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Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018 to highlight maritime cybersecurity

Seatrade Maritime Middle East – the maritime meeting place for the Middle East held biennially in Dubai – is set to tackle the pertinent issue of cybersecurity in the increasingly technology-dependent global maritime industry in light of the costly, growing attacks targeting major international shipping companies. To be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from October 29 to 31, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin...

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Is it becoming easier for cybercriminals to access company data?

Ashraf Sheet, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Infoblox, looks at how companies can balance giving employees freedom to use their devices in the workplace while ensuring the network remains secure. We are in the age of the ‘office of the future’ – every company now battles it out to attract staff and clients by having the most fun office, with the newest gadgets and apps. This has seen...

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SecureLink ensures 24/7 secured connectivity at Baloise Insurance

Insurance company Baloise Insurance was created in 2013 through the merger of the Mercator, Avéro and Nateus insurance companies. It is part of the Swiss Baloise Group, a European provider of insurance and pension solutions. Its insurance offering is tied to smart prevention services. The ambition of Baloise Insurance is to contribute to a safer world for all stakeholders, including employees, partners and customers. This is achieved by offering innovative...

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Attacks targeting IoT and networking vulnerabilities on the rise

Check Point Software Technologies, a leading global provider of cybersecurity solutions, has published its latest Global Threat Index for July 2018, revealing a significant increase in exploits targeting three major IoT vulnerabilities. These attacks, which are linked to the propagation of IoT malware such as Mirai, IoTroop/Reaper and VPNFilter, have...

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Exabeam raises US$50 million in funding to disrupt SIEM market

Exabeam, a next-gen security information and event management company, has announced it has closed US$50 million in series D funding. The round, backed entirely by existing investors, was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and supported by Aspect Ventures, Cisco Investments, Icon Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners and cybersecurity investor Shlomo Kramer....

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McAfee releases new research on cyberthreat to medical devices

McAfee’s Advanced Threat Research team has released two pieces of new research that reveal undiscovered links among major North Korean threat actors and malware families, as well as stunning revelations about the real cyberthreat risks to medical devices. The research was announced during Black Hat USA 2018, which took place between August 4 and...

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8th August 2018

Protecting your data – fighting fire with fire with zero-day recovery

For any given organisation, data is the fuel that keeps your business going, without which you cannot operate. Protecting this data should therefore be the priority of any business. However,...

23rd July 2018

Prioritising investment: Best practice for CISOs on a budget

CISOs face the constant challenge of working to a budget against the backdrop of an ever-growing cyberthreat landscape. It can be difficult to know where to prioritise investment. Intelligent CISO...

16th July 2018

Cybersecurity is new source of ‘competitive advantage’ for retailers

Cybersecurity is a new source of competitive advantage for retailers. That’s according to a report by Capgemini's Digital Transformation Institute, which has called for more organisations to align cybersecurity policies with...

29th June 2018

Digital forensics – the tools you need to investigate a cyberbreach

Every organisation and enterprise around the world is now facing the very real possibility that they may become the victim of a data breach. Intelligent CISO hears from a number...

19th June 2018

From SSL to CISSP – the certificates you need to be aware of

When it comes to cybersecurity there are two types of ‘certifications’ that really count. Here, we explore the realm of digital certificates as well as the security certifications available as...

15th May 2018

How will the transport of the future be affected by cybersecurity?

Self-drive vehicles are no longer just a hypothetical possibility. But while these new vehicles herald a revolutionary new era for transport, there are also some important security issues to be...

14th May 2018

Taking a stand against malware – the risks and how it can be prevented

Malware remains a significant threat to organisations and, as it continues to evolve, it is more important than ever that security teams know how to prevent an attack. Here, Intelligent...

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