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Kiran Technical Company introduces robotic solutions into Kuwait

Kiran Technical Company is diversifying from its work as a cybersecurity solutions provider, and introducing robotic solutions into the country’s market. Kiran’s robotic solutions and humanoid robots are manufactured with interactive digital displays and are an innovative answer to fulfilling the Digital Transformation requirements of businesses. The company, which has a presence in the UAE […]


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 […]


Boursa Kuwait signs MoU with college to promote Boursa Academy Online

Boursa Kuwait has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Kuwait College of Science and Technology (KCST) to promote Boursa Academy Online among university students. As part of the MoU, KCST will allow Boursa Kuwait to conduct workshops, and lectures on its campus to promote the stock exchange’s digital education portal, which aims to […]


Kuwait International Airport adopts Microsoft Azure

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) adopts Microsoft Azure to transform data into actionable business intelligence and streamline airport operations. Kuwait International Airport, an entity managed by the government’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has announced that it has adopted Microsoft Azure cloud solutions to streamline the airport’s operations. The move enables DGCA to […]


SANS Cyber Security Middle East Summit & Training to be held in UAE

The 2019 Summit will be held on April 4 in Abu Dhabi, at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr hotel. This event will be the first in a series of SANS Summits to be held in the Middle East. In addition to the summit, world-class SANS courses are being offered to help participants expand their information […]


Kuwait announces launch of $200mn tech fund

Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, made the announcement at an Arab Economic Summit held in Beirut. The minister said the ‘economic co-operation’ of Arab countries should be the region’s primary concern and added that the initiative was a move towards embracing a digital economy. He mentioned that His […]


Insight Venture Partners invests $500 Million In Veeam

Major investment to accelerate the next phase of company’s growth and underscores Veeam’s position in the rapidly expanding data management market.  Veeam Software, the leader in backup solutions that enable intelligent data management, has announced that Insight Venture Partners has invested US$500 million with strong participation from strategic investor Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) […]


Telenet selects Teleste for upgrading its optical HFC equipment

Teleste Corporation has announced that it has has reached an agreement with Telenet, one of the largest providers of cable broadband communication in Belgium, for supplying optical network products as part of an upgrade project to install 1,2GHz capable equipment in the optical section of the access network. Under the agreement, Teleste will supply optical […]


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 […]


BeyondTrust CTO on using PAM in post-breach clean-ups

Morey Haber, CTO at BeyondTrust, discusses the role of privileged access management (PAM) in a post-breach clean-up While no organisation wants to respond to a security incident or a breach – particularly at the start of a new year – the reality is that preventing a cyberattack from landing is not always possible. Morey Haber, CTO at […]


Top IT trends that will redefine businesses in the new year

Sami Abi Esber, President – MDS Gulf, Board Member-Midis Group, shares his views on the top technologies that organisations can leverage in 2019 As new and emerging technologies continue to redefine IT and business, the pace of change and technological advancement is accelerating. Sami Abi Esber, President of system integrator MDS Gulf and a board […]


Cybersecurity trends that are poised to alter the landscape in 2019

It is expected that cybercrime will cost the world US$6 trillion by 2021, with global spending on information security products and services set to grow by 8.7% this year to U$S124 billion. Ashraf Sheet, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Infoblox, looks at some of the cybersecurity trends that seem poised to significantly alter […]


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