SOURCE: Skybox Security

Skybox Security

November 15, 2010 07:00 ET

Skybox Security Certifies 35 Channel Partners

83% of Attendees See Growing Need for Firewall Audit and Compliance

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - November 15, 2010) - Skybox Security today announced that 35 channel partners have successfully completed a series of Skybox training courses, and have been certified in three key areas: sales, security assurance, and risk management. The training took place over a three-day period in Slough, outside London.

Partners from Germany, the UK, Turkey, Nigeria, Sweden, France, Spain and Italy received certification as Skybox Certified Sales Specialists, Skybox Certified Assurance Engineers, and Skybox Certified Risk Management Engineers.

"The training gave everyone the opportunity to understand Skybox products in detail, and the role they play in Security and Risk Management (SRM)," said Arnaud Feyssaguet, Networks and Security Consultant with Skybox partner Atos Origin. "We can now clearly explain to our customers how we meet their needs for proactive security through Skybox solutions."

The commitment to three days of training underscores the value of the program and the importance these partners attach to understanding the evolving nature of security in confronting today's cyber threats. In fact, 83% of the attendees see an increasing need for firewall audit and compliance, and 78% believe that vulnerability and risk management is a rapidly-growing requirement.

Skybox has more than 50 partners across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia/Pacific. With the Skybox channel focus and commitment, partners receive superior margins, a recurring revenue model and top quality support. For additional information on the Skybox channel program please visit

"Our channel partners are rapidly moving Skybox into broader markets, bringing integrated security solutions to a broad range of customers," said Gidi Cohen, CEO of Skybox Security. "The strong commitment shown by so many partners, dedicating three full days to certification training, speaks to the value of Skybox solutions in today's market."

The Skybox Security portfolio includes:

  • Skybox CertiFire (Mid-market solution for Firewall Assessment, PCI Audit)
  • Skybox Firewall Assurance (Firewall Assessment, PCI Compliance, Change Management, Firewall Ruleset Optimization)
  • Skybox Network Assurance (Network Modeling, Access Compliance, Connectivity Troubleshooting)
  • Skybox Risk Control (Attack Modeling, Risk Assessment, Vulnerability Management, Patch Optimization)

About Skybox Security, Inc.
Skybox Security, Inc. is the leader in automated security risk and compliance management solutions, helping IT organizations pinpoint and prioritize security risks, compliance, and availability exposures within minutes. Our solutions automatically collect and analyze comprehensive data about network topology and systems, configuration settings, threats and vulnerabilities -- anticipating the most urgent IT concerns before harm has been done. Medium to large organizations in Financial Services, Telecommunications, Retail, Government, Utilities, and Defense rely on Skybox Security solutions to reduce risk exposure and achieve compliance. For more information visit

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