Globe strengthens cybersecurity measures
MANILA, March 17 (PNA) -- Globe Telecom has further strengthened its initiatives on data security amid increasing threats of cyber attacks endangering both government and the private sector.
The company’s information and communications technology arm Globe Business has recognized that there has been an upswing in cybersecurity threats given the increased focus on digital transformation in both public and private sectors.
“The frequency and sophistication of cyber-attacks and breaches are on the rise across all industries. Because we always take security seriously, Globe Business has evolved to put itself in the best position to protect its customers by growing its Managed Security Services portfolio and improving its expertise and ability to deliver these solutions,” Globe Business Senior Advisor Mike Frausing said in a statement.
Its Advanced Security Operations Center (ASOC), powered by Trustwave, houses the infrastructure and teams which provide services such as customer service platform management, threat detection, threat hunting, and incident response to help businesses address advanced information security threats.
The ASOC combines local threat awareness from Globe, with global threat visibility from Trustwave's network, which is supported by a team of more than 1,600 cyber security professionals worldwide.
The facility provides enterprises with real-time monitoring and protection against cyber threats through sharing threat intelligence, threat data analytics and advanced security information.
Furthermore, Globe Business has also partnered with Singtel to further boost its expertise on delivering comprehensive cybersecurity solutions.
“It is imperative for businesses and the government to stay one step ahead of such cyber threats. This partnership leverages Globe Telecom’s understanding of the Philippine landscape, Singtel’s expertise in providing managed services, and Trustwave’s experience in delivering enterprise-grade managed security services,” according to Frausing.
Globe Telecom’s strategic partnership with Singtel, the ecosystem of cybersecurity players such as Trustwave and Palo Alto Network, complements its existing partnerships with FireEye and Arbor, and strengthens the services and solutions that help keep customers secure from ever-evolving threats.
The collaboration of Globe Business with best-of-breed technology partners has allowed to provide a comprehensive suite of cybersecurity services such as Vulnerability Assessment, Network Security, Application Security and Content Security, Anti-DDoS, Endpoint Security and Access Control, and Security Management.
Its enhanced Managed Security Service ensures that it maintains to be well positioned to address evolving threats that put Globe and its customers at risk. (PNA)