- Company (that provides the nominated product / solution / service): Singapore Telecommunications Limited
- Website: http://www.singtel.com/business/enterprise-solutions/cyber-security
- Company size (employees): 10,000 or more
- Country: Singapore
- Type of solution: Service
- Approximate number of users worldwide: 3000000
What other awards did this nomination receive in the previous 12 months?
1) Frost & Sullivan APAC Best Practices Awards 2017
Singapore Managed Security Service Provider of the Year (2016-2017)
2) NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2017
3) NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2017
Regional Security Operations Center
4) SC Awards 2017
Best Managed Security Service (Trustwave)
5) Telecom Asia Awards 2017
Most Innovative Approach to Mobile Security
In 3 bullets, summarize why this product or service is different from the competition and deserves recognition:
1) Our Approach towards Managing Cyber Security Services:
- Holistic Managed Security Services
We work with enterprises to understand their needs and provide solutions that not only address their security requirements but also their compliance and cost concerns.
- Advanced Proactive Security Services
Our extensive expert knowledge enables us to stay one step ahead in anticipating current and future threats and in formulating the right countermeasures to defend businesses.
- Analysis and Actionable Intelligence
Our proven expertise and intelligence with Trustwave SpiderLabs® provide enterprises with a comprehensive view of the global threat landscape to make informed decisions on managing their cyber security.
2) The Region’s Largest Pool of Cyber Certified Talent and Best-of-Breed Partners
Our in-house cyber security professionals are experienced in deploying small to large mission-critical systems on a regional and global scale and our security operations centres are manned by experts working together 24/7/365 to monitor networks and detect and block attacks in real-time. We also work at co-creating next-generation managed security services with established industry leaders to provide leading edge security solutions.
3) Staying Ahead of the Cyber Threat Curve
Singtel launched a Cyber Security R&D Laboratory to develop its cyber security innovations and a cyber-security institute (CSI) in Asia Pacific to provide expert training and a real-world, hands-on environment to enhance the cyber-preparedness of enterprises. Headquartered in Singapore, Singtel has also launched cyber security undergraduate and professional programmes and provided scholarships in its initiatives to build a sustainable cyber security talent pool in the country.
With our acquisition of Trustwave in 2015, the largest independent managed security services provider in North America, Singtel provides security solutions for different markets and industries to meet the growing demand for real-time, round-the-clock security services.
We also offer technologies from an ecosystem of world-class cyber security partners to provide businesses with a comprehensive portfolio of security solutions that are tailored to their needs and budget.
Singtel’s cyber security footprint includes 9 Advanced SOCs and 12 engineering centres globally and our regional coverage and deployment are backed by in-country operations in 42 cities across 22 countries with more than 2000 cyber security professionals worldwide.
Singtel’s cyber security framework – Identify, Protect, Detect and Respond provides organisations a high-level, strategic view of their cyber security management lifecycle.
Identify – Understand and identify the threats and vulnerabilities to the organisation
Protect – Proactively scan and test database, network and application vulnerabilities
Detect – Detect and block internal and external threats as well as protecting data from exfiltration
Respond – Rapidly identify and address security weaknesses and take action to implement secure solutions
Besides providing basic security capabilities that include managed firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention system (IDPS), anti-virus software and web filtering, Singtel MSS also provides advanced security capabilities with endpoint (ETDR) and advanced persistent threat (APT) detection and response services to protect critical IT and information assets from complex and evolving threat attacks. In response to enterprises who face DDoS attack risks when hosting mission critical cloud based applications, Singtel offers DDoS protection service that leverages on the massive scale and capacity of a globally distributed platform to swiftly neutralise DDoS threats before they reach the targeted web services.