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Salary Survey Middle East 2020 (Pt4)

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KSA  –  a possible stimulus that might help economic growth in the region ? The KSA private sector has been reliant on expatriate workers for many years. Up until 2018 they accounted for 80% of the workforce. The government is pushing for Saudization to decrease the high level of unemployment among locals. However, they reported…

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Salary Survey Middle East 2020 (Pt3)

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Trade wars, oil price volatility, the risk of a disorderly Brexit and rising social unrest — and in the short term, a massive economic contraction in Iran as it buckles under heavy US sanctions — are the biggest factors shaping the region’s outlook, according to the IMF. The outlook for the MCD region (Middle East…

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Salary Survey Middle East 2020 (Pt2)

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A combination of LinkedIn and UNESCO’s statistics provide a unique view of the region’s high- and medium-skilled white-collar workforce.  Nearly a third of LinkedIn’s tertiary-educated members in the region hold Business Administration and Law degrees, with an emphasis on qualifications in accounting, banking and finance, marketing and business management. The data also reveals the availability…

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Salary Survey Middle East 2020 (Pt1)

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The SSR Personnel & Executive Profiles global salary survey, supported by ASIS International, reviews more than 12,000 security professionals (nationals and expatriate) with data gathered from multiple sectors, including; the finance sector, manufacturing, hospitality, extractives, FMCG and logistics. Key responses from the survey were; 69% of respondents had a regional responsibility, the average salary increase…

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MOBOTIX receives “Secured by Default” certification

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MOBOTIX has been awarded “Secure by Default” certification in the UK.  The certification for the new MOBOTIX 7 platform includes the new IP video system M73, launched at the MOBOTIX Global Partner Conference in October 2019, as well as the Mx6 product line. This highlights MOBOTIX’ ongoing focus on cyber security and privacy protection. MOBOTIX…

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ManageEngine debuts support for Oracle Autonomous Database

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ManageEngine, the IT management division of Zoho Corporation, have announced that Applications Manager, its server, cloud, and application performance monitoring solution, now supports Oracle Autonomous Database. This move enables enterprise IT operations teams and cloud database administrators (DBAs) to gain visibility into the health and performance of every Oracle Autonomous Database instance in their fleet. Extensive support for both online transaction processing and…

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A10 Networks Extends Carrier-class Firewall Product line

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A10 Networks have announced it is extending the capabilities of the Thunder Convergent Firewall (CFW), part of the A10 Orion 5G Security Suite, to support the coming cloud-native 5G requirements. The new container-based carrier-class firewall delivers up to 180Gbps throughput, one of the fastest in the industry. A10 is also releasing a new version of…

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Commvault expands global leadership team with new regional leads in EMEA and APJ

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Commvault, a recognised global enterprise software leader in the management of data across cloud and on-premises environments, have announced the strengthening of its global presence and expertise with the addition of two industry veterans to its executive leadership team. Former Dell Technologies vice president and general manager of enterprise sales, Marco Fanizzi, and Callum Eade,…

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Tenable appoints Marty Edwards as Vice President of Operational Technology Security

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Tenable, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, announced the appointment of Marty Edwards, a globally recognised expert in cybersecurity for industrial control systems and operational technology (OT), as Vice President of OT Security. Renaud Deraison, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Tenable, said: “OT is part of the modern attack surface and CISOs are being tasked with…

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Sophos launches managed threat response service

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Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, have announced the availability of Sophos Managed Threat Response (MTR), a fully managed threat hunting, detection and response service. The re-sellable service provides organisations with a dedicated 24/7 security team to neutralise the most sophisticated and complex threats. These types of threats include active attackers leveraging fileless…

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