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AZ Asia-Pacific enters partnership with watchTowr
Mon, 7th Aug 2023

AZ Asia-Pacific has partnered with watchTowr to uplift the security posture of businesses in Asia Pacific rapidly.

They aim to achieve this by continuously testing for the same vulnerabilities ransomware gangs and other cyber threats use.

Headquartered in Singapore, watchTowr's technology, the watchTowr Platform, unifies Attack Surface Management (ASM) and Continuous Automated Red Teaming to keep ahead of attackers.

Combining comprehensive attack surface visibility with continuous security testing, the platform helps banks, insurers, and governments defend themselves from ransomware gangs and aggressive attackers.

Backed by years of red teaming and adversarial simulation experience, the watchTowr Platform, the next generation of Attack Surface Management (ASM) and Continuous Automated Red Teaming (CART) technology, gives enterprises a real-time understanding of how they could be compromised and beat in-the-wild exploitation of emerging weaknesses.

Like an attacker, the watchTowr Platform sits fully externally to any organisation, mimicking the aggression and persistence regularly seen from real-world attackers. 

With no agents, deployments, or appliances, the watchTowr Platform is built for organisations of any size to uplift their security posture rapidly.

Benjamin Harris, CEO & Founder of watchTowr, says: "In a world where there are new vulnerabilities, new attacker tactics and techniques on a daily basis, it's vital that organisations can discover if they are affected by the latest vulnerabilities before they are attacked." 

"According to recent industry reports, the time between vulnerability announcement and in-the-wild exploitation can be as little as 6 hours."

"The level of visibility provided by the watchTowr Platform enables organisations to prevent attacks before they have a chance to become breaches."

"With AZ Asia-Pacific as our focus distributor, we aim to drive local coverage and skills across the diverse ASEAN markets. We are committed to establishing a strong local presence to better serve our customers."

"Given AZ Asia-Pacific's technical expertise and proven track records across various industries, we are confident that this partnership will cement our position as the leading Attack Surface Management and Continuous Automated Red Teaming platform in the region," says Harris. 

Seth Ho, Managing Director from AZ Asia-Pacific, says: "As a value-added technical distributor across ASEAN, we have seen immense evolutions and demands towards cyber security solutions. This includes growing threat actors, which are among businesses' top concerns."

"AZ Asia-Pacific and watchTowr have decided that now is the right time to develop a well-rounded, proactive and automated approach in order to respond effectively to industry needs," says Ho. 

AZ Asia-Pacific is a full-fledged distributor that works with industry system integrators and service providers across the APJ region to re-invent solutions and services delivery to meet and exceed enterprises' technology challenges and requirements: Cloud, Network and Security.

AZ Asia-Pacific is privately held, headquartered in Singapore, with offices and operations in Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, mainland China, Hong Kong, Australia, Vietnam & South Asia.