Prince Mohammed bin Salman College of Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technologies has signed in Washington a partnership agreement with IronNet Cybersecurity, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The agreement was co-signed by the College’s Dean Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Dahlawi, on behalf of Advisor at the Royal Court Saud bin Abdullah Al-Qahtani, and IronNet Cybersecurity CEO Keith Alexander, former Director of US National Security Agency and former Commander of US Cyber Command.
Dr. Al-Dahlawi said in a statement that this important, strategic agreement will ensure benefiting from the experience of an advisory team comprising senior officers who had held senior positions in the Cyber Command of the US Department of Defense.
Dr. Al-Dahlawi pointed out that the educational programs that will be developed under this agreement will make Prince Mohammed bin Salman College the first educational institution at national and regional level that has high education programs in different fields of cyber warfare.
IronNet Cybersecurity says its founding mission is to redefine cybersecurity based on next generation technology, cutting edge engineering, and a leadership team with decades of military, intelligence, and commercial experience.
Founded by General (Ret.) Keith Alexander and a team of highly experienced strategic, operational, and technical cybersecurity experts, the company’s goal is to “continue the mission” of securing the nation in cyberspace based on the leadership team's experience in conducting full-spectrum cybersecurity operations and building cybersecurity forces.
IronNet provides best-in-class cyber defense using complex behavioral modeling, big-data analytics, and advanced computing capabilities to deliver unprecedented network visibility, early threat detection, and targeted, business-informed mitigation actions and also provides for collective defense by sharing and correlating threat and event data across multiple companies and sectors.
IronNet’s IronDefense technology provides massive-scale behavioral detection, unmatched visibility, risk prioritization, and packet level threat hunting through an intuitive user interface to alert organizations when their environment is at risk. It identifies a broader range of malicious activity with greater confidence than competitor products and it does so on a platform designed for enterprise-scale deployment, at the speeds today's defense demands. IronDefense is the foundation for defending a company, department or agency.
IronNet’s IronDome product provides machine speed sharing of events to deliver industry- level threat insights and situational awareness without human involvement. This enables unprecedented visibility of industry-wide malicious activity, allowing member companies to identify stealthy activity and industry targeted campaigns that would be difficult to identify by any single company working in isolation.
Together, IronNet’s patented products provide advanced persistent defense against sophisticated attacks.