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Endpoint security automation a top priority for IT professionals

Global cybersecurity training company, the SANS Institute, has released its 2018 SANS Endpoint Security Survey report, which found that automating endpoint detection and response processes is the top priority for IT professionals trying to put actionable controls around their endpoints. The survey questioned IT professionals globally on how they approach endpoint security within their organisations, […]


Symantec launches free tool to help detect recent VPNFilter malware

Symantec, a leading cybersecurity company, has announced VPNFilter Check, a free online tool designed to help individuals and organisations quickly and simply determine if a router may be impacted by VPNFilter malware. “VPNFilter poses a very serious threat to both consumers and businesses including injecting malware and the stealing of passwords and other confidential data,” […]


Four hidden costs and cybersecurity risks of sudo

Morey Haber, CTO at BeyondTrust, explains the four specific risks or costs tha organisations should consider before deciding if sudo (an open source package designed to provide privileged access included in many Linux distributions) is right for the organisation. It is always a philosophical debate as to whether to use open source software in a […]


Veritas expert: Why enterprises should be ready for cybersecurity

With enterprises dealing with an ever-increasing amount of data we asked Johnny Karam, vice president emerging markets at Veritas, how important it is for them to stay in a state of cybersecurity readiness. As organisations become increasingly reliant on data – and as the value of data continues to increase – the challenge of data […]


SANS returns to Riyadh with latest training courses in cybersecurity

Following an overwhelmingly positive reception to its training events in Riyadh and Khobar last year, SANS, a global leader in cybersecurity training, has announced its return to KSA with ‘SANS Riyadh July 2018‘. The six-day training event will take place from July 28 to August 2 and will feature hands-on courses that enable IT professionals […]


Equinix expert on how organisations can best secure their data

There is always the threat that losing your company’s data will bring your business to a close. Not only is the cyberattack landscape increasing in frequency, scale and complexity but the cost of trying to recover from an attack is growing astronomically as well. A recent IBM Security and Ponemon Institute global study showed the […]


BeyondTrust announces new partnership with SINEVIS

BeyondTrust, a leading cybersecurity company dedicated to preventing privilege misuse and stopping unauthorised access, has announced a strategic partnership with SINEVIS, a leading IT Technology Professional Services Delivery organisation. Through the global reach and IT services delivery expertise of SINEVIS, this partnership expands opportunities for BeyondTrust and helps scale delivery capabilities, particularly in Europe, Middle […]


Help AG to host AI and machine learning cybersecurity event

Acknowledging the rapid advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in recent years, Help AG, a leading information security services, consultancy and solutions provider in the Middle East, is set to host its flagship Security Spotlight Forum in Dubai and Abu Dhabi next week. The event, themed ‘AI and Machine Learning in Cybersecurity’  will take place on […]


Kaspersky Lab updates IT Security Calculator tool

With IT budgets under pressure to transform and improve multiple areas of an organisation and business leaders needing to demonstrate return on every investment, the onus has long been on IT security to prove its worth. But proving ROI has traditionally been a struggle for IT professionals, who need to balance budget limitations while staying […]


Gigamon’s inline bypass threat prevention helps to secure the network

Modern enterprises rely on high-speed networks to increase productivity, find innovative solutions and enhance collaboration. However, these increased network data rates and resulting network upgrades can have major consequences for security administrators – especially those who rely on best-of-breed inline threat prevention tools. Gigamon, the company leading the convergence of security and network operations, is […]