RIYAD, Saudi Arabia, December 13, 2021: Nozomi Networks Inc., the leader in OT and IoT security, and stc, the largest digital enabler of MEA, today announced their partnership to meet the growing demand for security services and solutions designed to comprehensively meet requirements IoT and OT cybersecurity solutions for customers in industrial automation, manufacturing, healthcare, public safety systems, smart cities, utilities and building management systems (BMS) across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. stc Group will offer Nozomi Networks advanced solutions for OT / IoT cyber resilience and real-time network monitoring and visibility.
“Cyber security is one of the main goals of stc. This partnership supports stc’s continued pursuit of delivering tailored AI-based IoT and OT solutions for customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ”said Saud AlSheraihi, vice president of products and solutions at stc.
Nozomi Networks solutions are available through stc for customers who require in-depth knowledge of their industrial networks. With Nozomi Networks, they get asset discovery, network visualization, vulnerability assessment, risk monitoring and threat detection in a single solution. The technology accelerates security and simplifies IT / OT convergence by providing actionable insights to business and operational decision makers.
“Stc created sirar by stc, the cybersecurity arm of stc, to be able to enrich the capabilities of the private sector by helping clients navigate the changing cybersecurity landscape, while continuing our mission of providing intelligence on their systems manufacturers and give them the means to make the “right” decisions at the “right” time to optimize their commercial operations. Collaborating with Nozomi Networks is a further step in this direction ”, Fahad Aljutaily, CEO of sirar by stc.
Recognized as the market leader in OT and IoT security, Nozomi Networks is appreciated for its superior operational visibility, advanced detection of OT and IoT threats, and strength in all deployments. Nozomi Networks solutions support more than 57 million devices in thousands of facilities across energy, manufacturing, mining, transportation, utilities, automation buildings, smart cities and critical infrastructure. Recently, Nozomi Networks products are deployable on premise and in the cloud and cover IT, OT and IoT to automate the hard work of inventorying, visualizing and monitoring industrial control networks through the innovative use of artificial intelligence. The use cases go beyond cybersecurity and include troubleshooting, asset management, and predictive maintenance.
“As an increasing number of industrial organizations in the MEA region embrace digitization, the cybersecurity of their operational networks has become a priority,” said Khalid Aljamed, regional sales manager for the Western Gulf and the North Africa, Nozomi Networks. “Stc is a digital facilitator in the kingdom of saudi arabia and is one of the largest operators in the middle east. We are delighted to team up with stc to provide customers with effective solutions for OT and IoT visibility and security, with assurance of delivery through a highly respected partner ”.