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Group-IB Partners With Spire Solutions to Bolster Middle East’s Cyber Environment

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Group-IB has signed a partnership agreement with Spire Solutions, the Middle East and Africa region’s leading value-added distributor. The partnership will allow the Middle East region’s enterprises, private, and public companies to enhance their cybersecurity posture with Group-IB’s ecosystem of innovative threat hunting and intelligence, anti-fraud and digital risk protection solutions, and award-winning services.

The Middle East and GCC region is home to some of the world’s biggest financial and industrial hubs. Naturally, this turns the region into an attractive target for both financially motivated threat actors and APT groups. The GCC’s efforts to enhance its cyber resilience require and industry-tailored cyber threat intelligence, digital risk protection, and investigation tools. The partnership between Group-IB and Spire Solutions will enable this by providing comprehensive solutions to customers.

This partnership will allow customers in the region to leverage the full suite of Group-IB’s service and product portfolio including their Group-IB Threat Intelligence & Attribution, Threat Hunting Framework, Fraud Hunting Platform, and Digital Risk Protection solutions. Group-IB’s leading cybersecurity ecosystem and patented innovative technologies help cybersecurity teams consolidate, prioritize, and respond to threats facing their organization. 

Earlier this year, Group-IB inaugurated its regional headquarters and MEA Threat Intelligence & Research Center to support the region’s fight against cybercrime. The distribution agreement with Spire Solutions underscores Group-IB’s vision to continue expanding its market reach in the Middle East and GCC region.

Ashraf Koheil, MEA Director of Business Development, Group-IB

“Spire Solutions has a proven track record of supporting customers in the Middle East and Africa by successfully introducing several new cybersecurity solutions. Serving more than 15 countries in the region, Spire is one of the leading value-added distributors of niche cyber security solutions and services. Spire has built a reputation of being the preferred security partner to CISOs of several government organizations and enterprises. For more than a decade, Spire has been empowering its partners by providing awareness of the local security and threat landscape and has a dedicated division focusing on cyber threat intelligence, comprehensive risk protection, and response,” the company said.

“The Middle East and GCC is one of the fastest-growing and demanding markets striving for continuous improvement in all aspects including government, services, banking with cybersecurity at the forefront,” commented Group-IB MEA Director of Business Development Ashraf Koheil. “We are excited to be represented by Spire Solutions in the region. The company has a wide network of partners and substantial technical expertise in the region. Spire Solutions’ well-established operations will facilitate Group-IB’s efforts to secure an increasing number of companies in the Middle East and GCC region against constantly evolving threats and assist them in adopting a comprehensive cybersecurity approach.”

“As they fast-track their digital transformation journey, governments and enterprises in the region are increasingly encountering a growing number of cyber risks, threats and attacks. By joining forces with Group-IB, we aim to deliver comprehensive protection to our customers and build a vibrant regional cybersecurity ecosystem. Spire Solutions partnered with Group-IB owing to their expertise in threat intelligence, detecting and preventing cyberattacks, online fraud, and IP protection.  Under the distribution agreement, we will promote Group-IB’s technologies, help to expand their regional footprint, and grow potential business opportunities through our regional sales and marketing expertise, extensive partner network, and strong customer portfolio,” said Rami Refaat, Head of Cyber Threat Intelligence Business Unit at Spire Solutions.

Through this cooperation, Group-IB and Spire Solutions aim to assist existing and potential customers in the region through threat hunting and intelligence, best-in-class fraud prevention solutions, and high-profile cyber investigations to bolster their digital posture.

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AmiViz Concludes its Multi City Roadshow Across the Middle East

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AmiViz has announced it has successfully concluded its series of roadshows that was held in Doha, Cairo, Riyadh, and Dubai under the theme, ‘Your Security, Our Passion.’ AmiViz aligned with leading names in the cybersecurity business such as Tenable, ZeroFox, LogRhythm, Onapsis, Picus, Check Point, Silobreaker, BlackBerry, Galaxkey, Algosec, and Ivanti to create a series of roadshows that was well received and attended by hundreds of CIO’s, CISOs, IT Heads, and senior executives from various enterprises hailing from Banking, Oil & Gas, Retail and Government sector.

The majority of the attendees appreciated the well-thought-out program and enjoyed the interesting topics that were presented to them during the roadshow. Besides highlighting the latest innovations and updates in their product portfolio, the rich line of speakers touched base with the most relevant concerns of today’s business that has been impacted by cybersecurity in various ways. Speakers also shared best use cases and suggested how the best enterprises in each country can counter the cybersecurity risks and overcome vulnerabilities to strengthen their organisations’ security posture.

