Walid Kamal, Senior Vice President, Technology Security & Risk Management Technology at du, receiving the award
du recently was honoured with the esteemed International Business Green IT award by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (Canada), for their significant award-winning ‘Green’ security project, which was created and implemented by the du Technology Security and Risk Management (TSRM) team. The prestigious award recognised du’s meaningful contribution towards a greener technology solution while maintaining a highly scalable cutting edge security technology.
The impressive award, received by Walid Kamal, Senior Vice President, Technology Security & Risk Management, du, on behalf of the company security team, was presented by Hindal Mirza, Senior Business Development Manager of the Ontario Centres of Excellence. Furthermore, Trade Commissioner, Government of Canada, Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Eleonore Rupprecht, honoured Kamal for his valuable contributions to the industry.
Expressing his appreciation on receiving the award, Walid Kamal, Senior Vice President, Technology Security & Risk Management Technology, du, said, “Receiving recognition for technology excellence is a very good milestone for us in our continuous growth strategy and serves to further encourage our commitment to providing excellence in our security solutions. We aim to continue our dedication in providing unique and innovative technologies in collaboration with our international partners like Netsweeper.”
The award ceremony, which recognised du as a forerunner among end-users for their contribution to business and technology leadership, was attended by several high profile guests including the Trade commissioner Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in Canada; the President and CEO of Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC); the Industrial Technology Advisors of National Research Council (NRC), Canada; the President and CEO of Communitech, Canada; and the President and CEO of Kids Internet Safety Alliance (KINSA), who commended du on the win and acknowledged its continued leadership within this sphere.
In a testament to the company’s advanced security model and policies, the International Business Green IT award added to du’s long list of noteworthy achievements, which includes the ISO 27001:2005 Certification that was awarded to Information Security Management System (ISMS).
“We are honoured to receive this distinguished award, which besides being a remarkable achievement for us, also serves to demonstrate our position as leaders in security solutions. I would like to congratulate the team for their commitment and hard work, and we look forward to providing world-class security solutions and continuing our stance in strengthening the company’s security infrastructure,” concluded Kamal.