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Difenda Recognized with Microsoft Verified Managed XDR Solution Status

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January 12, 2023 GMT

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 12, 2023--

Difenda today announced it has achieved Microsoft verified Managed Extended Detection and Response (MXDR) solution status. By achieving this status, Difenda has proven their robust MXDR services including a Security Operation Center (SOC) with 24/7/365 proactive hunting, monitoring, and response capabilities all built on tight integrations with the Microsoft Security platform. This solution combines expert-trained technology with human-led services and has been verified by Microsoft engineers.

“We are thrilled to have our MXDR Solution verified by Microsoft. Being nominated by Microsoft engineers attests to our team’s expertise at consolidating and optimizing security environments with Microsoft Security,” says Derek Nugent, VP Revenue, Difenda. “This recognition streamlines the customer journey as the MXDR Solution Status provides customers with confidence that they are receiving industry-leading solutions. We plan to support Microsoft’s XDR portfolio with our modular security services and the Difenda Shield to optimize outcomes for our customers.”


Microsoft verified Difenda’s end-to-end MXDR service for closely integrating Microsoft Security tools with 24/7/365 advanced threat hunting and detection.

“With malicious attacks on the rise, we understand security is front and center for our customers. That is why I am excited to congratulate Difenda on achieving Microsoft Verified: Managed Extended Detection and Response solution status. Their solution closely integrates with Microsoft 365 Defender and Microsoft Sentinel and has been verified by Microsoft Security engineering to ensure that it provides comprehensive service coverage across the Microsoft Security portfolio.” – Rob Lefferts, CVP, Modern Protection and SOC, Microsoft

Difenda is part of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA). “The Microsoft Intelligent Security Association is comprised of some the most reliable and trusted security companies across the globe”, said Maria Thomson, Microsoft Intelligent Security Association Lead. “Our members share Microsoft’s commitment to collaboration within the cybersecurity community to improve our customers’ ability to predict, detect, and respond to security threats faster. We’re thrilled to recognize and welcome Difenda MXDR solution to the MISA portfolio.


About Difenda:

Difenda is a privately held SecOps-as-a-Service company. Difenda is a leading Microsoft Security Solutions Provider with proven end-to-end managed and professional services. It delivers 24/7/365 security operations backed by modernized PCI, SOC 2 Type II, and ISO 27001 certified Cyber Command Centers (C3). For more information, visit and LinkedIn.

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