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Equinix survey reveals further shift to cloud despite security concerns

An independent study by Equinix of more than 1,200 senior IT professionals across EMEA highlights that 71% of organisations are likely to move more of their business functions to the cloud despite security concerns. Equinix, a leading global interconnection and data centre company, has announced the findings of an independent survey of more than 1,200 senior IT professionals […]


Gemalto expert explores the true cost of a data breach

Sébastien Pavie, Regional Director META, Enterprise and Cybersecurity, explores the true cost of a data breach and why there needs to be a change of mindset when it comes to security in the business world. Every day, more and more companies are harnessing the power of cloud and Digital Transformation, leaving them potentially more susceptible to […]


Thales research reveals Digital Transformation puts sensitive data at risk

Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, has announced that the rush to Digital Transformation is putting sensitive data at risk for organisations worldwide. That is according to the company’s 2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Global Edition with research and analysis from IDC. As organisations embrace new technologies, such as multi-cloud […]


A layered approach to cybersecurity: People, processes and technology

Alain Penel, Regional Vice President – Middle East, Fortinet, outlines the various approaches to cybersecurity, which includes the three crucial aspects – people, processes and technology. Cybercrime is an ever-present threat facing organisations of all sizes. In order to safeguard themselves against a successful data breach, IT teams must stay a step ahead of cybercriminals […]


Proofpoint research reveals phishing cyberattack trends

Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, has released its fifth annual State of the Phish Report, which uncovers phishing cyberattack trends across more than 15 industries and details the fundamental cybersecurity knowledge of more than 7,000 working adults in the US, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the UK. Data from tens of millions […]


A layered approach to cybersecurity: People, processes and technology

Alain Penel, Regional Vice President – Middle East, Fortinet, outlines the various approaches to cybersecurity, which includes the three crucial aspects – people, processes and technology. Cybercrime is an ever-present threat facing organisations of all sizes. In order to safeguard themselves against a successful data breach, IT teams must stay a step ahead of cybercriminals […]


SANS Cyber Security Middle East Summit & Training to be held in UAE

SANS have announced the launch of the first SANS Cyber Security Middle East Summit and Training. The 2019 Summit will be held on April 4 in Abu Dhabi, at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr hotel. This event will be the first in a series of SANS Summits to be held in the Middle East. In […]


HID Global launches cloud platform to enhance connected workplace

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has announced the availability of its HID Origo cloud platform that opens a new world of opportunities for partners to create more seamless and intuitive workplace experiences that are built on HID’s proven access control infrastructure. The platform combines HID’s technologies for mobile IDs (and location […]


Industry experts comment on Collection #1 data breach

Industry experts have been providing comments on the Collection #1 data breach – the largest ever database of breached login details leaked on the Dark Web. Details of the breach were outlined by cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt, a Microsoft Regional Director, in his blog. Collection #1 is a set of email addresses and passwordsmade up of a […]


Sophos expert on using Deep Learning to improve security posture

In this article, Harish Chib, Vice President – Middle East and Africa, Sophos explains why organisations need an additional layer of Deep Learning enabled Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools to improve their security posture. Cybercrime is big business and hackers are continually looking for new attack vectors. SophosLabs team see 400,000 new malicious samples […]