NightDragon partners with Coalfire to accelerate portfolio compliance and cybersecurity readiness
NightDragon and Coalfire announced a partnership to advance the maturity of NightDragon’s portfolio companies around key cybersecurity and compliance requirements, including FedRAMP.
With the support of the Coalfire experience, NightDragon companies will be better positioned to deliver innovative, targeted cybersecurity solutions targeted at federal, defense and state and local civilian agencies, as well as commercial industries with compliance requirements. certification.
With over 20 years of experience, Coalfire combines extensive cloud experience, industry insights and innovative approaches to drive the success of NightDragon businesses. As an example, Coalfire will partner with NightDragon companies to accelerate their focus on the key government certifications that are needed to capture this market opportunity, including FedRAMP, CMMC, and StateRAMP. Coalfire has more than 200 cloud security certifications and has supported more than 70% of companies that have obtained the FedRAMP Operating Authority (ATO).
“Advancing compliance and certification opens the door to an immense world of opportunities for cybersecurity, security, security and privacy (CSSP) companies in key markets such as the U.S. public sector. Coalfire is a world-class organization that helps companies meet FedRAMP and other requirements, and we look forward to working closely with them to help companies in our portfolio grow their business and reach their full potential, ”said Dave DeWalt, founder and managing director of NightDragon. .
In addition, NightDragon’s portfolio companies can now work with Coalfire for application security assessments, cloud engineering, and managed services and penetration testing. Coalfire uses the largest pen testing team in the U.S. and uncovers more than 4 million vulnerabilities each year by leveraging its attack surface management (ASM) platform.
For each of these services, NightDragon companies will benefit from preferential rates and white glove services once incorporated. Coalfire will also work with NightDragon companies to refine their product marketing strategies and product roadmaps based on customer feedback, sales support and marketing campaigns to drive demand.
“NightDragon’s companies are at the forefront of the cybersecurity, security and privacy market. Coalfire is pleased to work closely with them to advance their own cybersecurity readiness and enable them to accelerate delivery. of their technologies to protect themselves from the current dynamic threat landscape, “said Tom McAndrew, CEO of Coalfire.
This partnership builds on pre-existing NightDragon business units such as NightDragon Government Services and NightDragon Go-to-Market Scaling. Other partnerships formed to help NightDragon’s portfolio companies climb include Carahsoft, Optiv, Ingram Micro, Macnica Networks, Exclusive Networks, Merlin Cyber and more.
“One of the great benefits of being a NightDragon portfolio company is the access they offer to industry-leading partners like Coalfire. Compliance is at the heart of everything we do at SafeGuard Cyber and we look forward to seeing how we can implement it. Coalfire has the leadership and expertise in this area to better serve our customers and accelerate our business, ”said Chris Lehman, CEO of SafeGuard. Cybernetics.