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Sophos introduces lateral movement protection to XG Firewall solution

Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has announced that its next-generation Sophos XG Firewall now includes lateral movement protection to prevent targeted, manual cyberattacks or exploits from infiltrating further into a compromised network. The SophosLabs 2019 Threat Report discusses a rise in targeted ransomware. With the SamSam ransomware campaign estimated to have earned […]

Symantec and Fortinet partner to deliver robust cloud security service

Symantec Corp, a leading cybersecurity company, and Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, have announced an expansive partnership agreement to provide customers with the industry’s most comprehensive and robust security solutions. Fortinet’s industry-leading Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) capabilities are planned to be integrated into Symantec’s cloud-delivered Web Security Service (WSS). Additionally, […]

Interview: McAfee EMEA President on regional trends and future growth

At MPOWER Cybersecurity Summit, Adam Philpott, President, EMEA McAfee, talked to us about some of the key 2018 regional cybertrends and outlined the vendor’s priorities for 2019.  What key trends have you seen in the region in 2018? I think the most notable trend across the region – including the Middle East as well – […]

Seven cyberintelligence insights for a more secure business

Cyberthreat intelligence (CTI) involves the collection, evaluation, verification and distribution of information about ongoing and emerging cyberthreats and attacks against network assets and infrastructure. It is becoming increasingly difficult and costly for organisations to defend against cyberattacks on their own, with more companies reaching out to their peers and other sources for threat intelligence data. […]

Kaspersky Lab reveals research on future threat of memory hacking

Kaspersky Lab has warned that the cyberattackers of the future may be able to exploit memory implants to steal, spy on, alter or control human memories. And while the most radical threats are several decades away, the essential technology already exists in the form of deep brain stimulation devices. Scientists are learning how memories are […]

Raytheon extends Cyber Academy to the UK and Kuwait

Raytheon Company’s Intelligence, Information and Services business is bringing its global Cyber Academy programme to the United Kingdom and Kuwait through partnerships with the University of Gloucestershire, Lancaster University and Kuwait University. Through these cybersecurity skills-building workshops, Raytheon is focusing on the growing worldwide cybertalent gap. These educational programmes give students the hands-on experience with […]

New Kuwait 2035 drives digital innovation market to KWD 300 million

New Kuwait 2035’s nationwide digital roadmap is driving the country’s digital innovation market to nearly KWD 300 million this year and transforming enterprises and daily lives, industry experts announced today at one of Kuwait’s largest technology events of the year, SAP NOW Kuwait. Boosted by digital investment in the oil and gas and retail sectors, […]

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 […]

Kuwait and US sign deal on cybersecurity cooperation

Salem Muthib Al-Athainah, the Chairman and CEO of Kuwait’s Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), and Robert Strayer, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy, have signed a letter of intent on cooperation in cybersecurity. The document, inked on the fringes of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait […]

‘Zero trust security approach is gaining acceptance’: Centrify expert

Organisations are coming to realise that merely a user a user name and password are not enough to secure their cyber existence. And as Kamel Heus, Regional Manager – MEA at Centrify explains, a ‘zero trust security approach’ is increasingly gaining acceptance. The concept of zero trust is as profound in cybersecurity as the sweeping […]

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