Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 44 | Page 27

Help AG is one of the biggest cybersecurity service provider in the Middle East region , with an experience that spans over 25 years . The company provides leading enterprise businesses and governments across the Middle East with strategic consultancy combined with tailored information security solutions and services that address diverse requirements , enabling organisations to evolve securely with a competitive edge . Stephan Berner , Chief Executive Officer , Help AG , explains why the company partnered with Zscaler and what it means for customers in the region .


Help AG , the cybersecurity arm of Etisalat Digital and the region ’ s trusted IT security advisor , has partnered with Zscaler , a cloud security specialist .

Zscaler provides enterprises with cloud security services that replace the traditional inbound and outbound gateways , helping organisations transform their network and security infrastructures from an appliance-based model to a modern , cloud-based approach .
Stephan Berner , Chief Executive Officer , Help AG , said : “ Zscaler will enable us to offer our customers a zero trust solution that securely connects any user , device or app over any network with a revolutionary new approach to application access and security . This strategic partnership reaffirms Help AG ’ s commitment to providing industry leading cybersecurity solutions to our customers .”
“ We are looking forward to the partnership with Help AG to accelerate their customers ’ secure journey to the cloud . By combining network , application and security to meet the demands of today ’ s modern hybrid workplace , our Zero Trust Exchange Platform enables them a smooth transformation journey from on premise security to the cloud ,” said Sean Sullivan , Director EMEA Channels , Zscaler .
Stephan Berner , Chief Executive Officer , Help AG
Zscaler is purpose-built for the needs of today ’ s businesses , which rely heavily on cloud-based applications and mobile networks . Backed by the world ’ s largest security cloud , the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange platform present locally in the UAE is built on a native , multitenant , cloud architecture that can grow dynamically with demand , to deliver unprecedented scalability and performance . Featuring a proxy-based architecture for full inspection of encrypted traffic at scale , it brings security and policies close to the user to eliminate unnecessary backhaul . Considering Zscaler is delivered as a service from the cloud , there is no hardware to buy or manage and it is always up to date .
Zscaler ’ s cybersecurity platform is based on the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange , a zero trust architecture built for accelerating secure Digital Transformation . The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange is a modern approach that enables fast and secure connections which allow users to work from anywhere using the Internet as the corporate network . Based on the zero trust principle of leastprivileged access , it provides comprehensive security using context-based identity and policy enforcement .
By ensuring that the service is always close to the users and co-located with the cloud providers and applications they are accessing , such as Microsoft 365 and AWS , it guarantees the shortest path between users and their destinations , providing comprehensive security and an unmatched user experience . •