Thursday 3rd, November 2016 (Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) – Seclore, the market leader in Enterprise Digital Rights Management (EDRM) – will present its range of EDRM data-centric security solutions at the 12th SABIC Technical Conference in Jubail Industrial City, November 6-9, which will focus on IT and security solutions. Seclore’s latest survey by ESG amongst 200 companies revealed that 98 percent of respondents cited the loss of sensitive data as a top or significant concern.
The theme of Seclore’s presentation is ‘Protecting Your External Collaboration with Persistent Data-Centric Security.’ . Seclore, which has been working with SABIC for the last two years on data security, has recently appointed Data Wide as a new distributor of Saudi Arabia. Data Wide provides IT and information security solutions for organizations across Saudi Arabia from its offices in Riyadh and Jeddah.
“Interest in EDRM in the GCC region, including Saudi Arabia, is rapidly increasing.To sustain and accelerate this growth, Seclore is committing additional technical and customer service support to the region,” stated Uraz Farukh, Country Manager of Saudi Arabia for Seclore. “With increased sharing of information to support outsourcing and third party partnerships, the benefits of EDRM are clearly being seen across a range of sectors including banking, financial services, manufacturing and telecoms. Seclore is starting to see EDRM take a greater share of the increasing IT investment in the region in 2016 and 2017. Our new relationship with Data Wide will ensure we are able to support the growing demand for security solutions in Saudi Arabia and our presence at the SABIC Technical Conference is an excellent way of showcasing our solutions and partnership with Data Wide.”
DATA Wide supports customers throughout their IT infrastructure management lifecycle and deploys technologies to enable enterprises to leverage IT and achieve and enhance operational efficiency, speed, cost efficiency and productivity. In addition to the energy, telecoms, education, retail and government sectors, the company already works with many of the leading banks in Saudi Arabia.
Mr. Mohammed Omer Farooq, Sales Director of Data Wide, added: “Data Wide’s IT & Security portfolio comprises our deep industry expertise in cyber security and our ongoing commitment to add value to our clients’ businesses. Set against the backdrop of the alarming increase in cyber attacks in GCC countries, and increasing collaboration between organisations, there is a clear and growing need for companies in Saudi Arabia to protect their sensitive information. The advanced and persistent security solutions from Seclore will address this critical market need and we are extremely happy to partner with them to meet huge need gap in the Saudi market.”
A new survey from ESG, Securing Information in the Age of External Collaboration,* concludes that more than 1 in 4 companies believes it’s very likely that sensitive data has been stolen by third party vendors. 98 percent of respondents cited the loss of sensitive data as a top or significant concern. Commonly stated reasons for data loss include emails sent to the wrong person (67 percent), unauthorized access (64 percent) and lost portable storage devices (61 percent).
Seclore’s EDRM solution was named one of the KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2016, recognising software products that break new territory in helping organizations achieve their knowledge management goals.