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Konica Minolta honoured for cybersecurity

September 20, 2018

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc has announced that MSSP Alert, published by After Nines Inc., has named Konica Minolta to the Top 100 MSSPs list for 2018 Top 100 MSSPs for 2018.

This year marks the second consecutive year Konica Minolta has received this distinct recognition that honours the top 100 Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs) that specialise in comprehensive, outsourced cybersecurity services.

The Top 100 MSSP rankings are based on MSSP Alert’s readership survey combined with aggregated third-party research. MSSPs featured proactively research, monitor, manage and mitigate cyber threats for businesses, government agencies, educational institutions and non-profit organisations of all sizes.

“Security is top-of-mind for all businesses today, and we are proud that we can contribute by offering a wide range of IT security services,” said Todd Croteau, President, All Covered. “Our acquisition earlier this year of VioPoint, experts in cybersecurity, further enhances our capabilities to provide this level of protection to our clients in defending against cyber-attacks.”

Demand for MSSPs has escalated amid rising cyber-attacks, malware and ransomware incidents worldwide. The cybersecurity skills shortage has further heightened the need for world-class MSSPs. The global MSSP market will reach $40.9 billion (€34.9 billion) by 2022, a 16.6 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2016, according to Allied Market Research.

Konica Minolta explains that, through its All Covered IT Services Division, the OEM provides comprehensive security services that employ a layered strategy.

This includes email security, endpoint protection, patch management, penetration testing, vulnerability assessments and IT compliance all through its security operations centre (SOC). Comprehensive 24/7 remote monitoring and cyber security services are also available to companies who need the absolute highest level of security and compliance support.


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