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Apple Co-Founder to keynote Mimecast’s Cyber Resilience Summit

Mimecast Limited, a leading email security and cyber resilience company, is hosting its annual Cyber Resilience Summit on June 23-24. This complimentary, virtual, two half-day event will bring together thousands of IT and security professionals to increase global resiliency that spans cyber, human and community resilience. Cyber Resilience Summit also features nearly 30 technical training […]


R&M and partners launch SPE Alliance to drive development for Industrial IoT

To drive development of Single Pair Ethernet for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications, R&M has joined forces with Fluke Networks, Phoenix Contact, Weidmller and Telegartner to establish the SPE Alliance. R&M, the global Swiss developer and provider of connectivity systems for high-quality, high-performance network infrastructures, has co-founded a Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) Alliance together […]


Employees support tech support but have concerns over data use

The majority of employees in the UAE think businesses should provide more physical and mental health support through technology with apps, wearables and online services, according to research published by Aetna International. However, there is also clear concern around the use of personal health data by employers on an individual basis, according to the global […]


Mild decline in Egypt smartphone market amid COVID-19 crisis

Egypt’s smartphone market experienced one of the smallest declines in the whole Middle East and North Africa region in Q1 2020, according to the latest research conducted by the International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology and consulting services firm’s Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker shows that smartphone shipments to the country declined 6.3% quarter on […]


Dimension Data to provide Incident Response Remediation assistance free to UAE hospitals

Dimension Data, an African born global systems integrator and managed services provider, is offering Incident Response Remediation assistance at no cost to UAE hospitals combatting the pandemic following a significant spike in COVID-19 themed cyberattacks on the healthcare sector. Dimension Data’s service will enable affected UAE hospitals to rapidly restore operations after a successful cyberattack […]


Batelco launches cloud unified communications platform

Batelco, the leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain, has announced the launch of its latest digital enterprise solution, Batelco Cloud Unified Communications. This is set to provide enterprise customers with access to communication, collaboration and productivity capabilities without the need for investing in costly equipment. Batelco’s Unified Cloud Solution will provide enterprise customers with the […]


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 […]


Kalaam Telecom deploys Ciena WaveLogic Coherent Optics

Kalaam Telecom Group, a leading managed solutions provider for businesses across GCC and international markets, has announced the launch of Kalaam Network Optical Transit (KNOT), a new fibre-optic terrestrial international cable system that enhances regional and international connectivity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The KNOT terrestrial Fibre-optic cable system will span over […]


Cabling design for traditional enterprise data centres

Data centres come in many different shapes and sizes and with that there are vast differences in how cabling is used. Arafat Yousef, Managing Director – Middle East and Africa, Nexans Cabling Solutions, focuses on the traditional enterprise data centres, what its needs are and how these impact the cabling infrastructure. For the sake of […]


AI-powered COVID-19 diagnosis service launched for people of determination

Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has joined forces with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Avaya to extend the capabilities of WASEL – its dedicated contact centre service for people of determination – with the addition of automated testing for COVID-19 symptoms for the deaf and hard of hearing. A world […]


ThreatConnect expands presence to the Middle East through partnership with Spire Solutions

ThreatConnect, a provider of the industry’s only intelligence-driven security operations solutions, has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Spire Solutions, a leading Value Added Disruptive Distributor to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the greater Middle East. Under the terms of the agreement, Spire Solutions will offer the full suite of […]


How cyberattackers evade threat signatures – The case for behaviour-based threat detection

Nimble attackers can easily create and hide their exploits in an infinite number of ways. Ammar Enaya, Regional Director – Middle East, Turkey and North Africa at Vectra, says: “The limitations of signatures should be complemented with automated threat management models that continuously learn new attack behaviours and adapt to network changes.” There’s an alarming […]


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