Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 45 - Page 8

Google Cloud and Cybereason join forces to drive XDR innovation

Cybereason , an operation-centric cyberattack protection vendor and Google Cloud , have announced a joint collaboration between the two companies to create and bring to market unprecedented extended detection and response ( XDR ) – across endpoints , networks , cloud and workspaces – at record-setting speed .

The combination of these capabilities delivers a cloud-native XDR solution ,
Cybereason XDR powered by Chronicle , that automates prevention for common attacks , guides analysts through security operations and incident response , and enables threat hunting with precision at a pace never before achieved .
“ Google Cloud ’ s ability to hunt through petabytes of data at the speed of search , combined with Cybereason ’ s revolutionary correlation capabilities and behaviour-based detections delivers unparalleled speed and accuracy in the prevention , detection and response of advanced attacks ,” said Cybereason CEO and Co-Founder Lior Div .
“ We founded Cybereason with a mission to reverse the attacker ’ s advantage and return the high ground to the defender and we are excited to have Google Cloud partner with us in furthering the success of this mission .”
Cybereason has succeeded in protecting customers and experienced impressive growth over the last year , being recognised as a leading innovator by respected thirdparty organisations .
Where many solutions failed , Cybereason protected customers from headline-making attacks like SolarWinds , the Microsoft Exchange Server attacks and crippling ransomware attacks from DarkSide , REvil and other ransomware gangs .
Huawei announces new president of HUAWEI CLOUD Middle East

Huawei , a global provider of information and communications technology ( ICT ) infrastructure and smart devices , has announced the appointment of Frank Dai as the new president of HUAWEI CLOUD Middle East . In his new role , Dai will be responsible for overseeing Huawei ’ s cloud business expansion in the region .

The appointment comes as HUAWEI CLOUD business growth accelerates worldwide . In 2020 , HUAWEI CLOUD ranked number five in the global IaaS market , and is currently the fastest-growing mainstream cloud vendor . HUAWEI CLOUD has established more than 20,000 partners , attracted 2.3 million developers , and released more than 4,500 applications in the cloud market .
Steven Yi , President , Huawei Middle East , noted : “ Computing power has become a new source of productivity with cloud services essential to smarter upgrades of government and enterprise organisations . Under Frank Dai ’ s leadership , I am confident that HUAWEI CLOUD will continue to flourish , while also contributing to a stronger cloud ecosystem in the region .”
Dai added : “ HUAWEI CLOUD has been expanding rapidly in the Middle East for the last few years . The opening of our region in Abu Dhabi , combined with the digitisation trends in the post-COVID era , will only accelerate this growth . I look forward to overseeing what will undoubtedly be one of the most exciting periods for our business in the region .”
Frank Dai , President , HUAWEI CLOUD Middle East