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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 […]

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 […]

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