#cybersecurity

Bulwark Issquared

IT service provider Issquared signs deal with Dubai-based Bulwark Distribution

Issquared offers a comprehensive portfolio of products to address operational excellence and solve security and governance needs

Informa

Informa, SAFCSP form JV to build global events portfolio in Saudi Arabia

By providing market access, stimulating inbound investment and generating international trade, events can contribute to delivering significant economic stimulus to a country

Healthcare

The key elements of robust data security in healthcare

Healthcare is one of the key industries targetted for data breaches and last year saw the greatest number of incidents, with 45 million people affected globally

shop online

How to shop safely online by avoiding common scams

Although online shopping is extremely convenient, consumers should always be alert when looking for the top offers

cyberattacks

Awareness and cooperation key to warding off cyberattacks

The increase in cyberthreats is driven by digitisation of various aspects of lives, creating valuable sources of information for threat actors

threat

Threat landscape insights and predictions for 2023

At Kaspersky’s annual Cyber Security Weekend – META, its experts discussed various topics and threats specifically facing enterprises, businesses and industrial organisations

Manufacturing

Manufacturing sector leads in highest average ransomware payments – report

Of the organisations surveyed that paid the ransom, the average cost was $2,036,189 – more than double the cross-sector average of $812,360

cybersecurity

Insights: Bridging the gaps in cybersecurity with cyber resilience

Organisations must internally promote cyber resilience, a crucial component of cybersecurity today

Akamai

How Akamai can help mitigate the API security vulnerabilities

An integral part of API security is the implementation of strategies and practices to reduce vulnerabilities and security threats

online

How limiting our online information can safeguard our lives

Is our propensity for sharing every detail of our lives – and the lives of our kids – putting ourselves, our friends and family, and even our employers and colleagues, at risk?

SMS

SMS phishing: how cloud migration has opened the door to a new cyber-foe

The interconnectivity of cloud environments makes it easier for attackers to initiate lateral movement — hopping from endpoint to host to application to sensitive data

Cybersecurity

Solving the people problem: How to put people first in cybersecurity culture

A cybersecurity culture is underpinned by key principles – people’s shared attitudes, perceptions and beliefs

Cyberbit

Spire Solutions, Cyberbit partner to enhance cyber skills across GCC and Egypt

The collaboration aims to educate leaders about the importance of the human element in cybersecurity

Gavin Aspden PwC

Cybersecurity is failing to keep up as digital transformation races ahead

The digital industry is suffering from a significant skills shortage, and one of the most critical areas affected by this is cybersecurity

ENEC Cyber Security Council MOU

Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, UAE Cyber Security Council to jointly boost cyber ‘resilience’

The two entities will conduct periodic exercises for the energy sector to build its readiness to respond to cyber incidents

tech trends

Top three tech trends shaping the future of businesses

Businesses must look out for impending technology trends to ensure they are in sync with customer exigencies

snowflake

Snowflake to help organisations unlock the power of data at Gitex Global

Visitors to this year’s show will experience how Snowflake’s platform powers the data cloud which is built entirely in the cloud to address the challenges and opportunities of multiple industries

Radware

Radware launches new cloud security centre in the UAE

Located in Dubai, the facility will reduce latency for in-region traffic and offer customers faster mitigation response times against distributed denial-of-service attacks

DDoS

Did you know that a DDoS-for-hire attack can cost less than a used car?

Subscribing to a DDoS attack is typically accomplished through a full-fledged web service, which adds extra secrecy and eliminates the need for direct communication between the customer and the organiser

Vectra AI

Vectra AI to showcase power of attack-signal intelligence at Gitex Global

The company has set aside space for three demo screens that will show different security operations centre capabilities

Swimlane

Cybersecurity firm Swimlane expands into META, appoints Ashraf Sheet to head regional operations

The company’s expansion comes following a recently announced $70m growth funding round led by Activate Capital

distributed denial-of-service

Insights: The changing distributed denial-of-service threat landscape

The scale and sophistication of the DDoS attacks launched by the new botnet, drawing power from compromised internet of things devices, is unprecedented

CybelAngel

Digital risk protection platform CybelAngel expands to UAE and Saudi Arabia

The company’s regional director of Middle East and Turkey, Adnan Taha, will oversee its operations in the Middle East

Trellix

Trellix to showcase ‘Living Security’ XDR architecture at Gitex Global

The company will also exhibit demos on its endpoint, data security and professional services consulting

GBM

GBM acquires cybersecurity service provider Coordinates Middle East

The firms will help organisations to address challenges faced with legacy managed security services that are historically complex to deploy

CyberArrow

CyberArrow, G42 Cloud team up to enhance cybersecurity in public and private entities

The agreement will allow for automation of governance, risk management and compliance tasks, helping the government and private entities to become more secure

Financial sector

Insights: The financial sector remains a popular target for cybercriminals

Apart from ransomware, different hacker groups often use multiple attack vectors when looking to target the financial sector

Hybrid work

Key tips to maintain security in hybrid work environment

To raise awareness about security and ensure a safe user experience, Cisco highlights key steps users can take to safeguard from potential cyberattacks

cyberattacks

The underestimated impact of enterprise cyberattacks on individual consumers

In this era of heightened cybersecurity awareness, organisations that provide identity protection, build loyalty and drive customer advocacy

browsing

Top tips for safe browsing and online security

There’s plenty that users can do to mitigate security and privacy risks when browsing the web and here are a few of the top ones