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CXO Research: Organisations can lose $20 Million each year due to poor data management

 The 2019 Veeam Cloud Data Management Report indicates that 73% of organisations are failing to meet users’ demands for uninterrupted access to applications and data; many companies are now looking to embrace Cloud Data Management to better meet protection needs and leverage the power of their data. Over the past decade, the amount of data generated […]


CITRA announces completion of experimental operations of the 5G networks in Kuwait

A 5G pilot operation in Kuwait has been completed by a CITRA executive. Eng. Salem Al-Ozainah, Chairman and CEO of the Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), completed the pilot operation of the fifth-generation mobile operator networks in anticipation of the launch of the 5G commercial service by mid-June. The organisation said in a […]


Skybox Security Suite 10 simplifies cyber-risk management

Skybox Security, a global leader in cyber-risk management, has announced the launch of Skybox Security Suite 10. This latest product version further strengthens Skybox capabilities to simplify enterprise security management processes that oversee mass-scale, hybrid networks. Skybox 10 brings an intuitive, customisable user experience to simplify management of vulnerabilities, security policies, firewalls and changes from […]


Native email security systems open doors to vulnerabilities, Mimecast finds

Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, has announced the availability of its latest quarterly Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA), an aggregated report of tests that measure the efficacy of widely used email security systems. The report shows the need for the entire industry to continue to work toward a higher standard of email […]


Protecting against cyberthreats in the hospitality sector

The hospitality sector is facing up to an increase in cyberattacks and, as an industry known for holding huge amounts of data, it’s critical that CISOs and their teams know where the threats are coming from and how they can be defended against. We hear from Jeff Ogden, General Manager – Middle East and India, […]


Kingston talks ‘data security’ at Emirates College of Technology

Kingston Digital Europe Co LLP, the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, has held an awareness session on data security best practices at Emirates College of Technology (ECT), in Abu Dhabi. The initiative was taken to address the cybersecurity challenges in the region and how […]


Fortinet research reveals nearly 60% of threats shared at least one domain

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced the findings of its latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that cybercriminals continue to evolve the sophistication of their attack methods, from tailored ransomware and custom coding for some attacks, to living-off-the-land (LoTL) or sharing infrastructure to maximise their […]


Zain partners with MyHome app to expand portfolio of services

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has announced the signing of a partnership agreement with MyHome, a leading Kuwaiti mobile application for maintenance services. Zain’s partnership with MyHome comes under the umbrella of the company’s strategy that closely focuses on enriching its digital partnerships ecosystem. This strategy aims at expanding the portfolio of […]


NBK reports profit growth for first quarter of 2019

The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2019. NBK reported a net profit of KD 107.7 million (US$ 354.1 million) which increased by 15.1% on the first quarter of 2018, with total assets increasing by 2.4% year on year to reach KD 27.4 billion (US$ 90.1 […]


Microsoft partners with Cubical Services to accelerate growth for Kuwaiti start-ups

Working with Cubical Services to provide access to Microsoft for start-ups will equip the Kuwaiti entrepreneurial community with everything it needs to innovate freely and achieve more, says the General Manager for Microsoft Kuwait. Microsoft has announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cubical Services, a business incubator that offers planning, implementation, […]


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