Spain is already a prime cybersecurity and cloud market for Google, which has just teamed up with BBVA to predict cyberattacks on the bank

SourceBusiness Insider
SectorTechnology
CountryMiddle east

This is an automated machine translation of an article published by Business Insider in a different language. Machine translations can generate errors or inaccuracies; we will continue the work to improve these translations. You can find the original version here. The potential for cybersecurity in Spain is huge, and Google is aware of it. The search engine multinational announced a few weeks ago that it would open a cybersecurity center of excellence in Malaga, precisely where Bernardo Quintero, the founder of VirusTotal, a startup that was acquired by the technology company in 2012, is located. Now, Google has just announced an alliance with BBVA to develop AI models capable of predicting cyberattacks on the financial institution's infrastructure. BBVA thus becomes the first bank in Spain to rely on Google's cloud services.

"The first in Europe," says Cristina Pitarch, Sales Director for Europe, Middle East, and Africa for Chronicle, one of Google Cloud's cybersecurity products. Google's secretive healthcare division is upgrading Android mobiles to compete...read more...