Together they will design and develop a diverse portfolio of services and solutions for the company’s government and business clients.
Zain KSA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with StarLink for cybersecurity and cloud computing services (StarLink MDMC) to discuss further collaboration opportunities between the two organizations.
The MoU demonstrates Zain KSA’s success in promoting the deployment and expansion of 5G applications in the Kingdom, especially in the business sector. This will be achieved through a state-of-the-art digital infrastructure that enhances the use of future 5G applications, providing a solid foundation for cyber security that reinforces reliability and safe operating practices.
The MoU was signed on the sidelines of Black Hat, an IT and Cybersecurity event that took place for the first time in the Middle East Edition in Riyadh between November 15 – 17 2022. The event was organized by the Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming and the Entertainment Authority.
According to the MoU, the two parties will discuss potential cooperation opportunities and continue to increase cyber security services, technologies, and solutions, discuss feasible and effective solutions for business development. Together they will design and develop a diverse portfolio of services and solutions for the company’s government and business clients. In addition, the MoU also includes an AI-powered Intelligent Automation platform to support customers in the region with their digital transformation initiatives.
Commenting on the MoU, Eng. Saad bin Abdul Rahman Al-Sadhan, Chief Business and Retail Officer at Zain KSA, said: “The MoU consolidates the strategic partnership we have built to create an integrated and secure digital ecosystem for all internet communication services and applications The Kingdom, as this supports national efforts to build a smart and secure ICT economy, improve economic diversification, increase business results and improve the quality of life, in line with the goals of Saudi Vision 2030. With the launch of our new 5G services and applications, cloud solutions , the Internet of Things, blockchain, robots and drones, we empower our customers from various sectors with the highest levels of data security and integrity, complying with best practices and striving for the development of cybersecurity risk management requirements.”
Mahmoud Nimer, President of StarLink, said: “Partnering with Zain KSA, the pioneer of mobile communication, will expand our space to spread the culture of cybersecurity in the State and the region by bringing high-quality services and products to help customers combine advanced technology and data security in a way to improve business. This maximizes the potential of technical solutions and services within a flexible framework to help address any potential cyber risks or threats. “