Group-IB and sirar by stc sign agreement to bolster cybersecurity in KSA

Group-IB, one of the global leaders in cybersecurity, announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with sirar by stc, a Saudi cybersecurity provider.

The agreement paves the way for Group-IB to provide its full stack of threat-hunting and intelligence solutions to sirar by stc to bolster the cybersecurity options available to companies and organizations in Saudi Arabia. These solutions include Group-IB’s Attack Surface Management and Digital Risk Protection solutions. sirar by stc will be able to offer Group-IB’s solutions as a managed service to their customers, to ensure that they have better visibility on their attack surface.

“Group-IB is delighted to deepen its cooperation with sirar by stc, a leading player in Saudi Arabia’s digital security transformation. Group-IB considers this to be a milestone achievement for the company. Group-IB is looking forward to offering its sector-leading expertise and extensive knowhow to sirar by stc, and we will look to enrich the services catalog that sirar by stc provides to its trusted clients. We see this partnership as a way to contribute to the continuing uptick in cybersecurity benchmarks in Saudi Arabia,” said Ashraf Koheil, Group-IB’s Regional Sales Director META.

“Our partnership with Group-IB underscores our continued commitment towards enhancing the cybersecurity detection and protection within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This collaboration allows sirar by stc to provide best in class Attack Surface Management and Digital Risk Protection to our customers, allowing them with the confidence to identify and protect against threats that might impact their business,” said Abdulrahman Al Manea, Chief Product and Marketing Officer from sirar by stc.

Group-IB has actively tracked emerging online threats targeting users in Saudi Arabia. According to Group-IB analysis, in 2022 alone, the credentials of more than 690,000 users in MEA were stolen by cybercriminals who leveraged RedLine Stealer and other malware types. Threat actors also set their sights on several of the region’s top banking applications, using TeaBot, ERMAC, Coper, and Hydra Android malware types.