Thursday 10, October 2019
The partnership will extend the range of MIS system integration capabilities to serve the Saudi governmental and private sectors with the state-of-the-art system developed by LinkShadow.
UAE – Dubai – 10 October 2019: Al Moammar Information Systems, the first Saudi public listed company in the category of Information Technology and one of the largest system integrators in the KSA market, has signed a partnership agreement with LinkShadow, the next generation cybersecurity analytics platform, designed to manage threats in real-time with attacker behavior analytics, to detect cyber and insider threats. The agreement will enable MIS to provide the advanced technologies of Threat Hunting powered by Machine Learning to the Saudi market, which is considered one of the largest economies in the region.
“The Saudi economy is witnessing a major transformation in governmental, economic and social sectors, led by the objectives of the Kingdom 2030 Vision. This requires a robust ICT infrastructure to for the foundation where the futuristic Saudi projects will be relying on”, commented Ibrahim Al Moammar, the Vice Chairman of MIS. He added: “Cybersecurity is a corner stone in building reliable ICT capabilities. That’s why we have chosen LinkShadow to be one of the reputed vendors that we represent. We liked their unique approach of protecting the organizations’ IT environment from both internal and external threats as they provide unparallel detection of the most sophisticated threats which enhances organization’s defense against advanced cyber-attacks, zero-day malware and ransomware, the chance of an attacker passing through the organization’s network is virtually non-existent.
With LinkShadow CXO Visibility, IT administrators can take a glance on real-time compilation of overall security status of the entire network. They can get a performance based quantitative analysis of your security investments, identify & monitor key security metrics that matter, and enhance CISO decision making capabilities with a Single-Pane-of-glass view and cybersecurity teams can track key security metrics, in the blink of an eye.
Commenting on this partnership, Fadi Sharaf El Dean, Sales Director of LinkShadow, said: “We deliver a best-in-class threat hunting capabilities powered by heavy and extensive machine learning algorithms. Our products detect most sophisticated cyber-attacks, and visually presents the cyber kill chain to understand and combat ransomware, security breaches, and advanced persistent attacks (APTs).” He added: “We decided to choose MIS as our partner for the Saudi market because we needed a system integrator with high capabilities and qualified security experts, as well as broad reach across the major government and business entities. We believe MIS fulfills all our needs to deliver a successful partnership, bring higher levels of cybersecurity to the Saudi economy and the Kingdom’s ambitious 2030 vision.”
Worth mentioning that MIS was ranked as the 4th System Integrator company in the Saudi market according to the latest report released by IDC Report 2019. It is also representing more than 50 leading technology vendors and managed to deliver successfully many of the critical ICT projects in the kingdom.
Established in 1979 with headquarter in Riyadh and branches in Jeddah and Al-Khobar, Al Moammar Information Systems Co. is the first Saudi public listed company in the category of Information Technology. MIS provides IT system integration solutions of incomparable quality and outstanding value. For more information, visit www.mis.com.sa
LinkShadow is a US registered company with regional representation in the Middle East. It is pioneered by a team of highly skilled solution architects, product specialists and programmers with a vision to formulate a next-generation cybersecurity solution that provides unparalleled detection of even the most sophisticated threats. LinkShadow was built with the vision of enhancing organizations' defenses against advanced cyber-attacks, zero-day malware and ransomware, while simultaneously gaining rapid insight into the effectiveness of their existing security investments.