AmiViz shared the benefits of its marketplace, and how the Customer Experience Center (CEC) Lab with a setup of over 25 technologies integrated with one another. This helps the customers to experience the demo remotely either of a single technology or integration of multiple technologies and understand how it works in their own unique environment. The company also took this an opportunity to unveil its Customer Loyalty Program and introduced the key features of the loyalty program to all the customers attending the roadshow in all 4 countries.

In a statement, the AmiViz said, “The roadshow was able to meet the objectives and deliver the necessary technical updates and knowledge that will allow enterprises to design their own cybersecurity strategies and enable them to understand the power of various technologies, which will help them to improve their incident response time and enhance protection to support their digital transformation journey.”

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Mandiant Announces Cyber Alliance Program

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Mandiant, Inc. has unveiled the next phase of its technology partnership ecosystem with the launch of the Mandiant Cyber Alliance Program. The program furthers Mandiant’s mission to make organizations secure from cyber threats through unique and sophisticated strategic partnerships that create enhanced solutions for customers around the globe.

Since 2004, Mandiant has been at the forefront of cyber security, enabling a deep understanding of both existing and emerging threat actors, as well as their rapidly changing tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs). With the stance that effective security is not only based on the controls deployed, but also on the expertise and intelligence behind them, Mandiant takes an intelligence-led, multi-vendor approach to its platform, Mandiant Advantage.

The Mandiant Cyber Alliance Program––open to cyber security technology partners across sectors such as endpoint, network, identity and authentication, security information and event management, and cloud security––powers market-leading technologies with nation-grade intelligence, innovative integrated solutions, and expert managed services. With the shared mission focus to put customer needs first, Mandiant and its partners can help organizations in critical times of need. Flagship partners include Cloudflare, CrowdStrike, Google Cloud, InnerActiv, Interos, IronNet, Microsoft, Netskope, Nozomi Networks, Nucleus Security, SentinelOne, SimSpace, SnapAttack, and Trellix, among others.

Partnership benefits of the Mandiant Cyber Alliance Program include:

  • Access to the latest nation-grade threat intelligence from Mandiant researchers, reverse engineers, intelligence analysts, and incident responders who have been defending organizations of all sizes from the front lines of the cyber conflict since 2004.
  • Technical integration into the Mandiant Advantage platform, as well as access to Mandiant’s incident response services and extended threat detection and response capabilities.
  • Collaboration at leading industry events as well as exclusive sponsorship and partner opportunities at Mandiant mWISE™ events.
  • Access to unique and creative ways to go to market. Solutions and services powered by Mandiant frontline intelligence and expertise accelerate marketing and industry expansion.
  • Ability to leverage Mandiant product, engineering, and sales experts for thought leadership and ability to craft joint solutions spanning enterprise and mid-market organizations.

“As an organization that has been on the front lines of cyber security for more than 18 years, we recognize that the battle against today’s most challenging threats cannot be won alone,” said Marshall Heilman, Chief Technology Officer at Mandiant. “Joining forces with other mission-oriented security organizations enables us to better defend our shared customers. I am proud of the progress this alliance program has made to date and excited about the program’s strength to significantly impact customer security and threat actor operations.”

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Spirion and Spire Solutions Team Up to Address Growing Data Privacy and Security Needs

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Spirion has announced it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement for its suite of sensitive data privacy, security, and governance solutions with Dubai-based Spire Solutions, a top value-added distributor and preferred cybersecurity solutions provider servicing the Middle East and Africa. The companies will address enterprise data privacy, security, and compliance governance needs for public and private sector organizations across the region including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Egypt, Jordan, Nigeria, and Kenya.

The MEA region continues to undergo rapid digital transformation that is producing large volumes of data, including personally identifiable information. Several nations have enacted data privacy legislation to ensure organizations strictly adhere to industry best practices by adopting comprehensive frameworks and efficient solutions.

“Spirion has been solving real data protection problems for more than 15 years and offers proven solutions that cover the full sphere of personal information that privacy regulations govern,” stated Siddhartha Murthinty, Chief Technology Officer, Spire Solutions. “I believe that Spirion’s Governance Suite, comprising all the key phases of discovery, classification, remediation, monitoring and identifying threats, and automated DSAR fulfilment, will be a perfect way for enterprises to build a comprehensive and proactive privacy posture.”

“The partnership between Spire and Spirion provides a strong foundation for enterprise customers and partners in the MEA region to manage and protect their clients’ data while ensuring constant compliance with an ever-changing regulatory landscape,” said Gabe Hoguet, Director of Global Channels, Spirion. We are pleased to partner with Spire Solutions to enable and empower our clients in their journey towards compliance and data privacy.”

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