Intelligent CISO Issue 9 - Page 9

news Z Services and McAfee to transform cloud-based security offering Z Services President Nidal Taha (left) with Nigel Hawthorn, EMEA Director of Cloud Security at McAfee With the addition of this solution, Z Services will extend its cloud-based customer offering and enhance its consistent data protection and threat prevention capabilities across SaaS, IaaS and PaaS platforms such as Office 365, Box, Dropbox, AWS and Microsoft Azure. The in-country solution also enables customers to remain compliant with regulations around data storage. Z Services President Nidal Taha said: “Operating within an environment of constant security threats, organisations in the MENA region need a solution that assures security across multiple cloud applications and protects data. Services, an innovative cloud-based cybersecurity solutions provider in the MENA region and McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, will bring the first in-country cloud security solution to organisations across the Middle East and North Africa. Z The solution, powered by McAfee’s MVISION Cloud, will be available through Z Services’ in-country multi-tenant cloud security infrastructure. “Cloud Security provides organisations with better visibility of Shadow IT cloud services, monitoring of cloud application usage, prevention of cloud data leakage and protection against diverse threats. “The addition of the McAfee’s MVISION Cloud to our cloud- based offering demonstrates our commitment to innovate with customer needs in mind and offer newer layers of security that regional businesses may not even have considered yet.” NEW PARTNERSHIP SET TO BOOST CYBERAWARENESS IN EGYPT With this partnership, E-Serve and Kaspersky Lab will exchange experience of best practices in the field of cybersecurity to create a cyberimmune community protected from various cyberattacks and threats. The MoU between E-Serve and Kaspersky Lab was signed at the Cairo ICT 2018 event n line with the Egyptian government’s vision of delivering efficient and effective services to the public, the Misr for Government Technological Services (E-Serve) has announced a strategic collaboration with global cybersecurity solution provider, Kaspersky Lab. I www.intelligentciso.com | Issue 09 The MoU signed between E-Serve and Kaspersky Lab at the Cairo ICT 2018 event is aimed at improving government, organisation and individual preparedness for an evolving threat landscape, and elevating cybersecurity awareness in the country as new technologies present advanced security challenges. Both companies will be working closely on key security programmes, including technology and information exchange, training and awareness initiatives, and enhance coordination for future studies on joint ventures on cybersecurity. Commenting on the strategic agreement, Maxim Frolov, Vice President of Global Sales at Kaspersky Lab, said: “We are excited to join forces with E-Serve to help them in their journey to realise the government’s vision in providing more efficient and smart services to the citizens of Egypt.” 9