Burlington, Mass., January 10, 2022 – On December 21, 2021, Cygilant, a leading cybersecurity-as-a-service provider, completed its sale to SilverSky, a cybersecurity innovator and provider of one of the most comprehensive managed detection and response (MDR) solutions in the industry.

Cygilant has a strong presence in the cybersecurity space and operates multiple security operations centers (SOCs) including one in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The company’s innovative SOCVue+ technology platform delivers the leading tools and visibility Cygilant’s security operations analysts require to effectively monitor customer environments and rapidly detect and respond to security incidents.

The addition of Cygilant’s UK-based delivery center expands SilverSky’s footprint in Asia and North America to Europe. Cygilant’s team of SOC analysts holds advanced degrees in cybersecurity and data science, and augments SilverSky’s bench of talent with a deep level of specialized expertise.

“This represents a significant and positive chapter for Cygilant and tremendous advantages for our customers in terms of cybersecurity ‘muscle,’” said Rob Scott, CEO and President at Cygilant, who will join SilverSky as its Chief Strategy Officer. “Uniting our talent and cybersecurity innovation with the industry’s most comprehensive managed detection and response (MDR) solution will enrich our customers’ access to immediate and ongoing advancements in cutting-edge cyber protections.”

“Cygilant shares our commitment to rich service offerings that are unmatched in the industry,” said Richard Dobrow, CEO at SilverSky. “We’re pleased to welcome the Cygilant team and its customers.”

Both companies are aligned on the objective of making powerful enterprise-level cybersecurity accessible, affordable, and simple for organizations of all sizes.

“Our vision for Cygilant has been to grow the company’s capabilities to deliver the most value to our customers,” said Scott. “Combining our talent and strengths with SilverSky’s is a deliberate, forward-looking step toward ensuring the ongoing advancement of the technologies and services that our customers rely on every day.”

About Cygilant
Cygilant provides cybersecurity-as-a-service for mid-sized organizations to protect against cyber threats by combining best-of-breed technology with Cygilant’s 24×7×365 global SOC-as-a-service and the Cygilant SOCVue+ platform that includes critical analyst tools and an intuitive dashboard interface to deliver a holistic view of organizations’ cybersecurity posture. Cygilant’s best-of-breed partners include Siemplify, SentinelOne, AT&T USM Anywhere, LogPoint, Qualys, and Ivanti. Learn more about Cygilant’s services, including security monitoring, vulnerability and patch management, and endpoint threat detection, at www.cygilant.com.

About SilverSky
Organizations of all sizes face the same cybersecurity threats, compliance mandates, and business risk as Fortune 500 companies. SilverSky levels the playing field and enables companies, regardless of their size, to access enterprise-grade cybersecurity to meet regulatory requirements, proactively respond to threats, and rapidly reduce risk. SilverSky offers one of the most comprehensive managed detection and response (MDR) solutions in the industry. Delivered as a managed services model, SilverSky MDR makes powerful cybersecurity simple, affordable, and accessible to organizations of all sizes and across industries. Customer environments are monitored 24x7x365 by highly skilled security operations analysts in SilverSky SOCs, which were developed based on military-grade security and are powered by the latest integrated technology. SilverSky has more than 20 years of operational cybersecurity success defending thousands of customers in some of the most demanding industry sectors. Visit www.silversky.com.

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