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Sophos report reveals cyberattacks on Cloud Honeypots

Sophos study of 10 Cloud Server Honeypots placed worldwide reveals the need for visibility and security to protect what businesses put into hybrid and all-cloud platforms.   Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has announced the findings of its report, Exposed: Cyberattacks on Cloud Honeypots, which reveals that cybercriminals attacked one of […]


Mandiant M-Trends Report from FireEye reveals positive and negative trends

A new report reveals both good and bad news about emerging cybersecurity trends. Mohammed Abukhater, Vice President – MEA at FireEye, gives us the lowdown on decreasing detection times, evolving threats from nation-states and increased attacks during M&A activity. FireEye, the intelligence-led security company, has released the Mandiant M-Trends 2019 Report. The report shares statistics and […]


SANS survey reveals cybersecurity as popular career choice in the UAE and KSA

A new report SANS EMEA Survey: the iGen and Cybersecurity finds that cybersecurity awareness and preference as a career choice is vastly different across a sample of European and Middle East countries. The latest research from global IT security training company SANS Institute demonstrates that among 14 to 18-year-olds across seven countries in the Middle […]


Research reveals growing use of IoT devices in DDoS attacks

A10 Networks has announced the findings of a new report into the state of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack weapons and targets, showcasing the growing use of IoT devices in synchronised attacks on targets globally. The report describes the significant potential for attackers to use an IoT-related protocol, the Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP), deployed on […]


Sophos reveals cybercriminals most likely to be caught on servers and networks

Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has announced the findings of its global survey, 7 Uncomfortable Truths of Endpoint Security, which reveals that IT managers are more likely to catch cybercriminals on their organisation’s servers and networks than anywhere else. In fact, IT managers discovered 37% of their most significant cyberattacks on […]


Research reveals views of students in EMEA on cybersecurity careers

New research from global IT security training company SANS Institute has revealed that 84% of surveyed UK students have never considered a career in cybersecurity, compared to 50% of surveyed students in Saudi Arabia and 46% in the UAE. This places Britain behind the leaders when it comes to EMEA students’ appetite and preparedness for […]


CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as CHROs by 2021

In an era of continuous change, a proactive and adaptive culture is a critical asset and CIOs will play a key role in establishing the right mindsets and practices. Gartner predicts that by 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as Chief HR Officers (CHROs). “A lot of CIOs have realised that culture […]


Riverbed research finds inability to monitor digital services

Riverbed research finds 85% of Middle East companies believe business growth will be driven by positive digital experiences. Yet 62% of respondents admitted their inability to monitor and measure the experiences users have when utilising their organisations’ digital services. Riverbed, the digital performance company, has announced the results of key local research which reveals that […]


Medium-sized businesses are leading digital workplaces, says Aruba

As they continue to contribute more than €1trillion to the economy across EMEA, today’s medium-sized businesses are investing fast in technology. However, with digital now a priority for businesses of all sizes, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, says they must ensure they have the necessary skills and security management in place to handle the […]


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 […]


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 […]


Aruba report: How technology can help retailers fight back

While retail has been slow to implement workplace technology, a new report from Aruba says after years of reticence it’s now or never for the industry to embrace it. The study highlights five key technological trends that have emerged in the sector.   Every year, the battle to survive as a brick-and-mortar retailer gets tougher. As […]


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