The challenge of securing IoT

IoT security challenges include weak authentication and authorisation protocols, insecure software, firmware with hard-coded back doors, poorly designed connectivity and communications, and little to no configurability.

Diving into the data flood

Virtually every kind of company will eventually have to become a data-driven enterprise. It’s a matter of competition. Here, experts share strategies for making the most of IoT data.

Cool, calm, connected

When planning a getaway, most travellers fantasise of ice cold beverages on the beach, relaxing massages and thowing their smartphone into the ocean. The reality is, however, that modern holiday-makers can rarely ditch their devices completely. When they need to connect, they demand speeds that will get them away from the screen and back on the beach.

Advanced Threat Protection at GISEC 2015

Fortinet a global leader in high-performance cyber security – today announced that it will be present at the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC), the Middle East’s essential IT Security Knowledge Platform, taking place from April 26 to 28, 2015 at the Dubai World Trade and Convention Center.

Six simple security mistakes

Many recent studies of security vulnerabilities come to the same conclusion: The human factor is a greater risk to organisations than flaws in technology.

R&M Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary Milestone

Following five decades of worldwide success including over 15 years of steady year-on-year growth in the Middle East, Swiss structured cabling specialist, R&M is set to celebrate its 50th year anniversary by making a strong impact at the upcoming GITEX Technology Week, taking place from the 12th to the 16th of October, 2014.

BlackBerry Acquires Movirtu

BlackBerry Limited announced today that it has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions for mobile operators that allows multiple numbers to be active on a single device.

Driving user satisfaction with IT

With growth in the Middle East at a high pace, IT departments are under pressure to deliver rapidly and contain costs. Along with fast delivery, IT operations have the responsibility to ensure services meet exacting standards with high availability, writes Steve Dulvin, a a senior technology officer in the banking industry.

Social climber

Being social is being smart, particularly in the Gulf, says Mark McDonald, Group Vice President, Gartner, and co-author of The …


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