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McAfee expert on prioritising security in a multi-cloud world

Research points to the ongoing growth of the cloud market in the Middle East, in part due to the adoption of multi-cloud. But this approach also means an increase in cloud related security incidents. Here, Scott Manson, Managing Director – Middle East and Turkey, at McAfee details the critical considerations for regional organisations looking to embark […]


Gemalto expert explores the true cost of a data breach

Sébastien Pavie, Regional Director META, Enterprise and Cybersecurity, explores the true cost of a data breach and why there needs to be a change of mindset when it comes to security in the business world. Every day, more and more companies are harnessing the power of cloud and Digital Transformation, leaving them potentially more susceptible to […]


Effective Congestion Management is key for MEA telecom operators

Ahmad Sayed, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Nexign, looks at how telecom operators can prosper this year. In an expat-heavy region, you undoubtedly observed another tradition – that of phoning home. That simple observance probably had a range of outcomes. Some of you may have been able to connect straight away; others may […]


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 […]


CIO challenges in 2019: The biggest obstacles and how to overcome them

Experts talk to us about facing the biggest challenges of the coming year head on and how CIOs can excel in 2019 with advances in technology.  Andy Mack, Software Services Director at Echo Managed Services, creator of multi-utility billing software, Aptumo: Given the speed at which technology is transforming our business landscape, it’s vital that […]


Sophos expert on using Deep Learning to improve security posture

In this article, Harish Chib, Vice President – Middle East and Africa, Sophos explains why organisations need an additional layer of Deep Learning enabled Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools to improve their security posture. Cybercrime is big business and hackers are continually looking for new attack vectors. SophosLabs team see 400,000 new malicious samples […]


Cofense expert on how the human firewall helps stop phishing attacks

Phishing attacks remain a source of anguish for CISOs and security professionals. But those who choose to just throw technology at the problem are overlooking a vital component of their defence – the ‘human firewall’. Kamel Tamimi, Principal Security Consultant, Cofense Inc, tells us more… Until human nature changes (don’t hold your breath) phishing attacks […]


ServiceNow Vice President on how to understand digital technology

While Digital Transformation is all the rage these days, Chris Pope, VP of Innovation at ServiceNow, says that understanding the subject is a prerequisite if firms are going to fully appreciate where new and emerging technology will have an impact. There are college degrees in computer science and software engineering that feature different programming languages […]


Dell EMC expert on how to transform the workplace productivity

Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Dell EMC, believes we are about to become immersed in a world of ‘smart living’ at home and ‘intelligent working’ in the workplace as we embark on the next era of human machine partnerships. Here he makes some insightful predictions not just about the […]


Attivo Networks expert on protecting systems and patients in healthcare

Ray Kafity, Vice President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Attivo Networks, discusses why a prevention-only defence is no longer enough to ensure data and patients are safe from cybercriminals.  No industry is immune to hacking. In this digital age, no organisation can be considered as entirely safe from cybercriminals. As organisations invest in transformational technologies […]