MILWAUKEE— May 21, 2019 — Wipfli LLP (Wipfli), a top 20 national accounting and consulting firm, announced it has partnered with Paladion, a global leader in cybersecurity and managed detection and response services.
“Cyber threats continue to increase at an extremely fast pace with no signs of slowing down,” said Jeff Olejnik, partner in charge of Wipfli’s cybersecurity practice. “With Paladion’s industry-leading solution, Wipfli can bring a key component – managed detection and response – to organizations when implementing a cybersecurity program. Today, it takes U.S. companies an average of 200 days to detect a data breach. Through our partnership with Paladion, we can reduce the response time to minutes.”
Managed Detection and Response (MDR) is an advanced managed security service that provides threat intelligence, threat hunting, security monitoring, incident analysis, and incident response. This is unlike traditional managed security service providers (MSSPs) who only provide alerts from security monitoring. Using advanced security analytics on endpoints, user behavior, application, and network; MDR provides deeper detection compared to traditional MSSPs, who mostly relay on rules and signature. For faster response, MDR also uses AI and machine learning to investigate, auto contain threats, and orchestrate response.
"We feel honored Wipfli chose Paladion as their next-generation cyber security partner,” said Rohit Kumar, EVP & Head - Strategic Partnerships at Paladion. “Wipfli is a trusted adviser to more than 60,000 clients, and recognized thought leaders in cyber. We developed our AI-Driven MDR program to give businesses simplified access to next-generation cybersecurity, and our partnership with Wipfli will bring leading edge AI-driven threat detection and response to Wipfli's clients.”
As recognized thought leaders in the cybersecurity space, Wipfli is committed to protecting businesses and their people from malicious threats, hackers and fraud, especially in today’s ever-changing cyber landscape. The firm’s Risk Advisory Services practice has worked diligently to identify and provide solutions that help businesses proactively manage and mitigate mounting digital threats. Wipfli chose Paladion’s MDR for the end-to-end threat management it provides, combining AI and automation with people skills, allowing Wipfli to deliver industry-leading solutions to its client.
Paladion is a global cyber defense company that provides Managed Detection and Response Services, DevOps Security, Cyber Forensics, Incident Response, and more by tightly bundling its AI platform AI.saac and advanced managed security services. Paladion is consistently rated and recognized by leading independent analyst firms, having received awards from Frost & Sullivan, Red Herring, amongst others. For 18 years, Paladion has been actively managing cyber risk for over 700 customers from its 3 AI-Driven security operations centers (SOCs) placed across the globe. Paladion is headquartered in Reston, Virginia with customers in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia.