Fortinet acquires SOAR provider CyberSponse

Fortinet, a global name in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions has acquired CyberSponse, a leading Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platform provider based in Arlington, Virginia.

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CyberSponse is already a Fortinet Security Fabric partner and this acquisition will further extend the automation and incident response capabilities of FortiAnalyzer, FortiSIEM and FortiGate, for example and further simplify security operations.

Ken Xie, Founder and CEO at Fortinet said, “The growing number of security tools being deployed by enterprises have introduced operational complexities that make organizations more vulnerable to breaches. With the integration of  CyberSponse’spowerful SOAR platform into the Fortinet Security Fabric, we will offer customers accelerated incident response and the ability to standardize and scale processes that will enhance security posture and reduce business risk and associated costs.”

“Organizations are still looking for advanced incident response (IR) capabilities that can help them be more efficient. To meet these goals, large organizations will gladly embrace a SOAR solution from Fortinet that can help them enhance automation, orchestration and response capabilities and maximize efficiencies, savings, and speed,” said Jon Oltsik, Senior Principal Analyst and Fellow at Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG)

“This is an ideal match.CyberSponse’s mission has always been tomake security operations management effortless and effective with innovative yet disruptive technology. The combined powerhouse of Fortinet’s Security Fabric and CyberSponse’s SOAR technology will ensure customers are protected by the most sophisticated global security operations platform that includes hundreds of integrations enabling streamlined out-of-the-box playbook execution.” Said Joseph Loomis, Founder and CSO atCyberSponse.

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