Telstra International, the global arm of leading telecommunications and technology company Telstra, has on Thursday opened the doors to its new Telstra Security Service Centre (TSSC) in Manila, Philippines, to enhance its capabilities and coverage of managed cyber security services for its customers globally.

Telstra International said in a statement that the firm’s managed security services combine cyber security expertise and threat intelligence, together with a suite of services to help customers manage risk and stay ahead of potential threats.

It said this is complemented by Telstra Purple, a Telstra consulting and professional services division, in supporting customers through threat assessment, advisory, compliance and assurance.

According to the statement, the TSSC in Manila is designed to meet growing customer needs in cyber security across the region.

Cited analyst firm IDC, it said worldwide investments in hardware, software and services related to cyber security are expected to reach nearly $300 billion in 2026, driven by the ongoing threat of cyber attacks, the demands of providing a secure hybrid work environment, and the need to meet data privacy and governance requirements.

Through its strategic position in Asia, the new TSSC will work as one with its global counterpart in the United Kingdom, to enhance and expand the delivery of its managed cyber security services with its 24/7/365 follow-the-sun coverage model.

This will enable Telstra International customers to help strengthen their security posture by helping to prevent, detect, analyze, respond to and remediate cyber security incidents.

“Customers are demanding real-time and effective cyber protection to get ahead of an increasingly complex cyber security environment,” said Alan Coburn, Cyber Security Technology Lead, Telstra International.

“As the trusted technology partner to corporates outside of Australia, Telstra International is committed to offering robust security protection to our customers,

“Every part of this center has been designed to let us deliver advanced cyber security services to our customers,” said Alan Coburn, Cyber Security Technology Lead, Telstra International,” he said.

Telstra is an Australia-based telecommunications and technology company.

Telstra International currently has over 3,000 employees based in more than 35 countries outside of Australia, providing services to thousands of business, government, carrier and OTT customers.

Over several decades the firm has established the largest wholly-owned subsea cable network in the Asia-Pacific, with a unique and diverse set of infrastructure that offers access to the most intra-Asia lit capacity.

The firm empowers businesses with innovative technology solutions including data and IP networks, and network application services such as managed networks, unified communications, cloud, industry solutions, integrated software applications and services.

These services are underpinned by our subsea cable network, with licenses in Asia, Europe and the Americas and access to more than 2,000 Points of Presences (PoPs) in more than 200 countries and territories globally.

In July 2022, Telstra completed the acquisition of Digicel Pacific, the largest mobile operator in the South Pacific region.

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