CERT NZ chooses Orange Business Services to enhance cyberdefense
Source: WPR for Orange Business Services , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Thu April 12, 2018 6:05 pm

INTERNATIONAL. Orange Business Services today announced its collaboration with CERT NZ, a cybersecurity unit in the New Zealand government that supports businesses, organizations and individuals affected by cybersecurity incidents.
 
Cyberattacks continue to hit organizations around the world. According to the World Economic Forum’s ‘The Global Risks Report 2018’, the cost of cybercrime to businesses over the next five years is expected to be US$8 trillion.
 
Created in April 2017, CERT NZ received over 750 cybersecurity incident reports affecting New Zealanders during the first six months of operation. These incidents resulted in almost NZ$2 million of financial loss.
 
Orange Cyberdefense, the Orange entity specializing in cybersecurity with more than 1,200 security experts worldwide, was chosen by CERT NZ to collaborate in the sharing of threat intelligence.  CERT NZ can aggregate and analyse threat and vulnerability data from Orange with other complementary feeds. In turn, CERT NZ will advise Orange of threats and vulnerabilities that they encounter in the cyber security landscape so Orange can integrate these into its threat intelligence feeds and analysis tools.
 
“A key priority of Orange has always been to help businesses manage cyber risks pro-actively,” said Kevin Griffen, Managing Director, Australasia, Orange Business Services. “This is especially so in today’s ever-evolving threat landscape. Leveraging our expertise at Orange Cyberdefense, our work with CERT NZ underscores our commitment to build a trusted and resilient cyber environment for both consumers and businesses.”

Photo Captions:
1. (above)  Orange Business Services provides automated threat intelligence services to New Zealand cybersecurity unit CERT NZ
2. (inset)  For illustrative purposes only (File photo)
 
About Orange Business Services
Orange Business Services, the B2B branch of the Orange Group, and its 22,000 employees, is focused on supporting the digital transformation of multinational enterprises and French SMEs across five continents. Orange Business Services is not only an infrastructure operator, but also a technology integrator and a value-added service provider. It offers companies digital solutions that help foster collaboration within their teams (collaborative workspaces and mobile workspaces), better serve their customers (enriched customer relations and business innovation), and support their projects (enriched connectivity, flexible IT and cyberdefense).

The integrated technologies that Orange Business Services offer range from Software Defined Networks (SDN/NFV), Big Data and IoT, to cloud computing, unified communications and collaboration, as well as cybersecurity. Orange Business Services customers include over 3,000 renowned multinational corporations at an international level and over two million professionals, companies and local communities in France.

Learn more at www.orange-business.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and our blogs.
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with annual sales of 41 billion euros in 2017 and has 273 million customers in 29 countries at 31 December 2017. Orange is listed on Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).

 

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 15, 2018
UAE. The attack, called "Thermanator", could use your body heat against you in order to steal your credentials or any other short string of text that you have typed on a computer keyboard.
date:Posted: July 15, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. AI is bigger than any one company, industry or country can address on its own. It will take the whole of our technology ecosystem and the world's governments to realize the full promise of AI; Priorities should include education and research.
date:Posted: July 14, 2018
UAE. When trade-off decisions have to be made, better visibility should be the number one priority, not greater control. It is better to be able to see everything in the cloud, than to attempt to control an incomplete portion of it.
dhgate