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Ontinue Announces Expansion into the Nordics with Addition of New Sales Leader

Expansion Offers Managed Security Operations for Faster Incident Response, Greater Efficiencies and Continuous Protection Against Cyber-Risk

Redwood City, CA,— March 12, 2024— Ontinue, a leading provider of AI-powered managed extended detection and response (MXDR) services and winner of the 2023 Microsoft Security Services Innovator of the Year award, today announced it expansion into the Nordics to meet the growing demand for advanced cybersecurity services in the region. As part of this strategic expansion, Ontinue has appointed Julia Bondareva as the new regional sales leader to spearhead operations and drive growth in the Nordic market.

The appointment of Bondareva underscores Ontinue’s commitment to deliver managed security operations to organizations seeking to strengthen their cybersecurity posture and mitigate cyber threats effectively. In this new role, Bondareva is overseeing Ontinue’s journey in the Nordics, starting with the introduction of Ontinue’s exceptional 24/7 managed security operations to the Danish customers.  As Bondareva joins Ontinue with a strong education foundation in Brand and Communications Management from CBS, and extensive entrepreneurial background, she is committed to securing businesses against cyber threats. Prior to joining Ontinue, Bondareva worked with SaaS security companies, such as KEEPIT and Tricent.

“The Nordics are renowned for their proactive approach to cybersecurity,” said Geoff Haydon, CEO of Ontinue. ” With Julia at the helm, we are well-positioned to meet the unique needs of Nordic businesses and deliver proactive managed security operations. We are excited to bring our industry-leading MXDR solution to the Nordic market to help organizations enhance their cybersecurity defenses, and enable them to embrace a digital future with confidence.”

Ontinue specializes in managed security operations tailored for Microsoft customers. Its approach combines 24/7 threat protection through a follow-the-sun Security Operation Centers with ION, an AI-powered platform. ION integrates AI, automation, and human expertise to optimize SecOps costs, leading to greater efficiencies, continuous protection, faster incident response times, and improved ROI for Microsoft investments.

“Ontinue’s managed security operations offerings align perfectly with the region’s security-conscious mindset, providing organizations with the expertise and support needed to stay ahead of evolving threats and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements,” said Bondareva.

Ontinue’s expansion into the Nordics represents a significant milestone in the company’s growth trajectory and reaffirms its commitment to empowering organizations worldwide with robust cybersecurity solutions.

About Ontinue: Nonstop SecOps  

As a leading provider of AI-powered managed extended detection and response (MXDR) service, Ontinue is on a mission to be the most trusted security partner that empowers customers to embrace and accelerate digital transformation by using AI to operate more at scale, and with less risk. The combination of AI and human expertise is essential for delivering effective managed security that is tailored to a customer’s unique environment, operational constraints, and risks. Our MXDR service combines powerful proprietary AI with the industry’s first collaboration with Microsoft Teams to continuously build a deep understanding of our customers’ environments, informing how we prevent, detect, and respond to threats. Our Microsoft expertise allows customers to achieve these outcomes with the Microsoft Security tools they already own. The result is highly localized managed protection that empowers security teams to be faster, smarter, and more cost efficient than ever before. 

Continuous protection. AI-powered Nonstop SecOps. That’s Ontinue. 

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