Umniah Organized the "Information Security Day" Conference Assisting Institutions to Comply with the Jordanian Data Protection Regulations

Umniah Organized the "Information Security Day" Conference Assisting Institutions to Comply with the Jordanian Data Protection Regulations December 3rd, 2018 – Amman, Jordan: Umniah, a subsidiary of Batelco Bahrain, organized the "Information Security Day" conference last month in cooperation with Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions. The conference affirms Umniah’s role as a leader Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) for both public and private sector institutions. At the conference, experts presented the services that support institutions in complying with the Jordanian data protection regulations through Umniah’s Security Operation Center (SOC), to more than 80 local participants. These services relay on Fortinet’s technologies, which include FortiGate next generation firewalls (NGFW) and FortiMail secure email gateway. Umniah CEO Ziad Shatara, speaking about the event, said, "Umniah is proud to collaborate with Fortinet, an international company with long experience in providing world-class technologies for protecting data and network. Fortinet is considered a pioneer in providing next generation firewall technologies through its FortiGate solution." Shatara went on to add, "Umniah continues to upgrade the level of its services to provide value-added information and communications technology (ICT) solutions through partnerships with leading international technology provider companies, those are combined with long experience in their fields. Today’s specialized conference presents the most prominent solutions for protecting the data of institutions and their clients from breaching data privacy and confidentiality. We are looking forward to expanding the scope of work with Fortinet in the near future." Shatara stressed that Umniah, as the only company that provides pioneering and advanced services to its clients in the business sector, will continue to enable the latest evolved technologies in the field to assist institutions and upgrade the national economy, which will reflect positively on end-clients. Alain Penel, VP Middle East and Pakistan at Fortinet said, “Fortinet is proud to provide its products and solutions in the Jordanian market through Umniah, a company that has continuously proven its outstanding track-record." He noted that Umniah's continued strategy is to provide its clients with the best in the field of network and information security protection, which is why Fortinet have chosen it as its Jordanian partner. He went on to explain that Fortinet’s products and solutions are characterized by their high flexibility and low cost, particularly when delivered by a MSSP, satisfying the needs of institutions and providing consistently reliable monitoring and protection from digital penetrations. Umniah is the first telecommunications operator in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to provide a full portfolio of Managed Security Services (MSS) through its accredited Security Operation Center (SOC), which has received the internationally-recognized ISO 27001 certification. -End-