Selected-Features

No doubt you’ve heard the buzz about eXtended Detection and Response… but do you fully understand what it’s all about, asks Zeki Turedi, CTO of EMEA at CrowdStrike. Jargon and buzzwords are commonplace in the cybersecurity industry. It can often be challenging to demystify the latest...

As the aviation industry globally struggles to rebuild capacity, operators in the Middle East are faring better thanks to technology investments. Security Middle East Magazine talks to Maxxess EMEA Managing Director, Lee Copland about his company’s long involvement with the sector. Despite unprecedented stresses impacting the...

Is it time for your organisation to start investing in green technology for their security needs, asks Ephrem Tesfai, Sales Engineering Manager META at Genetec? This year’s theme for Earth Day was Invest In Our Planet and was a wake-up call for businesses, individuals, and government...

Dan Norman, from the ISF considers what the future of ransomware holds for companies in the Middle East. Companies across the Middle East are acknowledging ransomware as a key threat and cross-border law enforcement are challenging threat actors more proactively… However, attackers will slowly but surely...

Lighting and its infrastructure have come a long way since the invention of the lightbulb. Whether capitalising on lighting infrastructure to boost public safety or fighting germs with specialised light wavelengths, it's never been more technically advanced. Public street lighting is a vital part of making...

Amin Haj Salem, Key Account Manager - End Customer, Axis Communications, looks at how video and connected technology are transforming public transport. For many years, public transport authorities (PTAs) and service providers have used video surveillance to help improve safety and security throughout their operations. But...

After a hugely successful event in 2019, Saudi Arabia’s leading trade fair for security, safety and fire protection is back. Intersec Saudi Arabia will be at Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center on the 13-15th September. Security Middle East spoke to Alex Nicholl, Director of...

The partnership between Seagate and Secure Logiq is delivering a single end-to-end surveillance storage solution specifically tailored to the Middle East. Security Middle East magazine explores the technology underpinning the partnership, and what more we can expect to see from it. One of the big stories...

Keeping apace with technology is very much the focus for organisations across the Middle East, and camera technology is no exception. Security Middle East magazine speaks to the experts to find out where the industry is headed. Walter Candelu, VP Middle East & Africa, Real Networks,...

It’s no secret that when it comes to gender bias and stereotypes, one of the industries that struggles the most is cybersecurity. Over the past decade efforts to break to bias and encourage more women into the sector have increased, but does it go far...

Dr Moataz Bin Ali, Area Vice President and Managing Director, Trend Micro MEA, looks at cybersecurity preparedness and how it can ensure longevity for businesses. The way we live, and work has changed drastically, thanks to the wave of digital transformation precipitated by the pandemic. As...

Rami Mashal, Regional Director, Middle East at Tanium, talks to Security Middle East about the issue of visibility in cybersecurity. Why is the visibility of IT environments often overlooked? As an industry, we have failed to properly implement the technology needed to have full visibility of IT environments...

The Under Vehicle Surveillance Systems (UVSS) market is moving into high gear, driven both by regulation and need. As demand has risen, so have formidable options for users. The Middle East has always treated security issues with respect and sophistication, not least in the protection of...

When people think about the consequences of a cyberattack very few consider anything beyond financial and data losses. In reality, the consequences can be far greater, especially when attacks concern industrial organisations. Industrial organisations are responsible for the supply of essential commodities into society, including energy,...

Data security can make or break an organisation, says Philip Ingram, MBE. And as data grows at a phenomenal rate, so too do the risks involved. When you start to talk about data and data growth over the years, the numbers are staggering, they are so...

Abu Dhabi’s Technology Innovation Institute Cryptography Research Centre (CRC) has built the The UAE’s first national and sovereign crypto library and puts United Arab Emirates in a small league of countries that possess advanced digital data security capabilities. SME speaks to Dr Najwa Aaraj, chief...

Mohammed Al-Moneer, Regional Director, Middle East, Turkey & Africa at Infoblox highlights four ransomware trends that companies should be aware of as part of their cyber security efforts. 1 - Ransomware attacks continue to grow Ransomware is once again front and centre. This year has turned out...

Following a fatality when a member of the public accidentally interfered with an electricity transformer, The Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC) decided to review its perimeter security and opted for a monitored pulsed fencing solution from Gallagher Security. Based in Muscat, Oman, the Oman Electricity Transmission...

Internet use is exploding with video streaming, IoT devices and cloud-based services. Networks are under pressure to keep up with exponentially increasing bandwidth requirements. Also due to ever growing concerns about data security there are more and more areas where radio-based wireless communication (WiFi, 4G...

Security and IT professionals in the Middle East are increasingly looking to secure critical application data using encryption and HSMs. This and other findings are highlighted in the Entrust 2021 Middle East Encryption Trends study, the sixteenth annual multinational survey by the Ponemon Institute. The study...

Security threats against AI are not new, but they have been insufficiently addressed by enterprise users, argues VP analyst Avivah Litan  Repressive regimes are working hard on artificial intelligence (AI) systems that control populations and suppress dissent. If these efforts succeed, political protests will be a sentimental...

Dr Mohammad Hamdan, associate professor of Computer Sciences, Heriot-Watt University Dubai addresses the 3C's (Concerns, Challenges and Costs) critical to effective and secure cloud adoption IT infrastructure networks in the modern age are increasingly shifting towards the cloud, to benefit from cost, scalability, and management-related advantages....

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