DLP Pioneer InfoWatch sets up base in Dubai
Source: Strategy Falcons for InfoWatch , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Fri August 25, 2017 10:55 am

UAE. InfoWatch Group has announced the opening of its subsidiary InfoWatch Gulf, registered at the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), United Arab Emirates (UAE), and appointed Kristina Tantsyura, Business Development Director for Middle East at InfoWatch Group, as Director of InfoWatch Gulf. 

Ms. Tantsyura is joined by Russian implementation engineers and local technical specialists including the Executive Technical Director, sales specialists, and administrative staff at the InfoWatch Gulf team.

The company will develop Middle Eastern direct sales, provide technical support for InfoWatch customers, strengthen partner relations, and conduct InfoWatch product trainings for customers and partners.

“InfoWatch enterprise cybersecurity products and solutions are becoming more and more popular worldwide, and, in order to move forward in increasing our export opportunities, we decided to enter the key sales markets at our full capacity,” said Kristina Tantsyura, Director, InfoWatch Gulf.

“The Middle Eastern branch will ensure our full-fledged presence in the region and directly communicate with customers and partners, while focusing on government agencies, finance companies, and large integrated holdings.”  

InfoWatch Gulf has launched operations at the service of its current customers in the UAE and Bahrain and is implementing InfoWatch pilot projects with new potential clients in the public sector and large businesses in the region. The company has recently upgraded InfoWatch Traffic Monitor DLP solution to v. 6.5 for some of its customers, including Central Bank of Bahrain, Kuwait Finance House, and First Energy Bank of Bahrain. 

In March 2017, InfoWatch Group raised funds from the Russian Direct Investment Fund to increase its export potential, localize enterprise cybersecurity products and solutions abroad, and open new offices in key sales markets.
 
Natalya Kaspersky, President of InfoWatch Group, shared the vision of opening a full-cycle representative office in Dubai to promote InfoWatch solutions in the
Middle East at the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC) 2017. 
 
The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) was awarded the ‘Global Free Zone of the Year’ for two consecutive years by the Financial Times fDi Magazine.

InfoWatch Gulf is registered at 3203, 1st Lake Plaza, JLT, Dubai, UAE.

Photo Caption: Natalya Kaspersky, President of InfoWatch Group (file photo)

Background
InfoWatch Group is a Russian vendor of end-to-end enterprise cybersecurity solutions that effectively protect businesses against the most pressing internal and external threats. 

Established by Natalya Kaspersky in 2003, InfoWatch is the pioneer of the DLP market in Russia. After becoming an independent company in 2007, InfoWatch Group now incorporates the following brands: InfoWatch, Kribrum, Attack Killer, EgoSecure, Appercut, Cezurity and Taiga. 

InfoWatch Group has a diversified customer base of more than 1,000 organizations including leading banks, Russian telecom carriers, manufacturers, retailers, and energy and government enterprises such as Sberbank, Bank of Moscow, Raiffeisenbank, MTS, Beeline, All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (VGTRK), Lukoil, Transneft, NOVATEK, Magnit, Dixy, Suhoi, Rostec Corporation, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Finance, and Federal Tax Service. 

InfoWatch has been operating globally since 2011 and is currently providing services to leading establishments including Central Bank of Bahrain, First Energy Bank of Bahrain, Venture Capital Bank, Kuwait Finance House, Prime Minister Court of Bahrain, Petrochem (UAE), Gateway Rail (India), Bank Persatuan (Malaysia), KSB Group (Indonesia), Greek Ministry of Education, and others.

InfoWatch is the leading provider of products and solutions for the DLP markets in Russia and the CIS and is continually expanding the company’s sales and customer base around the world. https://www.infowatch.com/

 

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