Entries by Stephen McCarney

OPAQ Named Top Emerging Security Vendor for 2018 by CRN

Cloud-Delivered Security Platform Enables MSPs and MSSPs to Make Enterprise-Grade Protection Accessible to Midsize Companies as a Service   OPAQ, the premier network security cloud company, today announced it was named to the CRN® 2018 Emerging Vendors list in the security category. Published annually, the listing recognizes recently founded, up-and-coming technology suppliers who are shaping […]

Gartner Hype Cycles: Why You Should Believe this Hype

Can there be any more security buzz flying around in the market today? With an estimated 1,600 security vendors each espousing their own rhetoric as to why you just can’t survive unless you have their latest doohickey, it’s no wonder that executives are confused about what’s a smart security investment. Industry analysts are doing what […]

Why Gartner Named OPAQ a 2018 Cool Vendor

On June 1, after an in-depth evaluation, leading technology research firm Gartner named OPAQ one of only three Cool Vendors in Security for Midsize Enterprises (MSE) for 2018. According to the report, “These vendors offer a compelling combination of innovation and midsize enterprise suitability. Midsize enterprise IT leaders responsible for security and risk management should […]

OPAQ and Duo Security Partner to Deliver Two-Factor Authentication as a Security Service

OPAQ’s Duo-Ready Cloud Platform Enables Service Providers to Implement and Strengthen Access Control Best Practices   OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced a technology alliance with Duo Security to integrate Duo with the OPAQ security-as-a-service platform. OPAQ managed security services partners can now offer Duo’s Trusted Access platform to protect their customers’ systems and […]

OPAQ to Co-Present Session with Channel Partner on Security-as-a-Service at Palo Alto Ignite ‘18 USA

  OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced that its Chief Strategy Officer, Kenneth Ammon and Tom Turkot, VP of Client Solutions at Arlington Computer Products will co-present a session on the benefits of deploying Palo Alto Networks® next-generation firewalls as a service at the upcoming Palo Alto Ignite ‘18 USA conference in Anaheim, […]

OPAQ Named Hot Company in 2018 InfoSec Awards at RSA Conference

Cyber Defense Magazine Selects Security-as-a-Service Cloud from Nearly 3,000 Companies Worldwide   OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced it was selected the Hot Company for Security-as-a-Service by Cyber Defense Magazine in this year’s InfoSec Awards. Winners were announced last week during the RSA Conference in San Francisco, highlighted in the annual print edition […]

OPAQ Raises $22.5M to Finance Go-To-Market and Accelerate Growth

Funding Follows Pivot to 100 Percent Channel Sales Model, Strategic Product Integrations and New Partnerships to Make Security-as-a-Service Accessible to Midsize Enterprises   OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced it has closed a $22.5 million Series B round of financing led by new investor Greenspring Associates, with continuing participation from Columbia Capital and […]

OPAQ Acquires FourV Systems to Enhance Security Operations Management Automation

Acquisition Augments OPAQ Security-as-a-Service Platform with Performance and Regulatory Compliance Measurement, Monitoring and Reporting   OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced it has acquired FourV Systems, maker of GreySpark, which provides actionable business intelligence for managing security operations. The patented GreySpark technology will be integrated into the OPAQ Cloud platform and enable managed […]

OPAQ Integrates Network Microsegmentation into Security-as-a-Service Cloud

Software-Defined Network Segmentation Provides Comprehensive Visibility and Control to Prevent Lateral Attacks, Contain Breaches and Quarantine Hosts   OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced the addition of microsegmentation for workstations and other endpoints to its OPAQ Cloud platform to prevent lateral attacks, contain breaches and quarantine infected hosts. The patent pending OPAQ PathProtect™ […]