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Cyber Defense Magazine: Need Cybersecurity Talent? It’s Time to Get Resourceful

Looking for a cybersecurity professional or two (or 100) for your organization? DefenseStorm Vice President of Emerging Technology offers a few solutions.

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American Bankers Association Podcast: The Threat Landscape Has Changed, Your Thinking Should Too

All too often banks have a siloed approach to monitoring & maintaining cybersecurity and cybercompliance versus all other risk. Hear DefenseStorm CEO Steve Soukup explains why cyber threats should be treated the same way as other risk assessments.

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DefenseStorm Continues Strong Growth and Momentum Throughout 2020

DefenseStorm announced today that it achieved record growth in 2020, with 42% increased customer count and 95% customer retention.

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Atlanta Business RadioX: Interview with DefenseStorm CEO Steve Soukup

DefenseStorm CEO Steve Soukup discusses his professional journey and how banks and credit unions pivoted their operations due to challenges presented by COVID-19 on the Business RadioX Podcast.

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Security Magazine: Five Cyber Threats to Watch in 2021

Throughout 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic created something of a new playground for hackers. In response, many institutions fortified cybersecurity systems and fast-tracked digital transformation initiatives. In this article, DefenseStorm CISO Bob Thibodeaux analyzes five cyber threats to watch in 2021.

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DefenseStorm Secures $12M in Series B Capital Raise

DefenseStorm announced today that it has raised a $12M Series B round, bringing its total funding to $47M.

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BAI Banking Strategies: Evaluating Cybersecurity Needs and Justifying Spend

Cyberattacks are expensive, but it’s even more expensive to repair the damage they cause. DefenseStorm CEO Steve Soukup explains how the greatest cost of a data breach isn’t the monetary damage, but the reputational damage that leads to customer distrust.

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The AJC: Georgia Job Benefits Tested as Parents Face Another Pandemic Challenge

DefenseStorm CEO Steve Soukup explains how the company handled work-from-home amidst the pandemic.

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DefenseStorm Ranks 1450 on Inc. 5000 with Growth Rate of 305%

DefenseStorm secured eight awards throughout the first half of 2020, highlighting its exceptional growth and notable industry accomplishments.

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DefenseStorm Builds on 2019 Growth with a Record First Half of 2020

DefenseStorm announced the addition of 12 new customers and the extension of 100% of customer relationships whose contracts were up for renewal, positioning the company for accelerated growth in the coming months.

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NAFCU Blog: Defending the Enterprise Part 2: The Exploitation of Unpatched Systems

In part two of his series, DefenseStorm CISO Bob Thibodeaux focuses on how banks and credit unions can avoid the exploitation of unpatched systems.

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NAFCU Blog: Defending the Enterprise Part 1: The Human Firewall

DefenseStorm CISO Bob Thibodeaux explains how banks and credit unions can strengthen the human firewall.

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DefenseStorm Designs SOC with Industry Staff Shortage in Mind

DefenseStorm announced its third Security Operations Center (SOC) location near the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) campus.

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The NAFCU Journal: Fighting Fraud

DefenseStorm vice president of emerging technology Alex Hernandez explains the multi-faceted approach to cybersecurity needed to keep credit unions and its members safe.

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DefenseStorm Announces Changes in Executive Leadership

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, announced today several changes to its Executive leadership.

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DefenseStorm Closes 2019 with 50% Customer Growth and Zero Attrition

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, announced record achievements in 2019.

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DefenseStorm Successfully Completes (SOC) 2® Type II Audit Examination

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, successfully completed a System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2® Type II Audit examination for their security data platform in August 2019.

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DefenseStorm Names New President, Makes Other Management Changes

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, has promoted Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) Steve Soukup to President.

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Defensestorm Named Our Community Credit Union Cybersecurity Provider

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, has been selected as the cybersecurity provider for Washington-based Our Community Credit Union (OCCU), a member-owned financial cooperative with eight branches and 34,000 members.

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DefenseStorm to Unveil New Fraud Monitoring Product at 2019 CUNA Tech

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, has launched a new product that focuses on identifying specific risks around banking applications and monitoring for internal and external fraud activities within computer systems.

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DefenseStorm to Lead Cyberbreach Discussions at CU Leadership

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, announced today that it has raised $15M in a Series A financing round led by Georgian Partners.

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Apiture and DefenseStorm Offer Customers Cybersecurity and Compliance

Apiture, a leading digital banking provider, launches a strategic alliance with DefenseStorm to provide cloud-based cybersecurity and compliance solutions to customers.

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DefenseStorm Secures $15M in Series A Funding

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, announced today that it has raised $15M in a Series A financing round led by Georgian Partners.

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NAFCU CU Broadcast: DefenseStorm’s Steve Soukup Outlines Current Cyber Threat Challenge to Credit Unions

DefenseStorm Chief Revenue Officer Steve Soukup visited the CU Broadcast Studio Lounge to share today’s current cyber threat challenge: Increasing number of cyber breaches and the simultaneously declining volume of cybersecurity talent.

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NAFCU19 Interviews

DefenseStorm’s Steve Soukup Outlines Current Cyber Threat Challenge to Credit Unions

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Waiting Until Cyber Breach is Identified is Dangerous

Cyber breaches are up 50% in 2019, while research predicts a 3-million-person global shortage in qualified cybersecurity talent by the end of the year.

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Cyber Breach Intensification Provides Backdrop to DefenseStorm Session

Cyber breaches are up 50% in 2019, while research predicts a 3-million-person global shortage in qualified cybersecurity talent by the end of the year.

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DefenseStorm Selected as Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union Partner

Co-Managed solution delivers proactive, compliant, round-the-clock defense against online attacks.

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DefenseStorm Named a Top 40 Innovative Technology Company

Technology Association of Georgia Honors 40 Companies for Innovation and Contributions to the State’s Technology Community.

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CU Times: Fostering a Culture of Cybersecurity Helps Credit Unions Defend Against Attacks

Modern cybersecurity realities present a daunting challenge for credit unions.

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