SOUTH AFRICA – Obscure Technologies, a cyber security specialist, has partnered with Pentera, the leader in automated security validation.

Obscure Technologies comprises cyber security experts specializing in brokering best-of-breed security solutions in the African market. 

“With IT infrastructure and cyber threats evolving faster, it is critical that real vulnerabilities are identified and remediated before they are exploited,” said Justin Lee, Managing Director, Obscure Technologies. 

“Pentera’s solution validates our customers’ security against the latest hacking techniques and vulnerabilities to dramatically reduce risk exposure and provides them with a clear, actionable roadmap for remediation.”

Pentera’s Automated Security Validation platform enables users to improve security readiness and ability to defend against cyber threats. 

Emulating real-world techniques of hackers across the entire cyber attack kill chain, Pentera’s platform continuously challenges existing cyber security controls to provide security teams with an actionable roadmap for remediation.

“Pentera’s Automated Security Validation platform assures security readiness across the complete attack surface,” said Kellen van Rooyen, Vendor Manager, Obscure Technologies. 

“Validating the efficacy of existing security, Pentera facilitates a major shift for security teams from operating under assumptions to embracing clarity.”

Obscure Technologies announces expansion strategy

Meanwhile, since last year, Obscure Technologies embarked on an ambitious expansion across Africa. Obscure Technologies plans to redefine cyber security distribution in Africa and is calling on channel partners to join it in this transformative journey.

According to Yaadhna Singh Gounden, Obscure Technologies, Head of Development for the African region, the importance of cyber security cannot be overstated. 

“Technology is advancing at an exponential rate and while this is good news for business growth, with it comes an expanded threat landscape that is increasing in sophistication,” she said.

She added that businesses across Africa are seeking robust cybersecurity solutions to safeguard their digital assets.

According to Singh Gounden, channel partners will gain unique advantages by partnering with Obscure Technologies. 

One of the advantages is dedicated account managers. Obscure Technologies account managers possess a profound knowledge of the industry. This ensures partners receive tailored guidance and support throughout their customer support journey with them.

Another advantage is specialized business unit managers. Obscure Technologies maintains specialized business unit managers who remain updated on the latest developments in their security portfolio. 

The other is an innovative distribution chain. Obscure Technologies has invested heavily in revolutionizing the distribution chain for their channel partners. By streamlining processes and adopting cutting-edge technology, they ensure that their partners benefit from efficient and cost-effective distribution methods. 

Also comprehensive training and resources. Obscure Technologies provides extensive training and resources to their channel partners, equipping them with the knowledge and tools they need to excel. 

Lastly is the ongoing trend analysis. Obscure Technologies works closely with its local partners, and they invest in extensive measures aimed at understanding local market trends. 

“As Obscure Technologies expands its footprint across Africa, we are not just seeking channel partners; we are forging lasting relationships,” Singh Gounden said.

“Our commitment to their success is unwavering, and our dedication to providing world class cyber security solutions is unmatched. Together with our channel partners, we help organizations across the continent to secure their digital assets and thrive in the ever-changing digital landscape.”


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