DUBAI — Group-IB, one of the world leaders in cybersecurity, announces a partnership agreement with sirar by stc, a leading Saudi cybersecurity provider. The deal was signed in the presence of Mohammad Flaifel, Group-IB’s Regional Sales Manager in Saudi Arabia and Abdulrahman Al Manea, Chief Product and Marketing Officer of sirar by stc in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. I was.
This agreement paves the way for Group-IB to offer a complete stack of threat hunting and intelligence solutions recognized as some of the best-in-class by Gartner, IDC, Frost & Sullivan, and KuppingerCole Analysts AG. Cybersecurity options available to businesses and organizations in Saudi Arabia. These solutions include Group IB best-of-breed attack surface management and digital risk protection solutions. sirar by stc can offer Group-IB’s solution as a managed service to its customers for better attack surface visibility.
“Group-IB is pleased to deepen our cooperation with sirar by stc, a key player in the digital security transformation of Saudi Arabia. Group-IB looks forward to bringing its industry-leading expertise and extensive know-how to sirar by stc and hopes to expand the service catalog that sirar by stc offers to its trusted customers. We see this partnership as a way to contribute to the continued rise in cybersecurity benchmarks in Saudi Arabia,” said Ashraf Koheil, Regional Sales Director, META, Group-IB.
“Our partnership with Group-IB underscores our continued commitment to enhancing cybersecurity detection and protection within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. and digital risk protection to our customers, enabling them to identify and protect against threats that can impact their business.” Abdurrahman Al Manair. Chief Product and Marketing Officer at sirar by stc said:
“The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s digital transformation has paid off in full force. The success of events such as the Black Hat MEA exhibition is clear to all, and Group-IB looks forward to playing a role in this transformation, and in agreement with sirar by stc, Group-IB will bring It will contribute to raising cybersecurity standards,” said Mohammad Flaifel, Regional Sales Manager for Saudi Arabia, Group-IB. .
Group-IB has been actively tracking new online threats targeting users in Saudi Arabia. In 2022 alone, the credentials of more than 690,000 of his MEA users were stolen by cybercriminals leveraging the RedLine Stealer and other types of malware, according to Group-IB analysis. Attackers have also used TeaBot, ERMAC, Coper, and Hydra Android malware types to target some of the top banking applications in the region.
Group-IB is also supporting efforts to stop the spread of fraud in Saudi Arabia. The number of scams has increased by more than 10% year-on-year, according to the Global Anti Scam Alliance, and the same report also revealed that users in Saudi Arabia were the most targeted by phishing scams in the Middle East. . Group-IB recently released an investigation into a massive phishing campaign in which cybercriminals created over 1,000 domains of her impersonating a major Saudi recruitment agency in an attempt to steal a user’s banking credentials. Did. In line with Group IB’s zero tolerance policy against cybercrime, these findings were shared with the Saudi Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-SA).
Headquartered in Singapore, Group-IB is one of the solution providers specializing in cyber-attack detection and prevention, online fraud identification, high-tech crime investigation and intellectual property protection. The company’s threat intelligence and research centers are located in the Middle East (Dubai), Asia Pacific (Singapore) and Europe (Amsterdam).
Group-IB’s Unified Risk Platform is an ecosystem of solutions that understands each organization’s threat profile and coordinates defenses against them in real time from a single interface. The Integrated Risk Platform fully covers the cyber response chain. Group-IB’s products and services integrated into Group-IB’s unified risk platform include Group-IB’s Threat Intelligence, Managed XDR, Digital Risk Protection, Fraud Prevention, Attack, Surface Management, Business Email Protection, Audit and Consulting. , education and training, and digital forensics. & Incident Response, Managed Detection & Response, and Cyber Investigations. Group-IB’s threat intelligence system has been named one of the best in its class by Gartner, Forrester, and IDC. Group-IB’s Managed XDR aims to proactively search for and defend against complex and unknown cyber threats and has been named the market leader in the network detection and response category by KuppingerCole Analysts AG, a leading European analytics agency. recognized as one. -IB itself is recognized as a Product Leader and an Innovation Leader. Gartner rated Group-IB as the leading vendor for online fraud detection for its fraud prevention. In addition, with its patented technology at its core, Group-IB has awarded Frost Risk Protection (DRP), an AI-driven platform for identifying and mitigating digital risks and combating brand impersonation attacks. & Sullivan’s Innovation Excellence Award. Group-IB’s technical leadership and R&D capabilities are complemented by his 19 years of hands-on experience in cybercrime investigations around the world combined with our leading DFIR labs, high-tech crime investigation divisions, and -Clock CERT-GIB. .
Group-IB is an active partner in global investigations led by international law enforcement agencies such as Europol and INTERPOL. Group-IB is also a member of the Advisory Group on Internet Security of the Europol European Cybercrime Center (EC3). The group was created to foster closer cooperation between Europol and key non-enforcement partners.
Group-IB’s threat hunting and cyber intelligence experience is combined into an ecosystem of highly sophisticated software and hardware solutions designed to monitor, identify and prevent cyberattacks. Group-IB’s mission is to protect our clients every day in cyberspace by creating and leveraging innovative solutions and services.
About sirar by stc
sirar by stc is an advanced technology and cybersecurity company founded by regional ICT and digital service provider stc. As experts in business security and privacy, sirar by stc provides comprehensive solutions that enable users to operate safely, securely and efficiently online. Sirar’s tools, powered by stc, help organizations detect and prevent cybersecurity attacks, protect their users’ digital futures, and provide shields and safety from this point forward.