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OQ Technology Wins Contract for EU Cybersecurity Project 

By Rachel Jewett | July 1, 2024

Omar Qaise, CEO of OQ Technology. Photo: OQ Technology

Satellite IoT company OQ Technology has received a contract for an EU project dealing with 5G cybersecurity policies. It is for Security Assessments for Networks and Services in 5G, also known as SAND5G.

The company’s subsidiary in Greece, OQ Technology Hellas, received the contract and will work with seven partners: University of Patras, P-NET, Sphynx Hellas, WINGS ICT Solutions, Hellenic Authority for Communication Security and Privacy, and Hellenic Ministry of Digital Governance.

The project is part of the Digital Europe Programme and aims to deliver a risk and impact assessment platform to support 5G stakeholders to secure their systems and services. Within the project, OQ Technology will provide a satellite IoT pilot to evaluate two possible network architectures for OQ satellites using 5G core network and deploying communication with field IoTs. OQ will also be responsible for delivering an interim report. 

“Cybersecurity for enterprise and government is a critical matter, and bringing OQ experience in non-terrestrial networks 5G security will be an innovative contributing part of this European project,” said Omar Qaise, founder and CEO of OQ Technology.