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Proactively preventing cyberattacks and keeping the business operational with threat hunting

Sameer Basha, Security Consultant GCC, Check Point Software Technologies – Middle East, discusses the importance of using threat hunting to defend against attackers on a network, as well as how threat hunting is beneficial to operations and creates a resilient cyber infrastructure. What is threat hunting and why is it relevant to CISOs? Threat hunting […]

An Edge Computing breakup: Out with the old and in with the new

With more and more people working from home as a result of the pandemic, business leaders have been faced with Edge complexities as the scale of Edge Computing use has increased. Dave Russell, Vice President of Enterprise Strategy at Veeam, and Rick Vanover, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Veeam, discuss how Edge Computing will […]

Designing robust Business Continuity policies

The goal of a Business Continuity policy is to document what is needed to keep an organisation running on ordinary business days as well as times of emergency. When the policy is well-defined and clearly adhered to, the company can set realistic expectations for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery processes. Industry experts share insights with […]

Disaster planning in the wake of increased threat vectors

Typically, Disaster Recovery planning involves an analysis of business processes and continuity needs. Before generating a detailed plan, an organisation often performs a business impact analysis (BIA) and risk analysis (RA), and it establishes recovery objectives. Industry pundits share with us insights and look at a step-by-step plan, precautions organisations should take to minimise the […]

Five key trends shaping firms’ digital journeys as the transformation drive accelerates

With the disruption brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic forcing organisations to digitise, Ian Fairclough, Vice President, EMEA Customer Success, Mulesoft, identifies five key developments that are shaping organisations’ digital journeys as they continue to address the pressures of Digital Transformation. The urgency and disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to organisations facing more […]

Why strong payments partnerships are crucial

Mohammed Ali Yusuf, MENAP Regional Manager,, explains which markets that are historically dominated by cash payments present a significant growth opportunity for the digital payments industry in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Local relationships and locally savvy partners are crucial for global payment firms venturing into the Middle East, North Africa and […]

84% of Middle East IT decision makers value thought leadership content

Code Red, a global security PR network, has recently conducted an international research to discover how IT security decision makers source their information to help make decisions on which vendors to go with or recommend. As Code Red’s Middle Eastern arm and a business-to-business  (B2B) communications consultancy, Active Digital Marketing Communications, (Active DMC), invested in […]

A closer look at the impact of cloud video surveillance: What does it mean for CIOs?

We take a look at the impact of cloud video surveillance on today’s businesses as more organisations are using cloud technology for business development. Rishi Lodhia, Managing Director EMEA, Eagle Eye Networks, considers what the growing adoption of cloud video surveillance means for CIOs and some of the major advantages of utilising the technology for […]

The Zero Trust security model — A must-have for the new normal hybrid world

Vibin Shaju, Presales Director, EMEA Enterprise, McAfee, tells us how a Zero Trust model can create a strong foundation for holistic security and why it is required, particularly as the Coronavirus pandemic caused a surge in the number of data breaches. Prior to the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the business case for cloud computing […]

Expert discusses addressing the talent shortfall in technology

There is a strong focus on cyberskills within the technology industry, as employers are constantly seeking ways to attract and retain new talent as skills gaps widen. Anthony Webb, Vice-President EMEA, A10 Networks, says building and nurturing talent is a vital part of creating a resilient industry and all organisations should look to make this […]

How subscription models can support the future delivery of healthcare

If healthcare providers are to remain resilient when faced with curveballs like the current pandemic, they must adapt and operate with more advanced and robust business models to thrive. John Phillips, EMEA GM and SVP of Sales at Zuora, says healthtech companies and healthcare providers need to ensure they have sustainable business models in place to […]

Look closer to home for the skills to accelerate Digital Transformation

It goes without saying that business leaders must assess the importance of maximising resources to meet customer demands. Chris Buijs, EMEA Field CTO, NS1, discusses how companies can maximise their resources without sacrificing performance as they compete in the digital economy. The term ‘Digital Transformation’ is more readily applied to technological change within enterprises than […]