Group-IB partners with Spire Solutions to bolster Middle East’s cyber environment

Group-IB, one of the leading solution providers dedicated to detecting and preventing cyberattacks, identifying online fraud, investigating high-tech crimes, and intellectual property protection, has signed a partnership agreement with Spire Solutions, the Middle East region’s leading value-added distributor. The partnership will allow the Middle East region’s enterprises, private, and public companies to enhance their cybersecurity posture with Group-IB’s ecosystem of innovative threat hunting and intelligence, anti-fraud and digital risk protection solutions and award-winning services.

The Middle East and GCC region is home to some of the world’s biggest financial and industrial hubs. Naturally, this turns the region into an attractive target for both financially motivated threat actors and APT groups. The GCC’s efforts to enhance its cyber resilience requires and industry-tailored cyber threat intelligence, digital risk protection, and investigation tools . The partnership between Group-IB and Spire Solutions will enable this by providing comprehensive solutions to customers.

This partnership will allow customers in the region to leverage the full suite of Group-IB’s service and product portfolio including their Group-IB Threat Intelligence, Managed Extended Detection and Response, Fraud Protection, and Digital Risk Protection solutions. Group-IB’s leading cybersecurity ecosystem and patented innovative technologies help cybersecurity teams consolidate, prioritize, and respond to threats facing their organization.

Earlier this year, Group-IB inaugurated its regional headquarters and MEA Threat Intelligence & Research Center to support the region’s fight against cybercrime. The distribution agreement with Spire Solutions underscores Group-IB’s vision to continue expanding its market reach in the Middle East and GCC region.

Spire Solutions has a proven track record of supporting customers in the Middle East by successfully introducing several new cybersecurity solutions. Serving more than 15 countries in the region, Spire is one of the leading value-added distributors of niche cyber security solutions and services. Spire has built a reputation of being the preferred security partner to CISOs of several government organizations and enterprises. For more than a decade, Spire has been empowering its partners by providing awareness of the local security and threat landscape and has a dedicated division focusing on cyber threat intelligence, comprehensive risk protection, and response.

The Middle East and GCC is one of the fastest-growing and demanding markets striving for continuous improvement in all aspects including government, services, banking with cybersecurity at the forefront. We are excited to be represented by Spire Solutions in the region. The company has a wide network of partners and substantial technical expertise in the region. Spire Solutions’ well-established operations will facilitate Group-IB’s efforts to secure an increasing number of companies in the Middle East and GCC region against constantly evolving threats and assist them in adopting a comprehensive cybersecurity approach.

Ashraf Koheil
Ashraf Koheil

Group-IB MEA Director of Business Development

As they fast-track their digital transformation journey, governments and enterprises in the region are increasingly encountering a growing number of cyber risks, threats and attacks. By joining forces with Group-IB, we aim to deliver comprehensive protection to our customers and build a vibrant regional cybersecurity ecosystem. Spire Solutions partnered with Group-IB owing to their expertise in threat intelligence, detecting and preventing cyberattacks, online fraud, and IP protection. Under the distribution agreement, we will promote Group-IB’s technologies, help to expand their regional footprint, and grow potential business opportunities through our regional sales and marketing expertise, extensive partner network, and strong customer portfolio.

Rami Refaat
Rami Refaat

Head of Cyber Threat Intelligence Business Unit at Spire Solutions

Through this cooperation, Group-IB and Spire Solutions aim to assist existing and potential customers in the region through threat hunting and intelligence, best-in-class fraud prevention solutions, and high-profile cyber investigations to bolster their digital posture.

About Group-IB

Group-IB, with its headquarters in Singapore, is one of the leading providers of solutions dedicated to detecting and preventing cyberattacks, identifying online fraud, investigating high-tech crimes, and protecting intellectual property. The company’s Threat Intelligence and Research Centers are located in the Middle East (Dubai), the Asia-Pacific (Singapore), and Europe (Amsterdam).

Group-IB’s Unified Risk Platform is an ecosystem of solutions that understands each organization’s threat profile and tailors defenses against them in real-time from a single interface. The Unified Risk Platform provides complete coverage of the cyber response chain. Group-IB’s products and services consolidated in Group-IB’s Unified Risk Platform include Group-IB’s Threat IntelligenceManaged XDRDigital Risk ProtectionFraud ProtectionAttack Surface ManagementBusiness Email ProtectionAudit & ConsultingEducation & TrainingDigital Forensics & Incident ResponseManaged Detection & Response, and Cyber Investigations.

Group-IB’s technological leadership and R&D capabilities are built on the company’s 19 years of hands-on experience in cybercrime investigations worldwide and more than 70,000 hours of cybersecurity incident response accumulated in our leading DFIR Laboratory, High-Tech Crime Investigations Department, and round-the-clock CERT-GIB.

Group-IB is an active partner in global investigations led by international law enforcement organizations such as Europol and INTERPOL. Group-IB is also a member of the Europol European Cybercrime Centre’s (EC3) Advisory Group on Internet Security, which was created to foster closer cooperation between Europol and its leading non-law enforcement partners.

Group-IB’s experience in threat hunting and cyber intelligence has been fused into an ecosystem of highly sophisticated software and hardware solutions designed to monitor, identify, and prevent cyberattacks. Group-IB’s mission is to protect its clients in cyberspace every day by creating and leveraging innovative solutions and services.

Group-IB’s experience in threat hunting and cyber intelligence has been fused into an ecosystem of highly sophisticated software and hardware solutions designed to monitor, identify, and prevent cyberattacks. Group-IB’s mission is to fight high-tech crime while protecting our clients in cyberspace and helping them achieve their goals. To do so, we analyze cyber threats, develop our infrastructure to monitor them, respond to incidents, investigate complex high-tech crimes, and design unique technologies, solutions, and services to counteract adversaries.