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    Orange to tap Microsoft Intelligent Security Association’s cyber security experts


    Can now channel a vast pool of cyber security service providers and software specialists to shed daylight on client’s IT systems

    Orange Cyberdefense has announced that it has joined Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA). It has extended its collaboration with Microsoft in a bid to get better oversight on its customers’ IT security. The benefit will be delivered through Orange Cyberdefense’s managed detection and response services based on Microsoft Sentinel.

    MITA channel of 500 security experts

    Orange Cyberdefense gets an instant army of independent software vendors and managed security service providers that have integrated their systems to bolster their defences against escalating threats from increasingly motivated state sponsored hackers, organised crime and deranged individuals. “Our managed security services providers can help cybersecurity industry leaders to protect and support our joint customers,” said Microsoft’s MD of security partner marketing, Parri Munsell. 

    Sheds light into darkest corners of IT

    This collaboration makes it even simpler for customers to monitor their cloud and hybrid IT systems and neutralise threats before they cause damage. Now that Orange Cyberdefense’s  managed threat detection service is based on Microsoft Sentinel and complemented with the collective intelligence of its security partners, clients can see what’s going on in their enterprise. Seeing where the bodies are buried will clean up the detection rate, according. Laurent Célérier, EVP of technology & marketing at Orange Cyberdefense. “This will help us protect our customers effectively, wherever they are. Our collaboration with Microsoft furthers our mission to build a safer digital society,” said Célérier.

    Beyond compromise

    Orange Cyberdefense’s unique threat intelligence service gets feeds from 500 private and public sources and goes beyond Indicators of Compromise, it says. This aggregated data and insight from global operations, ethical hacking and digital risk monitoring teams will ease the threat from increasingly sophisticated attacks and rising volumes of alerts, allowing them to prioritise their scarce resource the areas that really need the attention, it said.