Leonardo and Sapura Secured Technologies (SST) of Malaysia will work together to promote cyber defence and security solutions through Cyber Academy and Cyber Range Development to the Malaysian public and private sectors.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by the two companies at the Paris Air Show. The companies have identified the rapidly increasing growth of the cyber landscape in Malaysia looking in particular at the need for greater cyber protection of key infrastructures, with the objective to grow indigenously cyberspace protection solutions for the country.
“Taking into account Leonardo’s consolidated industrial and technological capabilities, together with its outstanding human capital and constant attention to innovation, SST envisions forward looking strategies in developing complex solutions for the Malaysian market through this partnership,” said Datuk Mohd Zarif Hashim, CEO Sapura Secure Technologies & COO Sapura Group. “Moreover, it is also a step forward in our shared objective of contributing to the growth of Malaysia’s cyber-security industry.”
“Sapura Secured Technologies’ regional market and complex technical programme expertise complements Leonardo’s international experience drawn from their work with high profile customers such as NATO, for the provision of quality through life cyber security,” said Lorenzo Mariani, Chief Commercial Officer at Leonardo.