Bespoke managed service provider selected for ten year contract to bring effective and tailored cybersecurity solutions and managed services to the State of Arizona and over 600 partner agencies
Phoenix, AZ—January 5th, 2017
PHOENIX, AZ. January 5, 2017 – Mosaic451, a bespoke (custom to specification) cybersecurity services provider and consultancy, announced today that the company was awarded a master agreement by the State of Arizona to provide cybersecurity services including monitoring, management and administration of security devices and software. The agreement makes Mosaic451 one of only seven service providers authorized to provide security services to the State of Arizona and its 685 cooperative members based on this award.
The master agreement allows Mosaic451 to provide Security Services, Open Systems Server Management and Data Center Switching Infrastructure Management to Arizona, its agencies, boards, and state commissions and 685 state cooperative members, including all Cities, Counties and educational institutions. The initial contracts are 3 years, with two 3 year extensions and another 1 year extension totaling 10 years in duration. All government agencies within the State of Arizona may select Mosaic451 for MSSP, NOC and SOC services without going to bid for the next 10 years.
Mosaic451 was awarded this master agreement after a stringent nine month long review by the state including evaluation of the company’s core competencies, value, unique and effective approach to security management, and historic success. “We are proud to serve as the State of Arizona’s new security partner,” said Mosaic451 Principal and Co-Founder Mike Baker. “Mosaic451 focuses on combining the deep industry knowledge of our engineers and analysts with a thorough assessment and understanding of the workings of each agency we work with to ensure that the security service we provide is tailored to the specific needs of each client. We are thrilled that the State of Arizona recognizes the value Mosaic451 provides and look forward to working with the State and its cooperative members.”
Arizona’s Authorized MSSP
The State of Arizona has selected Mosaic451 to provide Open Systems Server Management and Data Center Switching Infrastructure Management including:
- Monitor, manage and administer security tools
- Manage software and operating system patches and updates
- Perform penetration tests, assess threat vulnerabilities, and provide threat mitigation strategies
- Perform all aspects of identity and data management
Tailored Security Services
Mosaic451 helps organizations protect sensitive data, maintain compliance with government cybersecurity regulations, and ensure organizations keep up to date with the latest security technologies to ensure continuous and uninterrupted availability of mission-critical systems by combining elite experience and enterprise security knowledge with customized security solutions that fit the needs of each specific organization.
While many MSSPs claim to fully protect a customer’s systems and data solely through remote monitoring, Mosaic451’s Hybrid™ solution combines 24/7 off-site monitoring with dedicated on-site personnel that act as a full security operations team to provide the most comprehensive level of information security. Not only does the company provide assessment and recommendations to its customers, it provides the on-site staff and resources needed to ensure those recommendations are implanted and security best practices are followed. Mosaic451 is dedicated to learning each partner agencies business, staff, and operations so that it can provide the best custom managed security services, dramatically improving the efficacy of any security operations.
Mosaic451 is SBA 8(a) Certified, MBE Certified, and WBE Certified.
Headquartered in Arizona, Mosaic451 is a bespoke cyber security service provider and consultancy with expertise in building, operating and defending some of the most highly-secure networks in North America. Its Mosaic Hybrid™ is an industry first solution, providing monitoring service through its operations centers as well as specialized staff onsite during business hours to work alongside clients' in house technology and security staff. This hybrid model gives Mosaic451 the unique ability to empower security analysts to provide advanced data analysis and determine threat vectors, threat actors, and intelligent root causes for every incident. Mosaic451 aggregates and empowers intelligent humans in the service of information security and IT operations excellence for our clients.