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PenTera Selected by St Margaret’s Hospice Care to Automate Remote and Local Penetration Tests

St. Margaret's Hospice Care, chooses Pcysys' Automated Penetration Testing Platform, PenTera, to continuously test its security controls.

TEL AVIV, Israel, June 9th, 2020 Pcysys has announced that St Margaret’s Hospice Care in the UK, has chosen Pcysys’ Automated Penetration Testing Platform, PenTeraTM, to continuously test its IT infrastructure security controls.

“PenTera has provided us with the solution we’ve been looking for – the ability to continuously test our security posture anytime, from anywhere”, said Nick Middleton, Director of IT at St Margaret’s Hospice Care. “By increasing the efficiency and cadence of testing, PenTera has enabled us to properly reevaluate many aspects of our cybersecurity strategy such as improving our password policy and Active Directory configurations. It is exciting to work with Pcysys and our partner provider Emerge, we see them both as essential in meeting the cyber challenge.”

The PenTera platform ethically challenges the entire IT network with the latest hacking techniques, prioritising remediation efforts towards vulnerabilities and controls that carry the majority of the risk. With PenTera, organisations perform remote and local penetration tests on-demand, to benchmark, maintain, and grow their cyber resiliency. The platform spans the testing of security controls, vulnerabilities, credential strength, access privileges, network policies, and devices. With PenTera, organisations can grow their cyber defense efficacy, their IT team productivity, and save on external consulting costs.

“Healthcare organisations, more than ever, are targets to malicious third parties”, says Steve Armstrong, UK Regional Sales Director at Pcysys. “By mimicking the same TTPs as a malicious attacker, PenTera enables St Margaret’s Hospice Care to prioritise remediation focusing on the most critical fixes allowing the organisation to continuously stay one step ahead.”

About St Margaret’s Hospice Care
St Margaret’s Hospice Care has been at the heart of Somerset’s community for over 40 years, delivering high quality, responsive and compassionate care to patients and their families facing a life-limiting illness. Through our medical expertise, nursing skills, and specialist support services, we provide physical, emotional and spiritual care to our patients, their families, and carers. With two hospice sites; one in Yeovil and one in Taunton, as well as five community-based teams caring for patients in their own homes, we continually strive to reach everyone in the community that needs our care. Our Taunton hospice hub also provides 24-hour complex symptom control for patients in Somerset.

About Pcysys

Pcysys delivers PenTera™, the automated network penetration-testing platform, that assesses and reduces cybersecurity risk. The platform runs on the Cloud or on-site to identify, analyze and focus remediation efforts on breachable vulnerabilities. Hundreds of security professionals and service providers around the world use PenTera to perform continuous machine-based penetration tests that improve their immunity against cyber attacks across their organization networks.

About Emerge

Emerge helps organisations to adopt groundbreaking Automated Cybersecurity solutions that identify exploitable vulnerabilities, find and protect sensitive data, and completely prevent malware on mission critical systems. Our portfolio covers a range of cybersecurity principles, focusing on Automated Penetration TestingNetwork Detection & ResponseOT/Critical Endpoint SecurityDigital Transformation Security and 24x7x365 Security Operations Centre services. We completely eliminate false positives, categorically secure data, credentials and privileged accounts, as well as blocking harmful software from executing, in memory at runtime. For more information, visit https://emerge.uk.com/.

Pcysys Contact: Aviv Cohen, Pcysys CMO | +972-54-3207204 | aviv@pcysys.com

Emerge Contact: Gráinne Arif, Emerge CMO | +44(0)161 870 6662 | grainne.arif@emerge.uk.com