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Warning: ‘Traffic systems at risk of cyberattack’

Industry experts have responded to comments made about cybersecurity risks posed to the UK’s critical infrastructure. Speaking with the BBC Today programme, and reported by the Daily Telegraph, General Sir Christopher Deverell, Commander of the UK’s Joint Forces Command, warned that traffic control systems were at risk of cyberattack, with road systems one of several […]


Veeam expert: Five steps to complying with the EU’s GDPR

Now that GDPR has been introduced the journey towards compliance has started and companies are updating their relationship with data protection. Claude Schuck, Regional Manager for Middle East and Central Africa at Veeam Software, looks at ways that enterprises can make their approach fit for the future. There are still a vast number of organisations […]


Intel and Mobileye begin testing their autonomous fleet in Jerusalem

Article by: Professor Amnon Shashua, Co-founder and CTO of Mobileye The first phase of the Intel and Mobileye 100-car autonomous vehicle (AV) fleet has begun operating in the challenging and aggressive traffic conditions of Jerusalem. The technology is being driven on the road to demonstrate the power of the Mobileye approach and technology, to prove […]


How AI-based machine learning will affect IT security

Article by: Rabih Itani, Regional Business Development Manager – Security, Middle East and Turkey at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company Artificial intelligence (AI) has been a hot topic of discussion in many industries for a while now, with healthcare, retail and hospitality, to name but a few, starting to speculate on the massive opportunities […]


Will businesses be ready in time to comply with the GDPR requirements?

Article by: Bob Worrall, CIO, Juniper Networks On May 25 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes fully enforceable under law, but will organisations be ready to comply by this deadline? Re-read this sentence and you’ll spot that I did not mention the European Union. Although GDPR is a European law, it has global […]


How to prepare your colocation with open compute solutions

With a 17% attendance increase at the 2018 Open Compute Summit last month, the increasing market interest in all things open compute came through loud and clear. Previously, the unique and custom IT gear shared via the Open Compute Project (OCP) was only for hyperscale operators who could buy massive quantities from Original Design Manufacturers […]


Using data to enhance your enterprise cyber hygiene

Jim Doggett, US VP and CISO, Panaseer In the good ‘ol days of CISO, things were straightforward and it was pretty easy to do what it took to be successful. I would prepare a budget for the upcoming year from a list of essential and value-added projects, which my security and risk team supported. Then […]


The top five identity trends of the year

Jim Ducharme, RSA Security’s VP of Identity Products The days where passwords and tokens were our only way of identifying people and systems is long gone. Today, we have a vast array of technologies, including: multi-factor authentication (MFA), standards-based solutions, biometrics and smartphone-based authentication – to name just a few. This change has been driven […]


Cloud technology is becoming more utilised in the workplace

By Angela Evans, Office Business Leader at Microsoft UK “In recent years, the cloud has undoubtedly established itself as a key cog in the enterprise IT wheel. With clear benefits in data storage, security and recovery, 96% of businesses have implemented cloud services to reap both short and long-term advantages. As the technology has embedded […]


Incident response: a six-step guide

Tim Bandos, Senior Director of Cybersecurity at Digital Guardian, discusses how good incident response always starts with answering six key questions. Incident response is defined as the process by which an organisation handles a data breach or cyberattack. The goal of incident response is to efficiently manage an incident so that the damage is limited […]