SHI and Tech Data Partner with Sepio Systems on Rogue Device Security

To reduce cyber risks organizations face, Sepio Systems has partnered with Tech Data and SHI to detect and mitigate hardware-based attacks, including rogue devices, invisible network devices and manipulated firmware.

U.S. and Israel-based Sepio Systems, which special expertise in mitigating attacks from rogue devices, is partnering with Tech Data and SHI International Corp., one of North America’s top 10 largest IT solution providers, to uncover hidden hardware attacks.

As part of the agreements, Tech Data channel partners and SHI’s customers can select and bundle the Sepio solutions to ensure comprehensive security coverage. Customers will benefit from easy deployment of Sepio Prime and Sepio Agents for managing the security risk coming from uncontrolled peripheral devices and accessories in their network.

Sepio offers the world's first end-to-end solution that detects and mitigates hardware-based attacks, including rogue peripherals, invisible network devices and manipulated firmware. Sepio Prime, a software-only solution, has been successfully deployed in more than 20 mid-sized and large banks, insurance, and telecom companies in the U.S., Singapore, Brazil and Israel.

As part of our continuous effort to ease our customer’s process of complying with the NIST standards and guidelines for securing information systems, we are excited to team with Tech Data and SHI”, said Yossi Appleboum, CEO of Sepio Systems Inc. “Packing Sepio’s deep visibility capabilities into devices and hardware assets together with a granular policy enforcement tool greatly reduces the cyber risk organizations are facing. For the first time, Tech Data customers and partners can deploy a simple and robust software solution that addresses more than 15 controls from the NIST 800-53 Special Publication.”

NIST Special Publication 800-53 covers the steps in the Risk Management Framework that address security control selection. This includes selecting an initial set of baseline security controls based on a FIPS 199 worst-case impact analysis, tailoring the baseline security controls, and supplementing the security controls based on an organizational assessment of risk. The security rules cover 17 areas including access control, incident response, business continuity, and disaster recoverability.

About Sepio Systems

Sepio is disrupting the cybersecurity industry by uncovering hidden hardware attacks. Sepio Prime provides security teams with full visibility of hardware assets and their behavior in real time. A comprehensive policy enforcement module allows administrators to easily define granular device usage rules and continuously monitor and protect their infrastructure. Leveraging a combination of physical fingerprinting technology together with device behavior analytics, Sepio’s software-only solution offers instant detection and response to any threat or breach attempt that coming from a manipulated or infected element.

About Tech Data

Tech Data connects the world with the power of technology. Our end-to-end portfolio of products, services and solutions, highly specialized skills, and expertise in next-generation technologies enable channel partners to bring to market the products and solutions the world needs to connect, grow and advance. Tech Data is ranked No. 83 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies for nine straight years.

About SHI

Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $10 billion global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry's most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 4,000 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 8th among CRN's Solution Provider 500 list of North American IT solution providers.

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