CommSec Achieves Microsoft Silver Partner Status


The company will expand its security offerings with cloud security solutions with penetration testing for cloud and on-premises infrastructure


David McNamara, CommSec

In collaboration with CommSec

Managed cybersecurity service provider CommSec has become a Microsoft Silver Partner. This marks the beginning of CommSec’s journey within the Microsoft security partnership ecosystem.

David McNamara, Founder and CEO of CommSec (pictured), said: “We have agreed and signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft to perform penetration testing for their customers. It is extremely beneficial to our customers when an organization the size of Microsoft adopts a company like ours and trusts us to provide the best penetration testing services available to their customers. We are therefore delighted with this partnership and we hope to continue to develop with Microsoft in this area. We are the first Microsoft partner to offer penetration testing and we look forward to building our skills to help Microsoft improve its security offerings.”


Regarding the achievement of status, John Killilea, CTO at CommSec, said, “Our managed IT security offerings continue to grow and I am delighted that CommSec has joined the Microsoft Partner Network. Many thanks to the team involved in obtaining this status. The partnership recognizes the hard work of the team and illustrates our proven expertise in delivering quality security solutions to our customers.

By achieving Silver Partner status, CommSec is now considered part of a group of Partner Network members who have “proven expertise in delivering quality solutions,” according to Microsoft.

As a result, CommSec will augment its existing security offering with cloud security solutions, initially offering penetration testing for cloud and on-premises infrastructure. This will allow partners to update their security protocols using Microsoft’s native Microsoft Azure security tools.

Joe Montgomery, Director of Sales and Marketing at CommSec, added, “Achieving Silver Partner status with Microsoft is a strategic step for us and part of our continued efforts to be a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions. in Ireland. It is a validation of our experience and abilities to provide world-class security services to our customers.”

Microsoft Partner status provides CommSec with the ability to enrich its security products, execute its go-to-market strategy, and benefit from enhanced integration. In turn, CommSec customers will benefit from increased security capabilities in cloud, data protection, endpoint management and threat defense.

Based in Dublin, CommSec provides managed services, cybersecurity consultancy, professional services and training to world-class organizations across a wide range of sectors, public and private. The company combines specialized knowledge and technical expertise with solutions from leading software partners to help customers leverage the power of enterprise-level protection and reduce the risk of cyber threats.


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