ContraForce recognized as a Microsoft Security Excellence Awards Winner for Security ISV of the Year

McKinney, Texas - May 13, 2024 — ContraForce today announced it won the Security ISV of the Year award in the Microsoft Security Excellence Awards 2024. The company’s innovation and achievements over the past 12 months have elevated and distinguished it within the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), an ecosystem of independent software vendors (ISVs) and managed security service providers (MSSPs) that have integrated their security products and services with Microsoft Security technology.

Award winners demonstrated excellence across security, identity, management, compliance, and privacy during the past 12 months.

“I’m grateful to see the efforts of the ContraForce team and our work together with Microsoft being recognized by this award,” said Stan Golubchik, Co-Founder, and CEO of ContraForce. “ContraForce harnesses the power of AI and hyperautomation to streamline the time and security expertise required to manage the Microsoft Security suite. Service Providers looking to deploy or improve a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service can use the ContraForce platform to grow their recurring revenue, improve their margins by streamlining their operations, and create competitive advantage by delivering better client outcomes.”

“This award is well deserved by ContraForce,” said Ricardo Nicolini, CTO Bulletproof. “I recommend ContraForce to other MSSPs that are seeking to utilize the power of hyperautomation to optimize the Microsoft Security platform. It’s not only about the platform itself, but also the wealth of knowledge their engineering team has.”

At the Microsoft Security Excellence 2024 Awards on May 6, 2024, Microsoft announced award winners in 9 categories honoring partner trailblazers, customer and technology champions, and changemakers. This is the fifth-year awards were given. ContraForce won the Security ISV of the Year award.

“I’m so pleased to congratulate ContraForce this year’s Microsoft Security Excellence awards recipient for Security ISV of the Year award ,” said Vasu Jakkal, CVP, Microsoft Security. “Our partner community plays such an important role in helping our customers navigate a rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape. Each of this year’s recipients demonstrates true innovation and an inspiring dedication to the mission of security. We are so proud to work alongside them in a shared commitment to building a safer world for everyone.”

Established as an association to bring together Microsoft leaders, ISVs, and MSSPs, MISA focuses on collaborating to combat security threats and create a safer environment for all. Its mission is to provide intelligent, industry-leading security solutions that work together to help protect organizations at the speed and scale of AI in an ever-increasing threat landscape. Together with Microsoft stakeholders, MISA members voted on the Microsoft Security Excellence Awards, recognizing their peers' efforts towards enhancing security.  

About ContraForce:

ContraForce enables the development and delivery of profitable and scalable security service offerings. ContraForce’s SecOps Service Management platform reduces complexity for the security analyst by hyperautomating time-consuming tasks across the Microsoft security stack, empowering them with insights and frictionless access to information and remediations. The result is massive improvements for Managed Service Providers (MSP) and Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP) in analyst efficiency and security effectiveness. Learn more about the ContraForce Platform.

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