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McAfee releases special edition of Cloud and Risk Adoption Report

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released a special edition of its Cloud and Risk Adoption Report, focused on the business impact of cloud services and how organisations around the world are addressing security gaps to accelerate their businesses with the cloud. Cloud services are the most significant advance in IT since the introduction of […]


Cybersecurity risk is at critical level, according to SANS survey

People remain the greatest threat to industrial control systems (ICS) and associated networks, according to a new SANS survey focused on better understanding cybersecurity risks to operational technology (OT) systems. More than half of respondents also see the cyber risks to their safe and reliable operations as high or higher than in past years. A […]


Nutanix releases Enterprise Cloud Index results for manufacturing sector

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the findings of its Enterprise Cloud Index results for the manufacturing sector, measuring manufacturing companies’ plans for adopting private, public and hybrid clouds. The report revealed that the manufacturing industry’s hybrid cloud usage and plans outpace the global average across industries. The deployment of hybrid clouds […]


64% of businesses have suffered insider breach, BeyondTrust reveals

BeyondTrust, a global leader in privileged access management, has released the 2019 Privileged Access Threat Report. In its fourth edition, the global survey explores the visibility, control and management that IT organisations across the globe – including the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia – have over employees, contractors and third-party vendors with privileged […]


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 […]


Record level of vulnerabilities sparks cybersecurity innovation

Dimension Data, the US$8 billion global technology integrator and managed services provider for hybrid IT, has revealed exclusive findings from its Executive Guide to NTT Security’s 2019 Global Threat Intelligence Report concerning the cybersecurity maturity of organisations across a number of markets and sectors. Globally, the average cybersecurity maturity rating stands at a worrying 1.45 […]


C-suite beware: You are the latest targets of cybercrime, warns Verizon report

C-level executives who have access to a company’s most sensitive information are now the major focus for social engineering attacks, alerts the Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report. Senior executives are 12 times more likely to be the target of social incidents and nine times more likely to be the target of social breaches than […]


Sophos report reveals cyberattacks on Cloud Honeypots

Sophos study of 10 Cloud Server Honeypots placed worldwide reveals the need for visibility and security to protect what businesses put into hybrid and all-cloud platforms.   Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has announced the findings of its report, Exposed: Cyberattacks on Cloud Honeypots, which reveals that cybercriminals attacked one of […]


Mandiant M-Trends Report from FireEye reveals positive and negative trends

A new report reveals both good and bad news about emerging cybersecurity trends. Mohammed Abukhater, Vice President – MEA at FireEye, gives us the lowdown on decreasing detection times, evolving threats from nation-states and increased attacks during M&A activity. FireEye, the intelligence-led security company, has released the Mandiant M-Trends 2019 Report. The report shares statistics and […]


SANS survey reveals cybersecurity as popular career choice in the UAE and KSA

A new report SANS EMEA Survey: the iGen and Cybersecurity finds that cybersecurity awareness and preference as a career choice is vastly different across a sample of European and Middle East countries. The latest research from global IT security training company SANS Institute demonstrates that among 14 to 18-year-olds across seven countries in the Middle […]


Research reveals growing use of IoT devices in DDoS attacks

A10 Networks has announced the findings of a new report into the state of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack weapons and targets, showcasing the growing use of IoT devices in synchronised attacks on targets globally. The report describes the significant potential for attackers to use an IoT-related protocol, the Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP), deployed on […]


Sophos reveals cybercriminals most likely to be caught on servers and networks

Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has announced the findings of its global survey, 7 Uncomfortable Truths of Endpoint Security, which reveals that IT managers are more likely to catch cybercriminals on their organisation’s servers and networks than anywhere else. In fact, IT managers discovered 37% of their most significant cyberattacks on […]


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