Governance to fore as Verizon completes Cybertrust deal

Verizon Business claims managed security services leadership with completion of Cybertrust deal

Verizon Business is claiming to be the leading provider of managed security services to business and government customers worldwide with the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Cybertrust.


The telecoms giant says that it can now boast ‘unmatched’ capabilities and global reach, including a combined security services staff deployed throughout the Americas , Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region.


Effective immediately, Verizon Business customers can access an integrated portfolio of security offerings. The solutions suite delivers end-to-end, multilayered security protection from the customer’s premises to a global IP network.


It includes professional services comprised of governance, risk and compliance analysis, application assessments, and forensics and incident response services; professional services consultants located around the world; a  suite of premise and network-based managed security services, consisting of denial of service, managed email, managed devices and managed intrusion protection and detection systems;  identity and access management; threat and vulnerability management;  partner security programs;  security certification programs.


Customers also have access to a range of management options, from fully outsourcing all functions, to management of services or hosting of certain equipment, to the customer doing it on a self-serve basis and calling upon the telecoms supplier as and when needed.

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