Deloitte joins forces with Makros to bolster its cybersecurity practice
ith the goal of solidifying its
W strategic leadership and to continue supporting its clients in critical areas such as cybersecurity , Deloitte has joined forces with Makros , a Chilean cybersecurity business with 18 years of proven experience in the domestic market .
With nearly 100 professionals and more than 200 clients , Makros provides a host of services including perimeter security , cloud security and identity management .
This integration positions Deloitte at the forefront of cybersecurity consulting in Chile , with a skilled
team that now includes roughly 250 professionals who specialise in providing end-to-end cybersecurity services and solution management in existing and new sectors , both in Chile and abroad .
“ This investment will push us forward in delivering complete and innovative solutions to our clients ,” said Ricardo Briggs , CEO and Regional Managing Partner of Deloitte Chile . “ The pandemic magnified the increasing and constant need to digitalise processes across all of our clients ’ various functions . This has led us to not only leverage our cybersecurity and cyber-risk services , but also to continuously renew the data analysis , processing , management applications and technology that are relevant to our clients ’ operations and strategies , to deliver the most complete solutions possible .”
KPN , T-Mobile and Vodafone introduce Mobile Connect security services
PN , T-Mobile and Vodafone are intensifying their battle against online fraud by introducing Mobile Connect for digital service providers .
Mobile Connect comprises a number of services for number verification and extra protection against account theft . It ensures that customers of digital service providers , such as banks and online shops , can log in and conduct transactions simply and securely . Users are also better protected against identity fraud via their mobile phone . on the international Mobile Connect standard , arose from this partnership .
The number verification service enables banks and online shops , as well as other digital service providers , to allow users to log in and verify their details simply . For instance , it is possible to check with the relevant telecom provider , on the basis of a mobile phone number , whether a user ’ s details are correct .
Because of issues such as COVID-19 , the average Dutch resident is buying a lot more online , working from home and using social media more , resulting in a sharp increase in Internet traffic . But cybercriminals are also benefitting from this trend and are operating in an increasingly refined and advanced manner . Online fraud in the Netherlands is growing , with a corresponding social impact .
The Dutch telecom providers KPN , Vodafone and T-Mobile believe it is important for consumers to be able to continue making secure use of the Internet . As part of the Association COIN they have joined forces to combat online fraud and cybercrime . These new mobile security services , based
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