20th October 2021 –Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today lauded the efforts of Majid Al Futtaim Retail – operator of Carrefour in the Middle East, Africa and Asia – for its remarkable dedication to adopting best practices in cybersecurity to protect its IT environment.
On the sidelines of GITEX 2021, Trend Micro presented Majid Al Futtaim Retail with a special award for its resilience in cybersecurity. The award was presented by Dr. Moataz Bin Ali, Vice President and Managing Director, MENA for Trend Micro to Richard Oluseye Ogunkeye, Head of Security and Privacy, Majid Al Futtaim Retail.
The company has been safeguarding its regional operations by adopting various Trend Micro innovations over the past 5 years. The company which operates Carrefour in 17 countries, will now go into phase two of the collaboration with Trend Micro by adopting Trend Micro Vision One – Managed XDR services to strengthen its security stance in the region to combat cyber threats of the future.
Choosing Trend Micro as its preferred security partner, Majid Al Futtaim Retail has accelerated its digital transformation journey, while protecting more than 10,000 endpoints, over 2,500 servers, and multiple networks. With 17 data centers in multiple locations, the company’s cybersecurity infrastructure has been reinforced and centralized by Trend Micro solutions, directly from the UAE, having both, SOC (Security Operations Centers) and DOC (Data Operations Centre) teams based in Dubai.
“These last five years have been nothing short of spectacular in protecting Majid Al Futtaim Retail’s digital transformation journey,” said Dr. Moataz Bin Ali, Vice President and Managing Director, MENA for Trend Micro. “Today’s award is a testament of its excellence in Cybersecurity, and we are honoured to be part of this journey. The trust that organizations like Majid Al Futtaim Retail have placed in Trend Micro encourages us to continue our efforts in making strides to innovate – and empower organizations to protect, detect and respond to threats better and succeed in the new digital economy.”