ELLICOTT CITY, Md., Dec. 7, 2023 / PRNewswire

Blackpoint Cyber, the SaaS-based MDR solution provider, has appointed Mike Estep as Vice President of Communities. With Blackpoint’s $190 million investment from Bain Capital earlier this year, Blackpoint will be making significant investments in partner enablement and community programs. In his new role, Estep will focus on fostering the Blackpoint community and continue growing programs to offer elite content, training, tools and strategic thought leadership that help MSPs increase the success of their businesses and protect their clients.

Estep is an active leader with more than 35 years of deep experience in the MSP community and technology industry. In 33 years at BECA Inc., an Atlanta-based IT services company, he served in multiple key roles, including CEO and eight years as President, during which he grew the business by 300%. He is also a co-founder of Blue Alliance, an operator-led investment group now supporting over 37,000 users in 43 states.

“We are extremely fortunate to have Mike on board,” said Jon Murchison, CEO and Founder of Blackpoint Cyber. “Mike truly understands the challenges of growing an MSP and helping businesses navigate the IT landscape. He has deep relationships and connections in the MSP community, and there’s no better person to help foster the growth of the Blackpoint community to encourage the success of our MSP partners.”

“I’m very excited to join the Blackpoint team,” said Estep. “I have had the privilege of being a Blackpoint partner for years and have found we share a passion for helping business owners succeed and overcome the challenges they face. I look forward to working with the Blackpoint team to build a truly elite community for MSPs, where we can help them protect their customers and increase the value of their businesses.”

Estep is an active member of the Cyber Nation as well as an Atlanta board member of Infragard, a private sector group working together with the FBI to protect private and public companies. He has also served on advisory boards for companies such as Microsoft, Webroot, WatchGuard, and NetWrix. Outside of work, Mike is an active member of the community serving on local community boards promoting the growth of youth and high school team athletics.

About Blackpoint Cyber

Blackpoint Cyber is driven by the idea that every organization should have access to nation-state-grade cybersecurity solutions. Through its network of partners, Blackpoint brings a comprehensive security stack coupled with an elite security operations center that delivers industry-leading response times, every time. Founded in 2014 by former Department of Defense security and intelligence experts, Blackpoint’s origin is in offensive security solutions that prevent even the most sophisticated threat actor tactics. Blackpoint is the shield businesses need in the unfair fight against cyberthreats, removing the burden of security and enabling businesses to thrive in the evolving threat landscape.

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