Obscure Technologies named a Tenable distributor in 26 countries in Africa.

Cyber security specialist Obscure Technologies has been appointed distributor for Tenable, the Cyber Exposure company. This new agreement covers 26 countries in Africa and came into effect 1 January 2022.

Obscure Technologies is a company that consists of cyber security experts who specialise in brokering best-in-class security solutions into the African market. Fielding one of the most highly skilled and certified cyber security teams of any distributor in South Africa, Obscure Technologies has become a formidable player in the local cyber security market in recent years.

Approximately 40 000 organisations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. This includes approximately 60% of the Fortune 500, approximately 40% of the Global 2000 and large government agencies.

Obscure Technologies’ Chief Technology Officer, Francois van Hirtum, says this is an exciting addition to the company’s comprehensive range of solutions. “Tenable arms its customers, regardless of the size of their organisation, with the breadth of visibility into cyber risk across the modern attack surface (including OT, AD, cloud) with the depth of analytics to communicate cyber risk in business terms to enable better strategic security decisions.

“This is an astute approach to mission-critical issues for all businesses. It cuts to the heart of today’s cyber threat landscape. It is Tenable’s vision to empower all organisations to understand and reduce their cyber security risk in an age when it is one of the existential threats of our time. They are pioneering a new approach and Obscure Technologies is excited to be part of this drive.”

Van Hirtum notes Tenable is a global leader at the forefront of cyber innovation in the age of digital transformation. “Tenable is helping businesses to rethink how they secure the modern digital enterprise. Tenable.io is the world’s first Cyber Exposure platform that arms businesses with the visibility to see their entire cyber attack surface at all times. It is a powerful tool for business leaders, leaving them to focus on running their companies safe in the knowledge that their cyber security is taken care of,” concludes Van Hirtum.

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