Dubai: Moro Hub, the digital service provider owned by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and Thales, a global leader in advanced technologies within the domains of Security and Digital Identity, have signed an agreement to redefine the landscape for physical and cyber security services in the UAE.
On the sidelines of the Dubai Airshow 2023, and in the presence of Mr. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, and Mr. Patrice Cain, Chairman and CEO of Thales, the agreement was signed by Mr. Marwan Bin Haidar, Vice Chairman Group CEO of Digital DEWA and Mr. Elias Merrawe, Vice-President, Civil Business of Thales in the Middle East.
The partnership is expected to bring forth a wide range of cutting-edge solutions designed to strengthen the digital infrastructures in the region to ensure uncompromised data protection and security.
“Given the rapid expansion of digital connectivity, protecting the critical infrastructure of organizations and companies has become of utmost importance. Our alliance with Thales underscores our shared commitment to enhancing cyber defense capabilities through the utilization of Moro’s advanced technological solutions and Thales’ industry-leading expertise. Our goal is to position Dubai as a global hub for advanced cybersecurity solutions,” Mr. Al Tayer added.
According to the agreement, Moro Hub will provide a range of cybersecurity services to both public and private enterprises, including the implementation of a physical security platform to enhance physical security measures by integrating cutting-edge technologies and sophisticated surveillance mechanisms.
In addition, the partnership will provide specialized IT/OT Cyber Consulting Services to bridge the gap between Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT), as well as implement robust Data Protection and Security Solutions to safeguard critical data from breaches and unauthorized access.
The partnership will also offer Detect and Respond Services, equipped with advanced threat monitoring systems to proactively identify and neutralize potential security breaches swiftly.
Mr. Merrawe pointed out that, “At Thales, we are driven by the pursuit of innovation. We are constantly striving to create a safer world through cutting-edge technology solutions. Our collaboration with Moro Hub underscores our commitment to delivering comprehensive security services, thereby building trust and resilience in an increasingly interconnected digital ecosystem. The new agreement will contribute to equipping the UAE with unique and sovereign technology capabilities in line with We the UAE 2031.”