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Batelco receives ISO 27001:2013 Certification in information security

Batelco, a leading digital solutions operator in Bahrain, has been presented with a new ISO Certificate in Information Security (ISO 27001:2013) that covers a wider scope, following a thorough and vigorous auditing process conducted by Certification Bureau Veritas. The certification was received for the following units: Technology Units: Telecom Network and IT Retail operations Data […]


Genetec to embark on 10 city roadshow across Middle East and Turkey

Company to demonstrate unified security and how it successfully incorporates access control and new analytic systems for collaborative insights. Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, is set to embark on a 10 city roadshow across the Middle East and Turkey to showcase the company’s product roadmap […]


Deception technologies, AI and robo hunters are displacing legacy cybersecurity solutions

The Internet of Things is rapidly expanding the attack surface of the digital enterprise and exposing it to enhanced risk levels not seen before. Deception technologies, artificial intelligence, robo-hunters, are solutions for tomorrow’s enterprise, says Mechelle Buys Du Plessis, Managing Director, UAE, Dimension Data. The convergence between operational and digital technologies is well underway, being […]


The top five identity trends of the year

Jim Ducharme, RSA Security’s VP of Identity Products The days where passwords and tokens were our only way of identifying people and systems is long gone. Today, we have a vast array of technologies, including: multi-factor authentication (MFA), standards-based solutions, biometrics and smartphone-based authentication – to name just a few. This change has been driven […]


Microsoft survey reveals enterprises have ‘long way to go’ to enhance security

More than four in five large GCC enterprises still rely solely on usernames and passwords for authentication to corporate networks, according to Microsoft’s Digital Transformation Survey. The research, recently carried out by Microsoft, asked respondents from almost 1,000 GCC-based organisations a series of questions about their awareness of, and attitude to, digital transformation. Questions on […]


Trend Micro invests in Saudi Arabia’s vision of the future

The pace and scale of change inside Saudi Arabia has seen Trend Micro announce the country as its new centre of MENA operations. Trend Micro is demonstrating its commitment to the country’s clear roadmap towards an exciting future driven by technological progress. In April 2016, the Cabinet of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved the […]


SANS survey finds Cyber Threat Intelligence is increasingly relevant

SANS, a provider of cyber security training and certification to professionals worldwide, has released the results of its annual SANS 2018 Cyber Threat Intelligence Survey. The study sheds light on the evolution of Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) in cyber security and shows that CTI is maturing as a discipline. In one of the clearest trends […]


HID’s IdenTrust named as top digital certification authority

HID Global has announced that its IdenTrust business is the #1 digital certification authority in the world, according to the latest independent research results from W3Techs, a technology survey company that consistently tracks the SSL certificate market. IdenTrust’s leap to being the market leader for digital certificates signifies only the second time in the history of the […]


Distributed cybercrime is a growing threat to critical infrastructure

Distributed cybercrime is becoming a growing problem providing threat actors with dangerous tools to cause chaos. So what can you do to protect yourself against the threat of distributed cyberattacks? Ron Davidson, CTO and VP of R&D for Skybox Security, tells Intelligent CIO it’s vital to be able to see your network like an attacker […]


Seclore expert: Is it possible to collaborate with confidence?

Organisations need to collaborate more than ever but how do you protect the information you share? Vishal Gupta, CEO and Founder of Seclore, discusses how to best allow data to remain secure wherever it travels between organisations. Just as no man is an island, no corporate or government entity can realistically operate today in isolation. […]