Boeing, BAE sign cybersecurity deals
By Marina Malenic
Boeing and SecureTech signed a cybersecurity agreement at the 2013 International Defence Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi, the companies announced on 19 February.
The agreement outlines a strategy for improving cybersecurity capabilities for customers in the United Arab Emiratres. Under the terms of the deal, Boeing is to provide advanced data analytics, network security, and cybersecurity simulation capabilities to the UAE market through SecureTech. SecureTech will contribute regional market expertise, local partnerships, and information technology professionals.
"SecureTech and Boeing bring together a solid blend of innovation, skill, and industry-leading experience to deliver strategic security solutions for customers within the United Arab Emirates," said SecureTech chief executive officer Abdulla Al Neaimi.
"This memorandum of agreement represents a commitment to a long-term, co-operative partnership to support the region in the growing area of cybersecurity," said Bryan Palma, vice-president of Boeing Cyber and Security Solutions. "As the UAE continues to improve its cybersecurity capabilities, we are proud to offer the Boeing suite of solutions through our proven partner, SecureTech."
SecureTech is one of the largest companies in the UAE and is considered a leading systems integrator in the physical security and ICT domains.191 of 410 words
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