Signed an agreement with Thales to acquire new technologies that support data security

“du” enhances the digital trust platform portfolio

Du signed a partnership agreement with Thales on the sidelines of GITEX 2021.

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du, a subsidiary of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, announced yesterday that it has signed a partnership agreement with Thales Group, a global leader in data protection, under which du will obtain a set of new solutions and technologies developed by Thales, to support and enhance the operations of Du Center for Defense and Cyber ​​Security, and the company's digital trust platform solutions portfolio.

This partnership, which was signed on the sidelines of GITEX Global 2021, which concluded yesterday, comes as part of du's efforts to meet the requirements of companies and government agencies in the UAE, with regard to data security, especially with the increasing frequency of attacks and cyber threats. Data breaches as a result of the shifts in the digital world, as well as the evolution of regulatory compliance requirements.

Du said in a statement that it seeks, through the new partnership, to strengthen and enhance its integrated portfolio of data security solutions, to help its customers ensure a high level of security and protection for their data internally and in cloud environments.

"The fields of information and communications technology currently require advanced solutions that keep pace with the transformations taking place in the digital space, and provide the best possible level of data security protection," said Salim Al Balushi, chief technology officer at du.

He added that "the new partnership agreement will contribute to providing a higher level of data protection against advanced attacks and threats, given its high level of confidentiality and efficiency."

For his part, Sebastian Pavey, Vice President of Sales, Thales Group, Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa, said, "(Thales) continues to provide support to companies and provide them with integrated solutions, to enhance their capabilities to protect and manage essential data."

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