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Nexusguard Partners With DDoS Strike To Offer Enhanced DDoS Resiliency Services


Unique service offering immediately reduces customer exposure to security threats

SAN FRANCISCO – April 26, 2016 – Nexusguard, the worldwide leader in distributed denial of service (DDoS) security solutions, today announced it has partnered with Security Compass’ DDoS Strike division to help Nexusguard customers in North America and EMEA test their anti-DDoS mitigation efforts from day one. With DDoS Strike’s independent verification services, organizations can validate Nexusguard’s mitigation solutions during the onboarding process to reduce potential vulnerabilities immediately. For existing Nexusguard customers, a more comprehensive version of DDoS Strike is also available to identify strengths and potential weaknesses in their overall DDoS mitigation strategy.

Enterprises have struggled to keep pace with the constantly evolving DDoS landscape; stronger, more sophisticated attack methods; and the skillsets required to battle attackers. To proactively protect themselves, enterprises need to be able to simulate advanced DDoS attack scenarios, deploy testing methods that are equipped to identify any potential weaknesses and leverage these techniques to continuously improve their DDoS mitigation capabilities.

“This collaborative approach will change the way organizations think about their DDoS mitigation strategies, moving away from prevention to resiliency,” said Sahba Kazerooni, vice president of the DDoS Strike division of Security Compass. “DDoS Strike services complement Nexusguard’s mitigation offerings, and customers come out the real winners with a solid DDoS mitigation strategy.”

“Enterprises understand the devastation that can come from an attack, which is why our customers embrace strategies that view security from a holistic standpoint,” said Xenophon Giannis, vice president of Nexusguard. “We’ve partnered with DDoS Strike to bring our prospects and customers a service that will ensure they have the most effective mitigation strategy.

DDoS Strike and DDoS Strike Light are now available in North America and EMEA. For more information, contact: DDoSStrike@Nexusguard.com

About Nexusguard

Founded in 2008, Nexusguard is the global leader in fighting malicious Internet attacks. Nexusguard protects clients against a multitude of threats, including distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, to ensure uninterrupted internet service. Nexusguard provides comprehensive, highly customized solutions for customers of all sizes, across a range of industries, and also enables turnkey anti-DDoS solutions for service providers. Nexusguard delivers on its promise to maximize peace of mind by minimizing threats and improving uptime. Headquartered in San Francisco, Nexusguard’s network of security experts extends globally. Visit www.nexusguard.com for more information.

About Security Compass

Headquartered in Toronto, Security Compass is a leading information security firm specializing in web and mobile application security for Fortune 10s-500s, large financial institutions, energy firms, technology/software providers, media companies, retailers and other businesses. Security Compass guides teams in building customized security blueprints based on the industry, software development lifecycle, and business needs to cost-effectively mitigate risks. Its secure application lifecycle management tool, SD Elements, was selected for Ovum's 2014 On the Radar report and recognized by Gartners 2014 Cool Vendors in Application and Endpoint Security report. Website: http://www.securitycompass.com

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