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Ethnos unveils Aquila, AI powered mobile security platform, at Zenith Bank Tech Fair 2023

*Ethnos, a cybersecurity firm based in Lagos, introduced Aquila at the just concluded Zenith Bank Tech Fair 2023, where the company captivated technology enthusiasts, stakeholders and spectators with an  impressive display of its world-class mobile application solution

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

Ethnos, a cybersecurity firm based in Lagos, Nigeria, marked a significant milestone, as it introduced Aquila, a mobile application scanning and security solution, at the Tech Fair 2023 organised by Zenith Bank Plc.

It is noted the strategic move solidifies Ethnos’ position as an innovative cybersecurity firm in the country, showcasing its commitment to advancing cybersecurity through groundbreaking innovation.

The introduction of Aquila took place at the just concluded Tech Fair 2023, where Ethnos captivated technology enthusiasts, stakeholders and spectators with an  impressive display of their world-class mobile application solution.

Peter Ejiofor, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ethnos, expressed his enthusiasm for the invitation to the Fair by Zenith Bank Plc.

Ejiofor highlighted the confidence and trust the bank has placed in Ethnos over the years.

The CEO stated, “Being part of this event is a testament to the level of confidence Zenith Bank and the organizers have in us. Our longstanding relationship with the bank has been instrumental in establishing this trust. We are here to showcase our expertise, built over decades in the cybersecurity domain, and highlight our commitment to providing top-notch solutions.”

Addressing the media, Ejiofor explained: “That Aquila is a powerful software that scans .apk, ipa files for vulnerabilities, including comprehensive protection and monitoring of your mobile apps for potential threats.

“This development aligns with our mission to bring world-class cybersecurity solutions to their customers and empower local talent in the field.”

Commenting on the development, Olamide Ajayi, Head of Development for Aquila, emphasised the significance of the firm’s product.

Ajayi said: “Aquila is security platform that scans mobile apps for insecure data storage, insecure communications, weak authentication, insufficient cryptography, weak authorisation, client code quality, code tampering and lots more.

According to him, the platform also prevents a consumer’s app from reverse engineering and safeguarding it against cyberthreats.

“It is a must-have solution for organisations that have mobile application ensuring the security of their products from breaches,” Ajayi noted.

Besides Aquila, Ethnos also presented its cost efficient Managed SIEM solution, designed for cyberthreat monitoing, prevention and remediation.

Miracle Chukwudebe, a Security Architect with Ethnos, highlighted the firm’s focus on providing affordable cybersecurity solutions for small businesses.

Chukwudebe said: “We understand the budget constraints faced by SMEs, and that’s why we offer Managed Security solutions that are cost-effective.”

He also stated:”As an organisation, we take pride in our world-class team, comprising Security Architects, Implementers, Engineers, Consultants, Developers, Product Managers, and Customer Experience Personnel. Working diligently to ensure the safety of their clients’ cyber assets.”

Ethnos also showcased some other security solutions, including Security Training, Managed Security Services, Compliance Certification (BAU), CISO as a Service.

The event also served as a platform to announce the company’s latest offerings, particularly in the realm of Managed SIEM Platform, designed to improve the protection of digital asset.

The Zenith Bank Tech Fair 2023, dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding and utilisation of emerging technologies, features Zecathon, providing startups and tech enthusiasts with a platform to present innovative solutions.

The Fair also includes a tech exhibition with leading IT firms, spanning cybersecurity solution providers to Financial Technologies (FinTechs). Exceptional ideas presented at the Fair as well stood a chance to win grants and support from Zenith Bank.

Ethnos is a leading indigenous cybersecurity firm committed to providing world-class cybersecurity solutions.

With decades of experience, Ethnos has established itself as a trusted partner for businesses, offering a comprehensive suite of services to safeguard against cyberthreats.

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