IMS Networks to Deliver Managed Detection and Response in France with Secureworks Taegis XDR at the Core

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Castres, France, October 25, 2022 IMS Networks, a leading French telecom operator and managed services security provider, has been certified as a Secureworks® MSSP Partner to enhance its cybersecurity services for customers across France and build the Secureworks presence in the region. IMS Networks will offer services and solutions that leverage Secureworks Taegis™ XDR cloud native security platform, to prevent, detect and respond to threats. The partnership will target growing demand for XDR (Extended Detection and Response) in the region and offer support from a team of cybersecurity experts with a 24x7 managed French security operations centre (SOC).

“Businesses in France are focused on shoring up their digital assets after a period of fast change, including the shift to remote working, and increased cloud adoption which have increased attack surfaces. Not only is Taegis driven by world class intelligence, but the availability of our team’s experts, local French support and a 24x7 security operations centre means we can offer an advanced service to our customers,” said Stéphane Chmielewski, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at IMS Networks. “Taegis allows us to offer predictable pricing and clear value for customers, so they can be assured of an exceptional security solution, with no hidden costs.”

Secureworks' approach to XDR is unique in the market. Customers gain complete attack surface visibility across IT assets with the superior threat detection, enabling them to quickly and accurately assess and prioritise the most serious threats. It ingests more than 486 billion cyber events daily from over 100 integrations and enriches those integrations with industry leading threat intelligence. The XDR platform also offers an unmatched response with live chat feature connecting customers to an expert SOC analyst in under a minute.

“In its recent Security Spending Guide, IDC highlighted that European IT Security spending will reach almost $47 billion in 2022. As security threats evolve, so does the need for Secureworks and the MSS and MSSP community to partner together to address threat and detection requirements and provide comprehensive vulnerability management for these businesses looking for the best solution,” said Simon Moor, VP EMEA Sales, Secureworks. “We’re pleased to welcome IMS Networks into the Secureworks Partner Track. The partnership will allow us to deliver the best solution on the market for French businesses by putting Taegis XDR at the heart of IMS SOC Operations to deliver superior localised security services in region.”

IMS Networks will support customers with Secureworks’ Taegis platform and a suite of integrated solutions and services.

About IMS

IMS Networks, created in Castres (Tarn) in 1997, is a group specialized in network infrastructure outsourcing and cybersecurity services. IMS Networks operates mainly in France with its agencies in Toulouse, Bordeaux, Paris, Lyon and Sophia-Antipolis, but also supports its customers in over fifty countries. IMS Networks is specialized in the deployment, outsourcing and security of critical infrastructures. The group has more than 350 customers in France, including Thales Alenia Space, BPCE, Pierre Fabre, Banque de France, Labeyrie Fine Foods, CNAF, Fondation de France, EDF.... Since 2015, IMS Networks has been certified ISO 27001, one of the most recognized standards in the world for Information System Security Management (ISMS).

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About Secureworks

Secureworks (NASDAQ: SCWX) is a global cybersecurity leader that protects customer progress with Secureworks® Taegis™, a cloud-native security analytics platform built on 20+ years of real-world threat intelligence and research, improving customers’ ability to detect advanced threats, streamline and collaborate on investigations, and automate the right actions.

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