Alsid is targeting the APJ region with the opening of a regional head office in Hong Kong as well as the launch of a technical delivery team in Malaysia to support new client contracts and regional partnerships.
PARIS, FRANCE - Media OutReach - 11 February 2019 - Alsid, which provides the first proactive solution to anticipate cyber attacks on Active Directory infrastructures,
announces the opening of its regional head office in Hong Kong, as well as a technical
delivery team in Malaysia that speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin & Bahasa.
This establishment, based on high
regional expertise, fits perfectly with the global strategy Alsid has been
pursuing over the last months.
The choice of a Hong Kong location for Alsid's
regional head office seemed natural. Commercial, financial, logistic hub and highly
connected, it is an attractive cyberattacks target. For example, HKCERT advised
that there were 47,134 unique security events related to Hong Kong per their 'Hong
Kong Security Watch Report (Q2 2018). * This context confirms the need to
tackle the security of the digital space with powerful and effective
Furthermore, the Hong Kong opening comes with Alsid's concurrent announcement of ambitious
partnerships across the APJ region within cybersecurity experts in their respective
markets, including Master Concept in Hong Kong and The Missing Link in Australia
as well as other strategic partners in markets such as Malaysia, Singapore &
Thanks to this strong Partners network, Alsid will now
address the complex needs of clients
established in Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia.
Ollie Kwan will manage the Hong Kong office as the VP
Sales for Alsid in APJ, thanks to his solid experience bringing other innovative
cybersecurity startups to market in the
region, such as Prolexic and PhishLine, that were subsequently acquired by
Akamai & Barracuda Networks respectively. Kenneth Teo, a 7 year Microsoft
veteran, will run the Alsid Technical Delivery Team in Asia from the Alsid
office in Malaysia.
presence will be a precious asset to expand our activities in Asia-Pacific
area. Our new partnerships combined with an
optimal business support is a keystone for our international expansion."
said Emmanuel Gras, Alsid Co-founder
The first client
contracts enhance the relevance of a local presence
Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited, a Hong Kong-based
information technology and telecommunication company, looked to a solution that
could prevent and detect advanced cyber attacks.
Their fast-growing, as well as multiple
acquisitions, made HKBN frequently targeted by the most advanced threats. Thus, by implementing Alsid's solution, the group added strong
security and integrity to a key component of the Information Systems, Active
« Being a
step ahead of attackers is key to ensuring strong security for our customers.
Alsid's solution protects our network from insider threats in a seamless and transparent
approach, so we never have to stop our
work of building the most innovative network." Eric Ho -- HKBN Co-founder &
About Alsid's solution
Alsid's solution is the first
proactive and reactive platform able to identify breaches, detect real-world
exploitation on Active Directory infrastructures and elaborate in-context
remediation plan to secure critical assets. Agentless, administrative rights
free and packaged as a service, Alsid is continuously improved to ensure
resiliency against start-of-the-art of security. Alsid hardens your directory
infrastructure, enriches your SOC capabilities with AD threat detection, and empowers
your incident response and hunting teams into investigating AD-related threats.
Alsid is a disruptive leader in corporate cybersecurity market. Founded
by experts with years of experience in the service of the State, the company
increases resiliency against modern cyberattacks,
regardless of their technical expertise, by offering practical solutions to
prevent incidents on systems guarding the company's vital assets.
Following advanced attacker
strategies, Alsid provides the first proactive solution to anticipate cyberattacks on Active Directory
infrastructures. Today, Alsid is protecting more than 2.5 million users in more
than 6 countries and helping major
companies stay safe against advanced attacks.
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