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SANS Institute to address demand for cyber security professionals

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SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training and certifications, announced its upcoming hands-on cyber security training program in Jeddah and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia across the months of March and April 2020. SANS Jeddah 2020 will be held from March 7-12, 2020 at the Venue Jeddah Corniche, and SANS Riyadh 2020 will be…

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Vectra empowers organisations to detect and stop Office 365 breaches

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Cyber risk is becoming an escalating concern for organisations around the world, and Office 365 data breaches are at the forefront. Even with the rising adoption of incremental security approaches like multi-factor authentication, access controls continue to be circumvented. In fact, 40% of organisations suffer from Office 365 account takeovers. As these data breaches make…

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Mindware signs distribution agreement with ESET

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Mindware, one of the leading Value Added Distributors (VADs) in the Middle East and Africa, have announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with ESET, a global leader in information security software. As per the agreement, Mindware will offer the entire suite of ESET business products, including two-factor authentication, endpoint protection, endpoint encryption, endpoint…

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BeyondTrust expands cloud leadership

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BeyondTrust, the worldwide technology leader in Privileged Access Management (PAM), has announced the new Privilege Management SaaS, supporting Windows desktops/ servers and MacOS. By delivering its leading Endpoint Privilege Management solution via a SaaS management platform, BeyondTrust is making it even easier for customers to eliminate unnecessary privileges and stop malicious attacks by enforcing least…

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McAfee to Acquire Light Point Security

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McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, have announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Light Point Security, LLC, an award-winning pioneer of browser isolation. Upon the close of the acquisition, the Light Point Security team will join McAfee. The increasing use of the Internet, and the accelerating adoption of the cloud by companies, has…

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Deep learning advances and cybersecurity highlighted by IDIS at ISC West

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IDIS will be highlighting the latest advances in deep learning video analytics, with industry-leading accuracy, at ISC West in Las Vegas. Building on its track record of artificial intelligence innovation, IDIS has taken another step forward in neural networks developing what is now one of most accurate AI engines available. Users can easily access a…

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McAfee introduces unified cloud security platform

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McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, have announced new innovations to its cloud-native MVISION platform with the availability of Unified Cloud Edge (UCE), which provides unified data and threat protection from device level to the cloud. With this announcement, McAfee becomes the only vendor to provide a converged security solution to simplify the adoption of Secure Access…

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Sensitive plastic surgery photos exposed online

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Hundreds of thousands of records belonging to plastic surgery patients have been discovered sitting on an unprotected server and accessible for anyone to view. The data were stored on an Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 bucket database belonging to NextMotion, a plastic surgery technology company that provides imaging solutions to clinics around the world. Researchers…

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Veeam Appoints Gil Vega as Chief Information Security Officer

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Veeam Software, the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management, have announced that Gil Vega has been appointed Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Vega, whose previous experience includes serving as Managing Director and CISO at CME Group, Inc. and as the Associate Chief Information Officer & CISO for the US Department of Energy…

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Veeam releases next generation of data backup

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Veeam Software, the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management, have announced the general availability of new Veeam Availability Suite v10, ushering in the next generation of data protection capabilities that increase data availability, portability, and extensibility. First introduced in 2008 as Veeam Backup & Replication, Veeam’s flagship Backup solution – Veeam Availability…

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