14 July 2012

Nigeria: G-Data Strengthens IT Security Portfolios

Lagos — A German antivirus specialist G-Data has entered Nigeria with a portfolios of Information Technology security solutions for the various segments of the country's economy as a means of safeguarding payments and transactions channels in the ongoing cashless policy.

G-Data during its first partner event in Nigeria held in collaboration with Viatrade Switzerland and Westcomdist undertook series of activities to educate system vendors and resellers about its broad security product range.

Speaking at the event, the head of G-D team to Nigeria who is the Country Manager Austria and Switzerland for the firm, Matthias Malcher said the company pioneered manufacturing of anti-virus in the world over 20years ago.

According to him, G- Data has concluded plans to strengthen its presence in Nigeria by making available its range of security products to help secure the country against any vulnerability as well as setting up its hosting server for enhanced users' experience.

These products he listed include brand new 2013 retail line of products, G Data Mobile Security 2 for Android, BankGuard, which protects all online banking transactions.

Malcher explained that G-Data also introduced into the Nigerian the EndpointProtection, a network solution that allows businesses to reliably protect their IT infrastructure from online threats while at the same time ensuring adherence to the corporate IT policy.

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