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Tech First Gulf and Invicti Security join forces to strengthen cybersecurity across Africa

Tech First Gulf (TFG), a prominent value-added distributor in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, proudly announces a ground-breaking distribution partnership with Invicti Security, a global leader in web application and API security testing.

As Africa undergoes a digital transformation, adopts new technologies, and experiences rapid economic growth, the region faces an unprecedented surge in cybersecurity threats. Invicti Security, renowned for enhancing web application and API security posture, brings forth a formidable mix of accuracy, coverage, speed, automation, and scale, shaped by years of investment and catering to the needs of thousands of customers.

The official agreement, sealed in January 2024, marks a pivotal moment in advancing cybersecurity solutions tailored to the unique challenges of the MEA region. This collaboration positions TFG to champion Invicti Security’s cutting-edge web application security testing solutions across the African continent.

Leveraging TFG’s extensive network of over 2,500 partners and regional expertise, this partnership will facilitate the localized delivery of Invicti’ s products and services, effectively addressing the escalating cybersecurity needs of businesses in the region.

“We are thrilled to embark on this journey with Invicti Security, a global leader in web application security testing. This partnership underscores our commitment to delivering best-in-class cybersecurity solutions to our partners and clients in Africa. By merging Invicti’ s global experience with our regional knowledge, we aim to address the unique cybersecurity challenges faced by organisations in this dynamic market,” said Mr. Akashdeep Singh, Chief Strategy Officer at Tech First Gulf.

Alvaro Warden, Worldwide Director, Channels & Partnerships at Invicti Security, adds, “There is a significant opportunity for Invicti and TFG in Africa. Our partnership is crucial for our expansion into new verticals and geographies, while also demonstrating our dedication to providing our partners and customers with the best Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) solutions. We look forward to successful cooperation in the region in 2024 and beyond”.

Invicti Security’s comprehensive suite of web application security testing solutions is poised to play a pivotal role in Tech First Gulf’s expanding cybersecurity offering, marking a shared dedication to advancing cybersecurity practices and empowering organizations to navigate the evolving threat landscape.

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