NTT DATA and CYFIRMA Announce Global Strategic Partnership in the AI Powered Cyber Threat Intelligence Field | NTT DATA

Tue, 06 February 2024

NTT DATA and CYFIRMA Announce Global Strategic Partnership in the AI Powered Cyber Threat Intelligence Field

CYFIRMA’s DeCYFIR enhances NTT DATA’s Threat Management capabilities.

London – February 6, 2024 – NTT DATA, a global digital business and IT services leader, and CYFIRMA, provider of the leading external threat landscape management platform, today announced global strategic partnership. This collaboration builds on NTT DATA’s recently announced New Global Cybersecurity Strategy and enhances the Threat Management capabilities of NTT DATA’s global cybersecurity services portfolio. Together, NTT DATA and CYFIRMA provide a new approach to managing cybersecurity where government and businesses are equipped to shift their cyber defence strategies from reactive to predictive using real-time intelligence.

The volatile geopolitical climate, economic uncertainty and rapid technology development have seen the rise of cyberattacks where sophisticated threat actors leverage cutting-edge technology to engage in malicious campaigns with devastating financial, reputational impact and even the loss of human lives. As the threat landscape becomes increasingly complex and dynamic, NTT DATA and CYFIRMA have joined forces to provide comprehensive external threat landscape management services tailored to the specific needs of each client.

The partnership leverages CYFIRMA's cutting-edge AI-powered cyber intelligence platform, DeCYFIR, which enables organizations to proactively identify, monitor, and respond to cyber threats. DeCYFIR empowers organizations to stay ahead of threat actors and identify potential vulnerabilities by providing attack surface discovery, vulnerability intelligence, brand intelligence, digital risk monitoring, situational awareness, third-party risk monitoring and cyber-intelligence on a single pane of glass.

With this partnership, CYFIRMA and NTT DATA aim to transform risk mitigation approach by using DeCYFIR as the neuro-center of cyber defence in NTT DATA’s Unified Managed Detection and Response service. By leveraging actionable insights and intelligence from DeCYFIR, NTT DATA will implement mitigation strategies that cover people, process, and technology across global enterprise clients.

“NTT DATA offers our clients the most advanced and reliable solutions in collaboration with strategic partners to address their evolving IT and security needs. Partnering with CYFIRMA and harnessing DeCYFIR’s advanced threat intelligence globally is a significant step towards enhancing our Threat Management capabilities,” remarked Hidehiko Tanaka, Senior Vice President, Head of Technology and Innovation General Headquarters, NTT DATA Group Corporation.

With this partnership, we aim to provide our global enterprise clients with a robust defence mechanism to proactively detect, mitigate, and respond to cyber risks effectively. The integration of DeCYFIR with NTT DATA's global expertise reinforces the commitment of both companies to provide unparalleled cybersecurity services, offering enterprises real-time visibility into potential threats and vulnerabilities across their digital assets.”

"We are thrilled to join forces with NTT DATA, a global leader in IT services, to revolutionize how businesses approach cybersecurity. We have built DeCYFIR with the aim to unify multiple disparate security capabilities and help organizations deliver personalized and advanced threat indicators that can cut out the noise, direct resources to mitigate the most critical risk, and drive much-needed efficiency into cyber defence practices,” said Kumar Ritesh, Founder and CEO, CYFIRMA.

“With DeCYFIR at the core of NTT DATA's Security Operations Centers, clients can proactively anticipate cyber threats, enabling them to stay ahead in this ever-evolving threat landscape. Together, we give organizations the confidence to digitalize their business, tap into the power of interconnection, and drive hyper growth knowing that they are well-equipped with the best cyber-intelligence technology coupled with the brightest security talents.”

To learn more about NTT DATA’s Cybersecurity Solutions, visitour Cybersecurity Services page.

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