Middle East

Xerox expert on the importance of the Kuwait market

We spoke to Mahmoud AlYahya, Middle East Operations Region Manager at Xerox, about the importance of the Kuwait market, why channel partnerships are so important and how vendors can build successful partner programmes.  Xerox is a multi-national company which has been operating in document management technology and printing solutions for 80 years. A Fortune 500 […]

Avaya research reveals UAE consumers demand ‘SuperService’

New research from Avaya has found that UAE organisations looking to gain a decisive edge in 2019, must focus on going above and beyond to anticipate and act upon customer requests. According to the report, 82% of UAE consumers believe large organisations should make customer contact easier while 81% said that convenience is more important […]

What are the biggest cybersecurity concerns for Kuwait in 2019?

By Gopan Sivasankaran, SE Lead – Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Secureworks As far as cybersecurity is concerned, we see unprecedented attacks across the Middle East and North Africa, to which Kuwait is not immune. The problem is two-fold: most organisations struggle to detect these threats and face even greater challenges in finding professionals with […]

Kaspersky Lab highlights 2018 regional and global threat landscape

There has been an unprecedented number of cyberattacks and the malware count has reached an all-time in high in 2018, according to Kaspersky Lab. The vendor’s solutions repelled almost two billion attacks launched from online resources and detected more than 21 million unique malicious objects from around the world in 2018. Its statistics show that, […]

Oman signs cybersecurity agreement with World Economic Forum

The Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Information Technology Authority (ITA), has signed a cybersecurity agreement with the World Economic Forum. The co-operation aims to explore opportunities for building a non-exclusive collaboration between them towards promoting cybersecurity and identifying potential projects to mitigate cyberthreats. The agreement was signed with Dr. Salim Sultan Al Ruzaiqi, CEO […]

Spire Solutions appoints new KSA country manager

Countries across the Middle East are stepping up cybersecurity measures in response to the recent surge in attacks, but none more so than Saudi Arabia. According to a recent MarketsandMarkets report, the Middle East’s cybersecurity market is expected to grow from US$11.38 billion in 2017 to US$22.4 billion in 2022, with KSA expected to have the […]

Z Services and McAfee to transform cloud-based security offering

Z Services, an innovative cloud-based cybersecurity solutions provider in the MENA region and McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, will bring the first in-country cloud security solution to organisations across the Middle East and North Africa. The solution, powered by McAfee’s MVISION Cloud, will be available through Z Services’ in-country multi-tenant cloud security infrastructure. With the […]

E-Serve and Kaspersky Lab ink MoU to boost cyberawareness in Egypt

In line with the Egyptian government’s vision of delivering efficient and effective services to the public, the Misr for Government Technological Services (E-Serve) has announced a strategic collaboration with global cybersecurity solution provider, Kaspersky Lab. The MoU, signed between E-serve and Kaspersky Lab at the Cairo ICT 2018 event is aimed at improving government, organisation […]