Batelco shortlisted for Gisec security info award
Manama, June 3, 2014
Bahrain’s leading telecommunications provider Batelco has been shortlisted for the GISEC (Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference) awards in the best security information and event management (SIEM) category.
The awards will be given at a grand ceremony to be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre on June 10.
Batelco’s selection as a finalist underscores its security consciousness in following industry best practices to protect the information systems that deliver key services to customers.
As the only organisation from Bahrain to be shortlisted, the selection reflects Batelco's strong brand image and excellent reputation.
Batelco Networks Division GM Abdulhamid Chehab said it was a great honour to be shortlisted for the upcoming awards event, as the only Bahraini candidate.
“This is a very good endorsement for our security practices and high standards that Batelco adheres to,” he stated.
SIEM is a security management platform that gives complete visibility into the security posture and threat landscape of an organisation’s security position.
Batelco Security Operations Centre (SOC) implemented the SIEM platform in 2011 and has been actively using it to detect and mitigate threats in a proactive manner.-TradeArabia News Service