PHOENIX, July 14, 2020 -- Avertium, the preferred provider of comprehensive cybersecurity services to the midmarket and enterprise, today announced it has been named Sophos 2020 MSP Partner of the Year, Americas. The award recognizes Avertium for its outstanding performance and commitment to securing organizations with Sophos' next-generation cybersecurity solutions.

"Avertium is honored to receive the Sophos 2020 MSP Partner of the Year, Americas Award and to be recognized for our commitment to make our customers' world a safer place," said Steven Marandola, senior vice president of services delivery at Avertium. "Our show-no-weakness approach to cybersecurity, combined with Sophos' commitment to technology excellence enables us to secure customers' critical assets, data and intellectual property with more rigor and more responsiveness."

Avertium is the managed security and consulting provider that companies turn to when they want more than check-the-box cybersecurity. In today's complex security and compliance landscape, companies need a smarter, stronger, show-no-weakness approach. That's why more than 1,200 organizations in every sector from financial services to manufacturing, and healthcare to technology, rely on Avertium to secure their data, network and other critical assets.

"As cyber threats increase in volume and sophistication, it's critical that frontline channel partners are armed with the industry's best cybersecurity solutions, technical expertise and deep knowledge of the changing threat landscape needed to secure their customers," said Kendra Krause, senior vice president of global channels at Sophos. "This year's winners are unsung heroes that have clearly differentiated themselves as trusted security advisors, and we're thrilled to recognize their success."

Avertium Service Portfolio Highlights:

24/7 monitoring, detection and threat response supported by world-class cybersecurity experts on a fully managed or co-managed basis

Actionable security, technical and risk assessments, on-demand penetration testing and virtual CISO services provided by a deep bench of experienced experts

PCI, HITRUST, HIPAA, GDPR, NIST, SOC 2 and other regulatory compliance programs led by highly certified consultants

Digital forensics and incident response, strategic consulting and engineering services by veteran specialists.

About Avertium

Avertium is one of the largest cybersecurity services providers to the mid-to-enterprise market. Forged out of three award-winning cybersecurity services companies, each with a unique perspective on the security landscape, Avertium brings enterprise-level security to the many mid-sized and larger organizations that don't have access to comprehensive, specialized protection. More than 1,200 organizations in industries ranging from financial services and manufacturing, to technology and healthcare benefit from Avertium's managed security, consulting and compliance services delivered with more rigor, more relevance, and more responsiveness. The company's dual security operations centers are in Arizona and Tennessee.

About Sophos

As a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, Sophos protects more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today's most advanced cyber threats. Powered by SophosLabs – a global threat intelligence and data science team – Sophos' cloud-native and AI-powered solutions secure endpoints (laptops, servers and mobile devices) and networks against evolving cyberattack techniques, including ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, active-adversary breaches, phishing, and more. Sophos Central, a cloud-native management platform, integrates Sophos' entire portfolio of next-generation products, including the Intercept X endpoint solution and the XG next-generation firewall, into a single "synchronized security" system accessible through a set of APIs. Sophos has been driving a transition to next generation cybersecurity, leveraging advanced capabilities in cloud, machine learning, APIs, automation, managed threat response, and more, to deliver enterprise-grade protection to any size organization. Sophos sells its products and services exclusively through a global channel of more than 53,000 partners and managed service providers (MSPs). Sophos also makes its innovative commercial technologies available to consumers via Sophos Home. The company is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at A full list of award winners is featured online

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