Karachi, March 22, 2021: Khushhali Microfinance Bank has partnered up with 1LINK 1TIP (Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform) to implement a robust cybersecurity posture for the bank and further strengthen their payments ecosystem against ever-increasing cyber threats. Given the industry-wide need to formulate a collaborative deterrence model that enhances the security posture via a trusted threat intelligence-sharing platform, KMBL has implemented a 1TIP Base & DRP platform that will provide them with a holistic view of the cyber threat landscape and effectively combat threats that materialize.
The signing ceremony was held at the KMBL Head Office in Islamabad and was attended by Mr. Ghalib Nishtar, President & CEO KMBL, Saleem Akhtar Bhatti, Group Head Finance & CFO, Ms. Amina Hassan, Group Head Operations KMBL, and other department heads of KMBL, along with Mr. Najeeb Agrawalla, CEO 1LINK, Mr. Bashir Khan, COO 1LINK, and Mr. Mahir Mohsin, CEO Trillium and Cydia Tech along with other senior officials of 1LINK.
With this implementation, KMBL now has access to a full suite threat intelligence community sharing platform, threat advisory services from centralized 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC) covering regions across multiple time zones, data feeds/enrichment from multiple sources, sandbox environment for malware analysis and external brand monitoring.
On the occasion, Mr. Najeeb Agrawalla CEO, 1LINK commented, “1LINK is committed to improving the cyber security posture of the financial industry and we are confident that a trusted collaborative threat intelligence platform will safeguard the industry against the ever increasing cyber threats while ensuring that all data remains within Pakistan. KMBL is a major relationship for 1LINK and PayPak in the Microfinance Banks category and we congratulate them on joining the 1TIP platform which will assist in proactively managing cyber threats.”
President KMBL, Ghalib Nishtar added, “The security of our system and of our clients constitutes a primary concern for KMBL. This partnership with 1LINK 1TIP is in line with our goal to ensure the best standards of security for all stakeholders as it gives us access to a full threat intelligence security program”.