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New survey finds Insider Threats and Ransomware are most feared

Majority of organisations lack proper data exfiltration prevention and DNS security measures Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, has released results of a new study that identifies the top threats, risks and fears related to securing data assets and keeping networks secure. The survey, conducted by SANS and co-sponsored by […]


How enterprises should best approach privileged access password management

John Hathaway, Regional Sales Director, Middle East, BeyondTrust, tells us about the best ways to deal with Privileged Access Management Privileged password management, sometimes called enterprise password management, refers to the practice and technique of securely controlling credentials for privileged accounts, services, systems, applications and more. But unfortunately, with so much power inherent in privileged […]


Huawei and Omantel to Deploy Middle East’s First G.fast network

Huawei has announced it will jointly deploy the first G.fast network in the Middle East working with Omantel, a leading operator in Oman. The announcement was made at the ninth annual Huawei User Group Meeting. Huawei’s E2E G.fast solution will support Omantel to construct ultra-broadband networks more efficiently by reusing existing copper lines. Omantel, the first […]


Gulf Air reveals DDoS defence to boost security and customer service

Project Uses F5 DDoS Hybrid Defender to safeguard operations and unlock greater agility Gulf Air has revealed a cybersecurity change as part of an on-going campaign to safeguard its operations and deliver industry-leading customer service. Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has reinforced its network perimeter to pre-empt and combat Distributed […]


System integrator DTP implements Quintiq’s asset optimisation at Dubai Airports

Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes brand and global vendor in supply chain planning and optimisation, has been selected by Dubai Airports to plan and schedule its fixed resources at Dubai International and Dubai World Central. The Quintiq solution will automate the planning process for airport stands, gates, baggage belts and check-in counters to increase overall efficiency, […]


UAE based EAM RFID implements tagging for Fiji Airways

Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline, has completed installation of over 4,000 ultrahigh-frequency, radio frequency identification tags throughout its fleet of 15 aircraft. One of the first of the Oceanian airlines to utilise RFID, Fiji Airways has taken a keen interest in being an early adopter of customer-centric technology since 2013. Fiji Airways is integrating RFID […]


Flying taxis to be trialled in Dubai

Air taxis capable of flying passengers without a pilot will be trialled in Dubai later this year. Trials of the autonomous aircraft are to take place in the final quarter of the year following an agreement between the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and German company Volocopter. Its two-seater AAT, which is quickly rechargeable, can […]


Bahrain based Gulf Air adopts Microsoft Azure Cloud to deliver world-class web service

Microsoft has announced that Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has revamped its online customer-experience utilising the power of Microsoft Azure Cloud. The deployment carried out by Link Development, a Microsoft Certified Cloud service provider and global technology solutions provider, enables Gulf Air to deliver world-class web and cross-device services while […]


Qatar Airways to offer next generation Inmarsat GX Aviation in-flight broadband service

Inmarsat, a leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has announced that Qatar Airways has become the first Middle East megacarrier to select its advanced new GX Aviation in-flight broadband solution. In a landmark agreement, the next-generation service will initially be available to Qatar Airways passengers on board more than 130 aircraft, consisting of Airbus […]


IFS and Dubai based ISYX agree technological partnership

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has signed a partnership agreement with Dubai-based ISYX Technologies, a fast-growing business technology consulting company. The IFS and ISYX partnership will help deliver IFS’s innovative product portfolio to customers across the Middle East and Africa. Drawing on the long and successful track record of both companies in areas such […]


Raytheon and Saudi Arabia Military Industries sign MoU for cyber security

In a ceremony witnessed by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and US President Donald Trump, Raytheon and the Saudi Arabia Military Industries Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on defense-related projects and technology development. The agreement will enable continued global growth for Raytheon in key […]


Low cost Saudi airlines flynas partners with connxe solution  

Customers of Saudi Arabia based low-cost airline, flynas, can now book their airport transfers through a wide range of touchpoints and integrations on the flynas website, mobile and email communications. This is through the HolidayTaxis Group ground transportation platform, conxxe. The HolidayTaxis, conxxe group already powers ground transportation solutions for over 30 of the world’s […]


Hamad International Airport signs partnership with Huawei

Huawei and Hamad International Airport signed a Memorandum of Understanding, formalising a strategic partnership to enable the airport’s digital transformation. The MoU provides a broad framework for collaboration between Hamad International Airport and Huawei for co-creation of innovative concepts, prototypes and solutions using cutting-edge technologies, particularly in the areas of IoT and autonomous machines, to […]


Etisalat Digital at ICAO Cyber Summit to highlight ‘Cyber Threat Intelligence in Aviation’

Etisalat Digital has today announced its participation in an inaugural cybersecurity summit organised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and hosted by General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the governing body of civil aviation in UAE. The summit and exhibition brings together the aviation industry, its partners and other key players to identify and address […]


Siemens: Discover the Value of the Digital Enterprise at GMIS

Siemens will present technology for digitalized manufacturing and industrialization in the Middle East under the banner of ‘Discover the Value of the Digital Enterprise,’ during the first Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit to be held in Abu Dhabi on the 27th-30th March. The company’s exhibition at GMIS demonstrates how digital technologies can drive a robust, […]


Al Ansari Exchange and SriLankan Airlines sign agreement to facilitate ticket payments

Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has recently signed an agreement with SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka. According to the terms of the agreement, SriLankan Airlines customers will now be able to make payments through more than 170 UAE-wide Al Ansari Exchange branches. The service will […]


Gulf Air Awarded 7 Information Technology ISO Certifications

Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, was recently awarded Information Technology ISO certifications by Bureau Veritas, a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), in the seven areas of Quality Management, Environmental Management, Service Management, Business Continuity Management, Information Security Management, Energy Management and Asset Management – making it the first airline in the world […]


Gulf Air pens technology agreement with Sabre

Sabre Corporation, a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, has signed a new agreement with the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, to provide an expanded portfolio of core passenger services technology covering reservations, departure controls and all other aspects that touch passengers directly. For the past two decades, Gulf Air […]


Sabre boosts Emirates airline with merchandising technology

Sabre Corporation is supporting Emirates airline with technology that personalises the travel experience for consumers by enabling them to easily purchase a range of customised fares. Sabre and Emirates have also signed a new long-term global distribution agreement to make the airline’s fares available to travel agents globally who use Sabre. Emirates operates more than 3,600 […]


Siemens, Strata, Etihad to develop 3D-printed aircraft parts

German conglomerate Siemens AG, Abu Dhabi-based Strata Manufacturing, and Abu Dhabi airline Etihad Airways announced they will work together to develop the first 3D-printed parts for aircraft interiors in the Middle East and North Africa. A joint statement from the three companies, the partnership aims to leverage additive manufacturing, known as 3D printing, to help […]