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Cloudflare announces first Middle East regional office in Dubai

Cloudflare, the security, performance and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, has announced that Dubai, UAE, will be the home of its first office in the Middle East, to further support its growing EMEA operations. Dubai represents a growing Cloudflare team presence in the Middle East and Turkey, following the company’s EMEA headquarters […]

How Zero Trust can lead the battle against ransomware

Sydney-based Ian Farquhar, Field CTO, Gigamon, tells us how in a world where the workforce has shifted significantly to a ‘work anywhere, work anytime’ model, embracing Zero Trust makes sense. Zero Trust has become a well-recognized framework in the cybersecurity world. SecOps teams are championing this ‘trust no-one’ strategy to support the fight against the […]

Newly launched Axis Experience Center in Dubai showcases latest innovations and security solutions

Axis Communications has announced the opening of an Axis Experience Center (AEC) in Dubai. As the first experience center in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, it has been designed to offer visitors an intimate look at the wide range of network and security solutions offered by the world’s leading surveillance services provider. They […]

Veeam expert: Paying cybercriminals to restore data is not a data protection strategy

Following the publication of Veeam’s 2022 Ransomware Trends Report, Danny Allan, CTO at Veeam, tells us that paying cybercriminals to restore data is not a data protection or recovery strategy. Businesses are losing the battle when it comes to defending against ransomware attacks, according to the Veeam 2022 Ransomware Trends Report. This revealed that 72% […]

Enabling business: Why security needs ‘grey’ areas in the age of hybrid workforces

Modern workforces require security solutions that not only keep the business and its data secure, but which also ‘enable’ rather than halt productivity. Mike Schuricht, VP of Product Management, Security Service Edge (SSE), Forcepoint, talks us through some of the key security challenges facing organisations and outlines how Forcepoint ONE helps to tackle these. What […]

Axon Technologies launches Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing online training course

Axon Technologies, a UAE-headquartered information security solutions provider, has announced the launch of their virtual PEN 111: Network Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing live online learning course, from June 1st to 22nd, 2022. With hands-on labs and practical exercises, the course will illustrate the fundamentals of professional network penetration testing, in line with industry-level standards […]

Trend Micro detected and blocked over 104 million threats in 2021 in UAE

Trend Micro Incorporated a global cybersecurity solutions provider, has released its 2021 annual cybersecurity report: Navigating New Frontiers. The report highlights the growing rate of cyber-attacks by malicious actors on digital infrastructures and individuals in the modern-day hybrid work environment. The report states that globally Trend Micro solutions stopped over 94.2 billion threats in 2021, […]

One in five Australian businesses have paid or would pay a ransom for their data 

New research from Thales has found IT leaders rank ransomware as the leading source of increased security attacks.  New research from Thales has found that ransomware, malware and phishing continue to plague Australian organizations. Four in 10 (38%) of businesses have been breached in the last year with 73% of ransomware attacks impacting internal and/or […]

Qualys adds custom assessment and remediation to its cloud platform

New solution opens the Qualys Cloud Platform allowing security teams to swiftly respond to zero-day threats and conduct compliance audits of custom applications. Qualys, a leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, has unveiled Qualys Custom Assessment and Remediation, opening its Cloud Platform to give security architects access to custom scripts that […]

How to modernize those legacy apps without compromising security

Yaniv Hoffman, Vice President and Managing Director – Radware APJ, tells us how legacy apps can be modernized without security problems. He says: “It is through frictionless security that critical applications can be protected without security getting in the way or generating management overhead.” At a time when Digital Transformation has become central to business, […]

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