Centrify extends Zero Trust security ecosystem

Centrify announced it is extending the Zero Trust ecosystem with new partners and a new partner program, the Centrify Zero Trust Security Network. The expanded program, debuted at SecurIT, the Zero Trust Summit for CIOs and CISOs, unifies Centrify’s extensive community of technology partners, making it possible for new and existing customers to integrate complementary technologies to extend and derive more value from their Centrify Zero Trust Security solutions.

The program, previously known as the Centrify Alliance Partner Program (CAPP), establishes a Zero Trust Security ecosystem of independent software vendors (ISVs), whose solutions are commonly used in conjunction with each other.

The network spans product categories including Analytics, Big Data, Collaboration, Communications, Cloud, CRM, Customer Service, Education, ERP, Finance, HR, IT Workflows, Productivity, and Security (i.e., CASB, Identity Governance, Next-Gen Firewalls and SIEM), empowering joint customers to protect their businesses from advanced threats and the impacts of breaches, while achieving compliance.

“As identity and passwords are the primary point of attack for data breaches, organizations need to rethink their approach to security and move to an identity-centric approach based on a Zero Trust model,” said Ben Rice, Vice President, Business Development at Centrify. “The Centrify Zero Trust Security Network establishes a Zero Trust Security ecosystem that includes incredibly inventive third-party technologies. Combined with Centrify Next-Gen Access, these solutions enable our joint customers to strengthen security by implementing an ‘always verify’ approach for everything ― including users, endpoints, networks, servers and applications.”

Participating partners can now leverage a broad range of tools and program benefits, including:

  • Extensive pre-sales and field training
  • Joint webinars and events
  • Key account targeting
  • Joint sales and marketing campaigns
  • Participation in Centrify user events
  • Joint client roadshows
  • Joint press releases and customer success stories
  • Listing in the Centrify Zero Trust Security Network directory
  • Referrals rewards.

In addition to extending the benefits of the Centrify Zero Trust Security Network, the company has recently partnered with industry leaders to strengthen the Zero Trust ecosystem, including:

  • Palo Alto Networks
  • ServiceNow
  • HashiCorp
  • SailPoint Technologies
  • McAfee
  • Cylance
  • Exabeam
  • Bitglass
  • Netskope
  • Carbon Black.

“The partnership between Cylance and Centrify offers our shared customers a combined Zero Trust Security solution that fuses threat prevention with access solutions for comprehensive identity verification and risk-based access controls,” said Didi Dayton, Vice President of Worldwide Channels and Alliances at Cylance. “Centrify and Cylance are a perfect match for building a security strategy that addresses today’s dynamic threat landscape and boundaryless enterprise.”

“SaaS, IaaS, and web present a slew of security challenges for enterprises, and a solution that enables these services and also secures each user’s identity is critical,” said Rick Holden, Vice President of Business Development at Netskope. “The Netskope and Centrify partnership provides joint customers with an industry-leading solution that delivers the most flexible deployment architecture, award-winning DLP and threat protection, and granular control for all activities.”

In partnership with CIO and CSO magazines, Centrify is co-presenting industry event of its kind, “SecurIT: the Zero Trust Summit for CIOs and CSOs,” which brings together authoritative industry experts to explain Zero Trust Security, why it matters, and where to begin. The summit allows attendees to gain an up-to-the-minute understanding of Zero Trust Security and hear from other organizations that are already implementing this new framework.

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