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INFOWATCH GROUP 2017 Key Events and Outcomes

In 2017, InfoWatch Group released a new version of InfoWatch Traffic Monitor, featuring 20+ additional tools to improve the DLP system efficiency when it comes to enterprise security policy creation, investigations, and interaction between an information security team and various enterprise business units. The company unveiled a set of data security and audit services for industrial control systems (ICS), as well as TaigaPhone, a hardware and software suite that protects organizations against data leaks via mobile devices and controls smartphone use at work.

InfoWatch Group and ITMO University Launch Enterprise Cybersecurity Training Center

InfoWatch Group, a Russian vendor of end-to-end enterprise cybersecurity solutions, and Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO University) have announced a new joint university-based training center opened as part of strategic cooperation between InfoWatch Group and the university in fostering highly qualified cybersecurity specialists for Russian enterprises.

InfoWatch Group to Join Russian Export Center at InterSec Dubai 2018

InfoWatch Group, a Russian vendor of end-to-end enterprise cybersecurity solutions, will take part in INTERSEC, an international security and safety technology expo for the Middle East countries, to be held in Dubai (UAE) on January 21-23, 2018.

St. Petersburg and Kazan Students Win in InfoWatch’s Enterprise Cybersecurity Category at the First National DigitalSkills Championship

St. Petersburg and Kazan students became the first national champions in Enterprise Protection against Internal Cybersecurity Threats category as part of DigitalSkills 2017, Russia’s first IT industry championship that meets WorldSkills standards. The event held on December 11-15, 2017, at Innopolis University (Republic of Tatarstan) was organized by WorldSkills Russia and supported by the Tatarstan Government and the Russian Ministry of Communications and Mass Media. InfoWatch Group became DigitalSkills partner and prepared the competition program for Enterprise Cybersecurity category. 

Over Two Billion Personal Data Records Leaked from High-Tech Companies in 2016

InfoWatch Analytical Center has released a report on data leaks from high-tech companies in 2016, according to which the world saw approximately 30% growth in the number of such leaks and more than an eightfold increase in the volume of compromised data. The high-tech companies accounted for almost 75% of all globally compromised data (2.3 billion records), 87% of which were personal data.

InfoWatch Group Among Winners of Annual TechUp 2017 Rating

InfoWatch Group has become one of the fastest growing high-tech Russian companies according to the sixth annual TechUp rating, being among top 5 medium businesses by growth rate and top 10 medium businesses in terms of innovations and export potential.

InfoWatch Group Presents Government Information Security Solutions to Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security

Alexey Nagorny, CEO of JSC InfoWatch, and Nguen Hong Tuan, Deputy Head of IT Department at the Ministry of Public Security of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, met at InfoWatch Group headquarters, with other meeting participants being managers of the Vietnam Information Security Association and lead information security specialists of military authorities of Vietnam. The meeting was held as part of the visit of the Vietnamese delegation, headed by Nguen Hong Tuan, to the Network Security 2017 international conference (Moscow) organized by Open Technologies company.

Higher School of Economics and InfoWatch Group Announce New InfoWatch-based Department at HSE’s Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics

InfoWatch Group, a Russian vendor of enterprise cybersecurity solutions, and National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), one of the Top 400 universities worldwide according to QS World University Rankings, have announced the opening of the InfoWatch-based enterprise cybersecurity department as part of the School of Electronic Engineering of HSE Tikhonov Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics (MIEM HSE). The new department was established by the resolution of the HSE Academic Board, with Natalya Kaspersky, President of InfoWatch Group, being appointed as the department head. 

AlfaStrakhovanie Fortifies Its Headquarters' Data Security with InfoWatch Traffic Monitor to Be Rolled Out to All Branches

InfoWatch Group, a Russian vendor of end-to-end enterprise cybersecurity solutions, and AlfaStrakhovanie, one of Russia’s largest insurance companies, have completed the deployment of InfoWatch Traffic Monitor, a DLP system that is now protecting the insurer’s headquarters against confidential data leaks and internal threats. Moreover, the customer is now planning to roll out the solution to its regional branches.

InfoWatch Provides TaigaPhone for Mobile E-Document Management at North Ossetia Government

InfoWatch Group, a Russian vendor of enterprise cybersecurity solutions, and the Government of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania have announced the implementation of TaigaPhone hardware and software suite to ensure secure e-document management via mobile devices at supreme executive bodies of the Republic. TaigaPhone is a part of InfoWatch Traffic Monitor, a DLP system protecting organizations against internal cyber threats, and comprises a protected smartphone with a trusted Android firmware. The project involves representatives of the supreme republican authorities and is being implemented by the Republican ICT Administration, State Unitary Enterprise Information Technology Center and InfoWatch Group specialists who successfully tested and customized a mobile client of the Republican EDMS on TaigaPhone devices and made sure the InfoWatch solution is compatible with the office app suite and VPN client used by North Ossetia government staff for remote work via mobile devices.


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