Trend Micro lauds DDA’s efforts for its excellence in cybersecurity

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, recognized the Department of Digital Ajman (DDA), for placing cyber security at the center of its strategy, vision, and commitment to enhance the competitiveness of the Emirate.

During GITEX Global 2021, Trend Micro presented DDA with a special award for its excellent contribution in championing to secure the Emirate’s digital transformation journey, in line with the Ajman vision. The award was presented by Dr. Moataz Bin Ali, Vice President and Managing Director, MENA for Trend Micro to H.E. Mrs. Dina Fares, Acting Director General at DDA, Eng. Hamad Ibrahim Al Balushi, Manager of Network and Information Security at DDA, and Mohammad Wail Wajih Khachfa, Network Security Specialist at DDA.

The global pandemic brought daunting challenges to governments across the world in protecting their digital infrastructure from cyber-attacks. To remain ahead of the curve, DDA decided to reimagine its approach to security to not only protect but also enhance the digital experience of users and customers. After thorough evaluations and consultations on its network and data center protection, the entity partnered with Trend Micro to integrate a multilayered cybersecurity strategy to combat the modern-day threat landscape. DDA adopted solutions such as Trend Micro’s Tipping Point Threat Protection System, Deep Discovery Inspector, and Deep Security Software to protect its infrastructure, workforce, and processes – thus elevating its entire cyber security posture.

“The pandemic has forced the world into a digital era where cyber security becomes a critical component to protect our society at large,” says H.E. Mrs. Dina Fares, Acting Director General at DDA, Eng. Hamad Ibrahim Al Balushi, Manager of Network and Information Security at DDA, DDA. “With our continued efforts to pursue the Ajman vision, we strive to transform the Emirate into a modern and integrated city, and that calls on us to choose trusted partners that will protect our digital journey. Trend Micro has provided us with exactly what we needed to enhance our security posture. This partnership has accelerated DDA’s digital strides and will continue to support our future efforts as we work towards achieving our vision.”

“Today’s award is a tribute to DDA’s commitment to cyber security, which goes a long way in speaking volumes about its vision and leadership,” said Dr. Moataz Bin Ali, VP and Managing Director at MENA at Trend Micro. “We are honored to support DDA in its journey by empowering the organization with best-in-class cyber security innovations to protect its digital infrastructure – and pursue its efforts for a more digital Ajman, in line with the Ajman vision.”