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KASPERSKY SHEDS LIGHT ON THE RANSOMWARE ECOSYSTEM

Ransomware is on the tip of everyone’s tongue every time businesses discuss cyber threats they are likely to face in 2021.

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Security Advisor Middle East
May 2021

GAJSHIELD: ENABLING CONTEXTUAL VISIBILITY FOR OPTIMUM DATA PROTECTION

HARRISON ALBERT, REGIONAL DIRECTOR, D-LINK MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA, TELLS SECURITY ADVISOR MIDDLE EAST HOW GAJSHIELD’S CONTEXT-BASED APPROACH TO SECURITY HELPS ORGANISATIONS FIND ANOMALIES, REDUCE FALSE ALARM AND PREVENT INTENTIONAL & UNINTENTIONAL DATA EXPLOITATION.

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Security Advisor Middle East
May 2021

THALES ANNOUNCES NEW SOLUTIONS TO HELP OGANISATIONS DISCOVER, PROTECT AND CONTROL SENSITIVE DATA IN MULTICLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

THALES HAS ANNOUNCED NEW DATA PROTECTION SOLUTIONS FOR GOOGLE CLOUD, MICROSOFT AZURE, AND AMAZON WEB SERVICES, SOLIDIFYING ITS ROLE AS A TRUSTED THIRD PARTY FOR MULTI-CLOUD DATA SECURITY.

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Security Advisor Middle East
May 2021

RANSOMWARE RECOVERY COST FOR UAE IN 2021 IS $517,961: SOPHOS SURVEY

THE SURVEY POLLED 5,400 IT DECISION MAKERS IN MID-SIZED ORGANISATIONS IN 30 COUNTRIES ACROSS EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC & CENTRAL ASIA, THE MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA.

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Security Advisor Middle East
May 2021

OVERCOMING THE CYBER-PANDEMIC

ABHIJIT MAHADIK, DIRECTOR, CYBERSECURITY & INFRASTRUCTURE – UAE & KSA, RAQMIYAT SPEAKS TO SAME ABOUT THE EVOLVING CYBERSECURITY LANDSCAPE, THE THREATS ORGANISATIONS NEED TO WATCH OUT FOR AND HOW THE SECURITY PRIORITIES OF ORGANISATIONS HAVE SHIFTED SINCE THE PANDEMIC LAST YEAR.

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Security Advisor Middle East
May 2021

FORTINET: MAKING A MARK @ GISEC

ALAIN PENEL, REGIONAL VICE-PRESIDENT, MIDDLE EAST & PAKISTAN AT FORTINET, EXPLAINS WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A PART OF GISEC THIS YEAR AND HOW FORTINET’S CUTTING-EDGE SOLUTIONS CONTINUE TO PROVIDE MAXIMUM PROTECTION AGAINST CYBERTHREATS AND ATTACKS.

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Security Advisor Middle East
May 2021

ANATOMY OF AN OT ATTACK

MAHER JADALLAH, SENIOR DIRECTOR - MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA AT TENABLE, DISCUSSES HOW, INSTEAD OF DEFENDING AGAINST AN ATTACK IN PROGRESS, A MORE SUSTAINABLE APPROACH WOULD BE ONE OF PREVENTION – OF ORGANISATIONS DOING A BETTER JOB OF UNDERSTANDING THEIR SYSTEMS, WHERE AND HOW THOSE SYSTEMS MAY BE EXPOSED, AND PRIORITISING THE THINGS THEY NEED TO PROTECT THESE SYSTEMS.

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Security Advisor Middle East
May 2021

MICRO FOCUS: OFFERING DRAMA-FREE IT WITH OPTIC

TOUFIC DERBASS, MANAGING DIRECTOR MICRO FOCUS MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA, DISCUSSES HOW THE LATEST IT PLATFORM FROM MICRO FOCUS OFFERS UNIFIED INTERFACE AND & EXPANDED INTEGRATION CAPABILITIES.

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Security Advisor Middle East
May 2021

COPING WITH THE NEW NORMAL

HUSNI HAMMOUD, MANAGING DIRECTOR - ESET ME, BARRACUDA NETWORKS, IVANTI (PART OF MIDIS GROUP), TELLS SECURITY ADVISOR HOW THE CHALLENGES OF THE LAST ONE YEAR HAVE CHANGED THE BUSINESS LANDSCAPE AND HOW ORGANISATIONS ARE NAVIGATING NEW TRENDS.

