Press Release – Exclusive Networks Turns on Ignition to Accelerate SecurityScorecard Across EMEA

Enables channel partners to address market need for cybersecurity ratings, helping organisations improve visibility, mitigate risk and accelerate decision making

PARIS, FRANCE – 6th April 2022 – Exclusive Networks, a global trusted cybersecurity specialist for digital infrastructure, has been appointed the first pan-EMEA value-added distribution partner for SecurityScorecard, the global leader in cybersecurity ratings     . Exclusive will take SecurityScorecard to market through its Ignition Technology arm, a specialist distribution engine for accelerating early stage and scaleup SaaS based cybersecurity vendors.

The agreement gives sole pan-EMEA distribution rights to SecurityScorecard’s innovative cybersecurity risk rating platform, enabling channel partners to provide customers with a comprehensive and continuous view of their cybersecurity environments, rate their risk profile, access expert guidance and harden their security posture. Ignition Technology will spearhead partner recruitment, enablement and market demand across the UK&I, France, Middle East, Nordics, Baltics and Benelux. Other markets will be covered by regional Exclusive Networks teams including DACH, Iberia, Italy and Turkey.

“Managing an organisation’s cyber risk has never been more critical,” explained Denis Ferrand-Ajchenbaum, VP Global Ecosystems & Alliances at Exclusive Networks. “Attack surfaces have grown exponentially as companies have moved to a remote-first working model. At the same time cyber attacks have significantly increased in velocity, intensity and sophistication. The ability to comprehensively and continuously monitor, assess and address your cybersecurity posture is a game changer in helping build cyber resilience, mitigate risk and deliver peace of mind. With SecurityScorecard channel partners now have an additional weapon in their cyber armoury to deliver even more value to their customers.”

“The evolving geopolitical landscape is causing CISOs throughout Europe to reevaluate their cybersecurity postures, requiring them to have greater visibility across their attack surface than ever before,” said Jan Bau, VP, EMEA Sales, at SecurityScorecard. “As the threat landscape expands, Exclusive Networks’ expertise in helping disruptive cybersecurity solutions like SecurityScorecard breakthrough in EMEA will dramatically scale the number of European organisations that will be able to instantly improve their security postures through much needed data, visibility and insights.”

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About Exclusive Networks

Exclusive Networks is a global trusted cybersecurity specialist for digital infrastructure helping to drive the transition to a totally trusted digital future for all people and organisations.

Our distinctive approach to distribution gives partners more opportunity and more customer relevance. Our specialism is their strength –equipping them to capitalise on rapidly evolving technologies and transformative business models.The Exclusive Networks story is a global one with a services-first ideology at its core, harnessing innovation and disruption to deliver partner value.

With offices in 43 countries and the ability to service customers in over 170 countries across five continents, Exclusive Networks has a unique ‘local sale, global scale’ model, combining the extreme focus and value of local independents with the scale and service delivery of a single worldwide distribution powerhouse.

Exclusive Networks is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange (Ticker: EXN). For more information visit www.exclusive-networks.com.

 

About Ignition Technology

Ignition Technology, an Exclusive Networks company, is a security distributor for the SaaS world. We believe in the power of the channel to enable and secure business transformation. We enable our partners to architect solutions that better protect their customers and help them navigate the future of cybersecurity through our people, our knowledge and our solutions and services.

By discovering innovative, emerging cybersecurity solutions, we help them de-risk their business, create value and maintain relevance with their customers whilst delivering peace of mind. For more information visit www.ignition-technology.com.

About SecurityScorecard

Funded by world-class investors including Evolution Equity Partners, Silver Lake Waterman, Sequoia Capital, GV, Riverwood Capital, and others, SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings with more than 12 million companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 30,000 organizations for enterprise risk management, third-party risk management, board reporting, due diligence, cyber insurance underwriting, and regulatory oversight. SecurityScorecard is the first cybersecurity ratings company to offer digital forensics and incident response services, providing a 360-degree approach to security prevention and response for its worldwide customer and partner base. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees and vendors. Every organization has the universal right to their trusted and transparent Instant SecurityScorecard rating. For more information, visit securityscorecard.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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