PROW, a Dubai-based provider of system integration and professional IT and ICT services, has implemented the Reveal(x) solution from ExtraHop, the leader in cloud-native network detection and response (NDR), for United Arab Bank (UAB) to ensure unrivalled visibility within its network and improve cyber security across its applications and services.

PROW announced the partnership at GITEX 2021, where they presented an award to Ayman AlQudsi, Chief Information Officer at United Arab Bank, for being the first to implement the NDR solution from ExtraHop in the region. At GITEX 2021, PROW also launched its Managed Security Operations Centre (SOC) service, a combination of state-of-the-art technologies that can be tailored to each client’s individual needs, as well as announcing the addition of Enigma, a real-time business, services and network analytics platform, to its portfolio of solutions.

United Arab Bank, P.J.S.C. (UAB) is among the longest-standing and most innovative banking and financial services firms in the United Arab Emirates. Based in Sharjah, United Arab Bank was incorporated in 1975. United Arab Bank operates six corporate and retail branches throughout the country.

Commenting on the announcement, Roland Hashem, Managing Director at PROW said: “United Arab Bank has consistently proven itself as an innovator within the financial services technology area, and we are pleased to work closely with the team to implement ExtraHop into its comprehensive monitoring and cyber security platforms.”

Mahmoud Yassin, Head of IT Infrastructure and Security Operations at United Arab Bank added: “As one of the region’s most respected financial institutions, we continually strive to improve both our operational excellence and cyber security posture. With the addition of ExtraHop Reveal(x) we gain unparalleled visibility into our layer seven application network traffic, enabling us to improve both operational efficiency and detect potential cyber threats at the earliest possible opportunity.”

Ayman AlQudsi, Chief Information Officer at United Arab Bank said: “We are delighted to be recognised for being the first bank to implement the NDR solution from ExtraHop in the region. At UAB, client centricity is at the forefront of our priorities, and we are adopting cutting-edge technologies to provide the best possible experience for our customers.”

The ExtraHop Reveal(x) 360 platform uses the power of cloud intelligence to help security teams eliminate blind spots and detect threats other tools miss. Built on cloud-scale AI, Reveal(x) 360 decrypts and analyzes all network and cloud traffic in real time to expose advanced threats like supply chain attacks, zero days, and APTs. Indexed records and a streamlined investigation workflow enable users to investigate and quickly remediate threat activity.

Source: Gambit 



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