EY partners with with Microsoft to offer its Cybersecurity as a Service (CaaS) offerings on Azure

At the RSA Conference 2017, the world’s largest gathering of cybersecurity professionals, EY announced new services developed in partnership with Microsoft to help organizations sense, resist, react and recover from cyberattacks. These capabilities include security services for the digital enterprise, digital identity, data protection, improved incident response and recovery capabilities and increased security in a cloud environment. In addition to the new services, EY cybersecurity managed services offerings are now broadly available on Azure cloud platform.

Details of the new services include:

  • Secure Digital Enterprise – This service  can help organizations protect their new applications with secure development testing, adopt emerging digital technologies like IoT, track their digital identities and data, and provide true cloud security to help organizations build the required trust needed to support cloud adoption.
  • Active Detection and Response – This new offering  combines Microsoft’s Enterprise Threat Detection (MDR), Incident Response and Persistent Adversary Detection Service with a wide range of EY strategic recovery services, like live war games, Cyber Compromise Diagnostics, forensics recovery and incident response which can  help clients better detect, react and recover from any cyberattack or breach.
  • Next Generation Security Operations – Under the EY Cybersecurity-as-a-Service (CaaS) offering, EY and Microsoft can now jointly provide a scalable, secure cloud monitoring and protection service through an integrated cloud- based environment using Microsoft Azure’s advanced security technologies.

“EY has developed a suite of innovative cybersecurity services. We look forward to continuing to work together to create solutions that help combat cybersecurity threats to large and medium-sized enterprises globally. EY’s global footprint and collaborative approach are enabling us to develop offerings that draw on our respective experience supporting customers,” said Ann Johnson, Vice President, Worldwide Cybersecurity, Microsoft.

“Organizations must protect their vital information during a time of digital transformation, without slowing down innovation and business development. Cyber attackers have evolved their tactics, techniques and procedures. We are focused on continued development of sophisticated tools that combine timely, business-related threat intelligence with deep technical experience and cutting-edge analytics so organizations can anticipate and recover from inevitable cyberattacks. The new services we developed with Microsoft can support clients with additional tools to protect and defend their businesses,” said Chad Holmes, EY Americas Cybersecurity Principal.