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Check Point, TELUS Partner for Cloud Security Posture Management

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Check Point Software Technologies and TELUS have launched the TELUS Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) service in Canada.

Canadian organizations can use TELUS CSPM to monitor their cloud security posture in real time and detect, remediate and report on vulnerabilities, the company said in a prepared statement.

How TELUS CSPM Works

TELUS CSPM uses Check Point's threat prevention and posture management technology to automate threat identification and remediation, the companies noted. It also provides security posture reports to help Canadian organizations manage and comply with various regulatory compliance standards, including:

  • PCI DSS
  • HIPAA
  • CIS benchmarks
  • NIST CSF/800-53

Explaining how TELUS CSPM helps Canadian organizations secure their cloud environments, Leita Ouellette, general manager of TELUS Business, said:

"By combining Check Point's advanced technological capabilities with TELUS' expertise in managed security services, organizations can stay ahead by monitoring, detecting and reporting any issues and have complete visibility into their security posture at all times with a more secure and automated cloud security solution."

Discussing the potential impact of his company's partnership with TELUS,Ron Dekker, Check Point's Canadian country manager, said:

"We're proud to partner with TELUS, a company leading the way in developing best-in-class security, to provide organizations across Canada with proactive real-time monitoring security solutions leveraging the latest AI-powered threat intelligence so they stay one step ahead of potential threats, prevent attacks and keep their networks and data safe."

TELUS CSPM is now available to Canadian organizations.

What MSSPs Need to Know About Check Point Software Technologies and TELUS

Check Point offers the following security solutions built on its Infinity cybersecurity architecture:

  • CloudGuard protects cloud assets and workloads.
  • Harmony secures device and internet connections and ensures zero trust access to applications.
  • Horizon provides organizations with security operations center (SOC) tools and services.
  • Quantum guards against attacks against networks, cloud environments, data centers and internet of things (IoT) and remote users.

Check Point also delivers the Infinity Spark threat prevention solution and other cybersecurity offerings. The company offers integrations with Ivanti and other cybersecurity companies and provides a partner program for MSSPs.

TELUS is a global telecommunications company that offers a variety of services, including:

  • Data
  • Entertainment
  • IP
  • Security
  • TV
  • Video
  • Wireless

TELUS exceeded $18 billion in operating revenues in 2022, the company indicated. It has projected its operating revenues will increase between 11-14% year over year in 2023 and continues to explore ways to grow its customer base.

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.