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Swimlane Extends Cloud-Based Security Automation to APJ Amid Rapid Region Growth

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corridorthe leader in low-code security automation, today announced the general availability of hallway cloud in the Asia-Pacific Japan (APJ) region. This deployment is further evidence of Swimlane’s continued commitment to empowering APJ customers to enable new use cases previously not possible with traditional security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR). This includes unlocking the use of automation beyond the SOC, where Swimlane serves as the system of record for the entire security organization.

Respond head-on to the APJ staff shortage with Swimlane Cloud

The APJ region faces a significant shortage of cybersecurity talent with an estimate 2.045 million open cybersecurity positions, accounting for 66% of the total global shortage, signaling the difficulty of finding qualified and skilled professionals to handle growing security scares. Without automation, these overworked security administrators must manually perform repetitive and time-consuming tasks necessary to track, mitigate, and resolve security events across multiple security platforms. Despite significant time investments, security teams cannot realistically analyze and adequately prioritize security alerts and events at the pace needed to protect networks.

“In order to mature our security operations, we knew it was necessary to advance the way we monitor and respond to threat intelligence by taking a more proactive approach to security operations,” said Tanajak Watanakij, CISO , RV Connect. “With our existing talent pool, we turned to Swimlane’s low-code security automation offering to create a centralized system of record for our Security Operations Center (SOC) and remove dependencies on a multitude of manual processes. Swimlane’s interactive dashboards and automated, easily customizable workflows reduced our average response time and ultimately helped us ensure ongoing compliance and prevent violations across RV Connex Corporation and our customers. MSSP.

“APJ’s security teams need solutions that reduce the manual operations needed to respond to security threats and accelerate incident response,” said Johan Wikenstedt, Vice President of Asia Pacific and Japan. (APJ) for Swimlane. “We are a customer-focused company with a powerful platform to help businesses ease the burden that security teams face on a daily basis. Swimlane is fully dedicated to supporting the region’s current cybersecurity challenges through the adoption of low-code security automation.

Demand for Low-Code Automation Continues to Climb

Swimlane’s current product initiatives in APJ continue to drive the regional market, highlighted by:

  • 173% growth in regional presence revenue over the past four months, with over 7x revenue growth over the past 6 months.

  • 142% growth in regional membership over the past six months.

  • New sales offices established in Australia, Malaysia and South Korea.

  • Net adoption of new customers in Australia, Bangladesh, India, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and New Zealand.

  • Vertical expansion of customer adoption across banking, technology, financial services, government, MSSP and manufacturing industries.

  • 8 new go-to-market partners established in the region.

Lumen Technologies turned to Swimlane after experiencing a period of rapid growth that strained the company’s security team. Swimlane’s low-code security automation platform has enabled the organization to maintain the integrity of its security operations and quickly adapt to business growth in its SecOps infrastructure. In the first quarter of the solution’s implementation, Lumen achieved a level of automation of 30%. Today, 70% of security events affecting the Security Operations Center (SOC) can be fully automated without human intervention.

“Swamplane was a partner from the start, helping us ensure the solution was easy to manage and operate and providing technical support whenever we needed it,” said Wai Kit Cheah, Director of Security Practice at Lumen Technologies. “With Swimlane’s robust automation engine, events can be processed from any source, allowing our security team to integrate security automation with user behavior analysis. and entities (UEBA) and third-party threat intelligence feeds. This gave us a holistic view of our ecosystem and quickly made Swimlane’s platform a core part of our SOC.

Swimlane Medley Partner Program Expands to Malaysia

Swimlane has invested significantly in Malaysia due to the region’s strong national cybersecurity strategy and world-class talent. As part of its growth in the region, Swimlane recently announced a partnership with Cybersecurity Malaysiathe specialized national cybersecurity agency under the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM), to assist the organization in its mission to build a more resilient cyber ecosystem across Malaysia.

“Our strategic partnership with Swimlane comes at an exciting time for CyberSecurity Malaysia as we seek to elevate a strategic cybersecurity vision for the region,” said Dato’ Ts. Dr. Haji Amirudin Abdul Wahab, CEO of CyberSecurity Malaysia. “Together, Swimlane and Cybersecurity Malaysia will leverage our combined experience, capabilities and products to deliver innovative cybersecurity solutions across Malaysia and ensure businesses in the region have access to low-cost automation technology. strongest code in the world to protect their networks and data. ”

Join Swimlane at the SecOps Automation Summit 2022

Swimlane will host the SecOps Automation Summit 2022 in South Korea, Malaysia and Australia late April and early May. Presenters include Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer Cody Cornell and other members of the Swimlane team, as well as various current partners and customers, to explore new and future innovations in the dynamic field of security automation.

To learn more about Swimlane’s summit and expansion into the APJ region, visit https://swimlane.com/swimlane-helps-address-asia-pacifics-security-skills-shortage.

About Swimlane

Swimlane is the leader in cloud-scale, low-code security automation. Supporting use cases beyond SOAR, Swimlane improves the ease with which security teams can overcome process and data fatigue, as well as chronic staffing shortages. Swimlane unlocks the potential of automation beyond the SOC by providing a low-code platform that serves as a system of record for the entire security organization and empowers anyone within the organization to bring their knowledge and expertise to the protection of the organization. For more information, visit swimlane.com, swimlane.com/japan and swimlane.com/coree.

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