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Tieto Security Services continues expansion with consulting, IAM offering

14 December 2017

Tieto Security Services, a business unit of the Nordic IT services and software company Tieto, continues the expansion of its service portfolio by introducing security consulting services, and expanded Identity and Access Management (IAM) capabilities. Tieto Security Services is taking a quantum leap into becoming a Europe based global security outsourcing and managed cybersecurity services provider.

With digitalization continuing to make inroads across all industries and organizations, the importance of cybersecurity increases exponentially. To respond to increasing market demand, Tieto Security Services continues to expand and strengthen its offering and portfolio by founding a 24-strong security consulting team, and establishing an Identity and Access Management (IAM) unit. In addition, appointed is new Head of Managed Security Services Mika Huhtanen.

“Cybersecurity today is about providing peace of mind and making the digital world as simple and secure as possible for organizations. This requires a strong aligned offering from building the foundations to the running of day to day operations, both from a technology but also from an expertise point of view. Our palette of Identity and Access Management, Security Operations Center, Managed Security Services and consulting compose a leading technology agnostic European security hub. We are well underway with our expansion plans, posting 24% growth in the first nine months of this year”, says Markus Melin, Head of Tieto Security Services.

The Tieto Security Services consulting arm consists of 24 people. Integrated from other Tieto business units, the consulting side represents a broad and deep expertise of different industries.

The new Head of Managed Security Services unit Mika Huhtanen is the latest addition to the Tieto Security Services team.

"I am excited to join Tieto Security Services. Customers need and want service fitting for their particular industries, not only technology. To provide the best possible service delivery to multiple industries utilizing the solutions best suited for them is something that we excel at. Delivery excellence is at the heart of this, and this makes us a top notch managed cybersecurity services provider,” says Mika Huhtanen.

Huhtanen is the second high profile hire to Tieto Security Services in the recent months. Recently announced was the appointment of Security Operations Center (SOC) and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) head Gawel Mikolajczyk.

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