Cybersecurity Virtual Lunch & Learn: People Versus Tools: The Advantage of MDR with Blackpoint Cyber

Posted on June 25, 2024

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M.A. Polce to Co-Host Virtual Lunch and Learn with Blackpoint Cyber for Organizations in New York State

Invitation for Decision Makers to Discover How Strategic Partnerships Facilitate Modern Cybersecurity Programs

(Rome, NY – June 05, 2024) – M.A. Polce, a leading IT and cybersecurity services provider in New York, is excited to announce its collaboration with Blackpoint Cyber to co-host an engaging and informative virtual Lunch and Learn session on Managed Detection and Response (MDR). This event, designed for organizations across New York State, will showcase the advantages of strategic partnerships in cybersecurity.

Event Details:

Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Format: Virtual Panel Discussion

This exclusive event will feature industry experts from both M.A. Polce and Blackpoint Cyber. Attendees will gain a deep understanding of the benefits of partnering with a security service provider for MDR services, as opposed to purchasing and managing these tools in-house.

The Discussion Will Cover:

  • The value of partnership-backed MDR engagements

  • The hacker timeline and how ransomware unfolds in an environment

  • The limitations of budget security solutions

  • The differences between managed EDR & true MDR

Who Should Attend:

  • IT Professionals

  • Information Security Experts

  • Data Privacy Officers

  • Board Members

  • Decision Makers

Attendees will leave equipped with the knowledge to make well-informed decisions to strengthen their organization’s cybersecurity posture.

Rick Pollard, VP of Strategy and Business Development at M.A. Polce, highlights the critical role of strategic partnerships in cybersecurity versus relying solely on security tools.

“Security providers have certified professionals who can evaluate an organization’s security posture and, through strategic collaboration, build personalized solutions,” said Pollard. “Many organizations invest in tools without a comprehensive strategy or the necessary guidance, which limits their success.”

This collaborative effort between M.A. Polce and Blackpoint Cyber aims to provide organizations in New York State with insights into how strategic partnerships facilitate modern cybersecurity programs. This collaborative effort between M.A. Polce and Blackpoint Cyber aims to empower New York State organizations with insights into how strategic partnerships can elevate their cybersecurity programs. Interested individuals are encouraged to register early to secure their spot.

Register here: https://mapci.webex.com/weblink/register/rad0cac7125c7e7c9468a72b939c3bfcd

Special Offer: Lunch on Us!

As an added bonus, attendees will receive a $25 DoorDash gift card as a token of appreciation for participating in the session! Space is limited, and registration will be closed once capacity is reached.

About M.A. Polce

Established in 1998, M.A. Polce is an IT and cybersecurity firm that provides secure network technology solutions, managed IT, consulting, cyber risk management, and regulatory compliance services to public and private sector organizations.

About Blackpoint Cyber

Founded in 2014 by former security and intelligence experts from the Department of Defense, Blackpoint delivers security solutions that detect, stop and remediate damage from sophisticated threat actor tactics. With world-class technology and support from a manned, 24/7 Security Operations Center, Blackpoint’s robust network of MSPs (managed service providers) keeps business data safe from breaches. Unlike solutions from other cybersecurity vendors that simply identify issues, Blackpoint catches hackers in the act, and remediates issues in real-time preventing damage.

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