Resecurity brings threat intelligence into spotlight at Black Hat MEA 2022


CTI, DRM, Middle East, Africa, Black Hat, Cybersecurity

Resecurity, a California-based cybersecurity company protecting major Fortune 500 giants worldwide, showcased its award-winning Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) and Digital Risk Monitoring (DRM) solutions at Black Hat Middle East & Africa 2022 (MEA) held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on November 15-17, 2022.

Black Hat, the undisputed top cybersecurity event and infosec training for over two decades globally, now launches Black Hat MEA to engage a region all set for growth and success in ICT security.

In 2021, its previous avatar @Hack achieved several remarkable milestones, including 127% more attendees than the original target; a CTF competition with over 300 teams vying for a prize fund of SAR1m; and 182 international solution providers across the infosec spectrum.

Founded in 1997, Black Hat is widely attended by cybersecurity executives, professionals, investors academics, and vendors. Black Hat is held in Asia, The United States, and Europe on an annual basis.

Black Hat MEA acts as a major capacity-building platform, bringing to the region elite level infosec professionals to train people and help to ensure the great goals of Vision 2030 remain secure and safe from criminal and hostile cyber threats within the information security community.

The topic of threat intelligence is of a special interest due to new regulations brought by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA). This year the financial industry regulator required all financial institutions to implement threat intelligence in scope of existing Cybersecurity Framework.

That requires all banks, e-commerce, insurance companies to have proper Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) in place, along with proper procedures, updating threat feeds and tools to collect, analyse and disseminate actionable information about cyber threats within the enterprise.

Saudi Arabia undergoes a significant digital transformation in the public and private sector following the progressive Vision 2030 agenda making the Kingdom one of the leading global players in trade and supply chain economics – what makes the region an attractive target for cybercriminals, APT groups and nation-state actors.

Vision 2030 is a strategic framework that aims to transform the Saudi economy from one which is focused strongly on hydrocarbons, to one which is enabled by future technology, igniting the world’s best innovations.

It will empower females and youth, and bring about a new era of sustainable, clean energy which will help to power the smart cities of tomorrow. With hundreds of billions of dollars being invested in Giga projects like NEOM, comes the responsibility to protect the new electronic and digital infrastructure that will act as the lifeblood of this great transformation.

This year Resecurity was recognized as a top threat intelligence vendor included in the latest Frost & Sullivan “Global Threat Intelligence Platforms Market 2022” report along with Anomali and Recorded Future.

The success was doubled by receiving a “Gold Winner” in 3 categories by Cybersecurity Excellence Awards 2022 – Cyber Threat Intelligence, Threat Hunting and Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) for North America. The company competitive advantages highlighted in Frost Radar for Threat Intelligence Platforms include strong Human Intelligence (HUMINT) capabilities with global coverage and the largest Dark Web data repository containing billions of indexed historical records and threat actors profiles useful for threat intelligence analysts, cybercrime investigators and risk management professionals.

The product portfolio also contains specialized data sets for fraud prevention and counter-fraud platform purposely designed for financial institutions and payment systems to mitigate financial theft and account takeover.

“Resecurity is providing state-of-art cybersecurity and risk management solutions to combat the emerging threats targeting the industry. This year, we achieved phenomenal success in protecting major financial institutions and their customers from fraudulent activity, and successfully safeguarding major enterprises across key market verticals in Saudi Arabia,” said Christian Lees, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Resecurity, Inc.

Notably, the company remains the only one currently published threat intelligence provider on Oracle Marketplace, being able to deliver solution as a SaaS via Oracle Cloud with fully compliant data-center in Jeddah and also on-premises deployment options to guarantee data retention within the region.

Oracle is a certified Level 1 cloud provider, as defined by the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) in Saudi Arabia. Since Resecurity solutions are hosted in the country, they are aligned with the Kingdom’s Cloud Computing Regulatory Framework (CCRF) and compliant with the National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA) security models which makes them uniquely positioned and fully compliant for implementation under Saudi regulations.

Resecurity’s dynamic “cloud-first” strategy is highlighted by the availability of products via Microsoft Azure Marketplace and Amazon AWS available across variety of regions. To reduce fragmentation, Resecurity is following a unified platform-as-a-service (PaaS) model, combining critical components of security service edge (SSE) and scalable data lake containing a massive volume of actionable cyber threat intelligence data and associated telemetry useful for implementation into security information and event management (SIEM), security operations centre (SOC), cyber fusion center (CFS) and third-party systems and applications.

Resecurity delivers 365/24/7 comprehensive protection across enterprise ecosystem covering apps, services, networks, cloud, and users leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), data science and machine learning (ML).

Resecurity is a cybersecurity company that delivers a unified platform for endpoint protection, risk management, and cyber threat intelligence. Known for providing best-of-breed data-driven intelligence solutions, Resecurity’s services and platforms focus on early-warning identification of data breaches and comprehensive protection against cybersecurity risks.

Founded in 2016, it has been globally recognized as one of the world’s most innovative cybersecurity companies with the sole mission of enabling organizations to combat cyber threats regardless of how sophisticated they are.

Most recently, Resecurity was named as one of the Top 10 fastest-growing private cybersecurity companies in Los Angeles, California by Inc. Magazine. An Official Member of Infragard, AFCEA, NDIA, SIA, FS-ISAC and the American Chamber of Commerce in Saudi Arabia (AmChamKSA).


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