Rapid7 Expands its Strategic Advisory Services to Better Global Security

By CIOReview | Monday, June 29, 2015

FREMONT, CA: Rapid7, a provider of security data and analytics software and services, announces its offering of Strategic Advisory Services in the EMEA region to help security executives and teams solve pressing cyber security challenges. The Company has also announced it will offer a new global service termed as Threat Modeling to help organizations identify potential threats against applications, systems, and infrastructures.

The Threat Modeling services involve the creation of a systems model, which allows security teams to identify potential vulnerabilities, verify, and document them. The services available in EMEA include:

Cyber Security Maturity Assessment (CSMA): evaluates the current state of an organization’s security program. Following the evaluation, customized recommendations are made to address the organization’s particular threats, risk appetite, and business goals.

Incident Response Program Development: Rapid7 begins with a detailed evaluation of the current state of an organization’s threat detection and incident response program, and then measures the results against its own best practices and understanding of current attacker methodologies. The resulting scorecard provides the foundation for creating a new incident response plan that includes guidance on preparation, anomalous behavior detection, incident management, technical response, and communications plans. 

Rapid7's global Services team has deep experience building and managing security programs, with expertise in vulnerability management, fraud detection, threat intelligence, incident response, and red-team programs. The Strategic Services Practice offers cyber security program development and assessment services and a new threat modeling service.. Its Cyber Security Program Development service gives organizations guidance to help them build measurable and actionable programs aligned to strategic business needs.

"Rapid7's Strategic Services team is helping security professionals evaluate their security programs at the deepest levels, truly understand the threats they're facing, and build data-driven programs that set the stage for long-term success. The ability for organizations to prioritize and react quickly to new threats is critical; it is our goal to provide them with the knowledge and expertise to do that effectively," said Nicholas J. Percoco, vice president of services, Rapid7.