Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc. (MBSD) has been a leading Japanese provider of cyber security services since its foundation in 2001. MBSD delivers a cutting-edge cyber security services by its red team and blue team.
Its red team is one of the largest and most excellent vulnerability assessment and penetration test team in Japan with lots of ethical hackers providing manual assessment and test with its inhouse scan technology. The red team also provides advanced penetration test for automobiles connected to internet, industry control systems, and a lot of kinds of devices and machines as requested by customers.
Its blue team established the security operation center (MBSD-SOC) in 2001 as a SOC pioneer in Japan and has been providing the managed security services for various gateway devices such as IDS/IPS, UTM, web application firewalls and sandboxes. In 2013 the blue team expanded and redefined its operations into new advanced SOC model and the team has been providing the threat hunting SOC services on a full turnkey outsourcing basis to a few Japanese large organizations including the global companies and medical network. The blue team uses best of the bread technologies such as SIEM (Security Information and Event Management), EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response) and the commercially available threat intelligence data from the world-class intelligence vendors but blended with the blue team experts’ own detection and correlation logics and rulesets. The threat hunting SOC has a dedicated team for each customer and is different from MSSP or MDR business model which provides alert and first aid response from their SOCs to many customers. The MBSD threat hunting SOC does not only provide alert and first aid response but also further investigation to make a total attack chain identified as much as possible by collecting more, longer, and extensive log collection and its blue team expert analysis. The services are always delivered with a CISO as a service.
MBSD has conducted hundreds of cyber security projects for more than 50 large organizations. MBSD’s client-base is only the organizations head-quartered in Japan but the services cover their global locations.