March 11, 2019
VIVA Bahrain signed an agreement with Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA Kanoo) to provide Cyber Security Monitoring and Management Service to their businesses across the region.
The agreement includes providing 24/7 cyber security monitory of YBA Kanoo facilities and businesses in Bahrain, KSA and UAE. VIVA’s Security Operations Centre (SOC) and VIVA Threat Intelligence platform, the telecom top certified, trained and experienced cyber security team of experts will provide YBA Kanoo full visibility on cyber threats and potential cybercrimes, before they happen.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Mohammed Al Khushail, Acting CEO of VIVA Bahrain said: “VIVA Bahrain is honored to sign this agreement with YBA Kanoo Group. The partnership confirms VIVA’s ability to fulfil the intensive cyber security management requirements of a conglomerate such as YBA Kanoo. At VIVA, we always aim at providing our business partners the most innovative and advanced technologies in the ICT industry, including Cyber Security Management where we offer the right tools and services that work together to protect our partners against any potential cyber threats.”
Fawzi Ahmed Kanoo, Deputy Chairman of YBA Kanoo Group said: “YBA Kanoo is a key contributor to the region’s economic growth and development supported by almost 130 years of experience, ethical conduct, best-in-class partnerships, advanced business systems and cutting-edge technologies. It has established itself as a first-choice partner for regional & international businesses and continues to pursue commercial growth and expansion through the constant delivery of business excellence. YBA Kanoo are pioneers in shipping, travel, machinery, oil & gas, logistics, real estate, energy and capital markets in the region and having a top-class cyber security partnership with VIVA will make sure our client’s data are well maintained and secure.”
He added, “Due to the emerging threats in cybercrimes and attacks worldwide in addition to the ISO 27001:2013 information security implementation, YBA Kanoo have tied up with VIVA to provide the Managed Cyber Security Monitoring and Alerting Service through VIVA Security Operations Center (SOC), the first in the Kingdom to provide Managed Security Services (MSS) for businesses equipped with a team of certified, trained and experienced cyber security experts operating 24/7.”
VIVA Cyber Security Services with 24/7 SOC can be provided to a range of business sectors such as government entities, SME’s and large corporations from multiple industries such as banking, transportation, aviation, hospitality, health care and education.