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Cybersecurity myths that are harming your business

As technology advancement has shifted into overdrive from its already dizzying pace over the last two years, Dan Woods, Global Head of Intelligence at F5, discusses cybersecurity myths that have gained traction and could harm the business performance of your organisation, and why widespread cyber fraud should be getting more attention than it is. In […]


Deep Dive: Richard Meeus, Director of Security Technology and Strategy EMEA, Akamai


Zero Trust: The continued rise of cloud and security challenges 

Views on security network architecture have changed since the COVID-19 pandemic. The use of cloud has accelerated and enabled companies to expand, develop and test new applications in greater numbers, but it has also presented new challenges for security networks and their users. Intelligent CISO’s Jessica Abell discusses these challenges with Akamai’s Director of Security […]


Tanium expert on how organisations can build an effective defence against ransomware

As instances of ransomware increase across EMEA, organisations must adopt a robust approach to cyber defence by prioritising prevention measures. Zac Warren, Chief Security Advisor, EMEA at Tanium, tells Jess Abell, Director of Strategic Content at Lynchpin Media, how organisations can strengthen their defences by enhancing endpoint visibility and reinventing their approach to patching. Despite […]


Deep Dive: Gregg Ostrowski, Executive CTO at Cisco AppDynamics


AppDynamics expert on the benefits of cloud-native observability

The rapid Digital Transformation over the past few years, arguably only accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has led to the increased adoption of cloud-native technologies such as microservices and Kubernetes in enterprises across the region. We speak to Gregg Ostrowski, Executive CTO at Cisco AppDynamics, about the importance of using a modernised cloud native observability platform for […]


Innovating at the Edge – is this the future of SMBs? 

To keep up with today’s challenging and unpredictable economy, businesses will need to update and redefine their network and IT. Jacob Chacko, Regional Director – Middle East, Saudi & South Africa at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, speaks to us about how SMBs are steadily climbing the ladder and becoming a force for their […]


‘Safeguarding civilisation’: Protecting critical infrastructure against cyberattacks

Research from Dragos has highlighted that the industrial sector attracted increased unwanted attention from adversaries last year. With attackers continuing to up the ante and the consequences of an attack proving potentially devastating, defenders must review and prioritise their OT security strategies. Seth Enoka, Principal Industrial Incident Responder, Dragos, talks us through the research and […]


Enabling business: Why security needs ‘grey’ areas in the age of hybrid workforces

Modern workforces require security solutions that not only keep the business and its data secure, but which also ‘enable’ rather than halt productivity. Mike Schuricht, VP of Product Management, Security Service Edge (SSE), Forcepoint, talks us through some of the key security challenges facing organisations and outlines how Forcepoint ONE helps to tackle these. What […]


A helping hand: How to show support this Mental Health Awareness Week

This Mental Health Awareness Week (9th- 15th May), we spoke to industry experts about how to best support employees and cultivate a culture of care An alarming 1 in 6.8 people experience mental health problems in the workplace and this figure is only increasing. The last two years have put a huge amount of stress […]


Easy access to cloud-native applications in multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environment

To stay ahead of competition, most firms are constantly looking for ways to drive innovation with speed and agility, while maximising operational and economic efficiency. Amr Alashaal, Regional Vice President – Middle East at A10 Networks, explains how CIOs can migrate their application to the cloud and have easy access to cloud-native apps in a […]


Data centres: A steppingstone to success of Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation in the broader scheme of things means evolution. Antoine Harb, Team Leader Middle East and North Africa, Kingston Technology, tells us here that given that data centres are a much-needed part of the process for all the newly created data, it makes sense to call them the steppingstone to the success of the […]