Providing identity-driven network defense service pioneer Semperis today announced that the company will be new investment in the Asia-Pacific region, with its Active Directory (Active Directory) protection, response and recovery solutions are extended to enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region.
To support this expansion, the company is establishing a new team in the Asia-Pacific region and hiring former Proofpoint sales director Albert Lee as the head. Lee has 20 years of business management, corporate sales and operations experience in the telecommunications, IT, and cybersecurity fields in the Asia-Pacific region.
As we all know, the Asia-Pacific region is the most vulnerable region in the world to ransomware and state-supported APT groups. The region also faces a serious lack of highly skilled cybersecurity experts , and it is expected that by 2025, in order to keep up with the pace of technological change, the region will need five times the current number of employees capable of using digital skills.
For organizations in the region, it is increasingly necessary to adopt solutions centered on defensive identity storage, such as Microsoft Active Directory (AD)-the main source of trust for the organization’s identity and access.
Lee said: “In the past few years, the frequency of ransomware and directory-related attacks has increased sharply, and the consequences have become more and more serious, and the Asia-Pacific region is no exception. Identity is the core of all networks, and most companies are in the ongoing digitalization process.
Increasingly important, and the dynamic directory is becoming more and more vulnerable to attacks. In terms of the protection and recovery of the dynamic directory and Azure AD, Semperis is unique among many similar solutions. It is an honor to join such a company, because at this critical moment Many companies seek to minimize the attack surface and strengthen disaster contingency planning, and it plays an important role in this.”
Cyber attacks against the implantation or dissemination of malicious software in dynamic directories are on the rise. Semperis works with government agencies and Fortune 2000 companies to provide comprehensive protection for their on-premises and cloud-based directory services.
With Semperis, organizations can continuously monitor security vulnerabilities in their directories, block ongoing cyber attacks, and quickly recover from ransomware and other data integrity emergencies. Semperis also launched a free security assessment tool, Purple Knight , which is designed to combat systemic attacks launched by exploiting dynamic directory vulnerabilities.
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