â€œThis is a very positive move for both companies and their clients,â€ said Sandra Palumbo, Senior Analyst at Yankee Group. â€œSecureWorks and LURHQ are recognized leaders in the Managed Security Services industry. Both organizations bring to the table proven, robust security solutions, competitive IPS and SIEM services, and highly skilled research teams.
Combined, we believe this merger will result in an MSSP that can seamlessly protect large enterprises, as well as any commercial client. Companies will benefit from the new expanded solution set and SecureWorksâ€™ ability to customize their security offerings to fit the needs of any organization.â€
The company will be headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with offices in Chicago, Illinois; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and Charlotte, North Carolina. The merged company will maintain 24x7x365 Security Operations Centers in Atlanta, Chicago and Myrtle Beach. SecureWorks will provide the following security services:
â€¢ Security Information and Event Management
â€¢ Security Device and Log Monitoring/ Analysis
â€¢ Network Intrusion Prevention
â€¢ Firewall Management
â€¢ Host Intrusion Prevention Service â€¢ Vulnerability Assessment
â€¢ Threat Intelligence
â€¢ Encrypted Email
â€¢ Email Filtering â€¢ Professional Services
About LURHQ LURHQ is the leading provider of Threat and Vulnerability Management services. LURHQ empowers security professionals at enterprise clients by partnering with them to provide the Consulting and Managed Security Services necessary to better align their security efforts with business risk. The result is the development of a strategic Threat and Vulnerability Management process that delivers an enhanced security posture, greater security operations efficiency, improved compliance and reduced security program costs. LURHQ has won SC Magazine MSSP of the Year 2006 award, Frost & Sullivanâ€™s MSSP Growth Strategy Leader 2005 and Frost & Sullivanâ€™s 2006 Entrepreneurial Company of the Year award. For more information, visit www.lurhq.com.
SecureWorks, named by the Yankee Group as a leading MSSP, ranked 163rd for 2006 and 79th for 2005 on the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies List. SecureWorks also ranked 39th on the 2005 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America. SecureWorks is the only service provider that prevents network intrusions at the perimeter, firewall and host levels; monitors client networks 24x7x365; provides ongoing vulnerability assessments; and protects email from spam and viruses while automatically encrypting email to protect confidential information. SecureWorks is a member of the elite FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams), won the SC Magazine Intrusion Prevention Solution of the Year 2006 award and has been listed on CIO magazineâ€™s â€œCIO 100 Listâ€ for two consecutive years. For more information, visit www.secureworks.com.