OVO Energy has chosen Noetic Cyber as a solution partner to assist them in gaining greater visibility and insights into their current cybersecurity posture. OVO is deploying the Noetic platform to better understand and contextualize their cyber risk. OVO Energy, the UK’s third-largest energy supplier, has adopted a cloud-first approach enabled by implementing a culture of technical autonomy in which OVO teams select the cloud platforms and services best suited to their specific needs.
Paul Ayers, CEO, and co-founder at Noetic Cyber commented, “OVO is known as an innovator in the UK energy market in its business model and approach to technology. Our partnership with them showcases that innovation as we’re working together to address a fundamental cybersecurity challenge in finding and securing unknown and unprotected assets.”
OVO’s security team requires an automated way to understand their cybersecurity landscape across cloud platforms, SaaS applications, on-premises systems, and others. The team adopted a data model that supports multiple business units and product teams, allowing them to maintain their current agility while also ensuring that central visibility of security control coverage and configuration. It will secure the organization and meet the regulatory requirements of the UK’s critical national infrastructure.
The collaboration with Noetic will provide OVO with the integration of Noetic’s existing security and IT management tools to ingest security data, creating a multi-dimensional map of all assets in the organization and their cyber relationships. OVO team can identify security coverage gaps, cloud service misconfigurations, and security control violations, all of which are prioritized based on business criticality and potential impact.
The Noetic platform integrates with OVO’s existing tooling for EDR, vulnerability management, device control, application security, network monitoring, cloud management, and more to continuously discover, inventory, and manage all assets in OVO’s environment.
The Novetic platform can assist OVO in identifying and correcting security coverage gaps in common cloud and endpoint use cases. By mapping business criticality, asset exposure, and exploitability to the existing vulnerability process, critical insights into patching and vulnerability management. Providing more detailed information and context on affected assets to the security operations team for incident investigation. Working with GRC to ensure that all aspects of the OVO business build and manage controls based on a common understanding of security data.
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