e-Cop Announces Expansion Plan to Bangkok, Thailand
Leading Info-Security player to extend regional reach.
SINGAPORE, 06 SEPTEMBER 2006 - e-Cop, the leading and trusted provider of critical Info-Security technologies and services, announced its plan to establish an office in Thailand. There for the Bangkok ICT Expo 2006 where he delivered a speech titled "Trends, Challenges and Success Stories of Security Operation Centres," Mr. Eddie Chau, President and CEO of e-Cop, shared the company's strategy for expansion to the Kingdom.
"Ranked third in ASEAN in terms of IT security spending and with the growing sophistication and need for organisations to better secure themselves, we believe this is the right time for e-Cop to establish our presence in the Thai market and build on our existing pool of customers in Thailand. We intend to provide the local enterprises and government organisations the right counsel, solutions and strategy to safeguard their data and information that are crucial to their business, be it on an outsourced and/or in-sourced basis. Either way, we have the expertise and experience" said Chau.
e-Cop's methodologies and technology philosophy are centred on the internationally accepted best practices framework for Information Security Management System, which e-Cop practices as a BS7799/ISO 27001 organisation. The company, a member of the global Forum for Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST)**, and the Corporate Executive Programme (CEP)*** has bagged multiple industry accolades, the latest of which is the 2006 China Information Security-Most Trusted Brand Award. Its award-winning Cyclops Enterprise Security Management (Cyclops ESM) technology is currently undergoing the global Common Criteria (CC) evaluation at product evaluation 4 (EAL4), a level that has not been achieved by any ESM solution to date.
"Thailand's Info-Security market has great potential and it is an important market to us. The government is currently promoting the Financial and Aviation industry extensively. With our strong customer-base anchored by financial institutions, governments and telcos, we have the proven track record to assist this growing sector with a range of holistic enterprise security management solutions," said Mr. Lim Kok Keng, Managing Director and Regional VP of e-Cop.
e-Cop's operates multiple BS7799/ISO27001 certified Global Command Centres (GCC) in Asia Pacific. It has offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, India and Indonesia, with the seventh in Thailand to be opened soon.
* BS 7799/ISO 27001 is an international standard that sets out the requirements of good practice for Information Security Management.
**FIRST is the premier global organisation and recognised leader in incident response
*** CEP is the worldwide organisation that promotes collaboration and shared knowledge against threats and risk.
e-Cop, the TRUSTED provider of critical info-security technologies and services, helps governments and enterprises worldwide manage their info-security threats and risks.
Leveraging on e-Cop's innovative technology and professional expertise, organizations can effectively manage the challenging tasks in info-security today, such as info-security management, infrastructure monitoring and real-time threat response. This is achieved through reliance on e-Cop's Global Command Centres (GCC) or e-Cop's deployment of cutting-edge technologies for independent Security Operations Centres.
e-Cop raises the bar for info-security management and practices with its pioneering research and development, robust technologies and award-winning solutions and security expertise. These are all centred on internationally recognised best practices for Information Security Management System (ISMS) ¨C BS7799/ISO17799.
e-Cop's international presence today covers 18 countries, with multiple Global Command Centres (GCC) located in Asia Pacific and Middle East. For more information, please visit www.e-Cop.net