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Industry experts on managing cyber-risk in the Middle East

Rarely does a day pass without news of a new cyberattack or threat. And while many of these transcend country or regional borders, there are some trends and nuances that can be found in certain parts of the world. As GITEX draws nearer, we put the spotlight on the Middle East and hear from industry […]


Zebra Technologies showcases power of prescriptive analytics solutions at GITEX 2019

Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, will be showcasing its portfolio for omnichannel fulfilment at GITEX 2019. The company will highlight how its prescriptive analytics solutions empower retailers to make smarter, more informed decisions. Featured at the conference […]


Mimecast announces release of eBook from Cyber Resilience Think Tank

Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, has announced the availability of Decluttering Your Security Environment, the latest eBook from the Cyber Resilience Think Tank (CR Think Tank). The eBook is designed to provide expert insight and prescriptive advice to global industry influencers on how the industry may be to blame for all […]


McAfee report shows cloud-native breaches differ from malware attacks of the past

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released Cloud-Native: The Infrastructure-as-a-Service Adoption and Risk Report, covering new research on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) incidents in the cloud. According to industry analysts, IaaS is now the fastest growing area of the cloud due to the speed, cost and reliability with which organisations can create and deploy applications. The results of […]


From the dot-com bubble to today’s yo-yoing workforce – how to shrink the technology skills gap

Jamie Jefferies, Vice President and General Manager of EMEA at Ciena, discusses the need for an agile, skilled and prepared workforce in today’s digital age. He talks about the importance of attraction and retainment of millennial employees and the need to ensure staff feel valued with room for progressional growth within the business. The mention […]


Cybercriminals attack Kuwait shipping and transportation organisations

Palo Alto Networks has revealed how cybercriminals attacked organisations in Kuwait. Unit 42, the global threat intelligence team at Palo Alto Networks, observed previously unknown tools used in the targeting of transportation and shipping organisations based in the country. The first known attack in this campaign targeted a Kuwait transportation and shipping company in which […]


Dubai Police will advance Drone Technology with DJI

DJI, a leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has announced a solution development partnership with Dubai Police to test and deploy DJI drone technology as a tool to aid its public safety professionals. The agreement marks DJI’s first partnership with a police agency in the UAE and will provide the Dubai Police with […]


McDonald’s UAE accelerates Digital Transformation with SAP and SEIDOR MENA

SAP and its channel partner SEIDOR MENA is helping McDonald’s UAE digitally transform to cater for the growing market in food. As McDonald’s UAE, owned and operated by Emirates Fast Food Co, expands the company needed to modernise operations with mobile and scalable cloud solutions and turned to channel partner SEIDOR MENA to adopt SAP […]


A10 Networks expert on eliminating the blind spot in network security

CISOs and their teams face increasing pressure to manage the sophisticated new cyberthreats that are constantly emerging, with network visibility crucial to staying one step ahead. Hesham Elsherif, Principal System Engineer at A10 Networks, tells us how the company’s A10 Networks’ Thunder SSLi product can be seamlessly deployed to bolster an organisation’s cybersecurity defence and, […]


Plan to launch Kuwait as regional data centre revealed

Salem Al-Uzania, Board Chairman of Kuwait’s Public Authority for Communication and Information Technology, has spoken in favour of transforming Kuwait into a data centre region. Al-Uzania, in a statement to the Kuwait News Agency, has confirmed that the authority as part of its strategy for the future is seeking to make Kuwait a regional data […]


New innovations unveiled for Avaya IX Contact Center Portfolio at GITEX

Empowerment tools for frontline agents include messaging features to seamlessly connect back-office experts in the customer journey and desktop scripting with step-by-step guidance. Modular, extendable dashboard provides real-time insights through a single user interface, enabling contact center staff to improve customer experience. Avaya Holdings Corp has unveiled the latest advancements to its Avaya IX Contact […]


IRIS Health Services introduces solutions to health organisations across Oman

IRIS Health Services introduces future-tech solutions to more than 100 hospitals, pharmacies and clinics across Oman. AI, Blockchain and other tech will improve consumer access to quality care and resource efficiency for providers and strengthen the insurance sector.   As the Sultanate gears up for the launch of the Unified Health Insurance Policy, Oman-based IRIS […]


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