Guidewire co-founds IT-ISAC Critical SaaS Special Interest Group

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The new group aims to strengthen the collective defense of its members’ customers and strengthen security resiliency across the SaaS industry

SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Guidewire (NYSE:GWRE) announced that the company was a co-founding member of the Critical SaaS Special Interest Group (CSaaS SIG), part of IT-ISAC (Information Technology – Information Sharing and Analysis Center).

The Critical SaaS SIG will serve as a forum for CSaaS companies to collaborate on a collective defense strategy to improve the security and operational resilience of their services and to share intelligence information with the industry as a whole. It aims to increase the level of trust customers can place in their organizations and the SaaS industry at large. Guidewire joins other founding members: MongoDB, Okta, Oracle SaaS, ServiceNow, Workday and Zscaler.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for mission-critical SaaS providers like Guidewire to leverage and leverage their individual and already substantial investments in security to better protect their customers, many of which are shared among participating companies,” said said James Dolph, Director of Information Security, Guidewire. “We are extremely proud to be a founding member of this important group. Our participation will help us continue to advance security and operational resilience for our insurance customers in a coordinated manner with other CSaaS vendors. »

Dolph continued, “We look forward to sharing what we see from our unique perspective as a platform provider for P&C insurers around the world and collaborating on how to meet today’s security challenges. today and tomorrow. We hope this will result in deeper levels of customer trust and greater resilience across the industry.

“The IT-ISAC Special Interest Group offers smaller, trusted forums for members to address common security challenges. The Critical SaaS GIS will enable Critical SaaS vendors to address common security challenges unique to them, while providing access to the full suite of IT-ISAC member benefits,” said Scott Algeier, Executive Director, IT -ISAC.

Other GIS include: election industry, food and agriculture, insider threats, security intelligence and physical security.

To learn more about the CSaaS GIS, please read the announcement published by IT-ISAC.

About Guidewire Software

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