Dubai-headquartered IT solutions company PROW has agreed to utilise Naoris’ AI and blockchain-based platform to help secure its clients’ networks. PROW manages IT projects across a range of sectors including government, healthcare and retail. The partnership becomes Naoris’ first official launch within the Middle East region.
Naoris and PROW have signed a partnership that will include a thorough assessment of PROW’s framework, following implementation of Naoris’ ecosystem across PROW’s key data infrastructures.
The agreement will provide a robust system for PROW as it delivers cloud-based solutions and digital transformations for leading tech companies. PROW’s partners include Cisco and HP.
Multiple high profile infrastructure, construction, IT and government projects in the Middle East have necessitated the requirement for robust cybersecurity networks. Analysts at International Data Corporation (IDC) predict that the cybersecurity market within the region will double over the coming four years to $22.14bn in 2022 (up from $11.38bn in 2017).
The current cybersecurity model means that multiple devices on the same network can provide an entry point for hackers to gain access to the entire system — which could have huge consequences,
especially in governmental and healthcare digital arenas.
Naoris’ infinitely scalable platform, the Naoris Security Ecosystem (Naoris SE), offers near-instantaneous detection and reporting of cyber threats, facilitating a consensually approved fix action without the need to rely on a central point of failure to command changes. Results are then disseminated onto an immutable ledger, where they become accessible and independently auditable.
The platform’s rule-bound and distributed consensus ecosystem allows fixes to occur before attacks have time to spread. Each node in the blockchain acts as an additional distributed layer of protection, which means that while traditionally networks become weaker as more devices are connected, Naoris’ solution allows networks to become exponentially more secure and agile as they expand.
David Carvalho Founder and CEO of Naoris, commented: “The Middle East is experiencing an ever-changing shift of data networks following its rapid advancement with digital technologies. This has led to further requirements of robust cybersecurity systems within private and public sector organisations. The blockchain provides a novel and effective way of protecting typically hard to defend environments from cyber threats and ensuring no end-point provides a threat for the network or its data. We are pleased that PROW has agreed to utilise our platform across its networks. As project managers and IT experts, PROW can see that we will be invaluable to its clients and offer well-guarded solutions as its networks grow larger and more complex.”