ENGLEWOOD, CO – Feb 11, 2012. GBprotect, an industry leader in client-focused managed security services, has acquired Metis Security to expand the company’s offerings into application security and strategic consulting. The result is a more robust, comprehensive solution to the growing demands in IT security, including the fact that 75 percent of all attacks occur at the application level.
Metis Security specializes in application security risk management, mature security programs, and critical security infrastructures, and provides comprehensive risk management programs, including application testing, vulnerability assessments, information security program development, security framework/ architecture development, and security management consulting. Ed Bassett, President of Metis Security, was brought on board as President of GBprotect as part of the acquisition.
“Our clients’ needs and the threat landscape they have to manage are changing every day. With the addition of Metis Security, GBprotect is able to provide a more comprehensive set of security services to support clients’ emerging security needs and keep them protected across their enterprises,” said Mel Holstrom, CEO of GBprotect.
Ed Bassett concurred, “GBprotect recognizes that providing superior managed security services is not just about the perimeter anymore. By combining our capabilities, GBprotect has redefined the traditional boundaries of security managed services.”
Ed will be instrumental in delivering highly customized solutions that clients will require to remain compliant in their industries and address ever-changing security threats, including those inherent in applications and software development.
Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, GBprotect delivers comprehensive managed security services, including operations management, enterprise log management, application security, and strategic consulting to organizations of all sizes. With a commitment to architecting and integrating built-to-fit information security solutions that are sophisticated, flexible, and always backed by a personalized approach, GBprotect enjoys a 100% satisfaction rating with clients throughout the United States. To stay protected with GBprotect, visit www.gbprotect.com.