Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today awarded Al Ghurair, one of the largest diversified family business groups in the Middle East, for its remarkable approach to embracing cyber security as an imperative to protect its digital environment.

At the biggest tech show in the region, GITEX 2021 Technology Week, Trend Micro highlighted its decade long partnership with Al Ghurair and its valuable contribution to the UAE.  Majd Sinan, Country Manager, Trend Micro UAE, presented an award to Marinda Sheahan, Group Vice President IT, from Al Ghurair for the organization’s continued resilience in cybersecurity.

“These past few years, we have made significant strides in securing our IT infrastructure, especially during the most crucial phases of our digital transformation journey,” said Sheahan, Al Ghurair. “To safeguard our growth and operations, we needed a security vendor that provides our security teams with appropriate guidance and cutting-edge solutions to negate any vulnerabilities that exist within our organization; and Trend Micro stood its ground throughout this time. We are excited about our journey ahead and will continue to fortify our security posture with the benefits of robust multi-layered protection such as Trend Micro Vision One with Managed XDR and extended threat intelligence.”

By establishing a healthy collaboration with Trend Micro, Al Ghurair has enriched its operations by equipping its digital framework with advanced security solutions, protecting more than 4000 endpoints, servers, and multiple networks, said Kamran Manzoor, Al Ghurair Information Security Architect. The migration to the cloud has prompted the company to also embrace Trend Micro Apex One, providing an automated, insightful, all-in-one cybersecurity solution against the ever-evolving threat landscape.

“For an organization to have such a significant impact in the development of a country, it needs to be two steps ahead of the curve with the right backing of innovation and advanced protection – and this award is evidence of that, said Majd Sinan, Country Manager, UAE for Trend Micro. “Our collaboration with Al Ghurair has been phenomenal and an honor for us to play a role in securing its digital estate across the cloud, networks, devices, and endpoints. We look forward to further strengthening our relationship on this milestone, for years to come and beyond.”

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro, a global cybersecurity leader, helps make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Fueled by decades of security expertise, global threat research, and continuous innovation, Trend Micro's cybersecurity platform protects hundreds of thousands of organizations and millions of individuals across clouds, networks, devices, and endpoints. As a leader in cloud and enterprise cybersecurity, the platform delivers a powerful range of advanced threat defence techniques optimized for environments like AWS, Microsoft, and Google, and central visibility for better, faster detection and response. With 7,000 employees across 65 countries, Trend Micro enables organizations to simplify and secure their connected world. 

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About Al Ghurair

Al Ghurair aims to set the standard for family business groups in the Middle East. AGI is proud of its deep roots in the UAE, which trace back over six decades. Building on this enduring legacy, the group has established diversified operations spanning more than 50 countries across the globe, employing approximately 28,000 people. Today, the Al Ghurair family name is synonymous with the development of the region and AGI builds on this long history of innovation and entrepreneurship through its operations in six distinct sectors including foods, properties, construction, energy, mobility and ventures. From its modest beginnings as a local trading business, the group continues to be guided by its purpose: ‘Enhancing Life’. In order to fulfil this, Al Ghurair is dedicated to the adoption and implementation of best practices in all areas of its business in order to enable and drive future prosperity and benefits for the communities within which it operates.

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