Geneva—Istanbul—03.01.2024: Taurus, a leading digital asset technology company, announces a strategic partnership with Cyberwise, a leading cybersecurity solutions provider in Türkiye. Cyberwise will support the integration and deployment of Taurus' digital asset platform, specifically hardware-based encryption solutions, with Türkiye-based banking and corporate clients.
This collaboration will provide significant benefits to customers in Türkiye, including accelerated system integration across Taurus' custody, tokenization, and nodes product suites. Cyberwise, a cybersecurity leader in Türkiye, will support Taurus' customers in facilitating HSM (Hardware Security Module) installations, performing secure key ceremonies and accelerating the go-live transition, which is perfectly aligned with enterprise customers' specific needs, technical requirements, and regulatory compliance. Cyberwise will also act as the representative of Taurus in the Turkish market.
Bashir Kazour, Managing Director at Taurus, said: "As one of the most respected cybersecurity experts in the region, Cyberwise's in-depth knowledge of security, banking requirements, and regulations makes it easy for banks and corporates in Türkiye and the region to take advantage of Taurus' digital asset infrastructure."
Cyberwise General Manager, Aret Kıllıoğlu, commented: "Implementing blockchain technology requires special expertise. Taurus plays a key role in simplifying this complex process with its industry-leading technology, and we at Cyberwise are pleased to contribute to the seamless integration of digital assets into corporate operations."
Recently, Taurus announced the expansion of its operations with a new office in Dubai, strengthening its technology leadership in the Middle East region and Türkiye.
As the leading cybersecurity solutions provider [in Türkiye], Cyberwise has a holistic approach to cybersecurity including IT, OT, and Cyber Physical Systems (CPS). The Company with its “one-stop-shop” business model offers cybersecurity products from leading global technology vendors, consulting, auditing and managed security services to enterprises in diverse industries, such as Finance, Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Energy and Government.
Cyberwise, with 250+ employees based in Ankara, Istanbul, İzmir, Dubai and Amsterdam offices, is committed to delivering superior customer experience and providing best-in-class solutions and services to over 750 enterprise customers in EMEA region.
Cyberwise was established through the merger of leading cybersecurity companies, Biznet and Securrent, gathering more than 30 years of experience. Taxim Capital, the mid-market private equity fund, also invested in this merger to accelerate Cyberwise’s regional growth strategy. In parallel to pursuing organic growth initiatives, Cyberwise recently acquired Innovera, one of the major players in the Turkish cybersecurity market, to strengthen its leadership position in the region. More information is available at: https://www.cyberwise.com.tr/
About Taurus SA
Taurus SA is a Swiss FinTech, founded in April 2018, that provides enterprise-grade digital asset infrastructure to create, custody, and trade any digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, tokenized assets, NFTs, and digital currencies. Taurus is a global leader in the banking segment, entrusted by the full spectrum of financial institutions: systemic banks, universal banks, online banks, crypto-banks, private banks, and broker-dealers. Taurus also operates a marketplace for private assets and tokenized securities. Taurus SA is a securities firm supervised and regulated by FINMA. TDX is an organized trading facility operated by Taurus.
About Taurus’ platform and products
Depending on their business model, strategy, and risk tolerance, Taurus' clients can seamlessly manage NFTs, cryptocurrencies, including staking, digitize and tokenize any type of asset on any standard end-to-end, and process digital currencies of their choice. Taurus’ product portfolio is composed of Taurus-PROTECT™, the leading secure storage solution in Europe which is currently used by more than 25 financial institutions and corporations. Taurus-CAPITAL™ allows clients to issue and manage NFTs and tokenized assets on public and private blockchains, as well as interact with any smart contract. The regulated marketplace for digital assets, TDX™, is connected to Taurus-PROTECT™ and Taurus-CAPITAL™. All products leverage Taurus’ blockchain node infrastructure, Taurus-EXPLORER™, which provides a unified API and reliable broadcasting algorithms to interface securely with over 15 blockchain networks. For more information, please visit: https://www.taurushq.com