Bahrain reloads its Information security

Bahrain based Reload Consulting Services recently partnered with leading Indian IT companies Secure Matrix and Prism Informatics to provide information security services and IT solutions in Bahrain and across the region.

Reload Consulting Services, will act as the local provider and new business development arm for Secure Matrix, initially in Bahrain and subsequently across the Gulf.

The agreement between Reload Consulting and Secure Matrix will also create Bahrain’s first computer emergency response team (CERT). The CERT facility will benefit from the expertise and knowledge of Secure Matrix to create a comprehensive emergency response facility, including a security co-ordination centre, online monitoring and logging infrastructure and, most importantly, provide appropriate action on detection of any potential threats, such as cyber attacks.

Ahmed Husain, Managing Director of Reload Consulting Services WLL, said, “This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for Reload Consulting; with the expertise and knowledge of both Secure Matrix and Prism Informatics Ltd, two leading multinational companies in the field of e-security and IT consulting services, we will be able to significantly expand our IT support services whilst providing world-class information security services to companies of all sizes in Bahrain and across the region.”

Whereas, the second agreement signed with Prism Informatics, which is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange, will work with Reload Consulting Services to design and deliver technology solutions for the manufacturing, retail, education, pharmaceutical, banking, engineering and construction industries in Bahrain.

Welcoming the announcement, Shaikh Mohammed bin Essa Al-Khalifa, CEO, Bahrain Economic Development Board, said, “This is a real boost for the ICT services industry in Bahrain. And the decision by Secure Matrix and Prism Informatics Ltd to invest in Bahrain demonstrates the continued confidence in Bahrain. The decision is great news for the Bahraini economy and underlines our continuing attractiveness as an investment destination.”