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Cybersecurity reimagined for the CISO

Despite the technological innovation taking place, companies would do well to remain focused on ensuring their IT fundamentals are in place before rushing to capitalise on the latest trends. And nowhere is this more critical than when it comes to cybersecurity. Expectations are that the impact of global cybercrime will cost businesses more than US$6 […]


COVID-19 cyberattacks are placing organisations at increased risk

Security professionals across the Middle East must educate employees about the rise in Coronavirus-related cybercrime and how to avoid placing their organisation at risk. Werno Gevers, Cybersecurity Specialist at Mimecast, explains. Organisations are already facing business challenges in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, and a rapid rise in COVID-19 related cyberattacks is causing additional […]


Ransomware: Here today, here tomorrow

Cybercriminals do not take a break when a pandemic hits, and with many networks increasingly vulnerable as more people work from home, now is the time to try and avert threats. Derek Manky, Chief Security Insights and Global Threat Alliances, Fortinet, explains how to improve your cybersecurity. With all our energy of the past several […]


How have companies transformed their approaches to cyberdefences in response to recent events?

Anna Collard, MD at KnowBe4 Africa, explains how the COVID-19 pandemic will change the way businesses work in the future, as well as now. My husband was genuinely surprised at the high performance of his business’ call centre staff working from home. Facebook and Google both announced that they will have their people work from […]


Forescout expert on why visibility is the backbone of security

While the convergence of IT and OT networks has clear business benefits, it also introduces new security risks. Hamed Diab, Regional VP of MENA, Forescout which is based in California, tells us about the importance of visibility in securing these environments, as well as how CISOs can take steps to strengthen their current IT-OT security […]


Editor’s Question: How have companies transformed their cyberdefences in response to recent events?

Indi Siriniwasa, Vice President Sub-Saharan Africa at Trend Micro, explains the new cyberthreats which companies face and how to overcome them. We have heard the term ‘new normal’ bandied about consistently over the last two months and while we may be tired of hearing it, there is an inescapable new reality in the way we […]


How have companies transformed their cyberdefences in response to recent events?

Amir Kanaan, Managing Director for Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Kaspersky, explains how Kaspersky is helping healthcare organisations, consumers, businesses and employees during the pandemic. These are strange times for businesses and consumers alike. Since the World Health Organisation announced that COVID-19 was to be labelled a global pandemic, drastic changes have happened to almost […]


Solving the cloud security conundrum

Cloud security is about securing the cloud through a combination of procedures, policies and technologies. Scott Manson, Managing Director – Middle East & Turkey, McAfee, explains how businesses can properly secure the cloud. If I had a dirham for every time I have heard a vendor say “secure the cloud”, I’d be a rich man! But […]


Cybersecurity’s future in the cloud

Cybersecurity is a key concern for many as more people work from home during the pandemic. Kanaiya Vasani, Executive Vice President, Products and Corporate Development at Infoblox, explains how cloud-based security services could be the solution to many companies’ problems. The world is “social distancing” as we try to halt the spread of the novel […]


Help AG and Forcepoint partner to protect data from breaches and insider threats

In a move that strengthens its ability to enable Middle East businesses to protect their data against breaches, insider threats and cyberattacks, Help AG, a leading cybersecurity solutions, services and consultancy provider, has entered into a partnership with global cybersecurity leader, Forcepoint. While the agreement extends across Forcepoint’s entire product portfolio, Help AG will focus […]


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