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Albuquerque, NM, United States, 2008/09/05 - EC-Council welcomes ComGuard FZ LLC as the exclusive distributor for the Middle East region. ComGuard, with its headquarters based in the Internet City in Dubai, is a network and security product distributor for over 23 countries in the region.
By the appointment, ComGuard will serve as the authorized distributor and training provider of EC-Council’s courseware and certification programs in the Middle East region.
“We are excited by the appointment and we are proud to be a partner of EC-Council for the region. We see this partnership as an opportunity that will further enhance our position as a key player in the information security space, providing world class certification programs and training, for the region,” said Mr. Ajay Singh Chauhan, CEO of ComGuard FZ LLC.
The Middle East region is a relatively untapped market, and a recent research released by the IDC group highlighted that spendings for information security is expected to surpass the US$9 billion mark. This bodes well for the industry, as it will see a surge in the demand for trained and certified information security professionals.
Mr. Jay Bavisi, President for EC-Council remarked, “The appointment of ComGuard FZ LLC will ensure a stronger presence for EC-Council in the Middle East region. With a team of highly driven professionals that are equally talented, we are confident that ComGuard is positioned for success.”
About ComGuard FZ LLC
ComGuard FZ LLC was founded in 2002 and is headquartered at Dubai Internet City in the United Arab Emirates. ComGuard is one of the leading value added distributors of IT security products in the Middle East and North Africa. In March 2007, Spectrum FZ LLC took over the management of ComGuard, enabling the organization to seek technological and administration support from Spectrum Group, and also access to an extensive customer base across 23 countries in the region. We have emerged with a fresh strategy to offer more value to our distribution services. High on ComGuard’s agenda is the focus on extending its channel reach and disseminating product knowledge to partners.
About EC-Council (EC-Council)
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (eccouncil.org) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. It is the owner and developer of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH) course, Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI) program, License Penetration Tester (L|PT) program and various other programs offered in over 60 countries around the globe. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council Network Security Administrator (E|NSA) program for meeting the 4011 training standard for information security professionals.