International cybersecurity firm, Group-IB has officially opened its global headquarters in Singapore. The company specializes in investigating and preventing cybercrime.
The company consists of teams from each of the company’s key business units. The team includes leading experts from the digital forensic lab, cyber investigations and threat intelligence departments.
Key hires from Singapore include Shafique Dawood, who assumes the role of Group-IB's Asia-Pacific business development director, and Shawn Tay, who is now a threat intelligence analyst at the firm. Mr Dawood has over 15 years of experience working with firms providing forensics investigations, threat intelligence and client-side anti-fraud in the A-Pac region. Mr Tay has been working on incident response and threat intelligence in Singapore cybersecurity companies, handling a wide range of clients from various sectors, said Group-IB.
The company also signed a memorandum of understanding with Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) to groom local talent.
Ilya Sachkov, Chief Executive and Founder of Group-IB, said Singapore is a priority for the group's business development - 29 per cent of international revenue comes from the A-Pac region.
He shared that Singapore was selected as the site for global headquarter due to its favorable location and conditions for business development.