With a focus on becoming a leading provider of cybersecurity services in Mexico and the surrounding region, Shield Force taps Wedge Absolute Real-time Protection™ as its underlying platform
30 April 2021 – CALGARY, Canada and MEXICO CITY, Mexico: INCIDENT RESPONSE TEAM S.A. DE C.V., Shield Force (Mexico), a fast-growing Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service provider and cybersecurity consulting company, headquartered in Mexico City, announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Wedge Networks, Inc. to utilize the Wedge Absolute Real-time Protection™ (“WedgeARP™”) solution as its cyber security platform-of-choice to offer real-time threat prevention and other security services across the growing Mexican market. With expertise in Defensive Security, Offensive Security, Protection and Prevention, Shield Force provides consultancy services as well as managed security services; providing a strong foothold for Wedge as it expands its distribution of WedgeARP™ into the Mexican region.
WedgeARP™ provides network-based, real-time threat protection for all types of endpoints in a wide range of networks (mobile data, 5G, SD-WAN, SASE, enterprise and carrier networks, SDN, and smart-city/IIoT). With an embedded deep learning AI engine and patented real-time deep content inspection technology, WedgeARP™ can detect never-before-seen malware in milliseconds. Running on an orchestrated threat management platform, it is an effective and autonomous approach to enable large-scale real-time threat prevention.
By deploying the WedgeARP™ platform as part of Shield Force’s managed cybersecurity offerings, real-time threat prevention can be immediately offered as a key value-added service to the company’s growing client base.
“After exploring the growing number of security services that the WedgeARP™ platform can enable, as well as our shared belief in the underlying focus of real-time threat prevention, it was obvious that Wedge was the company that we wanted to work with to help us achieve our goal of becoming the premier cybersecurity services provider in Mexico.” said Francisco Villegas Landin, Director General & CEO at Shield Force. “The WedgeARP™ will provide a solid base for our managed security offerings now and into the future.”
In a short time, Shield Force has developed into a prominent player in the Mexican cybersecurity market, signing on a number of well-known clients and securing many of the country’s largest industries, including banking, industrial and commercial organizations.
“The Mexican economy is going through a rapid digital transformation. Shield Force has a track record in serving customers in this exciting market,” stated Dr. Hongwen Zhang, CEO & CTO at Wedge Networks. “With a shared vision of providing real-time threat prevention to protect a wide range of customers from the ever-expanding cybersecurity threats, Wedge is proud to have our WedgeARP™ security platform provide the underlying base from which Shield Force can grow its presence. We look forward to working closely with Shield Force in providing real-time threat prevention for our Mexican customers.”
Shield Force will distribute, market, and promote the Wedge solutions across the Mexican market as well as in the Latin American region.
About INCIDENT RESPONSE TEAM S.A. DE C.V., “Shield Force” (Mexico)
Shield Force is a managed services and consulting company based out of Mexico City, Mexico, focused on Cyber Security services. Its services and solutions help their customers to protect, prevent, and enhance their security posture, delivering world class security services and adding value to them. Shield Force is a company composed of an incident response team, that delivers services and solutions to respond against Cyber Security incidents, and a team of experience trained personnel, certified in the industry and in the solutions it provides. Shield Force’s service portfolio includes Defensive, Offensive Security Services as well security platform integration and implementation, Consulting Services and managed services supported by their Virtual Cyber Security Operation Center (V-CSOC).
For more information on Shield Force, visit http://www.shieldforce.mx/
About Wedge Networks
Wedge Networks Inc. is a Real-Time Threat Prevention solutions company. Its innovative technology platform, Wedge Absolute Real-time Protection (WedgeARP™), is a software defined orchestrated network security system. Deployed, via the cloud, on premises, or in a virtualized environment, in data centers by enterprises, governments, and managed security service providers, WedgeARP™ inspects, detects, and blocks in real-time, malware and cyber threats (known, unknown and customized). Wedge does this through its patented Deep Content Inspection (DCI) technologies, combined with artificial intelligence and best-of-breed security functions.
Awarded a Gartner Cool Vendor designation, and twice bestowed with Build-In-Canada Innovation awards, Wedge Networks is headquartered in Calgary, Canada with international teams in the North America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East and North Africa regions.
For more information on Wedge Networks, visit http://www.wedgenetworks.com/
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