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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

Dubai Municipality visits Moro Hub2

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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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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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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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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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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IDIS eyes more Middle East video projects


IDIS eyes more Middle East and North Africa video projects after banking, education and retail successes 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 disruption and uncertainty in the world economy,…

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Remote control imperative for home workers

Even before the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, cybersecurity was a growing concern with companies and individuals being increasingly vulnerable to ransomware, intellectual property theft and operational disruption. Coronavirus has upped the stakes manifold, with executives now working remotely from generally less-secure domestic networks and ‘phishing’ emails exploiting consumers’ health and economic fears.Cyberthreats have existed…

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