With the speed and ferocity of cyberattacks continuing to accelerate, the rise of generative AI has the potential to lower the barrier of entry for low-skilled adversaries, making it easier to launch more sophisticated attacks. As organisations increasingly move business to the cloud, threat actors are advancing their capabilities to exploit this and abuse cloud-unique features. Identity-based attacks continue to take centre stage as threat actors use social engineering to bypass multi-factor authentication.

We are entering an era of a cyber arms race where AI will amplify the impact for both the security professional and the adversary. Organisations cannot afford to fall behind, and legacy technologies are no match for the speed and sophistication of today’s threat actors.

As part of Ignition’s market-leading partner network, 4Data is a highly skilled and experienced strategic partner and is well positioned to offer CrowdStrike’s AI-native Falcon® platform to UK businesses.

Ian Tinney, CEO of 4Data Solutions, comments: “Our mission is to help our customers get value from data while keeping it secure and compliant. As such, the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform is a powerful addition to our portfolio. It covers the complete defence-in-depth spectrum, from endpoint security to identity management, SIEM and cloud security – all of which align with our skill set and value proposition. There is no better brand to add to the mix that will enable us to address our customers’ biggest challenges around consolidating costs and simplifying security solutions without compromising on protection.

“More than that, all aspects of the platform are properly integrated, providing a truly unified platform using just one agent. This is critical because, in any large organisation, systems typically have between 7 and 15 agents installed, which is a major challenge when it comes to ensuring all agents are patched and running the latest versions.

“We are delighted to have been approached by Ignition Technology and CrowdStrike specifically for our relevant experience and expertise in cybersecurity. CrowdStrike’s Falcon® platform is the industry’s best security platform, delivering the outcome of stopping breaches. That, together with Ignition’s specialist SaaS cybersecurity focus, go-to-market strategy, channel development capabilities and sales expertise, is going to help us enormously. Not to mention the fact that they are also a great bunch of people to work with.

“In line with CrowdStrike’s mission, we are committed to stopping breaches and working with cutting-edge technology to do so. Adding Falcon®, CrowdStrike’s leading security platform, is essential in meeting customer demand and overcoming their complex challenges.”

About 4Data Solutions

At 4Data Solutions, we help our customers leverage data to innovate, differentiate and create new efficiencies while ensuring data is secure and aligned with regulatory compliance.

We believe that data analytics and data security are two sides of the same coin, so we operate at the intersection of both bringing market leading analytics and cybersecurity solutions from CrowdStrike, Centripetal, Corelight, Splunk, Axiom and Cribl, to our clients.

We invest heavily in ongoing training and certification so our professional services consultants are always at the very top of their game in terms of solution knowledge, skills and capabilities. We pride ourselves on our in-depth understanding of the unique requirements of every sector we work in – including highly regulated industries such as defence, government, finance, retail, healthcare, insurance, energy and telecoms. Our technology experts are passionate about integrating solutions that are tightly aligned to clients’ business requirements, ensuring we maximise value from their data by making it available, observable, secure and compliant at all times.

About CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike (Nasdaq: CRWD), a global cybersecurity leader, has redefined modern security with the world’s most advanced cloud-native platform for protecting critical areas of enterprise risk – endpoints and cloud workloads, identity and data. In June 2024, CrowdStrike was added to the S&P 500 Index, making CrowdStrike the fastest cybersecurity company to attain this achievement.

Powered by the CrowdStrike Security Cloud and world-class AI, the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform leverages real-time indicators of attack, threat intelligence, evolving adversary tradecraft and enriched telemetry from across the enterprise to deliver hyper-accurate detections, automated protection and remediation, elite threat hunting and prioritised observability of vulnerabilities.

Purpose-built in the cloud with a single lightweight agent architecture, the Falcon platform delivers rapid and scalable deployment, superior protection and performance, reduced complexity, and immediate time-to-value.

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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.

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