viva kanooTelecom firm VIVA Bahrain has signed an agreement with Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA Kanoo), one of the independent family-owned multinationals in the Middle East

The aim is to provide managed cybersecurity services to their businesses across the region.

The agreement includes providing 24/7 cybersecurity monitory of YBA Kanoo facilities and businesses in Bahrain, KSA and the UAE.

Mohammed Al Khushail, an acting CEO of VIVA Bahrain, said, “VIVA Bahrain is honoured to sign this agreement with YBA Kanoo Group. The partnership confirms VIVA’s ability to fulfil the intensive cyber security management requirements of a conglomerate such as YBA Kanoo.”

“At VIVA, we always aim at providing our business partners with the most innovative and advanced technologies in the ICT industry, including Cyber Security Management where we offer the right tools and services that work together to protect our partners against any potential cyber threats,” he added.

Fawzi Ahmed Kanoo, deputy chairman of YBA Kanoo Group, commented, “YBA Kanoo are pioneers in shipping, travel, machinery, oil and gas, logistics, real estate, energy and capital markets in the region and having a top-class cybersecurity partnership with VIVA will make sure our client’s data are well maintained and secure.”

“Due to the emerging threats in cybercrimes and attacks worldwide in addition to the ISO 27001:2013 information security implementation, YBA Kanoo have tied up with VIVA to provide the managed cybersecurity monitoring and alerting service through VIVA Security Operations Centre (SOC), the first in the kingdom to provide Managed Security Services (MSS) for businesses equipped with a team of certified, trained and experienced cybersecurity experts operating 24/7,” he concluded.