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Defendify’s free essential package helps improve cybersecurity posture

August 4, 2020SSN Staff

PORTLAND, Maine—All-in-one cybersecurity platform, Defendify, attribute a surge in new Cybersecurity Essentials package sign-ups to the increase in cybercriminal activity targeting small and mid-sized businesses. The package, released in late March, offers three award-winning cybersecurity tools that help businesses understand what data security vulnerabilities and threats might impact their organization, and next steps for remediation.  “As we look at the changes impacting businesses...

Cybersecurity, data security, Defendify, NIST, Rob Simopoulos

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Defendify raises $2M in seed money

January 29, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

PORTLAND, Maine—Defendify, an all-in-one SaaS cybersecurity platform developer, announced it closed on $2 million in seed funding, bringing the total raised in the last 18 months to $3.6 million. In that time, Defendify has added thousands of users, doubled its employee count and moved into a larger office space to accommodate the growth.“We are at about 23 employees now and we hiring a bunch more, so we expect to be at close to 40 by year's end,” Defendify Co-Founder Rob Simopoulos...

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PSA announces partnership with Defendify for MSSP program

December 17, 2019SSN Staff

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA announced the addition of Defendify to the partners in its Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) program, which is designed to help systems integrators diversify their service offerings and realize the full potential and benefits of a managed services business model. “Defendify gives our integrators the ability to protect their organizations from cyber threats with a holistic platform at an affordable price,” Dan Dunkel, managing director of PSA's MSSP...

Dan Dunkel, Defendify, MSSP, PSA, Rob Simopoulos

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Defendify raises $1.6m in pre-seed funding

June 19, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

PORTLAND, Maine—Defendify, an all-in-one, SaaS-delivered cybersecurity platform developer based here, announced today $1.6 million in pre-seed funding led by private investors with participation from Maine Technology Institute (MTI) and early stage cybersecurity industry investor 3dot6 Ventures.Defendify is using proceeds from the round to expand its core product, while increasing partner acquisition given the strong demand from a rapidly growing community of cybersecurity channel partners....

Andrew Rinaldi, Defendify, Rob Simopoulos

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Launch Security rebrands as Defendify

July 25, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

PORTLAND, Maine—Launch Security, a cybersecurity consulting firm started last year by Security Systems News' “20 under 40” winner Rob Simopoulos, announced a name change to Defendify, a move that is in line with the launch of the company's new cybersecurity platform.Simopoulos told SSN that when he and company partner Andrew Rinaldi started the company 14 months ago, and began helping small businesses and systems integrators make improvements through a cybersecurity program, “we...

Cybersecurity, Defendify, Launch Security, Rob Simopoulos

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