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Mimecast report reveals 60% of UAE organisations expect to suffer email-borne attack

The fourth annual report from Mimecast finds greatest new concern is email and web spoofing.   Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, has unveiled its fourth-annual State of Email Security 2020 report. This report summarises details from 1,025 global IT decision makers on the current state of cybersecurity. Providing year-over-year comparisons, along with […]


AppDynamics research reveals organisations have changed priorities because of COVID-19

AppDynamics, a Cisco company and the world’s largest and fastest growing APM vendor, has released a special edition of its global research study, The Agents of Transformation Report with new findings related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The report reveals the pressures technologists are experiencing as they lead their organisations’ responses to the pandemic and how […]


EMEA leads the way for multi-cloud adoption but security and skill gap challenges remain

Research from F5 Networks revealed earlier this year that the EMEA region leads the way for multi-cloud adoption, although security and skill gap challenges remain. According to the sixth annual State of Application Services (SOAS) report, 88% of surveyed EMEA organisations were leveraging multi-cloud environments, compared to 87% in the Americas and 86% in the […]


UAE enterprises plan to decrease use of traditional data centres

The 2019 Enterprise Cloud Index Report from Nutanix reveals hybrid cloud adoption by companies in UAE will increase from the current 7% to 51% in three to five years. Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the UAE-specific findings of its annual Enterprise Cloud Index. The latest (2019) Index shows that the majority […]


FireEye report reveals cybercriminals are turning to ransomware as secondary source of income

FireEye, the intelligence-led security company, has released the FireEye Mandiant M-Trends 2020 report in the GCC. The report shares statistics and insights gleaned from FireEye Mandiant investigations around the globe in 2019. Key findings include: Organisations are detecting and containing attacks faster In the 2020 M-Trends report, the global median dwell time, defined as the […]


Data centre survey from Forbes Insights and Vertiv reveals lack of preparedness

Just 29% of data centre decision-makers say their current facilities are meeting their needs, and just 6% say their data centres are updated ahead of their needs. Those were the findings included in a new report from Forbes Insights’ research: The Modern Date Center: How IT is adapting to new technologies and hyperconnectivity, which examined […]


SANS survey shows evolution of Cyber Threat Intelligence

A survey from SANS Institute has revealed how Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) has evolved in EMEA. The SANS 2020 CTI Survey has reported that CTI has evolved from small, ad-hoc tasks performed disparately across an organisation to, in many cases, robust programmes with their own staff, tools and processes that support the entire organisation. “In […]


Thales report shows organisations struggle with security post Digital Transformation

According to the 2020 Thales Data Threat Report – Global Edition, with research and analysis by IDC, organisations reached a global cloud tipping point causing them to struggle with security challenges of Digital Transformation (DX). Today, half (50%) of all corporate data is stored in the cloud and nearly half (48%) of that data is […]


73% of C-suite expect network visibility and application performance to drive innovation

Riverbed has announced the results of a survey which found that over 70% of C-suite decision makers believe business innovation and staff retention are driven by improved visibility into network and application performance. The survey findings unveiled in the Rethink Possible: Visibility and Network Performance – The Pillars of Business Success report cite a positive […]


Cloud usage drives cybersecurity spending in SANS 2020 Survey

The rapid migration to cloud-based technologies is the biggest disruptor worldwide of operations and a key driver when organisations plan their spending increases, according to the results of the latest SANS 2020 Cybersecurity Spending Survey. “The SANS survey showed that rapid movement of corporate services and business applications to cloud-based technology is the biggest factor […]


Enterprises exposed as 45,000 data loss incidents are missed every month

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released a new research study entitled Enterprise Supernova: The Data Dispersion Cloud Adoption and Risk Report. The results describe the broad distribution of data across devices and the cloud, highlighting critical gaps for enterprise security. A total of 79% percent of companies surveyed store sensitive data in the public […]


Cloud usage drives cybersecurity spending in SANS 2020 survey

The rapid migration to cloud-based technologies is the biggest disrupter worldwide of operations and a key driver when organisations plan their spending increases, according to the results of the latest SANS 2020 Cybersecurity Spending Survey.  “The SANS survey showed that rapid movement of corporate services and business applications to cloud-based technology is the biggest factor […]


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