stc Group, the largest digital enabler in the MEA region has partnered with Nozomi Networks, the leader in OT and IoT security, to address the growing demand for security services and solutions.
These are designed to address IoT and OT cybersecurity requirements for customers in industrial automation, manufacturing, healthcare, public safety systems, smart cities, utilities and building management systems (BMS) industries across the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia, the company said. stc Group will offer Nozomi Networks’ advanced solutions for OT/IoT cyber resiliency and real-time network monitoring and visibility.
“Cybersecurity is one of stc’s main focuses. This partnership supports stc’s continued pursuit of delivering data and AI-driven, purpose-built IoT and OT solutions for clients across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.” Saud AlSheraihi VP of Products and Solutions, stc.
With Nozomi Networks, they gain asset discovery, network visualisation, vulnerability assessment, risk monitoring and threat detection in a single solution. The technology accelerates security and simplifies IT/OT convergence by delivering actionable intelligence to the business and operational decision makers.
“stc has created sirar by stc, the cybersecurity arm of stc, to be able to enrich the private sector’s capabilities by helping clients navigate the evolving cyber security landscape, while pursuing our mission of providing intelligence about their industrial systems and empowering them to make the ‘right’ decisions at the ‘right’ time to optimize their business operations. Collaborating with Nozomi Networks is one step further in this direction.” Fahad Aljutaily, CEO of sirar by stc.
Nozomi Networks solutions support more than 57 million devices in thousands of installations across energy, manufacturing, mining, transportation, utilities, building automation, smart cities and critical infrastructure. “As a growing number of industrial organizations across MEA embrace digitalisation, cybersecurity for their operational networks has become a priority,” said Khalid Aljamed, Regional Sales Director Gulf West & North Africa, Nozomi Networks.
“stc is a digital enabler in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and it is among the largest operators in the Middle East. We are pleased to team with stc to provide customers with effective solutions for OT and IoT visibility and security, with the assurance of delivery through a highly respected partner.”