DarkMatter inaugurates R&D centre in Toronto
DarkMatter opens new facility in Canada to develop secure communications technologies
UAE-based cyber security firm, DarkMatter, announced the opening of its research and development centre in Toronto, Ontario in Canada.
The facility will focus on the advancement of DarkMatter's secure communications technologies and will collaborate with the company's R&D centre in the UAE.
Faisal Al Bannai, Chief Executive Officer of DarkMatter commented: "This is a significant milestone in the unfolding of DarkMatter's mission and vision to offer end-to-end protection of national and commercial infrastructure from cyber threats. We have assembled a world-class R&D team in Toronto and they now have cutting edge facilities from which to operate.
"I believe their efforts will be matched by those of the international experts we are attracting to the UAE, and together the teams will deliver a level of cyber security support that has never-before been experienced across geographies."
The facility in Toronto will be staffed with team with experience in building security focussed products. Furthermore, DarkMatter will continue to hire engineers with experience across multiple disciplines and platforms, such as embedded systems, mobile, desktop, server and Internet of Things for its newest facility.
Eugene Chin, country director in Canada for DarkMatter added, "The team is enthusiastic about moving into our new premises and continuing our work on finding innovative solutions to challenging problems. DarkMatter is coming with a completely fresh approach to cyber security, taking a holistic view of it and ensuring end-to-end protection. The work we are undertaking in Toronto is crucial to this effort given the importance of securing environments in a highly connected world."
DarkMatter's communications applications are designed to offer government entities and security-conscious businesses in the Middle East region and further afield the ability to deploy and utilise a regionally developed solution.
The company remains committed to attracting and retaining the best industry practitioners, reinforcing its ambition to be a cyber security company based in the UAE, with products and services being developed and shipped globally.