Kuala Lumpur, 6th May 2024: Cynclair Co., Ltd. and Fajar Defence Sdn Bhd (Fajar Defence) two well-known names in the ASEAN cybersecurity field, have joined forces in a groundbreaking partnership to strengthen cybersecurity capabilities and foster innovation across the ASEAN region. In an era marked by rapid digital transformation, the importance of strong cybersecurity measures cannot be emphasized enough. Cynclair and Fajar Defence have come together in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed during the Defence Services Asia (DSA 2024) Exhibition & Conference held at Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur between 6-9 May 2024. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Dato'​ Dr Amirudin Abdul Wahab, CEO of CyberSecurity Malaysia which is the national cybersecurity specialist agency under the purview of the Ministry of Digital. The MoU will see the two organizations combining their expertise, resources, and cutting-edge technologies to provide customized cybersecurity solutions to businesses and organizations grappling with the ever-changing cyber threat landscape in ASEAN.

At the core of this partnership is a blend of complementary strengths. Cynclair's reputation for advanced threat detection and swift incident response perfectly complements Fajar Defence's locally developed innovative solutions, powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. Key to Fajar Defence's arsenal is CYDEXA, its Managed Detection and Response (MDR) platform, carefully designed to tackle the unique cybersecurity challenges faced by businesses in today's digital environment.

This collaboration marks the beginning of expanded service offerings as both companies join forces to deliver a comprehensive suite of cybersecurity services. From proactive threat hunting and vulnerability assessments to secure cloud migration and customized security awareness training, the joint offering is ready to meet the diverse needs of organizations navigating the intricate cybersecurity landscape. "We are thrilled to partner with Fajar Defence to strengthen cybersecurity defences across the ASEAN region. By combining our respective strengths and expertise, we aim to provide our clients with the most effective cybersecurity solutions to safeguard their digital assets and operations," said Tanajak Watanakij, Founder of Cynclair.

He added, "This partnership represents a significant milestone in our commitment to advancing cybersecurity in ASEAN. Together with Fajar Defence, we are confident that we can deliver innovative and comprehensive cybersecurity solutions that empower organizations to navigate the complex cybersecurity landscape with confidence."

As a testament to their dedication to innovation, Cynclair and Fajar Defence will also establish an innovation hub focused on pioneering next-generation cybersecurity technologies. This collaborative effort will concentrate on addressing emerging cyber threats, enhancing threat intelligence capabilities, and exploring new approaches to cybersecurity resilience.

"Today marks a monumental step in our journey towards cybersecurity excellence. Partnering with Cynclair is not just about forming a partnership; it's about sparking innovation in ASEAN's cybersecurity landscape. Together, we're leveraging the power of our locally developed solutions and pioneering spirit to provide businesses with unmatched resilience and innovation," said Gerald Daniel, CEO of Fajar Defence.

With a deep understanding of ASEAN's market dynamics and regulatory complexities, Cynclair and Fajar Defence are uniquely positioned to serve the cybersecurity needs of businesses operating within the region. Leveraging their combined regional presence and specialized expertise, the partnership is committed to delivering tailored cybersecurity solutions, carefully crafted to address the specific requirements of ASEAN organizations. The collaboration between Fajar Defence and Cynclair signifies a paradigm shift in the ASEAN cybersecurity landscape, offering unparalleled protection and innovation against evolving cyber threats.