Magazine Button

Enterprise Security

‘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 […]


BeyondTrust expert on getting your organisation ‘privilege ready’

By Morey Haber, CTO, BeyondTrust People are an organisations’ most valuable resource. But they can also be its greatest vulnerability, especially when armed with weak credentials, all-too-powerful privileged accounts and security ignorance or hubris. The problem is simple – too many users have too much access. In fact, a recent survey we conducted revealed that […]


Final of Threat Hunters competition to be held in Kuwait

Potential cybersecurity experts in Qatar have the chance to prove their skills in a nationwide competition. The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC), in association with the ITU Arab Regional Cybersecurity Centre (ARCC), has announced this year’s Qatar Threat Hunters competition for young people aged between 17 and 24. Competition winners are going to be […]


Trend Micro report reveals more criminals drawn to low-profile attacks

Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, has released its Midyear Security Roundup 2018, revealing that cybercriminals are moving away from attention-grabbing ransomware attacks to more covert methods intended to steal money and valuable computing resources. Cryptojacking attempts are making the biggest impact so far this year. Trend Micro recorded a 96% increase in […]


Email security solution for oil companies to be launched in ME

Receive GUARD, an email security solution that was introduced to the industry in Oman and designed for oil and trade companies, is set to be launched in the Middle East.  Built on an AI-based platform, Receive GUARD is capable of learning from and analysing Arabic-language emails to effectively block business email compromise (BEC) scams and new malware for […]


BeyondTrust announces new partnership with SINEVIS

BeyondTrust, a leading cybersecurity company dedicated to preventing privilege misuse and stopping unauthorised access, has announced a strategic partnership with SINEVIS, a leading IT Technology Professional Services Delivery organisation. Through the global reach and IT services delivery expertise of SINEVIS, this partnership expands opportunities for BeyondTrust and helps scale delivery capabilities, particularly in Europe, Middle […]


Digital Banking: Does it have a future with no passwords?

Is the future of digital banking a password free one? The ways in which banks are authenticating their users is evolving at speed thanks to technological developments. Marwan Elnakat, Digital Banking Director for the CISMEA region at Gemalto, tells us what the future holds. Please enter your password, it says. It seems like a simple […]


Microsoft Gulf expert on overcoming the barriers to digital transformation

Necip Ozyucel, Cloud and Enterprise Business Solutions Lead, Microsoft Gulf, tells Intelligent CIO what he believes are the current barriers to digital transformation in the Middle East and how can CIOs overcome these. Digitalisation has become imperative for companies worldwide as smart adoption of technologies can help organisations reinvent their business models, achieve major operational […]


Pulse Secure announces distribution agreement with Spectrami across the ME

Pulse Secure, a secure access solutions company, has announced a new distribution relationship with Spectrami, a value added distributor for security, storage, and mobility products in the Middle East. Under the terms of the agreement, Spectrami will offer its innovative Vendor Extension Model (VEM) to serve a channel community of Middle East regional partners through […]


Cisco to participate in Kuwait Info Security Conference & Exhibition

Cisco has announced its participation at Kuwait Info Security Conference & Exhibition to be held at Radisson Blue Hotel, under the patronage of the Central Agency for Information Technology on May 11-12. As the main sponsor of the event, Cisco will be showcasing it threat-centric security solution suite which extends across the network, data and […]


Browse our latest issue

Magazine Cover

View Magazine Archive