Paris, Orange Cyberdefense, a European leader in cybersecurity services, today announced it has joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), an ecosystem of independent software vendors and managed security service providers that have integrated their solutions to better defend against a world of increasing threats.
This collaboration makes it even simpler for customers to better monitor their cloud and hybrid environments and stop threats before they cause damage. Thanks to Orange Cyberdefense’s Managed Threat Detection service based on Microsoft Sentinel and complemented with an intelligence-led approach, organizations gain enhanced visibility into their enterprise. This allows them to minimize the risk of compromise.
Orange Cyberdefense’s unique threat intelligence with over 500 private and public sources goes beyond Indicators of Compromise, with aggregated data and insights from global operations, ethical hacking and digital risk monitoring teams.Organizations will benefit from reduced pressure from increasingly sophisticated attacks and rising volumes of alerts, allowing them to invest scarce resources where they will have the most impact.
Laurent Célérier, Executive Vice-President Technology & Marketing, Orange Cyberdefense says:
We are very proud to join MISA and work with Microsoft and key players in the cybersecurity ecosystem. Organizations will benefit from shared threat intelligence, enhanced proactive protection and faster response. Orange Cyberdefense’s intelligence-led security approach and extensive operations footprint enables us to help protect our customers effectively, wherever they are. Our collaboration with Microsoft furthers our mission to build a safer digital society.
Parri Munsell, Managing Director, Security Partner Marketing, Microsoft, said:
I am pleased to have Orange Cyberdefense join us as a partner in the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA). By including our strategic Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs) in MISA, we help enable further collaboration between cybersecurity industry leaders in protecting and supporting our joint customers.
Orange Cyberdefense is the Orange Group entity dedicated to cybersecurity. As Europe’s leading provider of cybersecurity services, we strive to protect freedom and build a safer digital society.
Our service capabilities draw strength from research and intelligence, enabling us to offer our customers unparalleled knowledge of current and emerging threats.
With over 25 years of experience in information security, more than 250 researchers, and 17 SOCs worldwide, we can address our customers’ global and local security challenges. We protect them across the entire threat lifecycle in more than 160 countries.
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with sales of 42.5 billion euros in 2021 and 140,000 employees worldwide at 31 December 2021, including 78,000 employees in France. The Group has a total customer base of 271 million customers worldwide at 31 December 2021, including 224 million mobile customers and 23 million fixed broadband customers. The Group is present in 26 countries. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies under the brand Orange Business Services. In December 2019, the Group presented its new “Engage 2025” strategic plan, which, guided by social and environmental accountability, aims to reinvent its operator model. While accelerating in growth areas and placing data and AI at the heart of its innovation model, the Group will be an attractive and responsible employer, adapted to emerging professions.
Orange is listed on Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).
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