Apr 28, 2020

Rapid7: next-gen security for the digital era

William Girling
3 min
Tech security company Rapid7 recently released its 2020 threat report exploring the cybersecurity landscape and how it’s contributing
Tech security company Rapid7 recently released its

Tech security company Rapid7 recently released its 2020 threat report exploring the cybersecurity landscape and how it’s contributing.

Capable of providing a truly best-in-class service - its Managed Detection and Response (MDR) team can identify and eliminate 85% of threats within an hour and 90% with one day - the company is pioneering a truly secure and necessary solution for the new digital era.

Currently helping over 9,000 prestigious companies around the world, Rapid7’s satisfied customers include those in energy (Ameren, Vistra Energy and Xcel Energy), technology (Autodesk and Thermo Fisher Scientific) and manufacturing (Harley Davidson).

As a company, it is changing the conversation about cybersecurity and encouraging others to be far more careful as digital transformation continues to be a popular business trend:

“While your business might not have anything worth stealing, you have compute power and attackers love compute power for all sorts of nefarious activity,” said the report.

Cybersecurity as an opportunity

Founded on the principle that there are no problems, only solutions and opportunities to improve, Rapid7 helps its clients to simplify the complexities of computer-based security by sharing visibility, providing analytics and enabling automation.

The company’s Insight cloud collects and manages data from across a customer’s operational environment, thus exposing areas of security weakness and making it easier to map changes, breaches and attacks faster.

Introducing automation into the process also allows employees to focus on qualitative tasks of more pressing strategic importance, meaning the business can be optimised and reoriented to meet corporate goals. 




Products available from the Insight suite include:

  • insightIDR - unifies technology for an efficient response plan.

  • insightConnect - customises workflows to drive security and IT processes.

  • insightVM - provides live vulnerability management and endpoint analytics.

  • insightOps - logs data and formats it in an easily accessible location.

  • insightAppSec - helps to maintain a consistent level of security across SDLC

Rapid7 also offers managed services, security and product consulting, as well as training and certification.

Researching a better future

Finally, Rapid7 also conducts its own research and development to maintain an edge over its competitors and help show its customers how cybersecurity has changed and will continue to change. 

“Our recommendation is to invest in developing threat detection capabilities that implement many different techniques to catch attackers,” said the executive summary of the 2020 threat report.

“By investing in people and technology, you will gain the expertise to drive the development of the scientific methodologies while giving your threat analysts the visibility they need to accomplish their outcomes.”

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Jul 30, 2021

The Ultimate Enterprise Technology & AI & Cyber LIVE Event

3 min
New speakers announced for Technology & AI & Cyber LIVE Event, where innovation meets implementation, coming to you live from London

Do you want to build high-level relationships, gain insider knowledge and leave with the tools you need to drive effective digital transformation within your business? Then you don’t want to miss out on the must-attend hybrid event of 2021 for leaders in forward-thinking enterprises.

At Technology, AI, and Cyber Live, you will be able to hear and engage with C-Level executives at Microsoft, IBM, Salesforce, Capgemini, and more.

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There’s no need to worry about missing out if you choose not to attend in person. You can still absorb all the information, interact with other attendees and enjoy the conference experience on our virtual platform. 

There will be live feeds from all of the stages (also available on-demand after the event) as well as virtual networking areas. So not being able to travel is no reason to miss your chance to gather with the industry.



New Speakers


Sunil Ramakrishnan

Vice President at CGI

Sunil has over 20 years of experience in consulting and helping energy and oil and gas clients transform into digital and sustainability leaders. He has also helped organisations across the energy, oil and gas, chemicals, renewables, and manufacturing industries realise business value from their investments using cloud, artificial/augmented intelligence, data science, internet of things, industry 4.0, robotic process automation, cybersecurity, and hyper-automation.

He has substantial experience in the information technology industry gained working at IBM Global Business Services, KPMG Management Consulting, Sapient, and Infosys. 


Lauren Barrett Knausenberger 

Chief Information Officer at Department of the Air Force

Lauren Barrett Knausenberger is the Chief Information Officer for the Department of the Air Force, including the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force. She leads two directorates and supports 20,000 cyber operations, and supports personnel around the globe with a portfolio valued at $17 billion. 

She provides oversight of the Air Force’s Information Technology portfolio, including the Information Technology investment strategy from networks to cloud computing, Enterprise policies, information resources management, IT innovation initiatives, information assurance, and related matters for the Department of the Air Force. 


Keri Gilder

CEO at Colt Technology Services

Appointed CEO in May 2020, Keri is responsible for executing Colt’s strategy, which centres around transforming the way the world works through the power of connectivity. Before becoming CEO, Keri was Colt’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), leading global teams across sales, presales and marketing. Passionate about promoting Inclusion and Diversity, she also leads Colt’s Diversity Council to ensure Colt is a business where everyone feels they can bring their true selves to work. We look forward to hearing her insights. 

Order now to make the most of our early-bird offer. Ticket prices increase over 50% soon! For tickets and information, head over to our event site.

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