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FortiGuard Labs predicts convergence of advanced persistent threat methods with cybercrime

Fortinet, a global leader in the cybersecurity field, has unveiled predictions from the FortiGuard Labs global threat intelligence and research team about the cyberthreat landscape for 2023 and beyond. Highlights of the predictions and key takeaways for CISOs can be found below: 1 – Success of RaaS is a preview of what’s to come with CaaS Given […]


Index reveals strong Digital Transformation efforts by GCC countries

The latest GCC E-Performance Index 2022 reveals that all countries from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region have performed exceptionally well on five major global indicators, displaying significant progress in Digital Transformation.  The report was issued by Orient Planet Research (OPR), an independent unit of Orient Planet Group (OPG), in collaboration with information and communications technology (ICT) […]


FortiGuard Labs predicts the convergence of advanced persistent threat methods with cybercrime

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has unveiled predictions from the FortiGuard Labs global threat intelligence and research team about the cyberthreat landscape for the next 12 months and beyond. From quickly evolving Cybercrime-as-a-Service (CaaS)-fuelled attacks to new exploits on non-traditional targets like edge devices or online worlds, the volume, […]


Eaton study finds gap between Digital Transformation and energy transition efforts

Intelligent power management company, Eaton, has announced new research on the relevance of the energy transition in Digital Transformation planning for power-critical businesses. Commissioned by Eaton, this S&P Global Market Intelligence report – The Intersection of Digital Transformation and the Energy Transition– highlights that although 77% of companies surveyed expect to transition away from their […]


Outsized: Talent-on-Demand platform reveals the skills most in demand in the MENA region in 2022

The findings from Outsized’s talent-on-demand report highlight the sectors making the most use of flexible talent models and the skills of the future to address the growing skills gap in the region. Outsized, a talent-on-demand platform, has seen a surge of independent skilled consultants signing up to the platform and an increase in demand from […]


Global organisations concerned digital attack surface is spiralling out of control

Trend Micro, a leader in cloud security, has announced the findings of a new global study indicating that organisations are struggling to define and secure an expanding cyberattack surface, hampering risk management efforts. The study revealed that three-quarters (73%) of global organisations are worried about their growing attack surface. Over a third (37%) said it […]


Nutanix study shows multi-cloud is here to stay but complexity and challenges remain

A recent study conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Nutanix, a hybrid multi-cloud computing solutions vendor, has revealed that multi-cloud deployments are on the rise, but enterprises looking to hybrid multi-cloud still face challenges and complexity. Nutanix, a provider of hybrid multi-cloud computing solutions, has announced the findings of its fourth global Enterprise Cloud […]


Nokia study finds operators can avoid 65% of operational costs with IP network automation

Nokia, in collaboration with research firm Analysys Mason, recently revealed operators can expect up to a 65% cost avoidance after implementing IP network automation across three operations categories. This is one of several key findings from Nokia’s commissioned study. Network automation is a key driver for improved network services agility, greater operational efficiency and increased […]


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 […]


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 […]


Two-thirds of businesses will change operating model to focus on employee experience

The results show that more alignment with employees is needed but nearly half of businesses plan tech investments to further improve the workplace experience. The findings consider how the pandemic has shaped the workplace experience for over 1,100 business leaders and employees worldwide. EMEA business leaders are out of touch with what employees want in […]


CXO Research: 58% of data backups are failing, leaving data unprotected

Veeam Data Protection Report 2021 finds that COVID-19 has significantly impacted Digital Transformation (DX) spending, with 40% of global organizations viewing economic uncertainty as the greatest barrier to DX in the next 12 months and one-third having slowed or halted initiatives in the past year. Data protection challenges are undermining organizations’ abilities to execute Digital […]