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Rik Schoonis, Territory Channel Manager at Heimdal Security tells Tahawultech.com about its unique security positioning in the global market.

Tell us about Heimdal Security and its participation at GITEX.

Heimdal is the representation of a future approach to security. We are a Europe-based security vendor based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and we have a high adoption rate throughout the world. We combine threat prevention, vulnerability management, access management, and antivirus and e-mail security into a single platform that simplifies IT operations and helps companies stop any cyberattack, keeping critical assets, information and intellectual property safe.

As for GITEX, it feels great to be here and meet people face-to-face after two years of restrictions and online meetings. It provides a great platform for us to showcase our products and solutions and network with innovative minds in the industry.

Tell us about Heimdal’s Threat Prevention capabilities.

Heimdal Threat Prevention scans users’ traffic in real time, blocking infected domains and preventing communication to cybercriminal infrastructures with minimal system footprint. Heimdal Threat Prevention is compatible with any Antivirus or Firewall and can be combined with more Heimdal products to deliver an authentic Endpoint Prevention, Detection and Response solution, in one agent and one platform. What’s more, it can be deployed in your environment in less than an hour. Its cloud-native Threat Intelligence safeguards your most precious assets against any type of threat, from human error to full-fledged malware campaigns.

What is the company’s USP in a market that is crowded and extremely competitive?

We believe that cybersecurity can be complicated enough as it is, which is why we believe our clients should get the best technologies without needing to sacrifice too many man-hours in order to make it all work. Every single cybersecurity solution in the Heimdal suite is designed to seamlessly communicate with each other, as well as integrate with other security products you’re using. This is how we manage to achieve what we hold as the golden standard in cybersecurity today – unification. All our solutions operate under one convenient roof known as the Heimdal Unified Dashboard, where you get access to all the data you need and have incisive reporting features at your fingertips.

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