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SANS Institute Introduces Cloud Security Training Courses in the Middle East

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SANS Institute, a global leader in cybersecurity training, announced the availability of cloud security and certification training courses for the region. The GCC region is witnessing a brisk pace of cloud adoption due to the ongoing work from home initiatives by the government and private sector. Coupled with this adoption of public cloud, there is…

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Vectra flexes its distribution muscle in the Middle East


Vectra flexes its distribution muscle in the Middle East by partnering with Exclusive Networks, a prominent global value-added distributor Vectra AI, a provider in network threat detection and response (NDR), today announced the expansion of its distribution channel in the Middle East by partnering with Exclusive Networks, the global value-added distributor in cybersecurity and cloud.…

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Advance endpoint protection and incident response for Middle East

Stephan Berner, CEO at Help AG

With the protection of endpoint devices being a prime concern for businesses as they adapt to increased remote working in the new normal, Help AG, the cybersecurity arm of Etisalat Digital, announced its partnership with CrowdStrike. As a member of the CrowdStrike Elevate Partner Program, Help AG will offer the award-winning CrowdStrike Falcon platform for…

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Protecting a mobile workforce with Hybrid DNS Security

Ashraf Sheet, Regional Director, Middle East & Africa at Infoblox, discusses protecting a mobile workforce with hybrid DNS Security The future of the workplace is undoubtedly a remote workforce, accessing the corporate network via mobile devices and the cloud. This is likely to cause a few sleepless nights for the teams traditionally responsible for managing…

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95% of Saudi Arabian organisations experienced one Cyberattack


Tenable, the Cyber Exposure company, published a global industry study that revealed the vast majority of Saudi Arabian organisations (95%) have experienced a business-impacting cyberattack in the past 12 months, according to both business and security executives. The data is drawn from ‘The Rise of the Business-Aligned Security Executive,’ a commissioned study of more than…

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Dubai municipality visits Moro Hub

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HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) welcomed a delegation headed by HE Dawood Al Hajiri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, in Moro Hub (Data Hub Integrated Solutions), a wholly-owned subsidiary of DEWA. The visit aimed to discuss the opportunities of the joint cooperation between the two…

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IDIS eyes more Middle East video projects

IDIS eyes more Middle East and North Africa video projects after banking, education and retail success. Track-record in compliance-driven video unlocks major opportunities. IDIS is targeting video projects in resilient Middle East market sectors – including banking, grocery retail, and education – as it looks to build on recent successes delivering compliance-driven solutions. Despite continuing…

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Average cost per data breach incident in the Middle East

Healthcare, financial services and technology top the list as the most expensive industries for data breaches in the Middle East IBM Security announced today the results of a Middle East study examining the financial impact of data breaches on organizations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Based on…

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Actionable DDoS weapons intelligence


Actionable DDoS weapons intelligence is a proactive approach to defending against DDoS attacks says Ehab Halablab, Regional Sales Director – Middle East at A10 Networks In June 2020, news reports highlighted one of the biggest DDoS attacks ever recorded. The attack, which targeted a large European bank, generated 809m packets per second (Mpps). This is…

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