MEA Tec Distribution appoints range of first-in-class vendors to address the growing cyber security needs of Middle East & Africa
Posted on 2020 Sep,27

MEA Tec, the specialist in Managed Security Services Distributor (MSSD) in the Middle East and Africa has announced its landmark partnership with nine renown Cyber Security vendors from the US, Australia, and the UK. The groundbreaking partnership will address the growing security needs of the market in the region.

According to MEA Tec’s Managing Director, Wael Handous, “The annual cost of cybercrime damages is estimated at $5 trillion and is expected to rise in the coming years. As the region’s first MSSD, we have brought the top names in Cyber Security for varying needs, sizes of enterprise and industries on the MEA Tec platform. Our legacy of 15 years in the region has given us insights into the markets that we have fulfilled by offering first-in-class solutions. Our resources on ground will ensure that customers are able to select the optimum solutions they need by offering free consultancy and combining it with the highest level of service at global standards.”

It has been reported that over 80% of UAE firms faced cyber-attacks in 2019 and half of the organizations reported multiple incidents with credential theft and phishing topping the list of common attack vectors. A leading newspaper reiterated the importance of cyber security in Dubai. The article quoted Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai – “Strong cyber security is crucial to ensure we can deal with all threats and risks proactively and efficiently. In many ways protecting our electronic borders is similar to protecting our maritime and land borders. Rapid technological advancement brings with it growing risks. As Dubai speeds up the pace of its digital transformation reinforcing cyber security is vital to our sustained progress”.

The MEA Tec platform provides world class security solutions to diverse customer groups. This customer-oriented approach is more relevant in today’s business climate and workplace situations, particularly in work-from-home and telecommuting arrangements, which demand a higher level of protection.

“The solutions we offer have been recognized by industry experts and respected analysts like Gartner and Forrester. They serve the needs of the many industries in the region – Oil & Gas, Financial, Legal, Manufacturing, Logistics, Retail, Healthcare, Government and more. They have worked well for millions of users in Europe, US, Australia, and other mature markets. Every enterprise has a unique requirement, which we at MEA Tec can meet no matter the size of the company, scope of operations or country served across the GCC, Middle East & Africa,” Wael added.