3W Networks the premier systems integrator was awarded the project for implementation of an intrusion detection system for Dubai Metro’s entire critical infrastructure network. Dubai Metro, the world’s largest driverless fully automated metro network, consists of 29 Red Line stations spanning 53 kilometers, 18 Green Line stations across 22 kilometers and 3 depots located in Al Rashidiya, Al Qusais & Jebel Ali.
This project aims to implement an intrusion detection system for Dubai Metro to detect any malicious code or intrusion, by providing real-time visibility of the traffic on Rail OT and SCADA networks.
3W Networks in partnership with Nozomi Networks, the leading provider of OT and IoT security, will deliver Nozomi Networks’ Guardian appliances, Threat Intelligence subscription, Central Management Console, Smart Polling add-on and professional services including installation, testing, commissioning and training.
“3W Networks have successfully delivered the cybersecurity solution for the Dubai Metro DMZ Project. The superiority of our advanced technology offerings and specialized services lead to the award of the intrusion detection system for Dubai Metro as we continue to safeguard the Metro Rail’s operational technology (OT) network,” concludes Walid Gamali, Chief Executive Officer of 3W Networks.
About Road Transportation Authority (RTA)
With a vision of safe and smooth transport for all, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is responsible for planning and executing transport and traffic projects in Dubai, preparing legislation and strategic plans, developing other integrated solutions of road system and marine network that are safe and in line with the city’s economic development plans and the highest international standards.
Due to its massive role in the development of infrastructure and transportation for Dubai, RTA administers itself through six agencies: Marine, Public Transport, Traffic & Roads, Rail, Dubai Taxi & Licensing Agency.
Project Code: TAW
Award Date: May 2020