IT Lab Thrilled to Receive Security Accolade 

AlienVault – now AT&T Cybersecurity – commends eight “outstanding companies” for their  extraordinary business growth in 2018. IT Lab receives one of only two global awards in recognition of “customers first” culture.

Security-technology specialist AlienVault is the creator behind the world’s largest crowd-sourced computer-security platform; OTX.

About AT&t cybersecurity 

AlienVault is well-known for its Unified Security Management Platform (USM) which rolls compliance management, threat detection and incident response tools into one platform.

The company’s Open Threat Exchange (OTX) is a free platform enabling security experts to collaborate and share information for the greater good. Its 100,000 strong intelligence community  contributes over 19 million threat indicators daily. The Open Threat Exchange applies natural language processing and machine learning to leverage the intelligence.    

AlienVault featured in Forbes Cloud 100 list in 2017 and has won a host of security awards. AT&T Communications acquired the company in February 2019 and renamed it AT&T Cybersecurity.

In 2017, AT&T Communications reported revenues of more than $150 billion. It specialises in “human-first technology” for consumer and business customers. The company serves nearly all the Fortune 1000 and more than 60% of FTSE 100 companies.

About the AT&T Cybersecurity PARTNER OF THE YEAR 2018 Awards

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There are eight AT&T Cybersecurity awards annually, only two of which are international. The Growth Partner of the Year went to IT Lab for the highest growth in 2018 compared to 2017 sales. 

“IT Lab delivered more than 800% growth year-over-year leading all others in 2018 by a comfortable margin,” said Mike LaPeters, AT&T Cybersecurity’s VP of Global Channels. “With an eye firmly on value, it’s no surprise their existing customers renew and new customers flock to their services.”

Michael Bateman, IT Lab’s Director of Cyber and Managed Services and company CISO added: “AlienVault – now AT&T Cybersecurity, is a long-standing and respected partner. Their technology supports our Security Operations Centre (SOC) which runs around the clock, safeguarding our clients from cyber-crime.

“We’re thrilled to receive this award. In the last 12 months, our SOC team has on-boarded some excellent clients spanning FTSE 250 companies to financial, professional services and healthcare; all sectors that really worry about their data and security. We have also brought on a number of smaller, mid-market customers in the UK - our flexible approach is helping these businesses to have a more robust posture. The award is a testament to a fantastic team, not only in SOC but across our cyber and managed services.”   

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Written by Christine Ellis