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CISO discusses safeguarding operations in the banking sector

Intelligent CISO caught up with Kamran Meer, CISO, United Bank Limited (UBL), to discover what operations look like in the banking sector as cyberattacks remain one of the biggest threats to the industry. Can you tell us what your role looks like day-to-day? I am responsible for information security of the bank. This involves everything […]


Eastern Florida State College deploys BIO-key’s PortalGuard for access to enterprise applications

BIO-key International, an innovative provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions powered by biometrics, has announced that Eastern Florida State College (EFSC) has selected BIO-key’s PortalGuard IAM solution to solve security and user experience challenges with authentication and portal management. The IT team at EFSC, which has campuses in Cocoa, Melbourne, Palm Bay, Titusville, and […]


City of Las Vegas utilises BitDam ATP to protect from advanced cyberthreats

The City of Las Vegas is utilising BitDam ATP to protect from advanced cyberthreats across collaboration platforms and against bad actors aiming to penetrate its network. Since then, it has dramatically reduced its risk of being a victim to cyberthreats such as ransomware, malware, phishing and zero-day attacks, and saved millions of dollars in remediation […]


Equiom manages vulnerabilities and enhances security with SureCloud

Operating with a robust cybersecurity posture is a given when it comes to managing a secure workplace. Equiom required a solution that would help it to identify weaknesses and vulnerabilities within its infrastructure to improve its security posture. Today, global professional services provider, Equiom, has 14+ offices across the globe with more than 600 employees. […]


Why effective crisis communication is critical for the Civil Nuclear Constabulary

Reliable communication is essential for an organisation like the Civil Nuclear Constabulary. We hear from the company’s Resilience Officer, Joseph Shearer-Rust, who tells us why it chose to work with Blackberry to improve its communication abilities and some of the key benefits of the solution. Sites that house nuclear materials must be treated with the […]


How CISOs can reduce risk

Cyberthreats are increasing in volume and complexity across the Middle East. To be ahead of the game, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) need to continuously review their cybersecurity processes and practices to ensure that adequate and effective systems are in place. Dr Erdal Ozkaya, Regional Chief Information Security Officer, Standard Chartered Bank, with more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity, gives Intelligent CIO Middle East personal insights and tips for fellow CISOs in the region on how to create a safer business environment in their organisations.


KnowBe4 decreases risk of phishing attacks from 32% to 7% at SIG

Access to, and the use of data, is a strong contributor to a company’s business strategy and it was this that increased the need for SIG to ramp up its protection from potential cyberattacks. Carl Baron, Chief Information Security Officer, SIG, tells us how KnowBe4‘s solution helped it to improve its cybersecurity posture. SIG plc. […]


Zero Trust security for video surveillance in the retail sector

The retail industry is stepping up its security efforts to restrict the number of shoplifters and improve vigilance. When retail security provider, LiveView, required a Zero Trust solution for its video surveillance offering, it turned to NetFoundry. The challenge facing the retail sector Retailers are feeling increasing pressure from online competition, which necessitates review of […]


AI from Darktrace transforms cybersecurity in Las Vegas

Las Vegas’s search for an adaptive security solution led it to deploy Darktrace AI across its enterprise, cloud and industrial networks. Powered by world-leading AI, Darktrace analyzes data flows from across the city’s entire digital infrastructure. BackgroundIn recent years, Las Vegas has become a prototypical Smart City. As riders glide down the Strip aboard the […]


Zalando profits from robust cybersecurity approach

A company’s success can be heavily defined by the strength of its cybersecurity strategy when responding to and preparing for cyberattacks. Steve Kinman, Zalando’s Group CISO, discusses the company’s cybersecurity approach and how it has overcome security challenges during COVID-19. As one of Europe’s leading eCommerce companies, Zalando offers fashion and lifestyle products to customers […]


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