CyberKnight will help NightDragon portfolio companies bring their innovations to customers and partners
SAN FRANCISCO, September 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — NightDragon, an investment and advisory firm dedicated to cybersecurity, safety, security and privacy (CSSP), today announced a new strategic partnership with CyberKnight Technologies, the from the Middle-East fastest growing cybersecurity value-added distributor (VAD), focused on zero trust security, to continue the international expansion capabilities of its portfolio companies and bring the latest CSSP innovations to customers around the world. Middle East, Türkiye, Africa (META) and other regions.
CyberKnight has quickly become the world’s largest pure-play cybersecurity VAD. Middle East in just under four years. Through its strategic partner channel, it helps more than 500 companies and governments implement industry-leading solutions to simplify breach detection, incident prevention and response, as well as implement regulatory compliance, zero trust practices, critical infrastructure protection, artificial intelligence (AI), threat intelligence, and much more.
Through this partnership, NightDragon’s portfolio will have access to CyberKnight’s many clients in the region across banking, finance, telecommunications, energy, government and other sectors. Additionally, they will have access to over 80 strategic partners and over 400 channel partners across the region to further expand their marketing capabilities internationally and deliver the latest innovations aimed at mitigating security risks. increasing cyber threats around the world.
“NightDragon continues to align with leading partners around the world, such as CyberKnight, who can help drive new growth and commercialization opportunities for our portfolio and bring their innovative CSSP solutions to customers who need them in the world. Middle East and all over the world,” said Dave DeWalt, founder and CEO, NightDragon. “We look forward to working closely with the CyberKnight team to advance a shared mission to secure our world for tomorrow and increase public-private partnerships globally.”
NightDragon companies will benefit from high levels of technical, sales and business development support to ensure successful deployment of programs between the two organizations, including certifications and training for CyberKnight and its channel partners, as well as comprehensive pre- and after-sales. CyberKnight will further help NightDragon portfolio companies build robust global partner ecosystems through programmatic consulting and access to its extensive partner reseller base in the region. Finally, the companies will benefit from joint marketing activities and other efforts that will drive greater awareness, pipeline generation and increased market penetration in the region.
At the same time, CyberKnight will benefit from privileged access to NightDragon companies to ensure increased access to their innovative technologies. Additionally, the partnership builds on an existing partnership with Macnica, a 10 billion dollars global value-added distributor and solutions provider, which is also a pre-existing NightDragon Master Service Agreement (MSA) partner and recently announced its intent to acquire CyberKnight, along with a shared commitment to increasing diversity and global cyber talent efforts. ladder.
“CyberKnight has a strong reputation for providing our customers with the most advanced and forward-thinking cybersecurity technologies and solutions. We look forward to working closely with NightDragon and its portfolio companies as an innovation gateway to some of the latest technologies, ready to break out of the United States or other markets into the Middle East, Türkiye And Africa and together they have a profound effect on reducing cyber risks in the region and globally,” said Avinash AdvaniCEO and Founder, CyberKnight.
CyberKnight is the latest partnership added to the roster of Master Services Agreements under NightDragon’s NightScale platform, which provides a growth platform to accelerate time-to-market, talent, government services and marketing efforts of NightDragon portfolio companies. It complements other pre-existing NightDragon partnerships, including the recently announced Jones Group partnership, which provides strategic advice in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.
“Immuta is proud to work with a leading venture capital firm like NightDragon, who continues to forge innovative partnerships with prominent VADs and commercialization organizations like CyberKnight who can help us deliver our data access solutions. cutting-edge data and security to customers who need it. in critical regions such as Middle East, Türkiye And Africa,” said Scott FuselierChief Revenue Officer at Immuta, a NightDragon portfolio company.
NightDragon is an investment and advisory firm focused on growth and late-stage investments in the cybersecurity, safety, security and privacy sectors. Its platform and extensive industry network provide unparalleled threat intelligence, deal flow, market leverage and operational expertise to drive portfolio company growth and increase shareholder value. Founded by Dave DeWalt, the NightDragon team has over 25 years of operational and market expertise at leading technology companies such as Documentum, EMC, Siebel Systems (Oracle), McAfee, Mandiant, Avast and FireEye. Learn more about NightDragon at www.nightdragon.com.
Sarah Kuranda Vallone
CyberKnight Technologies is a cybersecurity-focused value-added distributor (VAD) headquartered in Dubaicovering the Middle East, TürkiyeAnd Africa with a presence on the ground in all key markets. Our Zero Trust Security (ZTX) methodology integrates emerging and market-leading cybersecurity solutions that protect the entire attack surface, leveraging AI, to help enterprise and government security teams strengthen the detection of violations, accelerate the response and remediation of incidents, while respecting regulations. compliance. CyberKnight’s Art of Cybersecurity Distribution methodology enables strategic partners to achieve greater market penetration, ROI, and time to value.
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