Mycroft and SureCloud have announced a partnership to offer a best-of-breed managed security compliance platform.

Named MySureCloud, the two companies said that the solution combines Mycroft's secure private cloud and managed security services with SureCloud's compliance platform to create a robust offering that reduces the cost, complexity and internal IT resource requirements for attaining and managing compliance accreditations.

The MySureCloud solution is hosted in a secure military-grade private cloud environment that is used by customers such as the MoD, thereby offering all the security and exclusivity of a highly secure private cloud and the economic advantages and convenience of a public cloud model.

According to the companies, MySureCloud MSSP services can operate in a full outsourcing model, or a co-sourcing model where security engineers and analysts flexibly augment an internal team.

Martin Knapp, managing director of Mycroft, said: “It is difficult for most organisations to keep up with regulatory compliance, respond to alerts, apply continuous updates, hire and train staff and provide real-time monitoring, especially when faced with increasing board-level pressure to reduce risk and costs.

“MySureCloud takes away the headache and cost of security compliance and, as a cloud-based offering, it has the agility and flexibility to meet the changing needs of today's organisation.”

Richard Hibbert, CEO of SureCloud, said: “A large number of organisations have either delayed implementing solutions such as security incident and event management due to cost and resource issues, or have gone ahead and implemented them to meet mandatory regulatory requirements but never realised the true value of such solutions.”