Gitex in Dubai: Kaspersky IoT Secure Gateway 1000 makes a strong pitch for cyber security

  • Date: 14-Oct-2022
  • Source: Khaleej Times
  • Sector:Technology
  • Country:UAE
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Gitex in Dubai: Kaspersky IoT Secure Gateway 1000 makes a strong pitch for cyber security

Cyber Immune product helps organisations to accelerate business value from new streams of industrial data

Amir Kanaan, Managing Director, Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Kaspersky.

Published: Fri 14 Oct 2022, 6:08 PM

Kaspersky is one of the fastest growing information technology (IT) security vendors worldwide, operating in almost 200 countries and territories worldwide. The company employs more than 4,000 professionals and IT security specialists in 34 dedicated regional offices across more than 30 countries, and its cybersecurity technologies protect over 400 million users around the world.

In 1997, Eugene Kaspersky, a world-renowned cybersecurity expert and successful entrepreneur, founded the company.

Amir Kanaan, Managing Director, Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Kaspersky, explained to Khaleej Times the importance of cyber immunity during an exclusive interview:

Edited excerpts from the interview:

Why is cyber immunity important?

The world has changed drastically over the last two years, making digitisation an inseparable part of our lives. Whether it is industrial plants, energy facilities, cars or smart city systems, critical infrastructure cannot afford to face cyberattacks as the consequences. This also calls for our attention to the way we implement or deploy cybersecurity. So, Kaspersky decided to reinvent cybersecurity and coin the term “Cyber Immunity”, a way to develop IT systems with