Moro Hub & EY unveil UAE’s 1st AI driven Managed Security Service for OT

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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UAE’s Moro Hub, in association with EY, has launched its first Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven managed services for Operation Technology (OT) in Cyber Defense Centre (CDC) in the Emirates.

Moro Hub is a subsidiary of Digital DEWA, the digital arm of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and EY has been recognized as a GCC leader in professional security services and is known for its innovative services within the global cybersecurity consulting industry.

Hosted in Dubai, Moro OT CDC is powered with next-generation technologies such as Data Lake, Artificial Intelligence, and staffed with real-world experienced data scientists, OT and IoT experts, Threat Intelligent, and cyber defense experts.

According to the statement, “Demonstrating its commitment to enhance the cyber security of UAE’s Critical National Infrastructure, Moro OT CDC continuously monitors the ever-evolving threat landscape and provides the appropriate response.”

Dr. Ahmed Alketbi, Chief Information Security Officer of Moro Hub, said that the launch of this service will assist organizations dealing with OT/IoT systems to protect from cyber threats and manage cybersecurity incidents through timely threat detection and swift incident response.

“We are confident that this new OT Cyber Defense Centre will not only strengthen the region’s cybersecurity resiliency and response capability, but its cutting-edge services and its team expertise, will offer better business efficiency and streamline critical infrastructure safety, reliability, and productivity,” Dr. Alketbi added.

“EY is excited to bring advanced cybersecurity monitoring for critical OT and IoT infrastructure to the region through the partnership with Moro Hub. Cybersecurity monitoring on operational networks and IoT is more paramount than ever as the region continues to see a surge of cybersecurity attacks, along with the advancement in digital disruption and integration of OT and IoT systems. Together, EY and Moro Hub will provide world-class cybersecurity monitoring services to clients to address this critical gap in the market,” commented Mr. Clinton Firth, Global Energy Cybersecurity Leader at EY.

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