Trend Micro opens new MEA headquarters in Saudi Arabia


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Trend Micro has confirmed the opening of its Middle East and Africa (MEA) headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The new MEA HQ will bolster the region’s cybersecurity ecosystem, strengthen partnerships with government entities and private organisations and accelerate the transition towards a safer digital future, in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and the digital ambitions of the wider region.

The inaugural event was held in the presence of H.E. Haytham AlOhali, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology; H.E. Iwai Fumio, Ambassador of Japan to Saudi Arabia; Faisal Bin Saud Al-Khamisi, Chairman, Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones; Eng. Muteb Al Qeny, CEO, Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones; H.E. Alrebdi Alrebdi, Vice-Governor, National Cybersecurity Authority; Kevin Simzer, Chief Operations Officer at Trend Micro; Mahendra Negi, Group Chief Finance Officer at Trend Micro; Dhanya Thakkar, Senior Vice President of Trend Micro AMEA; Dr. Moataz Bin Ali, Area Vice President & Managing Director, Trend Micro MEA and Rasheed Al Odah, Country Manager, Trend Micro, KSA.

The MEA HQ comprises of a ‘Centre of Excellence’ for expert resources to manage incident handling and response for customers and partners, an ‘Executive Briefing Center’ to host officials from both public and private sectors to showcase cutting-edge cybersecurity innovations.

The HQ will also facilitate an ‘Innovation and Learning Center’, that will provide skilling opportunities for graduates and professionals to accelerate their journeys in cyber security and information security.

Trend Micro’s efforts in the region continue to be to build resilience for enterprises and empower them to navigate the evolving threat landscape.

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