#Cyberattack

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What drives private equity firms to acquire cybersecurity companies

Over the last couple of years, cybersecurity is moving higher up the priority list, following a series of high-profile attacks globally

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Over 59% of UAE organisations surveyed were hit by ransomware in 2021 – research

The average cost to recover from the most recent ransomware attack in 2021 was $1.26m

Lapsus$, Microsoft and Okta: Cybergeddon or cyber non-events?

The business typically seeks efficiency while those who worry about availability need redundancy

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Businesses should recalibrate their cybersecurity approach around these elements

Businesses now require the right architecture which creates a framework for a stable security platform says Thorsten Freitag, VP of Sales – EMEA at Check Point Software Technologies

Safe Security’s Saket Modi on how firms can predict cyberattacks

In an exclusive interview, Modi claims that his company can predict breaches to help the cybersecurity teams stay a step ahead of malicious attackers

Exclusive: Interview with Art Gilliland, chief executive officer at Delinea

Gilliland explains why cybersecurity solutions must be powerful to use, yet simple to understand

Here’s your ‘survival’ guide for the 2022 cyberthreat landscape

According to a survey, 72 per cent of GCC-based line-of-business and technology leaders believe digitisation is key to getting ahead in 2022

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Abu Dhabi-based French language school boosts security infrastructure with Fortinet

The school had to comply with their internal education auditing team as they store a significant amount of data ranging from financial to personal information

US firm Resecurity opens new AI-driven R&D centre in Saudi Arabia

The new R&D centre in Riyadh will focus on security innovations for smart cities and cognitive surveillance technologies

Why closing cyber skills gap remains critical today

The threat landscape is unpredictable, with many moving parts as well as social and economic changes affecting it all of the time says Alain Penel, regional VP – Middle East at Fortinet

Michel Nader, Dell Technologies

Bracing for cyber cover in today’s data era

For businesses to be ahead of the curve, they need to make investing in security measures a top priority and proactively address data privacy rather than wait to address it after an attack occurs

Werno Gevers, Mimecast

Gitex Global: Interview with Werno Gevers, regional manager, Mimecast

Mimecast’s State of Email Security Report 2021 found that 45 per cent of organisations in the UAE reported an increase in the sophistication of incoming cyberattacks

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How can cross-silo collaboration strengthen cybersecurity?

Amidst growing enterprise adoption of software-defined data centres and public and private cloud architecture, cross-silo collaboration is increasingly important

Rise in ransomware spell end of business-as-usual

According to Mimecast’s State of Email Security 2021 Report, 78 per cent of UAE respondents admitted to a business impact due to a ransomware attack in the past 12 months

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Securing a new world of work – the future of XDR

Native XDR’s approach to detect complex cybersecurity attacks allows it to drastically reduce the number of false positives

Sunil Paul, Finesse

Here’s why MSSPs are the need of the hour in today’s cybersecurity environment

Partnering with MSSPs can enable them with the right capabilities, talents, and tools in the continuous battle against cyber threat actors

Werno Gevers, Mimecast

How this AI solution from Mimecast protects against phishing attacks

Hackers’ techniques are constantly evolving to evade traditional protections, making it difficult for IT security teams to combat cyberattacks without artificial intelligence

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UAE organisations report increased cyberattacks during the pandemic: research

The data also shows that there is a lack of understanding about the definition of phishing

Human factor report reveals how 2020 transformed today’s threat landscape

More than 48 million observed messages containing malware capable of downloading ransomware foreshadowed the risk of recent cyber attacks

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Cyber-attack forces Honda to halt production at a few of its factories

Investigators believe that the virus was a type of ransomware called Snake