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Boeing, SecureTech tie up to boost cybersecurity

Boeing and SecureTech will collaborate to offer solutions that protect critical data and national infrastructure for customers in the UAE

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  • Published: 17:44 February 19, 2013
  • Gulf News

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  • Models of F-16 Fighter Aircraft at the Mubadala pavilion during the Idex 2013. Ammroc, a Mubadala company, supports aircraft for major repairs, overhauls, aircraft, engine and component services, modifications and upgrades

Abu Dhabi: Boeing and SecureTech said they will collaborate to jointly offer solutions that protect critical data and national infrastructure for customers in the UAE and the region through a cybersecurity agreement signed on Tuesday during the 2013 International Defence Exhibition (Idex) Conference in Abu Dhabi.

The memorandum of agreement outlines a joint strategy for improving the cybersecurity capabilities of enterprise, government, and defence customers in the UAE and builds on the strengths of the respective partners. Boeing will provide advanced data analytics, network security, and cybersecurity simulation capabilities to the UAE market through its partner SecureTech. SecureTech will contribute market expertise within the region, strong local partnerships, and talented information technology professionals.

“SecureTech and Boeing bring together a solid blend of innovation, skill, and industry-leading experience to deliver strategic security solutions for customers within the United Arab Emirates,” said SecureTech Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Al Neaimi.

“This memorandum of agreement represents a commitment to a long-term, cooperative partnership to support the region in the growing area of cybersecurity,” said Bryan Palma, vice president of Boeing Cyber and Security Solutions. “As the UAE continues to improve its cybersecurity capabilities, we are proud to offer the Boeing suite of solutions through our proven partner, SecureTech.”

SecureTech is one of the largest companies in the UAE, 100 per cent locally owned and is considered a leading systems integrator providing diversified solutions in the physical security and ICT Domains. In the past decade, SecureTech has delivered some of the largest and most complex physical security and ICT implementations in the region. SecureTech has an end-to-end delivery team of professionals and a very vast and unique range of international partnerships to deliver cutting edge technology regionally.

SecureTech’s portfolio of offerings includes a detailed range of solutions for cyber security, network forensics, digital forensics, mobile forensics and various technologies for correlation and analytics.

A unit of The Boeing Company, Boeing Defence, Space & Security is one of the world’s largest defence, space and security businesses specialising in innovative and capabilities-driven customer solutions, and the world’s largest and most versatile manufacturer of military aircraft.

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