Now Corp entered an MoU with cybersecurity firm Fortinet to enhance 5G security in the Philippines and progress the country’s digital transformation.
In a statement, Now Corp detailed the partnership will push the enhancement of security solutions tailored for enterprises, and establish a secure ecosystem for the development of 5G applications in the southeast Asian nation.
Practically the two firms will identify potential vulnerabilities and address them with fitting solutions in a bid to lay the foundations for a 5G ecosystem.
“NOW Corp and our telecommunications affiliate, NOW Telecom, play a pivotal role in advocating for the adoption of secure networks within telecommunications infrastructure, commonly referred to as a ‘Trusted Network.’ Through our ongoing partnership with the United States Government, the NOW Group is committed to establishing a secure, high-speed, and reliable network that spurs not only economic growth but also ensures national security.
“Our collaboration with Fortinet aligns with our Indo-Pacific agenda, which emphasizes the development of secure and resilient network architectures. Furthermore, this alliance strengthens NOW Corp’s Managed Services offering, enriching our portfolio with cybersecurity services to cater to the evolving needs of the enterprise market,” said Henry Andrews Abes, President and CEO of NOW Corp.