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stc and Nozomi Networks partner to deliver advanced cybersecurity solutions in KSA

stc and Nozomi Networks partner to deliver advanced cybersecurity solutions in KSA

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Nozomi Networks Inc, a global provider of OT and IoT security solutions and Saudi-based digital enabler stc, have announced that they have partnered to address the growing demand for security services and solutions designed to holistically 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 Saudi Arabia (KSA).

In terms of the partnership, 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,” said Saud AlSheraihi VP, Products and Solutions, stc.

Nozomi Networks solutions are available through stc for clients who need deep insight into their industrial networks. 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.

Fahad Aljutaily, CEO, sirar by stc, said: “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 cybersecurity 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 optimise their business operations. Collaborating with Nozomi Networks is one step further in this direction.”

Recognised as a market leader in OT and IoT security, Nozomi Networks is valued for superior operational visibility, advanced OT and IoT threat detection and strength across deployments.

“As a growing number of industrial organisations across MEA embrace digitalisation, cybersecurity for their operational networks has become a priority,” said Khalid Aljamed, Regional Sales Director, Gulf West and 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.”

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