It’s up to every organisation across every industry to invest in modern data protection practices to minimise the impact of ransomware attacks. Viewing attacks as an inevitability is the first step towards creating a more cyber-secure culture, with employees who are more educated and aware of ransomware. At the same time, businesses need to have the right safeguards in place to minimise disruption, including anti-virus software and firewalls, plus continuous backup and recovery to offer adequate insurance against the crippling effects of ransomware.
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In his latest piece, Tamer Odeh, Regional Director at SentinelOne in the Middle East discusses the challenges faced by today’s security teams and best practices for threat hunting.
A network that can support the hybrid workplace and business agility is becoming an increasingly urgent need. We have now seen that a hybrid workplace model is the answer to the changes in how we communicate, live and work – changes that have only been accelerated by COVID-19. The mission-critical role of IT within this model means that organisations cannot afford the consequences of a poor performing network.
Accelerating Digital Transformation via the Cloud Requires Careful Planning.
Werno Gevers, Regional Manager at Mimecast Middle East, talks about the critical role of employee behaviour with regards to organisational security, and puts emphasis on the need for regular, effective and engaging cybersecurity awareness training to help employees avoid some of the common behaviours that could put them and the organisations at risk.
Increasingly ‘smart’ datacentres will lead to savings of over a billion metric tons of CO2 emissions over the next four years, IDC said. When the numbers are so large and the stakes are so high, CIOs and other executives will do well to take notice.
Technology’s role in the world has evolved into that of something which is expected to be ubiquitous, always-on and permanently available. The world simply will not accept ‘this page cannot be displayed’ anymore.
In her most recent byline, Reem Asaad, Vice President, Cisco Middle East and Africa discusses the dramatic changes to work methods pre-pandemic and during the pandemic will continue into the next wave of work and Cisco’s range of collaboration tools for business can help.
Michael Byrnes, Director, Solutions Engineering, iMEA, BeyondTrust, details how organisations can build a robust penetration testing (pen-testing) program that accounts for a new hybrid workforce and all the privacy, legal and compliance challenges that come with it.
Jumbo Group discusses Remote Work in the Middle East.
How the Pandemic has Impacted Communication Service Providers Across Different Vertical Markets.
Dan Kogan, VP of Product, FlashArray at Pure Storage, has penned an exclusive op-ed for June’s edition of CNME in which he outlines how companies need to adopt a multi-cloud strategy to strive and thrive in the digital economy.
Prevention and Preparedness Revisited: Cyber Defence After Kaseya Ransomware Attack.