STC inaugurates the region's largest information security control center
- Saudi Arabia: Tuesday, March 12 - 2013 at 16:18
- PRESS RELEASE
STC inaugurates, in cooperation with Symantec, the region's largest information security control center to raise security features of STC's systems and applications.
STC Vice President for Information Technology Eng. Omer Abdullah Al Nomany said, "The incremental hacking activities facing websites and businesses in the world and the Middle East caused STC to set up this Center that shall operate 24 hours a day for monitoring and operating the Middle East's largest telecom network in terms of technologies employed for providing services, solutions and security protection in which STC invested heavily over the past decade. The partnership with Symantec, being one of the world's largest information security outfits, shall turn Security Operations Center the best security center in terms of technologies and security facilities used, and shall help contact with specialized international centers for detecting and spotting security threats, support backup procedures and monitor security activities around the clock. Further, STC takes this partnership as the most ambitious investment in young Saudi IT security skills and competencies within the context of recruitment and training programs accompanying this partnership."
Country Manager - Saudi Arabia at Symantec Mr. Samir Sidani said," Symantec Information Security Operation Centers shall minimize security threats, assured that STC's decision to partner with Symantec shall develop STC's security systems, and focused on the importance attached by regional companies to protect information from the increasing security breaches by obtaining professional IT security services from other companies."
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