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Private Equity Invests In MSSP: Livingbridge Backs UK Cybersecurity, MDR Company Quorum


Private equity firm Livingbridge has invested in Quorum Cyber, a UK-based MSSP (managed security services provider) and MDR (managed detection and response) company that partners closely with Microsoft.

The investment supports Quorum Cyber's vision to become one of the top Microsoft Security partners worldwide, CEO Federico Charosky asserted.

The investment includes growth capital to help Quorum Cyber accelerate its growth, according to Livingbridge. It also will help Quorum Cyber enhance its solutions and sales and marketing functions.

What Is Quorum Cyber?

Quorum Cyber is a Microsoft Gold Partner and Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA) member -- which is an ecosystem of MSSPs and ISVs that work together on cybersecurity.

UK organizations can use the following Quorum Cyber managed security services:

  • Azure Sentinel Security Operations Center (SOC) and Managed Detection and Response (MDR): Provides cyber risk mitigation and enables organizations to identify threats in real time.
  • CREST Vulnerability Management: Leverages Qualys vulnerability management capabilities to help organizations reduce and mitigate cyber risk.
  • Microsoft Defender Managed Service: Uses Microsoft Defender XDR to help organizations defend against cyberattacks and contain security incidents.
  • Phishing Protection and Simulation: Protects organizations against phishing, ransomware and other email attacks.

In addition, Quorum Cyber provides incident response, security testing and assurance and other professional security services.

What Does the Quorum Cyber Investment Mean for Livingbridge?

Livingbridge will work with Charosky and Quorum Cyber's management team to help the company fulfill its potential, the private equity firm said. It also will explore opportunities to help Quorum Cyber grow its operations.

Meanwhile, the Quorum Cyber investment builds on Livingbridge's track record in the cybersecurity space. To date, Livingbridge's cybersecurity investments include Adarma, a Top 250 MSSP, and email and DNS security company TitanHQ.

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.