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Saudi telecommunications company STC (Saudi Telecom Company) has announced that it has signed an agreement with Anomali Company in an effort to establish a platform for cyber threats information sharing.

The agreement will specifically focus on enhancing the methods of dealing with cyber threats in STC group and its subsidiaries.

In addition to this, it has also been disclosed that the agreement will also enable the group to use the latest technologies in cybersecurity, such as data analytics (cyber) and predictive analytics in order to identify and deal with threats before they occur.

They can complement the utilization of these technologies by supporting security threat monitoring experts at the cyber defence centres with high-quality information on sources of threats and cyber-attacks, which will provide STC with early alarm system for any possible attacks on its infrastructure.

After the signing, Eng. Yasser Alswailem, Cybersecurity GM said, "Our aim is to continue enhancing cybersecurity for the infrastructure of STC group to protect customers data through the bilateral agreements with specialized companies in analyzing cyber data to provide information of cyber threats via interactive platforms in the right time."