM Security is filling a vital role as CISOs look for cost-effective ways to strengthen their security postures across IT and OT while juggling resource constraints and skills gaps,”
“Together we are addressing a rapidly expanding need to include advanced OT and IoT security solutions and maximize value for our mutual customers.”
IBM Security, as a Nozomi Networks certified MSSP Elite Partner, is fully equipped to integrate, sell, and support Nozomi Networks’ solutions as part of a comprehensive managed services offering for mutual customers, going beyond basic OT and IoT security integrations for converged network SOC environments. IBM has undergone extensive training and certification to ensure that it is fully qualified to support customers with deep OT/ICS network visibility, advanced monitoring, and actionable threat intelligence for the best possible incident response. With access to Nozomi Networks’ expert resources and innovative solutions, customers can be confident that IBM is well-equipped to address evolving OT requirements. This comprises the full suite of cloud-based and on-premises solutions from Nozomi Networks, which IBM manages on behalf of end-user customers.