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TREND MICRO TO REDEFINE CYBERSECURITY RESILIENCE THROUGH THE LAUNCH OF ITS MEA HQ IN SAUDI ARABIA

Trend Micro is a global cybersecurity vendor that helps make the world safe for exchanging digital information . Fuelled by decades of security expertise , global threat research , and continuous innovation , Trend Micro ’ s cybersecurity platform protects hundreds of thousands of organisations and millions of individuals across clouds , networks , devices , and endpoints . Recently . The vendor opened the new Middle East and Africa ( MEA ) headquarters in Saudi Arabia .

Trend Micro Incorporated , a global provider of cybersecurity solutions , has launched its Middle East and Africa ( MEA ) headquarters in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia . The new MEA HQ will bolster region ’ s cybersecurity ecosystem , strengthen partnerships with government entities and private organisations , and accelerate the transition towards a safer digital future , in line with the Kingdom ’ s Vision 2030 and the digital ambitions of the wider region .

The inaugural event was held in the presence of HE Haytham AlOhali , Vice Minister of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology ; HE Iwai Fumio , Ambassador of Japan to Saudi Arabia , Faisal Bin Saud Al-Khamisi , Chairman , Saudi Federation for
Cybersecurity , Programming and Drones ; Eng . Muteb Al Qeny , CEO , Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity , Programming and Drones , HE Alrebdi Alrebdi , Vice- Governor , National Cybersecurity Authority ; Kevin Simzer , Chief Operations Officer at Trend Micro ; Mahendra Negi , Group Chief Finance Officer at Trend Micro ; Dhanya Thakkar , Senior Vice President of Trend Micro AMEA ; Dr Moataz Bin Ali , Area Vice President and Managing Director , Trend Micro MEA and Rasheed Al Odah , Country Manager , Trend Micro , KSA .
The launch of Trend Micro ’ s MEA headquarters in Riyadh , makes the vendor the first global cybersecurity company to establish a regional base in Saudi Arabia . The MEA HQ comprises of a ‘ Centre of Excellence ’
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