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Cisco expert on building and securing the 5G networks of tomorrow

While 5G brings the promise of new revenue opportunities for service providers, new infrastructure and use cases will open up new risks. Ensuring the security of the SP network infrastructure, the business and its customers will require a holistic approach says Ali Amer, Managing Director, Global Service Provider Sales, Cisco Middle East and Africa. Every new generation […]


Kaspersky Lab will showcase security solutions at GITEX 2018

Kaspersky Lab will be presenting Kaspersky Threat Management and Defense at GITEX 2018 along with its other solutions. Kaspersky Threat Management and Defense brings together and reinforces the capabilities of Kaspersky Anti Targeted Attack, Kaspersky Cybersecurity Services and new Kaspersky EDR within a single platform. It gives businesses and governments the opportunity to adopt a […]


Survey highlights security implications of Digital Transformation

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity, has announced the findings of its new 2018 Security Implications of Digital Transformation Survey, which provides insights into the state of cybersecurity in organisations around the world. The findings come from an independent survey of more than 300 Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and Chief […]


More than 40% of ICS computers attacked during first half of 2018

Research shows that African countries were worse off when it comes to ICS computers that were attacked. More than 40% of all industrial control system (ICS) computers protected by Kaspersky Lab solutions were attacked by malicious software at least once during the first half of 2018. The most impacted countries were Vietnam, Algeria and Sri […]


Fortinet introduces network access control solution for IoT security

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced FortiNAC, a new network access control product line that delivers network segmentation and automated responses for IoT security. The massive rise of unsecure, headless IoT devices, including industrial and medical IoT, requires new tools for securing networks. Fortinet’s new FortiNAC product line […]


Prevent your network from being attacked by a Botnet

Not having enough network protection may allow your organisation’s devices to be part of the next cyberattack, according to Harish Chib, Vice President, Middle East and Africa, Sophos. Botnets are large volumes of distributed networked computers and devices that have been taken over by a cybercriminal. Botnets, also referred to as bots, are usually taken […]


Kuwait and US sign deal on cybersecurity cooperation

Salem Muthib Al-Athainah, the Chairman and CEO of Kuwait’s Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), and Robert Strayer, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy, have signed a letter of intent on cooperation in cybersecurity. The document, inked on the fringes of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait […]


Centrify expert: ‘Zero trust security approach is gaining acceptance’

Organisations are coming to realise that a user name and password are not enough to secure their cyber existence. And as Kamel Heus, Regional Manager – MEA at Centrify explains, a ‘zero trust security approach’ is increasingly gaining acceptance. The concept of zero trust is as profound in cybersecurity as the sweeping transformation generated by […]


BeyondTrust expert on getting your organisation ‘privilege ready’

By Morey Haber, CTO, BeyondTrust People are an organisations’ most valuable resource. But they can also be its greatest vulnerability, especially when armed with weak credentials, all-too-powerful privileged accounts and security ignorance or hubris. The problem is simple – too many users have too much access. In fact, a recent survey we conducted revealed that […]


A10 Networks to showcase innovations at GITEX 2018

A10 Networks, a provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced its participation at GITEX Technology Week taking place from October 14 to 18 October. The company will demonstrate its entire portfolio of solutions including service provider network security to support IoT in the age of 5G, multi-cloud management, DDoS protection and application visibility […]