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‘TAMM’ initiative honoured with Kuwaiti Emir’s award

The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA) has revealed that its ‘TAMM’ platform has been named as one of the 10 winning entries at this year’s edition of the Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah Informatics Award. The award, which is the first of its kind in the region, is being held under the guidance and patronage of […]


Egypt and Kuwait to arrest and hand over cybercrime suspects under new agreement

Egypt and Kuwait have made an agreement to co-operate in dealing with cybercriminals deemed a threat to national security. The agreement, announced by Egypt’s Prosecutor-General Nabil Sadek, will accelerate legal proceedings against cybercriminals and clamp down on those suspects wanted by both countries. Sadek told Egypt’s state news agency MENA that Egypt and Kuwait will […]


Expedite application adoption in government

Dave Reber, Cybersecurity Director at Nutanix, talks about the benefits of desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) and how it helps government agencies quickly deploy applications.


RIPE NCC and CITRA successfully hold IPv6 capacity-building workshop in Kuwait

Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), in collaboration with Kuwait’s Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), has successfully conducted a three-day training session in Kuwait on Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The session was attended by some of Kuwait’s top Internet service providers (ISPs), telecom operators and […]


Kuwait has hosted military and information systems conference

The Kuwait Military Communications and Information Systems Conference & Exhibition has been held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Kuwait City. The event featured senior-level military, government and industry leaders discussing new strategies and capabilities related to cyberdefence, cybersecurity, communications and electronic warfare. It focused directly on the crucial technologies, products, systems and services associated […]


How police forces can crack the case of unstructured data

New sources of information are creating massive volumes of data for police departments to analyse and managing this is one of the biggest challenges police forces are facing. Damian Wilk, Senior Regional Director Middle East,  Veritas, says an automated data classification approach will enable police officers to quickly access and analyse huge amounts of data […]


Kuwait to host military and information systems conference and exhibition

The Kuwait Military Communications and Information Systems Conference & Exhibition will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Kuwait City. The event, running from January 29 to 30, will feature senior-level military, government and industry leaders to discuss new strategies and capabilities related to cyberdefence, cybersecurity, communications and electronic warfare. It will focus directly […]


Avaya elevates Voice Recognition technology to enhance service

Digital Transformation is all about facilitating enterprises to use technology to improve traditional processes. With Voice Recognition technology about to make a big impact on businesses in the region, Avaya has been at the forefront of its development. Avaya has developed the integration of AI-Enhanced technologies, including biometrics and real-time sentiment analysis to its communication […]


GCCPOL and Kaspersky Lab collaborate for cybersecurity awareness

GCCPOL, the organisation which serves as a law enforcement hub for the six countries of the GCC (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE), has hosted a cybersecurity session in collaboration with Kaspersky Lab. The session has created a platform for the exchanging of information and expertise between the two organisations about the latest cyberthreats […]


Hitachi says ahead of GITEX that Big Data market will top $7 Trillion by 2021

Open data platform drives citizen innovations and new digital revenue Smart City innovations in the Middle East will support the global Big Data market which will grow to a record high of USD 7 trillion by 2021 – the digital transformation enabler Hitachi Data Systems announced ahead of the GITEX Technology Week. The Middle East […]


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