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BEACON RED Signs Agreement with XM Cyber at GITEX 2021

Dubai-UAE: 21 October, 2021 – BEACON RED, an advanced solutions-provider that focuses on tackling complex national security threats, today announced a strategic agreement with XM Cyber, a global leader in attack path management, to further enhance its vulnerability assessment and penetration testing (VAPT) services provided to government and critical infrastructure clients in the UAE and across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.
The collaboration was announced on day four of GITEX Technology Week 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Mauricio de Almeida, CEO of BEACON RED, and Mike Heredia, VP EMEA & APAC at XM Cyber, signed the agreement representing their respective entities.

Through leveraging XM Cyber’s continuous attack path management, BEACON RED’s advanced VAPT team can provide a more innovative and intelligent solution to identifying and eradicating risks in clients’ diverse digital environments to improve their security posture.  BEACON RED will deliver continuous vulnerability management services to rapidly identify and mitigate threats to clients’ infrastructure, eliminating risk while optimising time and effort.

Speaking on the occasion, Mauricio de Almeida said: “At BEACON RED, we take pride in ensuring our clients can access the most advanced technologies and solutions in the market. The addition of XM Cyber’s advanced portfolio of solutions to identify and resolve cyber risks for our clients underscores our commitment to bringing cutting-edge innovation to the region.”

Mike Heredia added: “By using attack path management organizations will have continuous visibility of how they can be attacked and the steps they can take to eradicate the risk before compromise. This visionary approach allows organizations to meet their security needs across compliance, OT and hybrid cloud. Our collaboration with BEACON RED is strategic and reflects our joint mission to deliver the most advanced solution to the end user.”



BEACON RED is a solutions-provider that focuses on tackling complex national security threats and is a subsidiary of EDGE Group. We innovate and disrupt conventional ways of thinking, helping national security leaders develop the people, processes, and technologies that ensure preparedness for future challenges.

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About XM Cyber

XM Cyber is the global leader in attack path management and brings a new approach that uses the attacker’s perspective to find and remediate critical attack paths across on-premises and multi-cloud networks. The XM Cyber platform enables companies to rapidly respond to cyber risks affecting their business-sensitive systems by continuously finding new exposures, including exploitable vulnerabilities and credentials, misconfigurations, and user activities. XM Cyber constantly simulates and prioritizes attack paths putting mission-critical systems at risk, providing context-sensitive remediation options for improved security posture management.

About EDGE

EDGE is an advanced technology group established to develop agile, bold and disruptive solutions for defence and beyond. Enabling a secure future, it is dedicated to bringing innovative technologies and services to market with greater speed and efficiency.

Consolidating over 25 entities and employing more than 13,000 brilliant minds, it offers expertise across five core clusters: Platforms & Systems, Missiles & Weapons, Cyber Defence, Electronic Warfare & Intelligence and Mission Support.

Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, EDGE is a catalyst for change – set to revolutionise the industry and change its fundamentals.

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