SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in information security, today announced that it has opened a new office in Dubai to support the business needs for data protection in the Middle East. This new office expands SafeNetís global presence of 26 offices and more than 25,000 customers in 100 countries.
The growth in the Dubai economy has led to many opportunities for SafeNetís Data Protection and eSafe solutions because the need for security in structured and un-structured data environments has become a significant focus for enterprises throughout the Middle East and Africa. There are growing opportunities for businesses to meet increased governance and regulatory compliance requirements in the region. SafeNetís broad range of Data Protection solutions address compliance challenges such as PCI-DSS, national ID, and e-passport directives. SafeNetís DataSecure is the perfect solution for all banks and major merchants which need security technology for PCI-DSS certification.
ďAs one of the top five global information security vendors we have the broadest range of Data Protection and Content Security solutions in the market,Ē said Kane Hardy, VP, southern EMEA sales, SafeNet. ďSafeNet has been active in the region for the past decade, but this expansion of a SafeNet office in Dubai is a great opportunity to better support this market.Ē
SafeNetís latest involvement in the Middle East, include SafeNetís hardware security modules (HSMs) being used by Middle East governments for securing national identity solutions. The majority of banks in the Middle-East and African region use SafeNet HSMs in order to secure financial transactions. SafeNet HSMs have provided reliable protection for applications, transactions, and information assets by safeguarding the cryptographic keys that are at the heart of any encryption-based security solution.
SafeNet will present at Gitex on October 18-22, 2009. The SafeNet booth will be located at Z-P4, with continuous demonstrations throughout the show, comprised of authentication, eSafe, hardware security modules, and data protection. SafeNet offers a complete Enterprise Data Protection Solution Suite which includes database and application data encryption, disk and file encryption, centralized key management, network and WAN encryption, and two-factor authentication. SafeNet eSafe solutions provide real-time, intelligent inspection of all Web and mail traffic that inspects all content, including legitimate sites, encrypted traffic and Web-enabled applications. The software protection and licensing solutions of SafeNet offer security against software piracy and illegal use.
The SafeNet Dubai office is located at Monarch Office Tower, Level 9, One Sheikh Zayed Road, PO Box 333840, Dubai, UAE, T: +971 43721150. For questions concerning the new facility and SafeNetís solutions please contact Sebastien Pavie, Sales Manager, Middle East Africa, spavie[.]safenet-inc.com, +971 43721153 or Vincent Mouza, Technical Manager, Middle East Africa, vmouza[.]safenet-inc.com, +971 43721152.
In 2007, SafeNet (safenet-inc.com) was acquired by Vector Capital, a $2 billion private equity firm specializing in the technology sector. SafeNet is the third largest information security company in the world, which brings to market integrated solutions required to solve customersí increasing security challenges. SafeNetís encryption technology solutions protect communications, intellectual property, and digital identities for enterprises and government organizations. The software protection, licensing, and authentication solutions protect companiesí information assets and employees from piracy and fraud. SafeNet has more than 25 years of security expertise in more than 100 countries around the world.
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