ABU DHABI and DUBAI, UAE, November 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Cyber security specialist has grown exponentially in the 12 months since stepping out onto the public stage
DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, is marking one year since it began communicating and showcasing its expertise to the public with a major presence at the RSA Conference Abu Dhabi 2016. Over the last 12 months the firm has seen its staff numbers increase tenfold to over 500, with its geographic presence expanding to markets including Canada, Belarus, Finland and China. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161115/439519 ) DarkMatter's meteoric growth mirrors the requirement for the development of more sophisticated cyber security solutions as the modern threat landscape continues to evolve and expand. Over the last 12 months, DarkMatter has been dedicated to supporting its clients in the development of cyber resilience solutions aimed at safeguarding their highly-prized digital information and environments. Commenting on achieving this milestone, Faisal Al Bannai, DarkMatter Founder and Chief Executive Officer said, " We believe we are at the intersection of the correct time, correct geography, and correct outlook to be able to effect real change in cyber security.Throughout the course of the last 12 months we havesaid the security approach for the IT sector is outdated andvulnerable in light of digital transformation. As such, as a society we need to recalibrate our approach and implementation of cyber securitywithin digital environmentsin order to sustain ourmodernway of life."Faisal Al Bannai continued, "I would like to thankour stakeholders for having faith in our ability to deliver on ourvision to'protect the future by securing its technologies', and we look forward to furtherengagement andsuccessin delivering peace of mind across digital platforms in the years to come." Major developments at DarkMatter during the course of the last 12 months include: The development and delivery of a secure communications application used by governments; the extension of the firm's already formidable service portfolio to include a blockchain software development kit, big data and analytics, test and validation labs, and Cyber Resilience Platform; and the selection of DarkMatter as one of only 30 companies included from over 2,200 around the world to participate in the Dubai Future Accelerators initiative.