Formula 1 Taps CYBER1 To Provide Security
By Taruka Srivastav | February 12, 2019
Formula 1 has signed a five-year partnership with CYBER1 to provide cyber security services and solutions.
Being an Official Provider, CYBER1 will work with the Information Technology department at Formula 1 to deliver key projects including: consultancy, implementation and advisory.
Nick Viney, CYBER1 CEO, said: “CYBER1 is delighted to announce this exclusive five-year worldwide partnership with Formula 1 for cyber security services and is honoured to partner with them after having undergone a competitive tendering process. Both CYBER1 and Formula 1 share the same vision in terms of cyber resilience and product innovation, in conjunction with initiatives such as empowering diverse work forces, through our mutual drive to increase more female role models in both motorsport and cyber security.”
Chris Roberts, Head of IT Infrastructure at Formula 1, said: “Formula 1 is thrilled to bring on board CYBER1 as our global cyber security provider. Together we are going to bring a step change to the cyber security landscape at Formula 1. Information technology is a key enabler in our drive to bring the fans closer to the action and IT security underpins all of those services.”
“CYBER1 are uniquely placed to bring the expertise, innovation and agility that will help us to secure those systems. From trackside and extending to our ever-growing digital estate, CYBER1 will leverage next-generation technology to increase resiliency as we mature our digital engagement programme.”