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By 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as CHROs

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 […]


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 […]


Kaspersky Lab reveals value of stolen identity information

While many of us have heard of – or even fallen victim to – cybercrimes such as data and identity theft, it seems that relatively few know the value of the information stolen from us. A new study from Kaspersky Lab has revealed that while our identity may not be worth a lot in terms of dollars, […]


Increase in malicious cryptocurrency mining, Kaspersky Lab reports

The global outbreak of malicious cryptocurrency mining that unfolded in 2018 saw the number of attacks increase by more than 83%, with more than five million users attacked online in the first three quarters of the year compared to 2.7 million over the same period in 2017. The major driver behind the crypto gold rush […]


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, […]