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One Identity helps secure critical infrastructure providers

One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions now offered to critical infrastructure organisations free of charge for six months As emergency services, public health organisations, utilities and other critical organisations rush to enable as many remote workers as possible, best practices for keeping users secure have understandably become an ongoing challenge. To help, One Identity, a […]


SANS launches webcast series that breaks down latest cyberthreats

SANS Institute, a global leader in cybersecurity training and certifications, has announced SANS Threat Analysis Rundown (STAR), an all-new, free webcast series that delivers inside scoop on the latest cyberthreats. Hosted by SANS Instructor, Katie Nickels, the series features a variety of experts from the cybersecurity community who will give their unique perspectives on the threat landscape. […]


Infoblox to host cybersecurity roadshows

Infoblox, a leader in Secure Cloud-Managed Network Services, has announced that it is hosting a five city cybersecurity tour throughout Middle East and Africa (MEA) under the theme ‘Take Network Security to the Next Level’. The roadshow will kick off on February 24 2020 in Amman, Jordan, and will conclude in Kuwait City on March […]


Mimecast Threat Intelligence Report analyses 99 billion rejected emails

Transportation, legal and banking sectors hit hardest by cyberattacks, according to new Mimecast report. Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, has announced the availability of its quarterly Threat Intelligence Report: Risk and Resilience Insights. The report provides technical analysis from the Mimecast Threat Centre from July to September 2019 on the nature […]


National Bank of Kuwait becomes first bank in MENA to adopt 3D Secure 2.0

National Bank of Kuwait adopts Visa’s 3D Secure 2.0 to allow seamless authentication for eCommerce transactions. National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) became the first bank in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to adopt Visa’s 3D Secure 2.0, which provides merchants and issuers with a seamless way to authenticate cardholders for eCommerce transactions […]


Kaspersky reveals extent of APT attacks in Kuwait

Kaspersky researchers have revealed the number of cybersecurity investigations it has launched in Kuwait. Since the start of 2018, Kaspersky researchers have kept a close eye on the META region for Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attacks and have worked on investigative cases across the region. Kaspersky has issued 14 threat intelligence reports from Kuwait which […]


Kaspersky’s latest APT report showcases most vulnerable META countries

Since the start of 2018, Kaspersky researchers have kept a close eye on the META region for Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attacks and worked on 29 investigative cases across Africa. These statistics are drawn from Kaspersky’s APT intelligence reporting service, which is populated by Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis team. The team issues detailed reports […]


Cybersecurity to come under spotlight at joint UK/Kuwait event

A joint UK and Kuwait cybersecurity event is to be held in Kuwait. Thefirst UK/Kuwait Cyber Security Education and Research Conference, CERC2019, will be held at the Kuwait College of Science and Technology on November 11 and 12. CERC2019 supports the Kuwait-UK Memorandum of Understanding on cybersecurity signed in 2018, which points to engagement in […]


Kuwaiti government bodies under attack from cybercriminals

A cybersecurity expert from Mandiant says government organisations in Kuwait are being targeted by cybercriminals. Alister Shepherd, Director, Middle East and Africa, for Mandiant, the consulting arm of FireEye, says government bodies in the country have been targeted while there is also a need for increased cybersecurity spending in Kuwait. “We’ve seen a lot of […]


Get to Know: Mustafa Gangardiwala, Industrial Bank of Kuwait

On the lighter side of things we ask to Mustafa Gangardiwala, Head of Information Security Unit, Industrial Bank of Kuwait, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? During my career, I have gain technical expertise in different technical areas. Even though I have a core technical understanding, I […]


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