Another step forward in diversifying the Greek cybersecurity market
New LRQA Nettitude hub will bring advanced cyber expertise to Greece and follows LR’s recent bolstering of Greek commercial team.
LRQA Nettitude, the cybersecurity services provider of Lloyd’s Register (LR), has announced the location of a new operations centre in Athens, Greece.
Founded in 2003 and acquired by Lloyd’s Register in March 2018, LRQA Nettitude is an award-winning global provider of threat-led services that span technical assurance, consulting and managed detection and response.
With specific industry expertise in the financial, retail, maritime and defence sectors, LRQA Nettitude are strategically placed to offer cybersecurity services to the Greek market.
Working closely with LR, LRQA Nettitude looks forward to developing strong links with Greek shipowners and will leverage unique insight created by the combined knowledge of industry-based cyber research and extensive marine and offshore experience.
Karen Bolton, LRQA Nettitude CEO, commented: “LRQA Nettitude is excited to be locating its southern European operations in Athens, Greece. It not only enables us to be closely located to the financial services, maritime and other critical infrastructure industries of the region, but also affords LRQA Nettitude the ability to tap into the tremendous technical cybersecurity skillset of this market.”
Andy McKeran, Lloyd’s Register’s Commercial Director, said: “LR has an immense sense of pride in the trust and strong relationships we have built with Greek shipowners, as demonstrated by our leading market share in terms of number of vessels. This new LRQA Nettitude hub reflects our ongoing commitment to addressing our clients’ needs, by bringing the top skilled cyber experts to the world’s top ship owning nation.”
Iraklis Mathiopoulos, LRQA Nettitude’s Head of Cyber SEUR and Global Head of Penetration Testing, added: “We are very excited to be able to establish a new home in Southern Europe. This new office will enable us to better serve our clients in this growing and maturing area and support close collaboration with local industries, regulators and governments. We are actively building local delivery capabilities for our wide ranging, technical and business-focused cyber assurance services.
As part of the expansion, LRQA Nettitude have also launched a new Greek website, offering an enhanced and more tailored user-experience for clients and prospects within Greece: www.nettitude.com/gr/
This announcement follows the news that LR has boosted its customer account management focus in Greece, Cyprus and Israel with a number of significant appointments to support the needs of its marine and offshore clients in South Europe.