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Why securing the hybrid workplace needs an ecosystem approach

Krupa Srivatsan, Director of Product Marketing at Infoblox, tells us why securing today’s hybrid workplace needs an ecosystem approach. The way we live and work today has significantly changed over the last two years. Gartner forecasts that 31% of all workers and 47% of all knowledge workers worldwide will continue to be remote in 2022. […]


Data centre industry won’t return to normal, according to Eaton expert

Ciaran Forde, Data Centre Segment Leader (EMEA), Eaton, discusses the role of data centres in a world of power transformation and the market opportunity for alignment of data and power in 2022. Ford believes that sector coupling could become one of this year’s major areas of focus for the industry. For data and the data […]


How ransomware is destabilising cyber insurance – and what to do about it

With the rise of Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) techniques, double extortion attacks and the low cost of ransomware kits, unsustainable loss ratios have convulsed the insurance market. Thom Langford, Global Security Advocate at SentinelOne, discusses why in order for businesses to protect themselves from ransomware, they need to stop choosing between investing in a better security stack […]


Trends expected to develop in the cybersecurity space in 2022

2021 has been a year of widespread uncertainty across the globe, especially for those in the cybersecurity space as cybercriminals ramped up their attack methods, particularly targeting the healthcare sector. CISOs, among many others, are hoping that 2022 will bring a year of certainty and growth and are predicting what the next 12 months will […]


Cybersecurity predictions: Identity protection to be a priority in 2022

Every year, IT and cybersecurity firms round up their predictions on their expectations for the immediate future. While predictions have a particular pull factor in the marketing sense of the word, experts from Attivo Networks share their evidence-based forecasts into cyberattacker behaviour and tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs). The 2021 Verizon Data Breach report highlighted […]


Seven strategies for CSO cybersecurity survival

As the CSO is tasked with more complex challenges as threats become more sophisticated, they must create a robust cybersecurity model for their organisation, which requires solid planning. Adrian Taylor, VP of EMEA at A10 Networks, offers his best practice advice in the form of seven strategies that he believes will help to ensure an […]


Building a successful Data Fabric for your enterprise

In order to adapt to the new normal, organisations need to adopt a new data management architecture – allowing them to thrive in the digital sphere. Simon Spring, Account Director EMEA at WhereScape, discusses the key components of a Data Fabric and explains how it helps organisations to manage and maximise the value of their […]


Prepare, defend, recover, repeat – The vicious cybersecurity cycle in 2021

It’s fair to say that 2021 has been one of the most challenging years on record for business leaders and their organisations. Ed Williams, EMEA Director of SpiderLabs, Trustwave, reflects on the past 12 months and suggests how we can move forward with strong cyber hygiene in place. 2021 has been a year of significant […]


UAE businesses must overcome complexity to avoid becoming the next brand to suffer a high-profile outage

On the back of the October Facebook outage, AppDynamics conducted a global pulse survey of 1,000 IT decision makers across 11 countries, including the UAE to explore the impact that these recent events have had within IT departments. Based on the findings of the survey, Joe Byrne, Executive CTO, AppDynamics, explains here key takeaways and […]


KPMG survey: KSA CEOs look to prioritise ESG strategy and expect growth through mergers

The majority of CEOs in Saudi Arabia are integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices into their business strategies for sustainable growth, as their risk profile shifts towards disruptive technology and environmental concerns, reveals KPMG in their annual CEO Outlook. The CEU Outlook Saudi Arabia 2021: Purpose-led and prepared for growth is based on a […]


Data centre commissioning increasingly important to defeating digital downtime

We often tend to focus on the specific technology and infrastructure that makes up a data centre, paying less attention to the design and build of the data centre itself. Martin Williamson, Head of Commissioning – Middle East, AESG, outlines what a comprehensive data centre commissioning process should look like and why it is important […]


Constructing Digital Transformation strategies for future business success

Digital Transformation has been accelerated this past year, with the pandemic acting as a catalyst for digital innovation. Simon Bennett, EMEA CTO, Rackspace Technology, discusses why Digital Transformation is vital for keeping customers happy, as well as explaining the importance of designing and constructing a Digital Transformation strategy which ensures future business success. The acceleration […]