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Gulf IT was established in 2011 in Dubai to fill a need for a distributor specialising in cyber security solutions . Gulf IT has more than 40 partners and over 1,500 customers in the Middle East . Gulf IT has partnered with Pentera , an automated security validation company to provide comprehensive unified intelligent security solutions in the wider Gulf market .
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Gulf IT , a value-added distributor ( VAD ), has announced that it has chosen Pentera , a provider of automated security validation , to assist over 1,500 customers in the Gulf region in combating ransomware attacks and ensuring continuous security validation .

According to recent research , in 2021 the UAE saw a 71 % increase year-on-year ( YoY ) in cyberattacks against corporate networks , per week . The collaboration is an important component of Gulf IT ’ s strategy to provide a unified turnkey security solution to customers in the region .
Pentera ’ s Automated Security Validation platform enables CISOs to validate the effectiveness of their cybersecurity by challenging their existing security controls across the entire kill-chain . The company provides continuous visibility into organisations ’ security exposure and an actionable roadmap to remediation to improve security posture by emulating real-world hacking techniques . Validating the effectiveness of their existing security , Pentera ’ s
Morgan Jay , SVP Sales , EMEA & APAC , Pentera ( L ) and Abdul Rahman , CEO , Gulf IT
We are excited to partner with Pentera and introduce their platform to validate the effectiveness of our customers ’ security controls against the latest attacks and ransomware .
platform will also ensure Gulf IT customers see improved return on investment from their security controls .
“ The number of successful ransomware attacks continues to rise at an unbelievable rate ,” said Abdul Rahman , CEO , Gulf IT . “ Companies that fail to adapt and meet the emerging challenges will quickly fall behind . At Gulf IT we are helping customers stay one step ahead of the constantly evolving threats they are facing . We are excited to partner with Pentera and introduce their platform to validate the effectiveness of our customers ’ security controls against the latest attacks and ransomware .”
Morgan Jay , SVP Sales , EMEA and APAC , Pentera , said : “ Today , most companies struggle to keep track of their true security exposure across an ever-expanding threat surface . The addition of Pentera ’ s platform to Gulf IT ’ s offerings will ensure that companies across the region have access to top-of-the-line automated security validation technology . Our platform will increase confidence in existing security controls while dramatically reducing security exposure .”
During this year ’ s GITEX Technology Week that was held in Dubai from October 10th to 14th , Gulf IT and Pentera exhibited Pentera ’ s flagship Automated Security Validation platform .
Gulf IT was established in 2011 in Dubai to fill a need for a distributor specialising in cyber security solutions . Gulf IT has more than 40 partners and over 1,500 customers in the Middle East . When it comes to security , Gulf IT is a VAD specialising in cutting-edge , top-of-the-line solutions that call for an exceptionally high degree of skill and expertise . Today , the company provides its partners and suppliers with full backing , including technical assistance , marketing and sales , and consulting . •

GULF IT AND PENTERA PARTNER TO PROVIDE UNIFIED INTELLIGENT SECURITY SOLUTIONS IN GULF REGION

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