DarkMatter Named ‘Top Vendor – Enterprise Security’ at High-profile Middle East and Africa IT Awards

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Innovative cyber security firm earns accolade for its unrivalled implementation of complex, highly effective cyber security deployments

Harshul Joshi (right), Senior Vice President of Cyber Governance, Risk & Compliance, receiving the 'Top Vendor - Enterprise Security' award on behalf of DarkMatter at the GEC Awards 2016 in Dubai (PRNewsFoto/DarkMatter)
Harshul Joshi (right), Senior Vice President of Cyber Governance, Risk & Compliance, receiving the ‘Top Vendor – Enterprise Security’ award on behalf of DarkMatter at the GEC Awards 2016 in Dubai (PRNewsFoto/DarkMatter)

ABU DHABI and DUBAI, UAE: PRNewswire: DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, has been honoured with the “Top Vendor – Enterprise Security” prize at the Global Enterprise Connect (GEC) Awards 2016.

One of the region’s biggest celebrations of IT excellence, the GEC Awards serves as a benchmark for outstanding performance across the IT industry in the Middle East and Africa.

DarkMatter was selected by an independent panel of judges for its innovation and continued efforts to push the boundaries of IT security. Since 2015, DarkMatter has successfully deployed complex and highly customised cyber security systems to government and enterprise customers.

Commenting on the award, Faisal Al Bannai, Chief Executive Officer of DarkMatter said,We are pleased that such a prominent awards programme, so focused on identifyingtrailblazers and disrupters, has selected DarkMatter for this honour. We work tirelessly to redefine the cyber security landscape through cutting-edge products, solutions and implementations that secure the data, networks and communication of our government and enterprise clients.

As highlighted by the GEC Awards, information technology and communications platforms are continually evolving at an explosive rate, even as malicious threats grow exponentially.Our international team with some of the worlds most accomplished cyber security professionals is at the forefront of recalibrating the way cyber security is viewed and implemented, and we remain committed to protecting the future by securing its technologies.

The presentation of the award coincides with the imminent commencement of GITEX Technology Week 2016, where DarkMatter is the Cyber Security Innovation Partner. It will use the event to continue to raise the profile of cyber security with the view to placing it at the centre of digital transformation. GITEX is the largest annual ICT gathering in the Middle East, running October 16-20 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), with DarkMatter exhibiting within Zabeel Hall.

About DarkMatter:

DarkMatter is transforming the cyber security landscape by providing a complete range of state-of-the-art services and solutions to government and enterprise. Our end-to-end expertise extends to:

Governance, Risk and Compliance

We work with public and private entities in all verticals to audit and assess their performance against regulatory standards, helping identify gaps and meet obligations.

Cyber Network Defence

Our elite team of cyber experts, engaged across all competencies and functions, tasked with identifying and responding to the most advanced threats, threat actors, and cyber attacks.

Managed Security Services

We offer a remote monitoring remediation and resolution service that puts the full capabilities and resources of the DarkMatter organisation at the service of our MSS teams. Whether you need a SOC built and operated from scratch or you need assistance in upgrading what you currently have in place, DarkMatter can provide assistance.

Public Key Infrastructure

DarkMatter’s Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) provides consulting to governments on the establishment of national root certificates of trust for countries. This places us in a unique position to understand not only the regulatory environment, but also the broader PKI environment, local players and Certification Authority entities. We also are the only full-service Certification Authority and PKI consultant to be headquartered in the region, and one of only a few to be located outside of North America.

Secure Communications

DarkMatter’s Secure Communications Suite protects fixed and mobile voice, video, chat, email, file sharing, data communication, as well as device management across various platforms and operating systems.

Infrastructure and System Integration

This area underpins our professional services offering for governments and corporations, providing applications, services and solutions that ensure our clients remain at the forefront of cyber security.

Smart Solutions

We offer a comprehensive security suite of services comprising elements of protection for both homes and businesses: The Connected and Secure Home & Office; Technical Surveillance and Countermeasures; Mobile Peace of Mind; and Trusted Hardware supply.

Staffed by global experts and headquartered in the UAE, DarkMatter provides peace of mind through consulting and project implementations that are scalable to clients of any size and that address any domain of cyber security threat or risk. As a trusted partner to governments and critical infrastructure entities, the firm also works with leading global companies operating in the field of electronic and cyber security. DarkMatter’s vision is to secure the future by protecting its technologies.

Agile and innovative, DarkMatter takes a comprehensive approach to helping its clients navigate the complex and ever-evolving world of threat and risk mitigation strategies, tools, policies and systems.