Mashreq, one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions and Kaspersky Labs, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, signed partnership to provide Mashreq Online customers with a 60 day free trial of Kaspersky Anti-Virus product and a 50% discount on the purchase of the product. Over 100,000 customers are expected to benefit from this offer.
The co-operation comes in line with Mashreq’s efforts to encourage its customers to protect their computer devices from potential security threats.
In 2010, Mashreq’s online banking recorded over two million successful transactions, reflecting customers’ preferred method for their banking transactions. Due to this high traffic, online security is essential.
Aref Al Ramli, Head of Alternative Channels, Mashreq commented, “While we offer a safe and secure platform equipped with the best system for convenient banking transactions, it is critical that customers’ protect their computer devices. This partnership is a testament of Mashreq’s commitment to offer our customers with the latest technology has to offer. Kaspersky Anti-Virus product will offer protection while browsing.”
Aref continued, “We have recently launched a newly enhanced online banking platform offering customers additional banking functionality, improved security measures and financial freedom.”
Tarek Kuzbari, Managing Director, Kaspersky Lab Middle East and Turkey, “We are delighted to collaborate with Mashreq in this highly sensitive and demanding market. Internet surfing has faced many challenges during the last period, and our goal is to provide Mashreq customers with the highest level of security on their devices.”
“As part of our 2011 plan, our partnership with Mashreq will not involve only product enhancement, but will also provide technical support, customer security and extra protection tool with minimal costs”, continued Kuzbari.