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Keeping data protected

Keeping data protected as businesses in the Middle East embark on a remote working journey, by: Claude Schuck, Regional Manager, Middle East at Veeam Over the last few months, we’ve seen many organisations in the Middle East have arranged for employees to work from home. Living in the golden age of Digital Transformation means that…

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Bosch brings fully open camera platform to ME market

Bosch has announced the launch of INTEOX, a new camera platform that claims to be the first fully open platform of its kind. It supports neural network based analytics, the next step in machine learning and Artificial Intelligence. It also enables app developers and integration partners to take advantage of its built-in intelligence and capabilities to…

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Dubai Police arrest Hushpuppi

Dubai Police arrest Hushpuppi and 11 others in Dh1.6 billion money laundering, cyber scam after a raid last week A gang of 12 fraudsters involved in a cyber scam has been arrested in Dubai, Dubai Police said. Those arrested include well-known Instagram personalities Raymond Abbas (Hushpuppi) and Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka Woodbery. They were arrested…

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IFSEC International postpones global show

IFSEC have made the difficult decision to postpone IFSEC International along with all of the other co-located events that were due to run at London ExCeL on September 8th-10th 2020. The events will now run May 18th-20th 2021, still at London ExCeL. IFSEC have commented: “We know how important our events are as a forum…

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The pandemic and critical operations


Those tasked with securing OT environments must understand the extended threat landscape to keep things running smoothly, explains Maher Jadallah, Regional Director – Middle East at Tenable. The current unprecedented public health crisis has impacted nearly all populated nations. Governments all over the globe have mandated citizens to stay at home, working remotely where possible…

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Middle East Cybersecurity market worth $29.9 Bn post COVID-19

Middle East Cybersecurity market worth $29.9 Bn post COVID-19 after having risen a staggering amount from $16.1 billion. According to a new research, the Middle East cybersecurity pre-COVID-19 market size is estimated to grow from $16.1 billion in 2020 to $28.7 billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12.2%, while the…

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Spectrami partners with Check Point Software

Region’s leading value added distributor, Spectrami has announced that the company has partnered with Check Point Software as the authorised distributor for global cyber security vendor for the GCC countries and Egypt. Spectrami will promote, market, and distribute the entire suite of Check Point security products and solutions including its cloud security, network security, endpoint…

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Clouds Dubai: ‘work from home’ solution

Clouds Dubai has introduced a new, low-cost service which allows businesses with staff working from home to safeguard their data and monitor productivity. The company has signed a distribution deal with London-based bluedog Security Monitoring to launch its Microsoft Office 365 monitoring solution in the Gulf. The service, which can be activated remotely, can detect…

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Critical Communications Week

Critical Communications Week 2-6 Nov 2020, the new online experience TCCA is delighted to announce a new dedicated online event that will bring together the critical communications ecosystem in an unprecedented week of live and on-demand content and creativity. Critical Communications Week will run from 2-6 November 2020, following the decision to reschedule Critical Communications World to 8-10 June…

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Moro Hub launches unified communication cloud service

Moro Hub

Moro Hub (Data Hub Integrated Solutions owned by DEWA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has launched Moro Connect, a disruptive offering that provides Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) and Contact Center-as-a-Service (CCaaS) for businesses across the UAE. Moro Connect is built on technology powered by Avaya, a global leader in business…

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