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DEFEND partners with Google Cloud Security + Mandiant 


DEFEND, the leading cybersecurity provider in New Zealand, announces partnership with Google Cloud Security + Mandiant to increase cyber resilience for NZ organisations. 




DEFEND Limited 

11th October 2023 

Auckland, New Zealand – DEFEND, the leading cybersecurity provider in New Zealand, proudly announces a pioneering achievement as one of the first full-stack Google Cloud SecOps and Mandiant technology partners. This milestone is a testament to our dedication to delivering cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions to New Zealand businesses. and comes at a pivotal time in the ongoing investment of cloud services from global hyperscalers, with Google Cloud recently announcing a local cloud region to be based in Auckland.  

Our commitment to this partnership is reinforced by our team of highly trained and skilled resources on the ground, who are already working with a wide range of terrific customers, delivering transformation activity to uplift cyber resilience while concurrently delivering substantial cost reductions. With our extensive expertise and experience, we ensure that your organisation stays secure in an ever-changing cybersecurity landscape.  

DEFEND is pleased to unveil a comprehensive suite of solutions which encompass Design, Implementation, and Managed Security services, all of which are available and ready for deployment now. These solutions are designed to empower businesses, ensuring they are equipped with the tools and expertise needed to safeguard their digital assets effectively. 

“We are thrilled to be innovators in the New Zealand market, leading the charge with groundbreaking Security Operations solutions across the Google Cloud security stack,” says Shiv Prasad, Chief Strategy Officer at DEFEND. “Our unwavering commitment to security, coupled with our strategic partnership with Google Cloud and Mandiant, reaffirms our dedication to providing our clients with best-in-class security solutions and strengthens our continuously growing network of global partnerships”. 


About DEFEND: 

DEFEND is a pure play cybersecurity provider, delivering leading capability practices and outcome-oriented managed security services for its customers, via a team of over 170 experts located across New Zealand.  


For media inquiries, please contact: 

Travis Corrie 


+64 21 457 351 


How to reach us

Office Operating Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8am – 5pm

Cyber Resilience Centre: 24 x 7 x 365

0800 2 DEFEND (0800 233 336) or 09 222 0127

E2 17 Corinthian Drive, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand 0632

Level 10, 142 Featherston Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011