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CrowdStrike outage sparks investor, customer rethink

CrowdStrike chaos could prompt rethink among investors, customers

The company’s stock fell more than 11 per cent on Friday after an outage disrupted operations across multiple industries

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MWC Shanghai 2024: Showcasing cybersecurity standards, best practices

Huawei and other key industry stakeholders participated in a roundtable moderated by the GSMA at MWC Shanghai to discuss industry policies around security, successful practices, and valuable insights on key industry trends

Help AG CTO Nicolai Solling shares the impact of cyber threats in the GCC and findings of the 2024 state of the market report

Help AG CTO Nicolai Solling shares the impact of cyber threats in the GCC

The CTO shares the findings of Help AG’s State of the Market Report, which delivered key insights into cybersecurity threats, trends and emerging technologies over the past year

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Democratising AI: Optimas AI’s mission turned business

Optimas AI is focusing on democratising AI, making it accessible to decision-makers, and integrating advanced risk management, governance, and privacy solutions

Addressing cyber chaos: GenAI's role in advanced threat defence

Addressing cyber chaos: GenAI’s role in advanced threat defence

Striking the right balance between technological adoption and human intelligence is essential to ensure the complete security of any organisation

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Fortinet innovates in cybersecurity even as earnings miss Wall Street forecast

Fortinet talks SASE, ransomware and subscription-based solutions as the global cybersecurity landscape evolves at a rapid pace

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AI and cybersecurity: Microsoft’s strategy for the digital era

Microsoft’s approach to cybersecurity combines advanced AI, integrated security solutions, and a focus on compliance and flexibility

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Cyber incidents pose key threat for travel, hospitality sectors, shows survey

The findings of the Allianz Risk Barometer are based on insights from 3,000 risk management professionals and leaders

Navigating cybersecurity fundamentals and key risks: Insights from Huawei

Huawei’s Chief Security Officer for the Middle East and Central Asia, Aloysius Cheang, sheds light on some of the key trends and challenges that his company is seeing in the GCC market

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Data stealers: What you should know about malware variants, protecting yourself

Between 2021 and 2023, the share of infections caused by new data stealers surged from 4 to 28 per cent, revealed Kaspersky

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BlackBerry reports profit on demand for cybersecurity services

BlackBerry expects first-quarter revenue in the range of $130m to $138m, below analysts’ estimate of $151.12m.

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Fortinet’s focus on cybersecurity and sustainability 

Fortinet’s Alain Sanchez discusses cybersecurity trends, GCC initiatives, and sustainability efforts in an exclusive interview with Gulf Business

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Oracle, NVIDIA join forces to deliver sovereign AI solutions

This move underscores the companies’ commitment to pushing the boundaries of AI technology and empowering customers worldwide to unlock the full potential of artificial intelligence

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Blast from the past: BlackBerry’s Hans-Peter Bauer on company’s pivot

BlackBerry EMEA VP, Hans-Peter Bauer, speaks to Gulf Business about the company’s journey into the enterprise

Cyber threats in UAE fell 20% in 2023, says Kaspersky

When looking at the threat landscape in the UAE, Kaspersky’s telemetry showed that the number of overall cyber threats in the country decreased by 20 per cent in 2023

How AI and ML are transforming business analytics

Why AI and ML are transforming business analytics

Leveraging AI and ML in business intelligence enhances operational data utilisation and business intelligence offerings

The impossible angle: Pushing the boundaries of network security

Security camera manufacturers are constantly enhancing their solutions, with the most prolific trend right now being the integration of AI-driven technologies and advanced data analytics

How regtech tools can enhance compliance and security

Cover story: How regtech tools can help UAE-based entities enhance compliance and security

NorthLark’s Eshana de Silva tells Gulf Business that regtech promises to marry the new landscape of post-financial crisis regulation to the new landscape of digital technologies

Cybersecurity

Interview: Positive Technologies maps cybersecurity trends in MENA

Cybersecurity threats have grown in scope and size with government and enterprises having to adopt a comprehensive approach to protect their digital assets

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Illumio’s Trevor Dearing explains the critical need for a Zero Trust Approach in times of AI

As the MENA region faces a rise in cybercrime, Illumio explains how a ‘Zero Trust’ approach can help protect enterprises at scale

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Cybersecurity: Evolving threats for enterprise ecosystems

The mass of adoption of AI has opened up opportunities and challenges for enterprises as they are faced with new cybersecurity challenges

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GITEX Global 2023: Seclore combines cybersecurity with data-centric solutions

The Middle East witnessed a 77 per cent increase in ransomware activities in the first quarter of 2023, highlighting the need for significant cybersecurity investments by enterprises

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Kuwait: Finance Ministry says cyberattack hit one of its systems

The ministry has been in contact with National Cybersecurity Center for updates and assessment of the hack

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Why physical security and cybersecurity should go hand-in-hand

A look at how organisations can shore up their cyber defences with the help of physical security protocols

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Insights: Exploring career paths in the evolving physical security industry

Physical security industry will require a diverse workforce populated by multifaceted individuals with varied backgrounds who can demonstrate the strategic acumen, technical knowledge and analytical skills

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Insights: How to spot AI ‘snake oil’ in cybersecurity

Organisations often overlook vital inquiries about AI despite their understanding and use of predictive analytics and other advanced technologies

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Insights: Safeguarding against online identity theft during travel

We look at top eight cyber travel tips to keep in mind when travelling

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UAE data laws: Cybercrime offenders to face up to 5 years in prison, huge fines

This is according to Article 8 of Federal Decree Law no. 34 of 2021, on combatting rumours and cybercrimes

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Tesla data breach blamed on ‘insider wrongdoing’ impacted 75,000

The people appear to be current or former employees of the Austin, Texas-based automaker

Business email compromise

How companies can defend against business email compromise

Strategies that firms should follow to build security into their business processes