Wkit Security signs contract with The Government Of Dubai

Wkit Security signs contract with The Government Of Dubai The Government of Dubai has, through an intensive business competition, chosen Wkit Security AB to be their data security provider for Dubai Internet City (DIC). DIC is the world's first free- trade zone specifically for IT companies, and it is owned by T A task force team of some of Wkit Security's most capable security analysts has been working under strict secrecy and direct supervision of representatives from the DIC to prove their superior skills in the data security area. The task throughout this aut "Wkit has proven themselves most competent in the field of data security, during this assignment. It is of great importance that we can provide supreme security to all IT companies within the free-trade zone of DIC", says Ahmad Bin Byat, CEO at Dubai Inte The main purpose of this first agreement is for Dubai Internet City to evaluate Wkit's ability to work in the cultural and socially different environment that UAE provides. The information from this first assignment is going to serve as the basis for futu Wkit security analysts are going to work both on location in Dubai and via the Internet from Wkit Headquarters in western Sweden. Wkit's Security Services' core competence is the performance of external security audits via the Internet, combined with inte "Dubai Internet City (DIC), is the single most important investment in communication technology that The Government Of Dubai has done in this region, and we plan to be the Middle East answer to Silicon Valley in California", Says Ahmad Bin Byat, CEO of DI "We have built a taskforce especially for this United Arab Emirate (UAE) and Middle East operation," said Lars Olov Guttke, CEO of Wkit Security. "Now we need to intensify our search for security analysts to meet the fast growing demand of our other growi "This breakthrough in the relatively unexplored data security market that the Middle East represents is now accomplished," continued Guttke. "Strategically, this is a most important contract for our Security Services department, and the forecast for our United Arab Emirate operation is extremely favorable." Wkit Security AB has seen rapidly increasing interest in network security among company- and organization leaders during the past six moths. Wkit Security is therefore in a hiring mode. "This is the second major contract that Wkit has received within the last three months, and it is right on schedule," summarized Guttke. "After a major reconstruction of our services, our focus is now to reach strategic customers such as governments and global enterprises. We expect the market to see an increasing number of new Wkit Security contracts over the next six months." About Dubai Internet City (DIC) Dubai Internet City is being created to serve as a business hub for New Economy enterprises. The multi billion mission is "To create the infrastructure, environment and attitude that will enable New Economy enterprises to operate locally, regionally and globally out of Dubai with significant competitive advantages." It is also the world's first free trade zone for IT, e-business and media. The technical infrastructure at Dubai Internet City is being designed to world-class standards of capacity, reliability, costs and service levels. Businesses in Dubai Internet City can look forward to a high bandwidth, low cost state-of-the-art telecom infrastructure with redundant connections to Internet primary backbone providers. The hub that DIC wants to be is also obtained by the physical fact that its situated in one of the worlds most populated area. A one-hour of flight from Dubai Airport gives you access to more than 25 percent of the world population. The Government of Dubai is investing a substantial amount of money in the countries IT development and today the leaders are determined that the Government Of Dubai is going to be the first 100 percent IT compatible Government in the world. Read more about DIC at www.dubaiinternetcity.com About Wkit Security Wkit provides top-of-the-line data security related services and products to companies who demand high-level security for their work. It is organized in two divisions. The Services Division carries out security analyses of customers' internal and external data communications. The division also offers training and consulting in the field of security. The Product Division develops security-related software such as the Don't Bother Burn (DBB) copy protection software for CD-ROMs and the WOCS software application that can retrieve deleted files from crashed hard drives. Wkit Security AB is situated in Håverud in Sweden. Wkit is a wholly owned subsidiary to the listed Effnet Group AB. Wkit is responsible for security within the group. Read more about Wkit Security at www.wkit.com. About Effnet Effnet innovates and licenses award-winning key technologies that resolve data speed, efficiency and security challenges in Internet Protocol (IP) networking and IT security. Effnet's modular IP packet processing technology -- the EffnetEdge Toolkit -- as well as its complete firewall and router technology for hardware manufacturers, enable optimized performance. With more than 75 employees, the company operates in Stockholm, Luleå and Håverud, Sweden, and in Silicon Valley, California. Effnet Group AB shares are traded on Sweden's Nya Marknaden (symbol: EFFN). Read more about Effnet at www.effnet.com. For more information, please contact: Lars Olov Guttke Jonas Strömberg Chief Executive Officer Information Manager Wkit Security AB Wkit Security AB Tel: 0530-44460 Tel. 070-26 10 564 Effnet, the Effnet logo, EffnetEdge and Don't Bother Burn are trademarks or registered trademarks of Effnet AB and Effnet, Inc or Wkit Security AB. Other brand names and logos may be the trademarks of their respective owners. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/12/06/20001206BIT00620/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/12/06/20001206BIT00620/bit0002.pdf