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LoughTec lands cyber security contract with fast-growing property investment platform BidX1

Omagh-based Loughtec has grown into a leading IT infrastructure and cyber security specialist.

CO Tyrone IT firm LoughTec has landed a major new cyber security contract with property investment platform BidX1.

The Dublin based tech business has grown into one of Europe's leading digital property investment platforms, with more than 10,000 properties sold using its platform.

Omagh-based IT infrastructure and cyber security specialist LoughTec, said it will work with its threat prevention partner OPSWAT to implement BidX1's new file scanning solution, MetaDefender Cloud.

The solution scans all files that are uploaded into critical networks, such as Cloud storage like AWS, Box and Azure. This ensures BidX1 are protected from file borne malware threats that may lie within files, even if they appear innocent.

BidX1's Ebenezer Akintunde said the value of transactions on its platform has made cyber security a priority for the fast growing business.

“It is our responsibility to ensure sensitive documents uploaded onto our platform by our customers are stored securely and that these documents are free from malicious software and viruses that could harm our business,” he said.

“LoughTec is one of the leading cyber security systems providers worldwide and our research highlighted that they provide one of the most advanced file upload malware protection and detection solutions.”

Loughtec's cyber security territory manager, Jonathan Adams, said: “We are delighted to be working with a leading Irish organisation such as BidX1, a truly innovative firm and market-leaders in the digitalisation of property transactions.

“Ebenezer and his team have been a pleasure to work with and we look forward to adding value to their IT security posture for many years to come.”

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