cyber security Tag

Seventy four per cent of organisations say that damaging cyberattacks are a result of vulnerabilities in the technology that was put into place during the pandemic, according to Tenable Inc. In the Beyond Boundaries: The Future of Cybersecurity in the New World of Work report, it...

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...

Zaal Nodjoumi, chief executive officer of Cyber Sense Technologies Ltd looks at how cyber security needs to be taken seriously enterprise-wide 'Cyber Security' - Just uttering these words to most people causes them to check out of the conversation before it even starts. From CEOs to...

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....

The Middle East and North Africa Information Security Conference represents the biggest Cybersecurity Conference in the MENA region.  Hosted by cybersecurity advisory company VirtuPort for the past 9 years, the 2021 event will take place in Riyadh as a hybrid virtual event on 25th -...

Genetec shares the results of its ‘Physical Security in EMEA 2021’ report, based on insights from over 1,500 physical security professionals which show how physical security teams across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are leveraging technology to manage both short term needs and long-term priorities. The...

A new IBM study conducted by International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed that 85 percent of C-Suite executives surveyed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are pursuing or planning to implement hybrid cloud strategies in their organisations. According to the study, C-Suite executives surveyed in the...

IDEMIA, global leader in Augmented Identity, and Cybernetica, leader in secure data transmissions and digital identity, partner up to offer governments and other interested parties a new two-in-one digital ID solution. The solution aims to reinforce trust in mobile-based ID authentication and qualified signatures when using...

Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), has announced the appointment of international experts in the field of systems security to the Board of Advisors of its Secure Systems Research Centre (SSRC). Secure Systems Research Centre...

“Organisations should never have to choose between protecting the privacy of individuals and their physical security,” says Pierre Racz, President of Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions. In the physical security industry, protecting people and assets...

Odyssey Cybersecurity has proudly announced the long-anticipated rebranding of its award-winning ClearSkies™ line of cloud-based products and services, signifying its promise to constantly stay abreast of rapid technological advancements in addressing its customers’ evolving Information Security and Risk Management needs. ClearSkies™ offers fast, robust, flexible, scalable...

IBM Security has announced the official opening of its first Security Operations Center in Saudi Arabia and the region to provide managed security services to private and government sector customers. Through the center, IBM will offer clients in Saudi Arabia the option of managing their...

Companies in the Middle East need to be on high alert over how their brands are being exploited by cybercriminals, writes Werno Gevers cybersecurity expert at Mimecast Middle East organisations are growing wary of criminals exploiting their brands to target their customers, partners or the general...

Andrea Babbs of anti-virus solutions provider Vipre says that as well as combatting external cyber threats businesses need to remain focused on the threat of accidental insider data leakage  Cybercrime has rapidly become the world’s fastest growing form of criminal activity, and is showing no sign of slowing...

Ashraf Sheet, regional director, Middle East & Africa at Infoblox looks at the growing threat of DDos attacks coming to a server near you! In 2020 DDoS attacks continue to increase both in volume and in frequency. Nexusguard Research just reported a 542% increase in DDoS attacks...

In a report released by Honeywell based on cybersecurity threat data collected from hundreds of industrial facilities globally, the severity of threats detected to operational technology (OT) systems has risen by significant amounts over a 12-month period. The findings from the latest Honeywell Industrial USB Threat...

François Amigorena founder and CEO of IS Decisions and an expert commentator on cybersecurity issues looks at some of the cyber security challenges of remote working Due to the current situation of COVID-19 (coronavirus), most employees are asked to work remotely for obvious safety reasons. The...

More than 1,100 exhibitors from 56 countries gathered in Dubai in Janury at the region's premier annual security event. Talking points this year were cyber security, compliance and the need for true integration. SME reports from Dubai Intersec was officially inaugurated by Major General Expert Rashid...

Abu Dhabi Municipality has overhauled its legacy networking infrastructure and deployed powerful new Wi-Fi 6 technology from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, that has laid the foundation for its Smart Digital Workplace initiative. Ahmad Al Hammadi, IT manager at Abu Dhabi Municipality says, “We understand...

VirtuPort inaugurated the 7th edition of the Middle East and North Africa Information Security conference 2019, under the theme: Cyberspace, The New Frontier Deception, Orchestration and Blackholes”, yesterday in Riyadh (9th Sept). The conference was attended by world experts and international companies specialising in cybersecurity. According...

Mimecast a leading email and data security company has announced the winners of its Middle East Partner Awards 2019. Five channel partners from the UAE were recognised across six categories for their performance over the past year. Mimecast revealed the winners during its annual Mimecast Partner...

One of the UAE's youngest hackers took to the stage at the recent Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC 2019) GISEC, the region’s largest cybersecurity forum, is a yearly event organised by Dubai Police and Dubai Electronic Security center, where the world’s best hackers demonstrate...

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