Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 44 - Page 12

SECURITY NEWS
Encouraging enterprises to embrace a security-driven networking approach

Over the last 15 years , Fortinet has been driving businesses to rethink their security investments and focus on a holistic solution . The cybersecurity vendor is at GITEX Technology Week 2021 to encourage businesses to embrace a security-driven networking approach .

According to Alain Penel , Regional Vice President – Middle East , Fortinet , GITEX has always been an important event for the region and the UAE in particular . Penel said the show has evolved over the years to showcase how technology has transformed businesses and offer a glimpse at how it can change the future for the better . “ With businesses having adapted to the new normal , we are expecting GITEX to serve as a platform for companies to encourage organisations to look at their technology investments from a new perspective ,” he said . “ We are also expecting GITEX to be a mega event this year as a number of tech events integrate to give visitors and exhibitors alike the opportunity to explore technology at its best .”
He said by adopting a security-driven approach to networking , businesses can embrace digital innovation without exposing critical assets to risks . “ Thanks to a holistic solution that can protect any edge the moment it is created , organisations will benefit from unified management and orchestration , broad visibility , granular control and centralised compliance capabilities ,” he said .
Alain Penel , Regional Vice President – Middle East , Fortinet
Securing trusted identities
Stacey Donahue , SVP Marketing and Communications , HID Global

Secure identity products vendor

HID Global , has returned to the 41st edition of GITEX Technology Week to deliver a key message : “ We secure the trusted identities of the world ’ s people , places and things .”
Stacey Donahue , SVP Marketing and Communications , HID Global , said HID has exhibited at GITEX multiple times and the company is looking forward to attending this year ’ s show . “ Our main objectives are to reconnect with our partners and end-users , as well as highlight relevant security and identity management technologies ,” she said .
Donahue explained that GITEX is a valuable show that allows HID to connect with partners , customers and end-users in the Dubai area and beyond . “ This year , we look forward to reconnecting with thought leaders and influencers in the industry while highlighting our solutions that secure access to physical and digital resources , as well as streamlining card issuance and personalisation ,” she said .
Donahue said the company ’ s key message at this year ’ s show is simple : “ We secure the trusted identities of the world ’ s people , places and things .”
She added that as the world continues to adapt to current conditions while also looking to the future , HID Global is here to ensure partners and end-users are empowered to secure and protect their identities , no matter where they may be .
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