March 30, 2012
-- HKT (SEHK: 6823) – HONG KONG, March 30, 2012 – HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, launches enhanced Managed Security Services (MSS) with the advanced Anti-DDoS service and the newly established Integrated Security Operations Center (ISOC), providing a 360 degree sanitized ICT environment for enterprise customers in Hong Kong.
HKT is a pioneer in providing MSS in Hong Kong with the aim of assessing, mitigating and preventing the threats of cyber attacks to customers. It offers all levels of enterprise network security services, ranging from designing security policies and measures, conducting security tests, to integrating security solutions and providing secure broadband connectivity, to meet the demands from customer ranging from SMEs to the most demanding MNCs, at an affordable price.
The newly added Anti-DDoS service, the first of its kind in Hong Kong, complements the existing offerings with the extension of cyber attacks mitigation from the local and international Internet exchange gateways.
Together with the new ISOC, which will oversee the customers’ IT infrastructure at both network and in-premise levels, HKT can detect and mitigate cyber attacks at the local and international Internet exchanges levels, even before a cyber attack could reach and congest a customer site. HKT will also collaborate with overseas carriers and overseas network security centers to manage cyber attack traffics at the sources.
In addition, as HKT is the leading local network carrier with the largest network capacity in Hong Kong, this carrier grade infrastructure can help enterprise customers to withstand volumetric cyber attack.
Mr. Tom Chan, HKT’s Managing Director of Commercial Group, said, “HKT is in the leading position in the enterprise security market. Its comprehensive service offerings provide advanced protection to our customers from potential cyber attacks. We will continuously enhance our offerings to meet the evolving business environment and technologies.”