Sapura to combine with Leonardo cyber security capabilities, providing solutions for Malaysian public and private sectors

Aerospace, defence and security specialist Leonardo and Sapura Secured Technologies (SST) have announced a collaboration to promote cyber defence and security solutions to the Malaysian public and private sectors.

SST Technologies is a 100 per cent Malaysian-owned technology-based organisation and telecommunications infrastructure and service provider. A Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) to provide solutions through a Cyber Academy and Cyber Range Development was signed at the Paris Air Show. Both companies have identified the rapidly increasing growth of the cyber landscape in Malaysia, focusing on the need for greater cyber protection of key infrastructures, with the objective to grow indigenously cyberspace protection solutions for the country.

Complex solutions for Malaysian market

Datuk Mohd Zarif Hashim, of CEO Sapura Secure Technologies and COO of the Sapura Group said: “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. Moreover, it is also a step forward in our shared objective of contributing to the growth of Malaysia’s cyber-security industry.”

Lorenzo Mariani, chief commercial officer at Leonardo added: “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 cybersecurity. Our shared ethos of dynamic and responsive innovation underpins a national desire to develop talent and set strong foundations for the future.”