LEADING INSURANCE COMPANY IN DRIVE FOR SMARTER CYBER SECURITY SELECT CYBERSEER TO DEFEND AGAINST CYBER THREATS
Cyberseer, specialists in advanced threat detection, today announced Markerstudy Group of Companies is deploying their services across its complex network to safeguard their cyber security. Cyberseer’s managed service for threat detection and analysis, using Darktrace, is helping the insurance group proactively defend against insider threat.
Markerstudy was seeking a partner to safeguard against intruders and growing emerging threats. The Group selected Cyberseer’s managed service and Darktrace technology based on their proven ability to detect potentially malicious insiders, developing advanced persistent threats and landed threat actors. “We are delighted to be working with an innovative and forward thinking insurance group, taking proactive steps to improve visibility of the threat landscape and defend its reputation as a reliable and resilient service provider for its customers in the UK” says Garath Lauder, Director, Cyberseer.
Dan Fiehn, Director of IT, Markerstudy Group added: “We place the utmost importance on our client relationships, data protection and brand reputation. Cyberseer has given us increased confidence in our security, which translates into a more stable environment for our staff and customers.”
Cyberseer are skilled in advanced threat detection supporting FTSE 100 companies in the UK. A team of Analysts in conjunction with advanced tool sets discover emerging threats in cyber security and investigate malicious human driven attacks as well as unfolding malicious machine threats. Some of the UK’s largest organisations rely on Cyberseer’s threat detection and in-depth analysis capabilities in sectors including online gaming, utilities, financial services, automotive, manufacturing, retail and mining. The company was founded in 2014 by leading security specialists and is headquartered in London, UK.
Markerstudy Group of Companies (MSG) is a dynamic privately-owned organisation, headquartered in Bessels Green, near Sevenoaks, employing nearly 4,000 employees in the UK and Gibraltar. In 2016 it was named 29th Best Company to Work For in the UK at The Sunday Times Best Companies Awards.
Established in 2001, its insurance arm includes Gibraltar insurers, Markerstudy Insurance Company Limited, Zenith Insurance Plc and Ultimate Insurance Company Ltd plus UK appointed service providers, Markerstudy Limited and Zenith Insurance Management UK Limited, who provide distribution, claims and administrative support.
In 2015, MSG acquired Chaucer Insurance Services Limited including Chaucer Insurance, which was re-branded Zenith Marque in March 2016, as well as consumer facing brand Chaucer Direct, which was rebranded Geoffrey Insurance Services from the end of April 2016. The acquisition has increased Markerstudy’s substantial offering of products and services in the motor insurance market and provided a new channel for commercial insurance.
The following brands operate within the Markerstudy Retail division: Caterer’s Club, Mobilers, Equesure, Insurance Choice, Distinct Private Clients, Policy Shop, Insurance Factory Commercial, Insurance Shop, Lancaster Insurance Services, Sureterm Direct, Masterquote, Aquote, Insurance Factory and Supercover Insurance Ltd offering value and choice to a wide range of customers.
The Affinity Division, Ultimate Insurance Solutions (UIS) includes Ultimate Pet Partners Limited, the UK administrative arm of the business and pet brands Purely Pets, Paws & Claws and BDML Connect Limited, one of the UK’s largest affinity based insurance intermediaries for pet insurance.
The Group also includes Auto Windscreens and Vision Vehicle Solutions Limited.
Winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation 2016, Darktrace is one of the world’s leading cyber threat defence tools. The Enterprise Immune System technology detects previously unidentified threats, powered by machine learning and mathematics developed by specialists from the University of Cambridge. Without using rules or signatures, Darktrace is capable of understanding the ‘pattern of life’ of every device, user and network within an organisation, and defends against evolving threats that bypass all other systems.
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