PowerDMARC, an email authentication solutions provider headquartered in Delaware,  USA, is partnering with Dubai-based information security distribution company, Disti360. In June 2020, Disti360 the Hub of Virtual Distribution signed on to become a value-added distributor of PowerDMARC’s suite of email security and DMARC services. Primarily targeting businesses and organizations, their new partnership is set to bring the latest in email authentication technology to the mainstream.

“We’re extremely happy to be teaming up with Disti360,” said PowerDMARC Co-Founder & CEO Faisal Al Farsi. “The Middle East has relatively low DMARC adoption rates, leaving their email exposed to spoofing and impersonation attacks. It’s our job to build awareness among organizations and protect their brands’ reputation. With Disti360’s help, we can establish ourselves as the leading provider of DMARC solutions across several countries in the region.”

Disti360, hub of virtual distribution headquartered in Dubai, will be PowerDMARC’s first major distributor in the Middle East. With many new businesses and organizations forming all around the region, there’s a growing need for a proper solution that protects against malicious phishing scams.

Through distribution and hands-on support for PowerDMARC services, they plan on building strong channels in KSA, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan and Egypt. Crucially, they will be responsible for increasing the adoption of DMARC and robust email security practices across the Middle East.

“We’re excited to be among the first ones to offer fully-featured email security services to businesses in our region,” said Abdullah Abu-Hejleh, Founder & CEO of Disti360. “It’s a rare opportunity for us and our partners. Together with PowerDMARC, we can forge strong connections with organizations all across the Middle East, securing domains and making email and cyber safer for everyone.”

 

 

PowerDMARC, a Delaware-based DMARC and email security solutions provider, has announced its partnership with Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) in May 2020. CSA is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing.

“This is the first time we’re partnering with a cloud security organization like CSA,” said Faisal Al Farsi, Co-Founder of PowerDMARC, when asked about the announcement. “We’ve always made sure we work with the best in any industry. Having been in cloud security for over 11 years, no one fits the bill better than CSA. We’re looking forward to working together for many, many years to come.”

Since 2009, CSA has worked with industry practitioners, governments and associations, pioneering research, education, certification, events and products in cloud security. They operate STAR and CSSK, some of the most popular cloud security certifications, as well as a Global Consulting Program which allows cloud users to work directly with a network of trusted security professionals. 

PowerDMARC has been refining its anti-spoofing platform with innovative new features like AI-based threat detection and reporting. Through this partnership, they seek to bolster their email security and anti-spoofing solutions with the cloud security resources of CSA. By collaborating with them to bring the latest in cloud computing security to PowerDMARC’s web-based software platform, CSA looks to bring awareness about email security and domain spoofing to the cloud community. PowerDMARC will also provide them with critical data points from their platform that will facilitate new research into the emerging technology of cloud-based email security.

“There’s incredible potential in the future of cloud email security solutions,” said Jim Reavis, co-founder CEO, CSA. “By partnering with PowerDMARC, we will have the chance to investigate how cloud solutions can be leveraged to combat email spoofing, enabling us to actively contribute to building a safer cyberspace.”

About the Cloud Security Alliance

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. CSA harnesses the subject matter expertise of industry practitioners, associations, governments, and its corporate and individual members to offer cloud security-specific research, education, certification, events and products. CSA’s activities, knowledge and extensive network benefit the entire community impacted by cloud — from providers and customers, to governments, entrepreneurs and the assurance industry — and provide a forum through which diverse parties can work together to create and maintain a trusted cloud ecosystem.  CSA has developed the definitive best practices for the industry, such as the “Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing”, the “Cloud Controls Matrix”, “Top Threats to Cloud Computing” and 50 other cloud security research artifacts. For further information, visit them at www.cloudsecurityalliance.org.

 

PowerDMARC, one of the leading DMARC solutions providers, has announced their newest Executive Advisory Board Member. Dr. Saqib Ali, Ph.D., an information systems expert, IT professional and business analyst is slated to join the company as an advisor in the month of May.

Dr. Saqib Ali is serving as the Head of the Information Systems Department at Sultan Qaboos University in Muscat, Oman, and for the last 12 years has held various distinguished positions such as the Director of the Information Systems Program and Associate Professor. He had previously held the roles of Associate Professor and Visiting Fellow at UNSW Canberra and La Trobe University, where he completed his Ph.D. in computer science.

“With Dr. Saqib Ali joining our Advisory Board, we hope to get a new perspective on our business models,” said Faisal Al Farsi, Co-Founder of PowerDMARC. “His work in academia and research is extensive, and I can’t wait to see what fresh thinking he can bring to the company. We’re all looking forward to working with him, a partnership that I’m sure will benefit both of us.”

Dr. Saqib Ali’s research and body of academic work at the Sultan Qaboos University has extended to publishing and participation in various leading conferences, seminars and workshops around the world. His experience in academic and empirical research is expected to help PowerDMARC expand on their current sphere of thought, giving them new, innovative strategies to approach ever more competitive international markets.

PowerDMARC, the Delaware-based email security provider, has joined hands with one of Australia’s premier information security companies. In a move that’s expected to bring awareness about email security into the mainstream, PowerDMARC’s partnership with CyberSecOn is projected to boost DMARC compliance rates in Australia and New Zealand.

“This is a huge opportunity,” said Faisal Al Farsi, Co-Founder of PowerDMARC, “not just for CyberSecOn and us, but for DMARC as a whole. We really want to see more and more companies take a stand against email phishing, and DMARC is how they can do it. CyberSecOn are as enthusiastic as we are about this, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds for us.”

CyberSecOn are headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, and have been providing security solutions to major names in both the enterprise and government sector. As active members of the Global Cyber Alliance, both companies have been pushing boundaries in the field of cybersecurity in their mutual mission to protect corporate and user data from being misused. This partnership is the latest in their endeavors to bridge the geographic gap so companies around the world can share and collaborate more freely.

“We’d like to think of this as a new page in the book of cybersecurity,” said Shankar Arjunan, Director of CyberSecOn. “This is a chance for us to write something we can all collectively be proud of. We’re incredibly excited to have them join us, and we hope this partnership is as effective for them as it is for us.”

 

In a first for the company, PowerDMARC has taken on a new strategic expert advisor who will support and guide the company in all future projects in data and email security, authentication, anti-spoofing measures, and DMARC compliance.Abbas PowerDMARC

PowerDMARC, one of the fastest-growing names in email authentication security and DMARC compliance, has announced its newest member who will be joining their Executive Advisory Board, a panel of experts in the fields of cybersecurity and data protection. Abbas Kudrati, Chief Cybersecurity Advisor at Microsoft APJ and an industry professor at Deakin University, will be lending his support to the young startup in all matters related to email security and DMARC compliance.

“It’s incredibly exciting to have someone with the level of expertise and experience of Mr. Kudrati on our Advisory Board,” said PowerDMARC Co-Founder Faisal Al Farsi. “We’re looking for guidance from the best minds in the industry. It’s an honor to have him on board.”

Abbas Kudrati brings with him over two decades’ worth of experience in supervisory and consulting positions at more than 10 different organizations around the globe, where he’s been involved in network security, technology risk services and cybersecurity. He’s also been a part-time professor and executive advisor at La Trobe and Deakin Universities for over two years, and an advisor with EC-Council ASEAN. Presently he’s serving as the Chief Cybersecurity Advisor for Microsoft APJ based in Melbourne, Australia.

In a time of economic slowdown and growing threats to cybersecurity, Kudrati is expected to help PowerDMARC gain a firm foothold in the industry while expanding into newer areas of email security. He will play an important role in advising the company plans for the future and product roadmap.