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Cisco launches a comprehensive security architecture for Industrial IoT

Networks have become the foundational backbone for the operational technology (OT) that underpins critical infrastructure including energy, transportation and manufacturing. Organisations increasingly require real-time access into the data these systems hold to improve production, manage costs and enhance safety metrics. Cisco has introduced an IoT security architecture that provides enhanced visibility across both IT and […]


Go Phish: Joe Brown, CSO at Boomi

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the cybersecurity industry? Looking back on my 20 years in cybersecurity, I’ve met a lot of great people and had some truly memorable moments but if I had to choose one particular achievement, I would say it was building out the web application penetration testing […]


Expert predicts technological evolution for 2020

Paul Farrington, EMEA CTO at Veracode, offers his predictions in terms of how he expects technology to evolve throughout the year and discusses how various technologies will be utilised within the business environment for innovation. We should expect elections to be compromised   When it comes to election hacking, we’re in a time where we need […]


Infoblox: Shadow IoT devices a major concern for corporate networks

New research from Infoblox reveals the dangers presented by IOT devices to enterprise networks. Infoblox, a leader in Secure Cloud-Managed Network Services, has announced new research that exposes the significant threat posed by shadow IoT devices on enterprise networks. The report, entitled What’s Lurking in the Shadows 2020, surveyed 2,650 IT professionals across the US, […]


It takes more than just one skill to pay those bills

Creating a diverse cybersecurity workforce is challenging to say the least as the cyberskills gap is still so prominent within the industry. Bridget Kenyon, Global CISO, Thales, suggests how business leaders should consider a wider pool of potential employees in an attempt to plug the gap and create a more varied cybersecurity culture. 2019 was […]


Epicor expert on the latest ERP developments

Terri Hiskey, Vice President of Product Marketing for Manufacturing at Epicor Software, tells Intelligent CIO about the latest developments in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software and reveals what questions companies seeking to deploy ERP solutions need to ask. Can you tell us about the latest developments in ERP solutions? ERP solutions are starting to adopt […]


Avaya and Afiniti partnership enhances behavioural pairing AI

Behavioural pairing AI goes mainstream with the benefits of improving customer and agent satisfaction and operational metrics. At its Avaya ENGAGE 2020 user conference, Avaya, a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, and Afiniti, a leading provider of AI-based behavioural pairing technology, announced Avaya AI Routing with Afiniti AiRo. This […]


A view of how DDOS weapons have evolved

Anthony Webb, EMEA Vice President at A10 Networks, talks us through the evolution of DDOS weapons in the last year and provides valuable advice to avoid becoming a victim. Throughout 2019, DDoS attacks continued to grow in frequency, intensity and sophistication. However, the delivery method of using infected botnets and vulnerable servers to perform crushing […]


Insider threats cost organisations in the Middle East US$11.65 million annually

A new report from cybersecurity company Proofpoint reveals more than 60% of insider threats are the result of negligent employee or contractor behaviour. Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, has released its Cost of Insider Threats 2020 Global Report to identify the costs and trends associated with negligent, compromised and malicious insiders. Notably, on […]


SANS Institute to hold hands-on, immersion-style cybersecurity training in Dubai

SANS Institute, a global leader in cybersecurity training, has announced SANS Dubai February 2020, which will be held from February 15-20, 2020 at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach. Through hands-on, immersion-style training, global cybersecurity experts will train and enable participants with skills to defend their organisation against security breaches and prevent future attacks. “The rapid […]


Aruba expert: Network security must keep up with video surveillance systems

The Video Surveillance market in the Middle East region continues to grow in double-digit figures, driven by the rise of security concerns accompanied by strict government regulations. To keep up with the challenges imposed by these concerns and regulations, a reliable, always-on and secure network capable of delivering quality high-resolution videos is imperative to keep […]


Cloud usage drives cybersecurity spending in SANS 2020 survey

The rapid migration to cloud-based technologies is the biggest disrupter worldwide of operations and a key driver when organisations plan their spending increases, according to the results of the latest SANS 2020 Cybersecurity Spending Survey.  “The SANS survey showed that rapid movement of corporate services and business applications to cloud-based technology is the biggest factor […]


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