Global managed network and security service provider, Continent 8 Technologies, and the Philippines’ largest telco neutral data centre operator, Beeinfotech PH, have entered into a strategic partnership agreement to offer Continent 8’s suite of leading cyber security solutions to businesses in the Philippines and across Asia to better protect them from the growing risks of cyber threats.
The partnership comes at a time when cyber attacks against businesses of all sizes and industries, and the costs associated with them are at an all-time high, with the average cost of a data breach at $3.86 million and global damage from cyber crime expected to hit $6 trillion this year.
Through this agreement, Beeinfotech PH will leverage Continent 8’s unique multi-layered threat prevention, detection and response solutions providing protection from the edge through endpoint and the cloud: DDoS perimeter protection against volumetric and persistent attacks; Cloud WAF defends applications against a wide range of OWASP threats; Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) military-grade endpoint protection against ransomware, malware and phishing threats; Managed Detection & Response (MDR) security monitoring and incident response across corporate, cloud, and data center assets through Continent 8’s 24x7x365 Security Operations Center (SOC) and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) platform, the foundation of its cyber defence strategy.
Peter Williams, Managing Director for Asia Pacific at Continent 8 Technologies, said: “Our decades of experience in protecting the world’s most attacked industry verticals, has given us vast knowledge and experience on how to best tackle the complex world of cyber security.
“By combining Continent 8’s market-leading security solutions with Beeinfotech’s local knowledge and support, we are able to protect Asian businesses of all sizes across all sectors.”
Reynaldo Huergas, President and CEO of Beeinfotech PH, said: “Cyber security is a technology and support game. Through this agreement, Beeinfotech PH takes charge of the infrastructure, local manpower and coordination while Continent 8 brings in global managed security solutions and best practices.
“This is a powerful combination that will allow businesses in the Philippines and across Asia to be confident they are fully prepared to mitigate the risk of falling victim to a security attack.”
Michael Tobin, CEO and Founder of Continent 8 Technologies, added: “At Continent 8 we employ a defensive, in-depth and comprehensive approach to all aspects of cyber security protection. It is a privilege to partner with Beeinfotech PH and their team, with whom Continent 8 have had a long standing relationship. We look forward to jointly bringing a truly unique and sophisticated suite of cyber security services to the Philippines and wider Asian market.”