CGI joins Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

28 November 2023 1 min. read

CGI, a Montreal-headquartered management and technology consulting firm, yesterday announced it joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA).

MISA is a partner ecosystem of software vendors and managed security providers that have integrated their solutions with Microsoft’s security technology.

MISA members can leverage Microsoft security products to extend capabilities and share threat intelligence, as well as enjoy a broad range of comarketing opportunities such as product roadmap updates, special events, and speaking engagements.

Members can integrate with products such as Azure Web Application Firewall, Azure DDoS Protection, Microsoft Defender for Cloud, and Microsoft Purview Information Protection.CGI joins Microsoft Intelligent Security AssociationCGI in a press release said joining MISA will allow it to offer greater value and comprehensive security to clients.

“With the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association, CGI offers a more holistic and comprehensive approach for our clients through cutting edge research and development, enriching security solutions and advanced integration capabilities to ultimately enable them, in their digital transformation journey,” said Raymond Daoud, VP and chief security officer at CGI.

Maria Thomson, director of MISA, added, “Members of the MISA integrate their security solutions with Microsoft’s security technology to gain more signal, increase visibility, and better protect against threats. By extending Microsoft’s security capabilities across the ecosystem, we help our shared clients succeed.”

CGI’s cybersecurity practice has more than 1,700 security specialists and eight security operations centers globally delivering 24/7 cyber detection and prevention services to business and government clients.

The practice provides advisory, engineering, and managed services across security strategy, threat and risk management, governance and compliance, architecture, testing, incident response and forensics, threat intelligence, and security operations.