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MSSP Trustwave Launches Enterprise Pen Testing Service

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Trustwave, a Top 250 MSSP and Singtel (Singapore Telecommunications) subsidiary, has released an Enterprise Pen Testing (EPT) service to help organizations identify known and unknown threats, according to a prepared statement.

EPT customers can receive pentesting performed by onshore, nearshore and offshore pentesters, Trustwave noted. They also can work with a local technical account manager who ensures that customers can get the most value from their pentesting investments.

In addition, EPT is backed by Trustwave SpiderLabs certified vulnerability, penetration testing and scenario testing experts, the company noted. SpiderLabs Red and Purple Teams provide testing exercises to address an organization's cyber risks and security capabilities and identify and protect against security vulnerabilities.

Trustwave's Pentesting Options

EPT delivers pentesting on a subscription basis, according to Trustwave. It offers "continuous" pentesting throughout a subscription period, and also provides organizations with vulnerability scanning technology. Organizations can perform weekly, monthly and quarterly vulnerability scans.

EPT's Red Team testing is adaptable based on an organization's goals, Trustwave noted. It delivers "continuous" and "point-in-time" options to help organizations stay ahead of emerging cyber threats.

Comparatively, EPT's Purple Team testing can be tailored to specific scenarios or problem sets mapped to the MITRE ATT&CK Framework, Trustwave said. It offers point-in-time exercises to help organizations identify and address urgent cyber threats.

Trustwave Upgrades Its SOC Solution

The EPT launch comes after Trustwave in October 2022 announced a new version of its Co-Managed SOC (security operations center) solution.

Co-Managed SOC is designed to improve threat detection across security information and event management (SIEM) deployments, Trustwave stated. It also can help organizations reduce their security costs and speed up threat identification and remediation.

Trustwave offers managed security and managed detection and response (MDR) services to global organizations. It employs roughly 2,000 security professionals and offers a worldwide partner program.

Meanwhile, Singtel may be trying to sell Trustwave, and the MSSP could be worth up to $300 million, according to an August 2022 report. Singtel originally acquired Trustwave for $770 million in 2015.

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.