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85% of C-Suite executives in the UAE pursuing or planning hybrid cloud strategies

A new IBM (NYSE: IBM) study conducted by International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed that 85 percent of C-Suite executives surveyed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are pursuing or planning to implement hybrid cloud strategies in their organizations. According to the study, C-Suite executives surveyed in the UAE are prioritizing the implementation of hybrid…

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Cyber: Challenges and best practices

Michael Byrnes, Director of Solutions Engineering, iMEA at BeyondTrust explores service accounts and the challenges that accompany them and how to mitigate risk Service accounts are a particular type of non-human privileged account used to execute applications and run automated services, virtual machine instances, and other processes. These accounts can be privileged local or domain…

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Cybereason Partners with Dubai’s Oxygen to Expand Services in the Middle East and North Africa Markets

Cybereason, the leader in future-ready attack protection, today announced a partnership with Oxygen DMCC, the Dubai-based leader in AI-powered cybersecurity and mobility solutions, enabling enterprises across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to detect and end cyber-attacks on endpoints anywhere on their networks. Oxygen has built a reputation across the region as a…

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United Arab Emirates’ du selects 5G RAN

du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to deploy its state of the art 5G radio access network (RAN) products and solutions as part of a major network expansion and modernization. In line with United Arab Emirates’ Vision 2021 to create a knowledge base, sustainable economy in the emirates, du…

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Vectra extends cloud identity detection capabilities

Vectra AI, a leader in network detection and response (NDR), has announced enhanced cloud identity detection capabilities using Azure AD within its Cognito Detect for Office 365. By integrating at the identity layer, Vectra gives complete cloud-to-ground security coverage over an organization’s entire SaaS ecosystem. This single configuration effectively puts an end to lateral movement…

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Department of Digital Ajman Transforms Citizen Services using IBM Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Department of Digital Ajman, announced its collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to accelerate its digital transformation and paperless strategy, using IBM Cloud Pak for Integration. The move was designed to simplify and enhance citizen experiences in Ajman, United Arab Emirates (UAE) through the integration of services across different government entities in the emirate. To date,…

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Fast, Scalable and Resilient Backup Platform to Protect Data in Microsoft Office 365

Barracuda, provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, today announced the latest version of Barracuda Cloud-to-Cloud Backup with a new platform that delivers a fast search and restore experience for Office 365 data, including Teams, Exchange Online, SharePoint, and OneDrive. Compared to traditional backup and recovery solutions, a cloud-native solution provides scale and resiliency, fast performance, and…

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Mindware Signs Partnership with Rubrik for MENA Region

Mindware, a Value Added Distributor (VAD), announced an agreement with Rubrik to promote and distribute Rubrik’s solutions through its vast reseller network across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This new partnership and the addition of Rubrik’s best-in-class data management solutions for Microsoft 365 applications and Azure cloud environments also positions Mindware to…

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Aruba ClearPass Security Portfolio Receives Coveted Cyber CatalystSM Designation

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Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company (NYSE: HPE), today announced that its ClearPass family of identity-based access control security solutions has been recognized for its ability to reduce risk by insurers in the Cyber CatalystSM program created by Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. Cyber Catalyst by MarshSM  is a cybersecurity…

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Tenable’s analysis of data breaches in 2020

Analysis of breach data by Tenable’s Security Response Team (SRT) has revealed that, from January through October 2020, there were 730 publicly disclosed events resulting in over 22 billion records exposed worldwide. Thirty five percent of breaches analysed by Tenable were linked to ransomware attacks, resulting in tremendous financial cost, while 14% of breaches were…

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