Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 32 | Page 13

BeyondTrust announces partnership with SINEVIS Government website makes life easier for drivers Joseph Schramm, VP Strategic Alliances, BeyondTrust B eyondTrust has announced a strategic partnership with SINEVIS, a leading IT Technology Professional Services Delivery organisation which operates in Qatar. Through the global reach and IT services delivery expertise of SINEVIS, this partnership expands opportunities for BeyondTrust and helps scale delivery capabilities, to meet growing customer demands for a world-class Priviliged Access Management (PAM) solution. In the more than 20 countries SINEVIS serves, including the UAE, Saudi, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and Lebanon, PAM solutions will be more readily available through this partnership to address the real business costs of misused credentials. Joseph Schramm, VP Strategic Alliances, BeyondTrust, said: “With the increase in data breaches and security threats involving the misuse of privileged credentials, and the ever- increasing regulatory demands for identity and access controls, organisations across all industries and geographies are facing the need to maintain an adequate privileged security model. Through our alliance with SINEVIS and applying their experience in delivering successful IT implementations from around the globe, we will expand and enhance our ability to provide customers with the necessary tools and technology to combat today’s cyberthreats.” D rivers in Qatar can now license new cars on-line for three years without the need for a vehicle inspection every year. The move was announced by Mohammed Radhi al-Hajiri, Director of the Media and Traffic Awareness Department at the General Directorate of Traffic. namely car license renewal via Metrash2. This links the technical inspection station and the insurance companies to the General Directorate of Traffic. This will make it easier for car owners to complete all license-related procedures via Metrash2. Motorists are able to do this by accessing the government’s Metrash2 website. The Metrash2 service enables citizens and residents to obtain a wide range of Ministry of Interior (MoI) services while enjoying the convenience of using their cell phones such as: Traffic services, resident permit services, exit permit services, electronic gate service and general-purpose queries. Al-Hajiri said that this service is an addition to other ones recently launched by the General Directorate of Traffic, The MoI will add other services that will automatically appear on the Metrash2 service list. He revealed the organisation has developed the new online service on condition that the due insurance amount for the three years is fully paid. INTELLIGENTCIO 13