Joining forces for Cybersecurity: BDO Digital wins Microsoft Security Partner of the Year 2023

Joining forces for Cybersecurity: BDO Digital wins Microsoft Security Partner of the Year 2023

Retrospective approach - The importance of Microsoft Security Partner of the Year Award

Though the Microsoft Security Partner of the Year award was officially won by BDO Digital in June, we find it fitting to celebrate and reflect on this remarkable achievement now as a part of Cybersecurity October month. This retrospective approach allows us to take a moment and look back on the achievements that have significantly influenced the way we performed and progressed throughout the year.  

Being awarded the Microsoft Security Partner of the Year is more than just a win; it's a symbol of our relentless commitment to enhancing cybersecurity measures. This prestigious award highlights our exceptional proficiency in cybersecurity and affirms our clients' trust in us. 

As we revisit this achievement, we are reminded of our unwavering dedication to providing top-tier cybersecurity solutions that align with Microsoft's technology. It’s proof that we stand by our purpose – ensuring that our clients are equipped to navigate an ever-evolving threat landscape.

BDO Digital: a brief overview

BDO Digital, as part of BDO Global, is responsible for delivering high-class cybersecurity solutions. From our Irish firm, we are thrilled to be closely aligned with the global expertise of BDO Digital. This collaboration allows us to marry the best of both worlds - leveraging BDO Digital's global knowledge and our local insights to fortify organisations against the dynamic threat landscape. This award serves as a reminder of our dedication and further motivates us to continue securing the digital future for our clients.

Collaboration with Microsoft: a recipe for success

The journey to winning this prestigious award was made possible through a strategic and fruitful collaboration with Microsoft. As Pat Kramer, CEO of BDO Global, rightfully stated, "Since the launch of our strategic alliance with Microsoft, the benefits of our collaboration have been clear to both parties." 

We leverage our strategic alliance with Microsoft to employ state-of-the-art technologies and innovative strategies, ensuring our clients receive the best-in-class protection. This recognition affirms our dedication to providing end-to-end security solutions based on Microsoft Security and Identity capabilities in Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure Security.

Our Approach to Cybersecurity 

We pride ourselves on comprehending the intricacies of the evolving threat landscape. With a local touch and a global perspective, we are dedicated to empowering organisations with robust security measures. This commitment stems from our understanding that cybersecurity is not just about protecting data; it's about ensuring peace of mind in an increasingly digital world. 

  • Drawing from Global Expertise 

The recent accolade earned by BDO Digital as the Microsoft Security Partner of the Year for 2023 serves as a testament to their global leadership in cybersecurity. This achievement showcases their dedication and further motivates us at BDO Ireland to continuously secure the digital future for our clients.

  • Incorporating Local Insights 

Our collaborative approach allows us to incorporate localised insights while implementing globally informed strategies. This fusion of global expertise and local understanding enables us to deliver tailored, high-class cybersecurity solutions that effectively mitigate risks and protect our clients.


Future plans and our commitment to Cybersecurity

Looking ahead, we are steadfast in our commitment to staying at the forefront of cybersecurity. We aim to continue investing in research, technology, and human capital to adapt and innovate in this fast-evolving landscape. Our objective is to consistently enhance our solutions, ensuring our clients remain secure and resilient amidst the ever-growing challenges of cybersecurity.


In conclusion, we are immensely proud that BDO Digital is recognised as the Microsoft Security Partner of the Year for 2023. We are sure that this achievement wouldn't have been possible without the collaboration and support of valued clients, partners, and team members. We send them all our warmest congratulations. 

If you're seeking awarded cybersecurity solutions that bring your business peace of mind, reach out to us. We assure you of our unwavering dedication to safeguarding your digital assets and look forward to being your trusted cybersecurity partner.

Additional details on the 2023 awards are available on the Microsoft Partner blog. The complete list of categories, winners and finalists can be found here

Content adapted from BDO Global

Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2023 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards! The innovative new solutions and services that positively impact customers and enable digital transformation from this year’s winners demonstrate the best of what’s possible with the Microsoft Cloud.
The strength of our Microsoft partnership has been recognised by BDO Digital, receiving the 2023 Microsoft Security Partner of the Year Award. Our strategic approach, combining our global digital and business capabilities, means we are in a unique position to deliver value to our clients and to each other.

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