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Mayflex installs thermal cameras at its head office

Mayflex, the distributor of Converged IP Solutions, has installed Thermal Elevated Temperature Screening Solutions from Hikvision to improve the health and safety of its employees and visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic. The system works by automatically checking the forehead skin temperature in real time as employees pass by, maintaining a 2 metre gap in accordance […]


Without integration, no ‘Thing’ happens

Integration is arguably the most important and costly element of any IoT project. Rik Gunderson, UK Utility Director for Software AG, explains how integration is crucial to make data valuable. In Internet of Things (IoT) projects, if you don’t get integration right, no ‘Thing’ can be done, and no project will succeed. IoT projects are complicated […]


COVID-19 cyberattacks are placing organisations at increased risk

Security professionals across the Middle East must educate employees about the rise in Coronavirus-related cybercrime and how to avoid placing their organisation at risk. Werno Gevers, Cybersecurity Specialist at Mimecast, explains. Organisations are already facing business challenges in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, and a rapid rise in COVID-19 related cyberattacks is causing additional […]


Secure solution allows Pegasus to soar in the cloud

Pegasus was in need of a solution that would provide enterprise-grade security in the cloud, rather than on-premises. Forcepoint’s solution has enabled the aviation provider to have greater visibility over user activity, enabling it to apply cloud security correlated to individual employee needs depending on how they operate. Founded on the idea that everyone has […]


What security risks are introduced as IT and OT networks converge?

Intelligent CIO has asked industry experts what security risks are being introduced as IT and OT networks converge? Here is the response from Peter Margaris, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Skybox Security:  As OT environments continue their convergence with IT networks, the need to secure these technologies to support continuous uptime and safety has never […]


AWS outposts now available in UAE and Saudi Arabia

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of AWS Outposts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). AWS Outposts delivers fully managed and configurable compute and storage racks built with AWS-designed hardware that allow customers to run compute and storage on-premises, while seamlessly connecting to AWS’s broad […]


49% of organisations in the UAE witnessed a significant ransomware attack in the last year, according to Sophos

A new global survey reveals that more than half of organisations questioned had experienced a significant ransomware attack in the last 12 months. Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has announced the findings of its global survey, The State of Ransomware 2020, which reveals that paying cybercriminals to restore data encrypted during a ransomware […]


Editor’s Question: What security risks are being introduced as IT and OT networks converge?

Maher Jadallah, Regional Director – Middle East at Tenable, explains how IT/OT convergence can expose industrial environments to a much wider attack surface. The convergence of the data side of the business (traditionally the realm of IT) and the operational technology (OT) side (used to manage industrial control systems (ICS)) has revolutionised our critical infrastructure. […]


CyberArk expert on taking a proactive approach to risk management

CIOs and CISOs at organisations across the globe are currently dealing with an unprecedented challenge as they look for the best way possible to keep employees secure and productive. David Higgins, EMEA Technical Director, CyberArk, talks to Jess Phillips about how IT leaders can best adopt a proactive approach to cybersecurity to reduce their risk […]


The five business imperatives of 5G

Business leaders must operate with business imperatives in mind and one of these should be taking a structured and considered approach to 5G. James Bristow, SVP EMEA, Cradlepoint, discusses the benefits of 5G adoption and how it can serve to minimise disruption caused to operations during such uncertain times. The current crisis has undoubtedly had […]


Align Technology expands digital platform with new software

Align Technology has introduced the latest version of its proprietary ClinCheck treatment planning software. ClinCheck software provides doctors with a 3D model of planned tooth movements throughout the Invisalign treatment. ClinCheck Pro 6.0 moves Invisalign digital treatment planning to the cloud, making its robust ClinCheck treatment planning tools and features available to doctors anytime, anywhere, […]


American Hospital Dubai CIO on coping with COVID-19

With the world adapting to a ‘new normal’ because of the COVID-19 pandemic, CIOs have had to cope with changing IT priorities and rapidly switching agendas. Ahmad Yahya, CIO at American Hospital Dubai, part of the Mohammad Obaid Al-Mulla Group, tells Intelligent CIO how he has successfully switched the focus of his team to new […]


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