Former DoD, IBM X-Force and RiskIQ Threat Researchers Join Growing Team to Protect and Support JASK Customers With the Latest Cybersecurity Tactics and Techniques
SAN FRANCISCO and AUSTIN, Texas — December 18, 2018 — JASK, the provider of the industry’s first Autonomous Security Operations Center (ASOC) platform, today announced the expansion of its customer-driven threat-hunting-as-service offering, JASK SpecOps. Based on significant customer demand since its launch in May 2018, JASK deepened the team’s elite talent with the addition of accomplished threat hunters, incident responders and researchers from organizations including IBM X-Force, RiskIQ and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).
JASK SpecOps augments clients’ existing cyber staff to reduce the time-to-value for the JASK ASOC platform while empowering teams with dedicated resources to apply the latest tactics, techniques and procedures to defend critical assets from advanced cyberattacks. The service has grown 500 percent since its introduction in May, and the team currently conducts about 50 investigations per month, of which 15 percent are ruled active incidents.
The JASK SpecOps team is comprised of top talent from elite cyber units across industry-leading cybersecurity companies and U.S. government organizations. Members include:
“As more of our customers bolster their investment in the JASK ASOC platform by taking advantage of the SpecOps service, it’s exciting to see the team grow with the addition of such extraordinary talent,” said Greg Martin, JASK CEO and co-founder. “This elite team of threat hunters continues to offer JASK ASOC customers a new level of value by employing the latest tactics and techniques to defend customers’ critical assets from advanced cyberattacks.”
For a flat subscription fee (20 percent of software licensing costs), the SpecOps team works directly with JASK ASOC customers to derive increased value from the platform, as well as share best practices and intelligence on emerging threats. The full range of SpecOps customer benefits include:
“As a long-time customer of JASK, we’ve always been impressed with the unheard of level of customer support the team offers us,” said Lewis Brodnax III, chief security officer, GreenSky. “With the volume of traditional alerts growing exponentially, we can’t possibly train enough staff to manage the deluge of data, but the artificial intelligence capabilities of the JASK ASOC platform have made my security team more effective than ever before. We’re now excited to work side-by-side with JASK SpecOps to further strengthen our team and benefit from the knowledge of some of the best threat hunters in the industry.”
To learn more about JASK SpecOps, please visit https://jask.com/solutions/special-ops/.
JASK is modernizing security operations to reduce organizational risk and improve human efficiency. Through technology consolidation, enhanced AI and machine learning, the JASK Autonomous Security Operations Center (ASOC) platform automates the correlation and analysis of threat alerts, helping SOC analysts focus on highest-priority threats, streamlining investigations and delivering faster response times. www.jask.com
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