AsiaInfo Security and TST Signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement

Recently, AsiaInfo Security and Thales SEC Transport (TST) signed a strategic cooperation agreement. Based on the principle of complementary advantages and resource sharing, both parties will carry out in-depth technical cooperation in the field of metro, tram, municipal railway and other types of rail transport. In the presence of Ma Hongjun, COO and CMO of AsiaInfo Security, and Liu Huiming, Vice President and CTO of TST, Gu Jianghe, Director of TST’s Product R&D Center, and Chen Jie, General Manager of AsiaInfo Security Shanghai Branch, both parties signed the strategic agreement on behalf of both companies.

According to the agreement, AsiaInfo Security and TST will integrate the advantages of both parties in rail transport and network security, fully realizing the deep integration and innovation of products and solutions. Both parties will also start comprehensive cooperation from technical support, iso-assurance inspection, security services, business development and personnel training, etc., providing products, solutions and services with more advanced technology, better performance and a better system for the network security construction in rail transport. 

As a leader in China’s network security software, AsiaInfo Security is a “network- and cloud-savvy” network security company in the industry. With nearly 30 years of experience in Internet construction, AsiaInfo Security has possessed strong “network-savvy” business capabilities and a large resource advantage. Thanks to its deep cultivation of highly sophisticated technologies for network security under the mission of safeguarding the Internet, AsiaInfo Security has been equipped with excellent “cloud-savvy” technology genes, achieving breakthroughs in core technologies related to such fields as cloud security, identity security, endpoint security, security management, advanced threat management and 5G security, and building a solid security defense line for the cloud, network, boundary and end devices with its strength.

Ma Hongjun, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer of AsiaInfo Security, said: “As a national strategic, pioneering and critical infrastructure, rail transport plays a vital role in economic and social development. In the field of rail transport, AsiaInfo Security has extensive experience in securing rail transit networks by virtue of the technology and market influence of its own products and solutions. The official formation of this strategic cooperation will contribute to the deep integration of technological innovation and scenarios, providing sustainable momentum for the safety construction in the rail transport sector.”

Liu Huiming, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of TST, said: “In recent years, as China’s rail transport faces a more complex operating environment with increased safety risks, urban rail transit has witnessed mounting safety operation pressure. It is a major historical mission and responsibility given to the industry by the state for high-quality development to ensure the network security construction of rail transport and build a technical standard system of transport security development in line with China’s basic national conditions. With the two parties’ sound foundation for cooperation in the field of rail transport, it is of great significance for TST and AsiaInfo Security to reach strategic cooperation for future development.”