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Tufin collaborates with Microsoft on AI-driven security project
Mon, 1st Apr 2024

Tufin, a network and cloud security policy automation firm, has publicised its participation in the Microsoft Copilot for Security Partner Private Preview. Chosen specifically for this programme due to its confirmed expertise with Microsoft Security technologies, Tufin has demonstrated a commitment to scrutinising and offering feedback on novel features and maintaining a tight relationship with Microsoft.

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the realm of security is anticipated to cause a significant shift, potentially aiding defenders and enabling organisations to safeguard their operations at a pace which matches technology advancements. Vasu Jakkal, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Security praised the firm's participation, "We are privileged to have a leading role in advancing AI innovation, and we are so grateful to our incredible ecosystem of partners, whose mission-driven work is critical to helping customers secure their organisations."

In the creation of Copilot for Security, Tufin is collaborating closely with Microsoft's product teams. The firm's role includes the validation and refinement of new and future scenarios, the provision of feedback to be integrated into forthcoming product releases, and offering suggestions on the development of APIs in order to aid the Security Copilot's extensibility.

Jeff Wilmot, Chief Revenue Officer at Tufin, commented on the critical necessity of harnessing AI in an evolving digital landscape, "The complexity of today's enterprise networks demand new, innovative approaches to security. The use of advanced AI and automation tools will be necessary for cloud and security teams to keep pace with the demands put upon them." He believes that the abilities of Microsoft's Copilot for Security will "help teams accomplish more, while maintaining a focus on delivering a secure, optimal experience for all."

Copilot for Security is a subversive AI-powered product that equips security professionals with the tools necessary to counter threats promptly, process signals at a speed congruent with machine technology, and examine risk exposure in minutes. By merging an advanced large language model (LLM) with a specific security model, Copilot is able to utilise Microsoft's unique global threat intelligence and over 65 trillion daily signals.

Tufin's collaboration with Microsoft will offer businesses a more comprehensive understanding of today's convoluted hybrid networks, whilst simultaneously facilitating their management for IT and security teams.

Tufin provides a single platform for network and cloud security teams to simplify the management of security policies across todays complex, multi-vendor hybrid networks. The platform gives provides companies end-to-end visibility and automation tools necessary to swiftly provide new access, enable fast and secure application deployment, and ensure continuous compliance and audit readiness. Tufin's solutions have helped more than 2,900 customers across industries including healthcare, financial services, utilities, telecommunications, and retail to quickly identify and mitigate network risks.