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SECURITY NEWS
Omnis platform is the future of cybersecurity
Gaurav Mohan , VP Sales , SAARC and Middle East , NETSCOUT

NETSCOUT Systems , a global provider of application and network performance management products , is back at GITEX Technology Week 2021 to present its new Omnis platform . Throughout the show , NETSCOUT ’ s focus is on security and the pandemic has highlighted the need for an agile security platform .

Gaurav Mohan , VP Sales , SAARC and Middle East , NETSCOUT , said whilst many businesses were thankfully able to adapt and focus on working from home , using meeting tools such as Webex and Zoom , the company genuinely believes that the best business relationships are conducted face to face . “ It has been a challenging time for everyone . GITEX will allow us to catch up with many customers and channel partners in a short period of time and we look forward to welcoming everyone onto our stand H1-E28 ,” he said .
Mohan said doing business in a digital economy demands agility and corporate digital infrastructures have changed profoundly in response . “ But as businesses race to the cloud and expand activities across a globally distributed digital ecosystem , they must also reinvent cybersecurity to defend this expanded threat surface . And for that , comprehensive network visibility is critical ,” he said . “ We are looking forward to seeing our customers engaging with prospects and our channel partners .”
BlackBerry secures group phone calls and messages from high-risk eavesdropping

BlackBerry has announced its SecuSUITE for government offering now provides certified end-to-end encryption of all group phone calls and instant messages for governments and enterprises alike .

The global pandemic has forced millions of employees into working from home . To avoid disruption , teams are turning to group calling methods to ensure Business Continuity , however most are vulnerable to threat actors . Enterprises and government officials around the globe are increasingly being targeted by co-ordinated eavesdropping attacks . SecuSUITE protects these individuals against identity spoofing , metadata harvesting and communications interceptions which can compromise sensitive discussions and major operations .
David Wiseman , Vice President Marketing and Secure Communications , BlackBerry , said : “ We are delighted to now offer secure group calling in a system that is certified by NIAP and NSA CSfC . This is a huge advantage for governments and organisations that are distributed internationally and require top secret-grade encryption for their communications .”
Kerry Leo , Senior Vice President at CACI International , added : “ The continued development of new features by BlackBerry to the SecuSUITE software enables CACI to deliver new capability to the SteelBox cloud service . The new group calling feature is already being used by US federal civilians , the Department of Defence and Intelligence Community customers to communicate securely with groups of users on an encrypted call from anywhere across the globe .” •
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