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About GSD Africa

Gulf Software Distribution (GSD Africa) is an industry-leading Value-Added Distributor with a single-minded focus – the mitigation of information security risk for our clients.

We focus our attention on niche, generally complex and certainly relevant security solutions, aimed predominantly at enterprise and mid-market clients. Our Services include:

  • SIEM-Security information and event management
  • NAC-Network Access Control
  • Cloud Security
  • TIP- Threat Intelligence Platform Solution
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THE RIGHT CHOICE

Why Choose us?

Dedicated Approach

We pride ourselves on being small enough to remain agile and large enough to apply a dedicated approach to each client experience.

Recognized partners

We're backed by trusted international vendors & globally recognized channel partners & that's what sets us apart from our competitors.

Future-Proof

A keen understanding of the industry, with all its technologies, innovations, threats and solutions positions us as “future-proof”.

What We Do

Our Services

We focus our attention on niche, generally complex and certainly relevant security solutions,
aimed predominantly at enterprise and mid-market clients.

General Security Assessments

Find out where your organization is in relation to best practices or your industry peers.

At the very least, a general security assessment includes an analysis of firewall configurations, an analysis of standard desktop and server implementations, and other basic security related items regarding an environment.

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Network Penetration Testing

A network penetration test is the perfect "next step" when you believe all of your network defenses are in place.

. A network penetration test will have us target your environment to see if we can gain access. In most cases, a penetration test is not recommended unless you are a fairly mature security environment.

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Compliance Assistance

Does your industry have technical guidelines or requirements? We can help get you compliant and ready for what's next

Whether you are bound to HIPAA, PCI, NERC/FERC, GLBA, or any other standard, we can help get you compliant. We appreciate compliance and we really appreciate is protecting data.

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Social Engineering Assessments

Social engineering assessments test what is often the most overlooked component in your environment -- your people.

We can even perform a passive analysis and reconnaissance to find publicly accessible data that is readily available and then highlight areas that may be problematic in a directed attack.

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Web Application Pen Testing

Whether you are bringing a new web application to market or you simply want to improve your web application security, we can help.

Application security involves checking the actual application for potential flaws, not just the host operating system. Our testing can also include code auditing in cases where we have a thorough familiarity with the programming language in use.

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Vulnerability Assessments

A vulnerability assessment is used to proactively identify potential security flaws in your environment whether internal or external [to your firewall].

We can also provide ongoing vulnerability scanning for customers who need assistance maintaining a vulnerability scanning engine, interpreting the results, or remediating the threats.

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Virtual CISO (vCISO)

Has an auditor identified that your organization needs a CISO due to data sensitivity, but you don't feel you are big enough to warrant such an investment?

That is where a virtual CISO (vCISO) comes in. A vCISO works with your IT staff to get security programs off the ground and ingrained in the environment.

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Security Program Direction

Need help getting some sort of security program going, but not quite sure where to start? This option helps your organization with the direction to succeed.

It relies on your staff to implement the ongoing changes though. Providing your organization with a direction on their security program is a small subset of the role a virtual CISO might help your organization with

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Security Product Implementation

Did you purchase security software or hardware that is still in the box? We have worked with thousands of security products & environments

We have implemented thousands of security products in thousands of environments, however, there is always the possibility we don't have experience with product XYZ. Here's a little tip and it goes back to our policy about honesty... we will tell you upfront.

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Service Delivery

We pride ourselves on being small enough to remain agile and large enough to apply a dedicated approach to each client experience.

Our consultative approach ensures we understand the long-term goal of our end-user’s, while maintaining collaborative relationships with our selected integration partners, thereby enabling us to provide effective long-term solutions.

Gulf Software Distribution (GSD Africa) services the continent of Africa, ensuring invaluable local market knowledge and on-the-ground response. We have a presence in the following countries, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana and Ivory Coast.

Though Gulf Software Distribution (GSD Africa) is a company, we pride ourselves on only taking on business we believe we can excel in.

Vendors We Represent

Here are the vendors that we work with

The Process

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We work with a good number of partners/resellers who are doing marvelously well
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Want to work or partner with us? We have a presence in the following countries, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana and Ivory Coast. We service Africa and are well positioned due to our in-depth local market knowledge.

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We work with a range of different clients ensuring that our solutions work for now and the future.