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Security Advisor Middle East
May 2021

AN IN-DEPTH DEFENCE STRATEGY

WERNO GEVERS, REGIONAL MANAGER, MIMECAST MIDDLE EAST, DISCUSSES HOW WHEN IT COMES TO EMAIL SECURITY, IT IS NECESSARY FOR SECURITY PROFESSIONALS TO EVOLVE FROM A PERIMETER-BASED DISCIPLINE TO A MORE PERVASIVE ONE.

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Security Advisor Middle East
May 2021

SHARING & COMMUNICATING FOR A ROBUST CYBERSECURITY INDUSTRY

JOHN SHIER, SENIOR SECURITY ADVISOR, SOPHOS, TELLS ANITA JOSEPH IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW HOW SOPHOS ADOPTS A COMPREHENSIVE, COLLABORATIVE AND INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO CYBERSECURITY.

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Security Advisor Middle East
April 2021

PROTECTING THE CONNECTED LANDSCAPE

CHRISTOPHER DOBREC, VICE-PRESIDENT PRODUCT MARKETING, ARMIS, SPEAKS TO ANITA JOSEPH ABOUT THE EVOLUTION OF IOT, THE CONVERGENCE OF IT & OT AND HOW ARMIS IS POSITIONED TO ADD VALUE.

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Security Advisor Middle East
April 2021

MIMECAST REPORT: 78% OF ORGANISATIONS IN THE UAE WERE INFECTED WITH RANSOMWARE IN 2020

ANNUAL “THE STATE OF EMAIL SECURITY” REPORT ALSO FINDS 86% SUFFERED DISRUPTION OR FINANCIAL LOSS.

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Security Advisor Middle East
April 2021

SOCaaS: THE NEED OF THE HOUR

PARTHA PANDA, CEO AND CO-FOUNDER OF CYSIV, INC, TELLS ANITA JOSEPH HOW CYSIV ‘S 24/7 SOCAAS SOLUTIONS HELP ORGANISATIONS REDUCE THE RISK OF COSTLY AND DAMAGING BREACHES & BUSINESS DISRUPTIONS.

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Security Advisor Middle East
April 2021

NextGen SOCs: the key to cyber resilience

TAMER EL REFAEY, CHIEF CYBERSECURITY STRATEGIST, EMERGING MARKETS, MICRO FOCUS, TELLS SAME THAT WITH THE RIGHT TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES, NEXTGEN SOCS CAN HELP FILTER OUT ‘NOISE’ AND OVERCOME THE MAJOR CHALLENGES SURROUNDING CYBER SECURITY.

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Security Advisor Middle East
April 2021

MCAFEE SEES COVID-19 THEMED THREATS AND POWERSHELL MALWARE SURGE

McAfee Corp., the device-tocloud cybersecurity company, released its McAfee Threats Report: April 2021, examining cybercriminal activity related to malware and the evolution of cyber threats in the third and fourth quarters of 2020.

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Security Advisor Middle East
April 2021

“ENCRYPTION IS NON-NEGOTIABLE”: KAPALYA

MOHAMED MENAKBI, VP SALES & STRATEGIES – EMEA, KAPALYA, DELVES INTO THE IMPORTANCE OF ENCRYPTION IN KEEPING DATA PROTECTED AND IN SECURING ENTERPRISES.

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Security Advisor Middle East
December 2020

ROADMAP TO CLOUD SUCCESS

AS THE CLOUD CONTINUES TO GROW AT A RAPID AND UNMITIGATED PACE, IT AND BUSINESS LEADERS NEED TO ENSURE THAT KEY PEOPLE WITHIN THEIR ORGRANISATION ARE EQUIPPED WITH THE SKILLS TO EFFECTIVELY AND SECURELY LEVERAGE THE BENEFITS. SANS INSTITUTE FELLOW INSTRUCTOR FRANK KIM DISCUSSES HOW THE COMPANY’S LATEST CURRICULUM CAN ENABLE ENTERPRISES TO FUTURE-PROOF THEIR CLOUD STRATEGIES.

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Security Advisor Middle East
December 2020

THE QUICK AND THE DEAD: FUTURE-PROOFING SECOPS

SAM CURRY, CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER, CYBEREASON, DISCUSSES HOW CYBER ADVERSARIES ARE EVOLVING THEIR METHODS AND WHAT IT WILL TAKE FOR ENTERPRISES TO FUTURE-PROOF THEIR STRATEGIES.

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Security Advisor Middle East
December 2020

SIMPLIFIED CONNECTIONS

DAN KLIMKE, DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, NETALLY, ON HOW THE COMPANY IS PROVIDING TOOLS TO SIMPLIFY NETWORK TESTING AND DELIVER INCREASED VISIBILITY ACROSS WIRED AND WIRELESS NETWORKS.

