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Average cost per data breach incident in the Middle East

IBM Security

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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Cybereason launches program in the Middle East

Tarek Kuzbari, regional director - MET, Cybereason

Cybereason looks to expand market footprint by joining forces with MSSPs and VARs, offering training, favorable pricing models and more Cybereason, a leader in endpoint protection, today announced the launch of a new partner program for the Middle East that will allow the region’s value-added resellers (VARs) and managed security-service providers (MSSPs) to enhance their…

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Dubai Police launches massive security plan

Dubai shopping

Dubai Police launches massive security plan to check COVID-19 spread during Eid Dubai Police patrols will monitor residential areas and bolster road safety and security during the Eid Al Adha holidays to ensure people comply with COVID-19 safety measures, an official said. Major-General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, said that…

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Vodafone chooses BlackBerry AtHoc


BlackBerry Limited announced an expanded partnership with Vodafone to offer BlackBerry AtHoc as its emergency alert and crisis communications solution. Greater Manchester Police and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service are the first two customers who have selected BlackBerry AtHoc to deliver secure communications and real-time alerts through this partnership. “BlackBerry and Vodafone, one of…

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Ground Truth Intelligence

Global Intelligence

Ground Truth Intelligence launches – a new model for investigations & due diligence. A marketplace platform for a traditionally opaque and high-cost sector – little changed in 50 years Ground Truth Intelligence (“GTI”), a new global intelligence and investigations marketplace platform, announces its formal launch. Headquartered in London, GTI was born in response to market…

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Hikvision releases 2020 H1 financial results


Hikvision, an IoT solution provider with video as its core competency, has released its financial results for the first half of 2020. During the period, Hikvision generated a revenue of RMB 24.27 billion with a year-over-year (YoY) increase of 1.45%, and net profits attributable to shareholders of the company was RMB 4.62 billion, reflecting a…

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DFSA’s Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) gaining more traction

Cyber Threat

Since the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) launched the DFSA Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) in January, over 130 DFSA Authorised Firms and DIFC registered companies have joined the platform. The platform has provided members with information and technical indicators on a multitude of cyber threats, with an average of 160 new threats per week. Since…

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Mall in Dubai chooses Matrix

Dubai multistory mall case study

The First Outlet of Concept Mall in Dubai Chooses Matrix Video Surveillance Solutions for People Counting. A multi-diversified international conglomerate with a history that spans over four decades covering multiple businesses and activities. It has out rightly developed the first outlet concept mall in the Middle East. The mall is a home for over 1,200…

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