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Advantage hires senior talent, continues to build Security Consulting division

Advantage hires senior talent, continues to builds Security Consulting division
There’s a bit of a global cost of living crisis going on and everyone’s feeling the pinch. Even the hackers.
For the second year running, Advantage New Zealand has featured prominently in security vendor SentinelOne’s Partner Awards, taking out the Asia Pacific Japan Partner of the Year, with Advantage Auckland Regional Manager Steve Smith further accelerating the company’s accolades by being named Top APJ Sales Person of the Year.
Cybersecurity has become paramount for businesses and individuals alike. Cyber threats abound, and data breaches and malware attacks are costly. Attacks come from all vectors, including the cloud tools you use every day.
With growth on the agenda, leading national managed services and security provider Advantage has appointed industry veteran and executive sales leader Douglas Jewson to the newly-created position of National Sales Manager.
Organisations across New Zealand facing unrelenting cyber risks while under pressure to reduce costs in a faltering economy can benefit from outsourcing core aspects of their information security requirements, reducing the cost of protection without raising their risk profile.
Key infosec hire as Advantage builds cyber capability
In early 2021, Advantage embarked on the journey to become ISO27001 certified. 18 months on, and we are proud to say – we did it!
Bringing the adage ‘more is more’ to life, managed IT and security services provider Advantage has integrated the Government Communications and Security Bureau’s Malware Free Networks feed into its Netskope threat monitoring and protection platform.
Advantage delivered exceptional commercial growth in the past twelve months, SentinelOne says.
It’s likely a lot of the applications and software tools you’re using now are different from the ones your business used before the pandemic.
Getting to know Advantage’s Jeremy McClure, Cyber Security Operations Centre Manager