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BIOS Middle East launches Microsoft Azure Stack at GITEX with Cisco

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BIOS Middle East, the United Arab Emirates number one Cloud Service Provider, is ready to face the future with its new integrated cloud offering. Azure Stack built on Cisco and managed by BIOS brings the power of Microsoft Azure in-country. Azure Stack will provide the same look and feel as Azure while federating to Azure […]


Global CISOs concerned about business’ cybersecurity readiness

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Research by the Ponemon Institute focusing on Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) worldwide has found worrying levels of business readiness for cybersecurity threats. Drawing on insights from 184 global CISOs, a new F5-comissioned report has highlighted the latest challenges encountered in the increasingly influential role. “This new research provides a unique view into how CISOs […]


Cisco to work with monitoring control centre to enhance security

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At GITEX Technology Week 2017, Cisco and the Abu Dhabi Monitoring and Control Centre (ADMCC) announced further collaboration towards achieving the vision for a safe, secure and intelligent city. Building on their existing relationship, ADMCC will leverage the power of Cisco’s technology solutions and innovation to support ‘Falcon Eye,’ an integrated, live surveillance system deployed […]


LogRhythm unveils analytics to enhance threat life cycle management

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LogRhythm, the Security Intelligence Company, today introduced CloudAI, a technology designed to help LogRhythm customers across the globe avoid damaging cyber incidents such as high-profile data breaches. CloudAI is an advanced cloud-based security analytics offering that is available as a fully integrated, add-on subscription service for the LogRhythm Threat Lifecycle Management Platform. Initially focused on […]


Microsoft demonstrates the power of AI to deliver safer workplaces

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Microsoft have introduced GITEX Technology Week 2017 delegates to its Workplace Safety Demo, built on the company’s industry-leading Cognitive Services platform, with significant contribution from its cutting-edge AI capabilities to deliver workplace safety. Using existing commodity cameras, and advances in AI, the workplace safety solution brings the digital and physical worlds together to help make […]


Arrow Electronics focuses on data centre tech and cloud security at GITEX

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Arrow Electronics, Inc. will showcase a range of modern data centre technologies and cloud security solutions from leading technology vendors at GITEX Technology Week. “IT professionals in both public and commercial sectors are under increasing pressure to demonstrate if they have the optimal data centre technologies and cloud security solutions in place to support digital […]


Condo Protego warning of security challenges at GITEX

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Representatives of Condo Protego are available to discuss cybersecurity at GITEX. Some cybersecurity experts have described Malware attacks as an ‘arms race’ because hackers have developed increasingly complex approaches and security vendors have countered with stronger technology defences. “WannaCry and Petya malware attacks are not isolated incidents – every Middle East CIO needs to be […]


Equinix to show businesses how to adapt IT operations to the ‘Digital Edge’

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Global Solution Architects to offer detailed, step-by-step guidance to businesses at 37th GITEX Technology Week on how to move their systems to ‘Digital Edge’ Equinix Inc, the global interconnection and data centre company, will show MENA enterprises how to address technology challenges and accelerate business performance, at GITEX. While ‘digital transformation’ seems to be the […]


Mimecast experts to perform live email hacks at GITEX

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Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, will discuss how organisations can protect themselves against advanced cyberattacks at GITEX. Experts will also perform a live email hack and will demonstrate how organisations can protect themselves against advanced cyberattacks, like spear-phishing and impersonation fraud with Mimecast’s range of services. “Striving to implement a comprehensive […]


Abu Dhabi’s Monitoring and Control Centre leverages Fortinet security solutions

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When the Monitoring and Control Centre in Abu Dhabi was looking for a security system that addressed its most critical challenges, Fortinet was selected by its management. Its multi-layered security solution can scale as operations expand and robustly defend the network from cyber-attacks. Fortinet, the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, has announced that the […]


Two thirds of Saudi organisations rank cybersecurity as top IT investment

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Saudi organisations need to automate and reinvent cybersecurity processes to thwart cyber-threats, says VMware at IDC CIO Security Summit in Saudi Arabia Two-thirds of IT decision-makers in Saudi Arabia rank cybersecurity as their top IT priority. About half (46%) of Saudi organisations still expect to be hit by a cyber-attack, almost three times the amount […]


Cyber-security company VMware is opening new office in KSA

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VMware has announced plans to open an office in Riyadh to help organisations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia transform and secure their cyber-operations . Jean-Pierre Brulard, senior vice president and general manager, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, VMware, said: “VMware is committed to helping organisations through their transformation journeys and we are delighted to […]


McAfee report sees cyberattacks target healthcare and social media users

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Healthcare sector reports greatest number of security incidents in 2016 and 2017; Faceliker manipulates Facebook accounts to promote news, websites and advertisements McAfee Inc. has released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: September 2017, which examines the rise of script-based malware, suggests five proven threat hunting best practices, provides an analysis of the recent WannaCry and […]


Survey reveals the ‘Five Deadly Sins’ that increase risks of data breach

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BeyondTrust, a leading cyber-security company dedicated to preventing privilege misuse and stopping unauthorised access, has announced its annual Privileged Access Management survey which identifies the ‘Five Deadly Sins of Privileged Access Management’ and how they prevent organisations from effectively protecting sensitive information. For years, security experts have outlined best practices for privileged access management (PAM) […]


Gemalto reports global increase in data breaches

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Gemalto, a world leader in digital security, has released the latest findings of the Breach Level Index, a global database of public data breaches. This reveals 918 data breaches led to 1.9 billion data records being compromised worldwide in the first half of 2017. Compared to the last six months of 2016, the number of lost, […]


Help AG named partner of the year for emerging markets by Palo Alto Networks

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Help AG, a leading information security services and solution provider in the Middle East, has announced it received the Palo Alto Networks EMEA Regional Partner of the Year – Emerging Markets award for 2017. Announced during Palo Alto Networks 2018 Sales Kickoff in Las Vegas, the Global Partner of the Year Awards are given to […]


Five ITSM takeaways from Internet Trends report

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There’s an interesting time ahead for IT service management  (ITSM) as it moves into the cloud and evolves to support a mobile workforce. Aparna TA, Marketing Analyst, ManageEngine, says help desks will have to adapt as end users’ expectations of ITSM solutions start to mirror those of consumer applications. Every year Mary Meeker, a partner […]


FireEye Cyber Defense Live spotlights security strategies

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FireEye, Inc., the intelligence-led security company, has held its Cyber Defense Live event in Dubai, with the endorsement of the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA). FireEye Cyber Defense Live in Dubai brought together global and regional FireEye executives as well as experts from the TRA, Etisalat Digital, other specialist companies, and customers to discuss best […]


Fidelis to showcase automated response at GITEX

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Fidelis Cybersecurity, the leading provider of products and services for detecting and stopping advanced cyberattacks, has announced its participation in GITEX Technology Week 2017 to be held at Dubai World Trade Center, 08-12 October. Fidelis Cybersecurity (Hall 1, stand E1-30) will demonstrate how its latest platform, Fidelis Elevate, empowers security teams and raises an organisations’ […]


New survey finds Insider Threats and Ransomware are most feared

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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 […]