Boeing, SecureTech Partner to Enhance UAE Cybersecurity

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SecureTech will collaborate to jointly offer solutions that protect critical data and national infrastructure for customers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the region through a cybersecurity agreement signed today during the 2013 International Defence Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi.

The memorandum of agreement outlines a joint strategy for improving the cybersecurity capabilities of enterprise, government, and defense customers in the UAE and builds on the strengths of the respective partners. Boeing will provide advanced data analytics, network security, and cybersecurity simulation capabilities to the UAE market through its partner SecureTech. SecureTech will contribute market expertise within the region, strong local partnerships, and talented information technology professionals.

"SecureTech and Boeing bring together a solid blend of innovation, skill, and industry-leading experience to deliver strategic security solutions for customers within the United Arab Emirates," said SecureTech Chief Executive Officer Abdulla Al Neaimi.

"This memorandum of agreement represents a commitment to a long-term, cooperative partnership to support the region in the growing area of cybersecurity," said Bryan Palma, vice president of Boeing Cyber and Security Solutions. "As the United Arab Emirates continues to improve its cybersecurity capabilities, we are proud to offer the Boeing suite of solutions through our proven partner, SecureTech."

Source: The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA)
Date: Feb 19, 2013