Cyber security partnerships keep smart cities safe, say GITEX experts

DarkMatter launches solutions and partnerships to secure citizen data

Global Smart Cities will be kept safe by public-private partnerships in cyber security, agreed tech players during GITEX Technology Week.

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Faisal Al Bannai, CEO of DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, and the event’s official Cyber Security Innovation Partner, launched the first-of-its-kind Cyber Resilience Platform to visualise cyber security readiness, and the first-of-its-kind enterprise-ready blockchain offerings for Smart Cities and smart systems.

Protecting citizen data, DarkMatter announced partnerships with NetApp for secure storage and Big Data analytics, and with vArmour for end-to-end data centre and cloud security.