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Security Advisor Middle East
December 2020

NAVIGATING THE NEW NORMAL

HUSNI HAMMOUD, MANAGING DIRECTOR BARRACUDA NETWORKS, IVANTI AND ESET MIDDLE EAST (PART OF MIDIS GROUP) SPEAKS TO SAME ABOUT THE NEW SECURITY LANDSCAPE POST THE PANDEMIC AND HOW INNOVATION CONTINUES TO REMAIN THE KEY TO FUTURE GROWTH.

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Security Advisor Middle East
December 2020

RANSOMWARE: WHAT IS YOUR DATA WORTH?

MARK NUTT, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, EMEA, VERITAS TECHNOLOGIES, WEIGHS IN ON THE AGE-OLD IT SECURITY QUESTION – SHOULD YOU OR SHOULD YOU NOT PAY RANSOMWARE?

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Security Advisor Middle East
December 2020

ESET: READY TO MAKE WAVES AT GITEX 2020

COMPANY TO SHOWCASE RECENTLY LAUNCHED PRODUCTS AT EVENT, SAYS DEMES STROUTHOS – GENERAL MANAGER, ESET MIDDLE EAST.

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Security Advisor Middle East
December 2020

HOW CLOUD COMPUTING WILL ACCELERATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN A POST-EPIDEMIC ERA

LI SHI, PRESIDENT OF CLOUD AND AI BUSINESS GROUP, HUAWEI MIDDLE EAST, DISCUSSES HOW DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES SUCH AS CLOUD COMPUTING AND AI WILL ENABLE ENTERPRISES TO SUCCEED IN A POST-EPIDEMIC ERA.

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Security Advisor Middle East
December 2020

DEFENDING THE HYBRID LANDSCAPE

BEN CARR, CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER, QUALYS, DISCUSSES WHY ENTERPRISES NEED TO UPDATE THEIR CYBERSECURITY BEST PRACTICES TO PROTECT THE NEW HYBRID WORKPLACE.

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Security Advisor Middle East
December 2020

CYBERSECURITY 2021: THE NEW YEAR WILL BRING NEW CHALLENGES

WITH ATTACKS ON THE RISE AND A LARGER-THAN-LIFE SURFACE TO DEFEND, SECURITY TEAMS WILL NEED A NEW MINDSET IN ORDER TO KEEP THEIR SYSTEMS, DATA AND PEOPLE SAFE, SAYS CITRIX’S CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER FERMIN SERNA.

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Security Advisor Middle East
December 2020

LEAST PRIVILEGED, MAXIMUM SECURITY

JOHN HATHAWAY, REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT MEI, BEYONDTRUST, DISCUSSES WHY ORGANISATIONS NEED TO TAKE A PRAGMATIC APPROACH TO IMPROVING SECURITY AND HOW A ‘LEAST PRIVILEGE’ STRATEGY CAN ENABLE ENTERPRISES STAY CYBER RESILIENT.

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Security Advisor Middle East
November 2020

THE RIGHT PLAYBOOK TO FIGHT AGAINST RANSOMWARE

MICHEL NADER, SR. DIRECTOR – DATA PROTECTION SOLUTIONS – MERAT, DELL TECHNOLOGIES, HIGHLIGHTS WHY IT IS IMPERATIVE FOR ORGANISATIONS IN BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS TO INVEST IN COMPREHENSIVE SECURITY APPROACH.

3 mins read
Security Advisor Middle East
November 2020

READY AND SECURE

RAQMIYAT DIRECTOR FOR CYBERSECURITY AND INFRASTRUCTURE ABHIJIT MAHADIK SHARES VALUABLE INSIGHTS INTO HOW SECURITY PRIORITIES HAVE SHIFTED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND HOW ORGANISATIONS CAN STAY SECURE AND COMPETITIVE IN THE NEW NORMAL.

3 mins read
Security Advisor Middle East
November 2020

RESHAPING SECURITY INNOVATION

RANJITH KAIPPADA (RK), MANAGING DIRECTOR AND ROHIT BHARGAVA (RB), PRACTICE HEAD - CLOUD & SECURITY AT CLOUD BOX TECHNOLOGIES, SHED LIGHT ON THE EVOLVING CLOUD AND SECURITY REQUIREMENTS OF REGIONAL ORGANISATIONS AND DISCUSS HOW THE COMPANY’S NEWLY LAUNCHED NEW SECURITY PRACTICE CAN ENABLE ENTERPRISES TO SECURELY NAVIGATE THE NEW NORMAL.

6 mins read
Security Advisor Middle East
November 2020

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