Ermes is the only Italian company that falls into the top 100 of companies that exploit artificial intelligence for cybersecurity, detecting and defending companies from security attacks. Ermes was born within the Politecnico di Torino in 2018 and the selection is currently curated by Gartner, world leader in IT research and consultancy.
Ermes in the top 100 of cybersecurity companies
Ermes was born from the will of the entrepreneur Hassan Metwalley, who in 2018 decided to found a company specifically designed to help companies defend themselves from potential hacker attacks. In particular, they were all in Hassan’s sights those intrusions that leverage the human aspect territorial realities, and which exploit the vulnerabilities of the employees themselves to infiltrate.
To combat these phenomena, Hermes made use of artificial intelligence, in order to enhance the safety while browsing, also generating considerable savings in the process as regards bandwidth consumption. According to official data, at the moment Ermes has protected more than 30 thousand users by blocking over 360 billion dangerous connections.
“We are really proud to have been selected as the only Italian company within such an authoritative ranking at an international level, which includes the largest companies in the sector. Certain that Italy is finally becoming a substantial reference point in the Cybersecurity landscape, we have invested everything in the technical and transversal skills of what, today, is an excellent and cutting-edge team “explained Metwalley, CEO and co –Founder of Ermes Intelligent Web Protection.
Precisely by virtue of these excellent results, Hermes was included in the top 100 of the world realities who deal with cybersecurity, especially for the way in which they have implemented artificial intelligence in the processes of control and prevention of cyber attacks. A real Italian excellence.