SecureMisr acquired by Cysiv, a Trend Micro Group company
SecureMisr, a Cairo-based provider of cybersecurity services in Egypt has been acquired by Cysiv, a US-based cyber security services company that was launched in 2018 by Trend Micro, a global player in cyber security solutions. SecureMisr, as a Cysiv company, will continue to offer all of its current penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, security operation center (SOC), training and other related consulting services, in Egypt and the Middle East.
Badr Khairy, co-founder and managing director, SecureMisr said, “We are very pleased to have been acquired by Cysiv.“The combination of SecureMisr’s deep cybersecurity expertise and long track record of success, with Cysiv’s technology platform, vision, and strong Trend Micro heritage and backing, creates a more powerful force for helping enterprises better defend themselves from cyberattacks. The acquisition highlights our highly regarded cyber expertise and service delivery capabilities, and strong presence in a region with tremendous growth potential.”
Cysiv’s VP for International Business Development, Moataz El Sayed, added, “This acquisition gives us a team of highly regarded experts with complementary skills, and well-established customer relationships that together will help launch us in the Middle East & North Africa region. With Egypt’s strong computer science and engineering university programs, Cysiv also gains access to a deep pool of highly capable cyber security talent that can support long-term, sustainable growth, and help enable us to more effectively scale our operations to support broader demand.”