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Performanta joins prestigious Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

Maidenhead, UK. 16 January 2023: Global security management and consulting firm Performanta, today announces it has joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), an ecosystem of independent software vendors (ISVs) and managed security service providers (MSSPs).

MISA is an ecosystem of leading Microsoft Security Partners, recognised as having integrated their solutions with Microsoft’s security technology to better defend against a world of increasing threats.

Performanta’s Cyber Safety approach to Managed Detection and Response, vulnerability management and other security services, underwent a rigorous assessment process ahead of nominated to MISA

Guy Golan, CEO and Co-founder of Performanta, comments: “Being recognised by Microsoft and nominated to MISA further establishes Performanta’s leading presence in the global market and highlights the strides Performanta has made over the last two years to transform the business to be Microsoft-first. We will continue to work closely with Microsoft to help protect our customers from the advancing threats of today’s digital landscape.”

This latest accolade completes Performanta’s hattrick with Microsoft in 2022, the company has already acquired the Threat Protection and Identity and Access Management Security specialisations

Gerhard Swart, Chief Technical Officer at Performanta, concludes: “Given the exclusive nature of MISA, it’s an honour to be a member of a globally recognised ecosystem that is made up of some of the most innovative ISVs and MSSPs across the world. This success further cements Performanta’s global presence as the first Managed Cyber Safety Services Provider.”

Maria Thomson, Microsoft Intelligent Security Association Lead, says: “The Microsoft Intelligent Security Association has grown into a vibrant ecosystem comprised of the most reliable and trusted security vendors across the globe. Our members, like Performanta, share Microsoft’s commitment to collaboration within the cybersecurity community to improve our customers’ ability to predict, detect, and respond to security threats faster.”

For more information about Performanta’s Microsoft security services, visit our website.

About Performanta

Performanta was founded in 2010 and has over 170 staff worldwide, including former CIOs/CISOs from large enterprises. It has a global footprint with a team of 80 analysts working in two SOCs, helping to secure customers across 50 countries, from offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, South Africa, and the USA.

Performanta offers a consultative approach to people, processes, and technology, focusing on security projects in line with adversarial, accidental, and environmental business risk. With a holistic cybersecurity view, they understand the modus operandi of a perpetrator and accordingly build an intelligent defence mechanism to make customer environments less susceptible to attacks.


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