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Infoblox introduces the Infoblox Awards of Excellence

Infoblox has introduced the Infoblox Awards of Excellence, a new programme to recognise Infoblox customers for outstanding technical and management leadership. Three awards will be presented in May at Bloxfest, the first customer conference from Infoblox. The Infoblox Awards of Excellence will be given to customers who have achieved measurable results in the application of DNS, […]


SophosLabs research finds “designer” cyber threats on the rise

Sophos has revealed SophosLabs research that indicates a growing trend among cyber criminals to target and even filter out specific countries when designing ransomware and other malicious cyberattacks. The research includes information from millions of endpoints worldwide and is analysed by the team at SophosLabs. To lure more victims with their attacks, cybercriminals are now […]


DarkMatter and Symantec to provide cyber security solutions & services

DarkMatter announced entering into a partnership arrangement with Symantec Corporation to provide security solutions and services to help customers navigate the world of threats and cyber-crime. DarkMatter will enable customers to leverage business opportunities, reduce costs and improve productivity through the combination of its industry expertise and Symantec’s security technologies. Organisations will benefit from a […]


Fortinet unveils its Security Fabric architecture for enterprises

Fortinet has unveiled its Security Fabric, an architecture designed to deliver distributed security for global enterprises providing protections against threats from IoT and remote devices, through the infrastructure core, and into the cloud. “Pervasive digitisation continues to redefine business, while technology trends like IoT and cloud computing are blurring the edges of the network today. […]


Gulf Air obtains latest ISO certifications

In an awards ceremony recently held at Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Muharraq headquarters, the airline was recognised by Bureau Veritas, for successfully upgrading its Information Security Management System to the latest ISO 27001:2013 standard. The standard specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an Information Security […]


Adobe Flash vulnerability puts users at risk

FireEye has recently provided details on a version of Magnitude Exploit Kit that was originally believed to be exploiting known Adobe Flash vulnerabilities. The information was provided by security researcher Kafeine at Proofpoint. In collaboration, FireEye analysed the sample and discovered that Magnitude Exploit Kit was exploiting a previously unknown vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. […]


Brand reputation costs $200,000 to repair, says Kaspersky

Fifty-seven percent of companies globally admit that the information security incidents they experienced in the last year had a negative impact on their reputation. The average cost of brand damage incurred per incident by small and medium-sized businesses was more than $8,000, while the damage to enterprises exceeded $200,000. These were the findings of a […]


NYU Abu Dhabi to host Fifth International Hackathon

Talented student hackers from around the world are set to descend on NYU Abu Dhabi’s campus (NYUAD) this April for the annual International Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World. Taking place between April 15 – 17, students will be split into teams and mentored by renowned international computer science professors, founders of successful […]


Help AG signs with Tenable Network Security for UAE, KSA & Qatar

Help AG, the information security services and solutions provider in the Middle East, has announced a new partnership with Tenable Network Security. The agreement, which makes Help AG Tenable’s authorised gold Partner for the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, will allow the systems integrator to offer the vendor’s suite of next-generation security solutions for continuous network monitoring […]


Malwarebytes hires Christopher Green to lead Middle East

Malwarebytes, the provider of malware prevention and remediation solution for consumers and businesses, has announced that Christopher Green will lead their recently announced expansion in the Middle East as Regional Director, Middle East. The global firm, which is based in Santa Clara, California, will start operations in Dubai in April. Christopher Green brings with him a wealth of IT security […]


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