Secura’s subsidiary moves into mobile forensics through collaboration with Israel-based Cellebrite
– Cellebrite, a leading mobile forensics company, appoints Soverus Technology as preferred reseller for Singapore, Cambodia and Laos
– Collaboration marks the Group’s expansion of its homeland security product and service offerings
SINGAPORE, 30 September 2016 – Secura Group Limited (新保安集团有限公司) (“Secura”or the “Company” and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”), one of the leading providers of security products, services and solutions in Singapore, today announced that Soverus Technology Pte Ltd (“Soverus”), its wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into a collaboration agreement with Israel-based Cellebrite Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (“Cellebrite”), a leading mobile forensics company.
Under this collaboration agreement, Soverus has the rights to sell, promote and market Cellebrite’s products in Singapore as its primary market, and Cambodia and Laos as its secondary markets. Soverus will be the only preferred reseller of Cellebrite’s products in these three countries for a period of three years, which commenced on 28 September 2016.
This collaboration marks the expansion of Secura’s homeland security product and service offerings to include the mobile forensics market, where the Asia-Pacific Market is expected to grow from USD 27.9 million in 2015 to USD 49.9 million in 2020.
Mr. Paul Lim (林春伟), Chief Executive Officer of Secura said, “With the growing threat of terrorism, piracy, trafficking and other security threats, we are excited to be able to partner Cellebrite, the leading mobile forensics firm to expand and enhance our range of security products and services. We are in an age where mobile devices are ubiquitous and have become an integral part of everyone’s life for communication, work, entertainment and storage. This is especially so in Singapore where the mobile phone penetration rate is currently approximately 149.1%.
Our partnership with Cellebrite is an ideal platform for Secura’s entry into the mobile device forensics services market. We will sell Cellebrite’s product offerings, as well as offer mobile forensics as a service to clients. This is a perfect complement to our cyber security business, homeland security business and investigative services business to serve the growing demand for such services from the IT, security, enforcement, defence, telecommunications and banking sectors.”
In 2016, Cellebrite was awarded the Prestigious Global 4: Cast Awards for the eighth consecutive year in the areas of Hardware and Software Phone Forensics. Cellebrite offers mobile device evidence extraction software and is one of the few companies in the world which has the capability to unlock, completely extract and decode the newer series of Apple iPhones and Android phones.
The firm’s advanced technologies have led its products being used as the primary digital investigation and forensics tools for law enforcement and intelligence agencies in more than 100 countries around the world, including the United States, Canada, England, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, Singapore and Israel. Proven to effectively enable the resolution and containment of recent and past global terrorist events, Cellebrite continues to invest deeply into research to ensure a safer future for the world.
ABOUT SECURA GROUP
Secura Group Limited (新保安集团有限公司) is one of the leading providers of an integrated suite of security products, services and solutions based in Singapore. The Group was formed through a merger of two groups of companies – the Secura group of companies that provides security printing services, and the Soverus group of companies that provides security consultancy and other services.
Through the Secura group of companies, the Group owns one of the largest cheque printing businesses in Singapore. The Group’s other security services are undertaken by the Soverus group of companies, which offers security guarding, cyber security, homeland security, and other security products and services.
As a security agency with an established track record, the Group has consistently been awarded ‘A’ Grading (Excellent) by the Police Licensing & Regulatory Department from 2012 to 2016. The Group has a well-diversified customer base comprising more than 550 customers in various industries, including multinational corporations, financial institutions and government agencies.
Secura’s substantial shareholders include, among others, Mr Peter Lim, Mr Wee Ee Chao and City Developments Limited.