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Six Degrees delivers Aegis cyber security benchmarking tool free for all Socitm members

Public sector organisations are operating in an evolving cyber security threat landscape.

Six Degrees’ award-winning cyber security benchmarking tool Aegis is now free through Socitm to UK public sector organisations, enabling them make better decisions regarding the protection of their data.

UK-based secure cloud service provider, Six Degrees, has today announced that Socitm members will be able to access its Aegis cyber security benchmarking tool free of charge. Aegis is a comprehensive benchmarking tool that provides organisations with a concise and contextual reporting mechanism for cyber security. Socitm members will be able to leverage Aegis to benchmark their cyber security and develop a roadmap to mitigate risks, enabling them to prioritise spend and enhance their cyber security postures.

Six Degrees delivers its Aegis tool as a module of Socitm’s Improve service, which measures members’ ICT performance to identify what is working well and what needs investment and attention. Socitm elected to work with Six Degrees due to the company’s demonstrable heritage of delivering holistic cyber security services to prominent organisations throughout the UK public sector, enabling them to maintain financial, operational and reputational resiliency whilst operating in today’s evolving cyber security threat landscape.

Rob Walton, Industry Director – Public Sector, said:

“As cyber security breaches rise exponentially and threats become more advanced, organisations are struggling to deal with the sheer complexity and magnitude of attacks. With increased mobility, agility and flexibility in the modern office, attacks will become more frequent and increasingly more disruptive. At Six Degrees we are committed to working with public sector organisations to enhance their cyber security postures, enabling them to meet their cyber security needs today whilst preparing for the challenges of the future. Throughout each engagement we elevate established frameworks to make them real to each organisation, aligning them to their unique risk appetites and industry requirements.”

Walton concluded:

“We’re excited to work in partnership with Socitm to deliver Aegis to its members for free. We believe Aegis is a unique tool in the market, enabling organisations to continuously evaluate internal security tools and processes as well as behaviours, events and evolving threats. This intelligence allows organisations to transform the quality and value of short, medium and long-term planning and decision making.”

To learn more about Aegis and to register to use the tool for free, visit Socitm’s dedicated Aegis webpage.

About Six Degrees

Six Degrees is a secure cloud service provider. It works as a collaborative technology partner to businesses making a digital transition.

Always placing clients at the heart of its strategy, Six Degrees’ passionate teams combine technical expertise and deep sector-specific knowledge to innovate, craft and manage the right solutions to power their businesses.

The breadth and strength of Six Degrees’ technology is its foundation. Solutions range from data and application performance management through to co-location and unified communications, all with private, public, or hybrid cloud at their core.

Six Degrees works collaboratively and builds long-term partnerships through exceptional services that match its clients’ needs. It continually innovates the right solutions to enable clients’ brilliance.

In 2019 Six Degrees, a leading cloud-led managed service provider acquired award-winning cyber security services and consultancy business CNS Group.

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