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Trava Announces Cyber Risk Management, Insurance Platform

Trava has launched a cyber risk management platform that provides small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with automated vulnerability assessments, mitigation recommendations and cyber insurance, according to a prepared statement.

SMBs can use Trava's platform to scan for the following vulnerability types:

  • External infrastructure
  • Certificate
  • Data breach/dark web
  • Cloud
  • Web application
  • Internal network
  • Agent
  • Asset/discovery

Trava's platform enables SMBs to schedule and manage vulnerability assessments, generate risk management reports and prioritize risk mitigation actions based on severity, the company indicated. It also allows SMBs to perform risk surveys and compliance audits, get advice from a virtual CISO and establish and implement cyber risk management programs.

In addition, Trava's platform offers cyber insurance to cover financial losses associated with the following threats:

  • Cyber extortion
  • Social engineering
  • Business interruption
  • Virus transmission
  • Liability implications

Trava's cyber insurance includes coverage limits from $100,000 to $10 million, the company noted.

A Closer Look at Trava

Trava was founded by Jim Goldman, former VP of information security at ExactTarget (now Salesforce Marketing Cloud) and VP of security governance, risk management and compliance at Salesforce and Rob Beeler, an engineering leader with nearly 30 years of experience working with engineering teams at Carbonite, OpenText and Double-Take Software (which was acquired by Carbonite in 2017),  in partnership with venture capital firm TDF Ventures. It delivers cyber risk management for cyber risk managers, according to the business.

Along with offering its platform to SMBs, Trava offers solutions for MSPs and MSSPs. Trava provides a multi-tenant cyber risk management platform, white-label options, cyber insurance and other solutions that MSPs and MSSPs can use to help their customers identify and mitigate cyber risks.

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.