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Partners and customers step into the future of work with Citrix Workspace

Citrix has an industry leading vision for the future of work and its partners and customers are all-in. When it comes to Citrix Workspace, the employee experience is better than ever before thanks to the rollout of intelligent features. Hear from Citrix partners and customers on why they are excited for what’s next with Citrix […]


Mimecast expert on why deepfakes are revolutionising the world of phishing

As cybercriminals continue to grow their weapons arsenal, utilising new methods such as voice phishing to cause further damage, it’s important that organisations step up their defences. Jonathan Miles, Head of Strategic Intelligence and Security Research, Mimecast, tells us how these attacks are conducted and offers advice to CISOs on the steps they can take […]


Profile: Faisal Al-Rashoudi, VP and Head of Digitisation and Automation at Bank Aljazira

Faisal Al-Rashoudi, Vice President and Head of Digitisation and Automation at Bank Aljazira, is a highly-skilled Management Information System and Project Management professional with a proven 16-year track record in the field of Information Technology and related business project management. Bank Aljazira is recognised as one of the leading Shari’ah compliant, fastest- growing financial institutions […]


BeyondTrust announces its top security predictions for 2020 and beyond

BeyondTrust, a worldwide leader in Privileged Access Management (PAM), has announced its top security predictions for the New Year and into 2025. Morey J. Haber, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer, and Christopher Hills, Senior Solutions Architect, Office of the CTO at BeyondTrust, have delivered the following predictions for 2020 and beyond. Malware […]


CIOs confirm workflow digitisation is improving outcomes across functions

CIOs confirm that workflow digitisation is improving outcomes across critical business functions but a study from ServiceNow reveals weaknesses in people and process are holding back Digital Transformation results. CIOs across EMEA report that digitisation is increasing the effectiveness of key business lines, including customer service, HR, finance, IT and legal, yet a large proportion […]


Sharjah City Municipality and EVOTEQ introduce new smart parking solution

Sharjah City Municipality and EVOTEQ, a leading Digital Transformation catalyst in the Middle East, have announced their collaboration for a new Artificial Intelligence solution that will significantly enhance the Emirate’s parking management system. This initiative is a result of a collaboration between the Sharjah City Municipality (SCM) and EVOTEQ. The partnership stems from the Municipality’s […]


Cybersecurity to come under spotlight at joint UK/Kuwait event

A joint UK and Kuwait cybersecurity event is to be held in Kuwait. Thefirst UK/Kuwait Cyber Security Education and Research Conference, CERC2019, will be held at the Kuwait College of Science and Technology on November 11 and 12. CERC2019 supports the Kuwait-UK Memorandum of Understanding on cybersecurity signed in 2018, which points to engagement in […]


Kaspersky expert Ramy Al Damati on securing the crypto economy

The Blockchain industry and cryptocurrency market have been rapidly developing and now constitutes a significant share of the global economy. In fact, as Ramy Al Damati, Enterprise Security Expert for Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Kaspersky tells us, Blockchain-based technology is becoming increasingly popular and is being used to solve a wide range of […]


Using technology to protect the vulnerable in Dubai

With the Community Development Authority in Dubai (CDA) playing a vital part in the way the government of Dubai helps vulnerable groups, Intelligent CIO speaks to its director Yousef Mohammed Bin Lahej Al Falasi, about how the organisation is using IT to better deliver its services, the potential of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and […]


Veritas brings enterprise class data protection to the Edge with Flex 5150

Veritas Technologies, a worldwide leader in enterprise data protection and software-defined infrastructure, has unveiled the Veritas Flex 5150 appliance, a complete data protection solution purpose built for the Edge of enterprise networks. The Flex 5150 is the first appliance from Veritas to bring the NetBackup enterprise-class data protection to Edge, branch and remote offices. Gartner […]


UAE University signs MoU with Huawei to establish ICT Academy

Intelligent CIO talks to Professor Mohamed Albaili, Vice Chancellor, UAE University, about a landmark MoU with Huawei, solving the cyberskills shortage, the evolving importance of Artificial Intelligence and incorporating AI and Machine Learning into all majors across the curriculum, as well as the university’s daily applications. UAE University works with its industry partners, such as […]


Securing company email: The biggest threats and how to combat them

For hackers, email can often be a simple route into an organisation’s network. Educating employees about the dangers and how they can avoid falling for some of the sophisticated methods cybercriminals employ is crucial. Here, we unravel two recent pieces of research which detail some of the key threats while two industry experts offer their […]


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