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Watch: How can UAE organisations prepare their people to deal with cyber threat risks?

Watch: How can UAE organisations prepare their people to deal with cyber threat risks?

Up to 39 per cent of UAE IT leaders say their employees “make their business vulnerable to a cyber attack”

A staggering 82 per cent of organisations in the UAE suffered at least one cyber-attack in 2019, according to the 2020 UAE IT Leaders Study conducted by cyber security company Proofpoint.

The study also found that 55 per cent of security leaders believe human error and lack of security awareness is a risk factor for their organisation, with up to 39 per cent stating their employees “make their business vulnerable to a cyber attack”.

(You can download the complete results of the study here)

The Covid-19 pandemic has heightened the issue, with threat actors preying on employee concerns around health and safety and launching email-based threats and debilitating ransomware attacks.

With the threat landscape changing by the day, how can organisations ensure security?

In this special webinar, Cyber security in the UAE: Preparing today for tomorrow’s attacks, Nikki Cosgrove, CyberSecurity strategist at Proofpoint and Emile Abou Saleh, regional leader – Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Proofpoint delve into the key findings of their study to highlight how organisations in the UAE are being targeted, the risks these attacks pose and how organisations can prepare their users against the evolving threat landscape.

You can also sign-up for a free ‘people risk assessment‘ being offered by Proofpoint to gauge your employees’ knowledge of cybersecurity.

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