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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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Sophos launches managed threat response service

Joe Levy

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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Veeam appoints Danny Allan as Chief Technology Officer

Danny Allan

Veeam Software, the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management, have announced that Danny Allan has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President (SVP) of Product Strategy. Allan, promoted from his previous role as Vice President (VP) of Product Strategy, will lead Veeam’s global product strategy group and initiatives, and…

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Will ransomware and cyber attacks be the norm in 2020

Moneer, Regional Vice President of Sales – MENA

Since we are in the business of securing our enterprise customers’ infrastructures, we keep a close eye on how the security and encryption landscape is changing so we can help our customers to stay one step ahead. In 2019, ransomware made a comeback, worldwide mobile operators made aggressive strides in the transformation to 5G, and…

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Prominent HVM at flagship Dubai Arena

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The multipurpose indoor arena, officially named the Coca-Cola Arena after a ten-year deal with the fizzy drinks giant, can house an audience of 17,000 on four levels spanning half-a-million square feet. It will host sports events, concerts, comedy, live theatre, conferences, galas and weddings in the heart of a luxury shopping and dining destination. The…

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Veeam appoints Danny Allan as Chief Technology Officer

Danny Allan

Veeam Software, the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management, have announced that Danny Allan has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President (SVP) of Product Strategy. Allan, promoted from his previous role as Vice President (VP) of Product Strategy, will lead Veeam’s global product strategy group and initiatives, and…

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