ISSUE # 84

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Security Advisor ME May 2024


Check Point
Ram Narayanan, Country Manager Middle East at Check Point, discusses the company’s cutting-edge security solutions and how they provide companies with a 360-degree view of their security posture.
WhiteSwan Security
Rahil Ghaffar, VP – EMEA , WhiteSwan Security explains how it’s crucial for organizations to prioritize identity security because compromised credentials can lead to breaches that are difficult to detect and can cause extensive damage.
Serkan Yusuf, Director of Services at OTIFYD, discusses OTIFYD’s cutting-edge cybersecurity services and solutions that leverage strategy to drive people, process, information and technology advancement.

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Security Operations Centres to face greater challenges in the coming year

0 14197SOCs to face greater challenges from cybercriminals targeting governments and media.

ESET launches AI Advisor to enhance threat detection and response

0 92ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, is proud to introduce ESET AI Advisor, an innovative generative AI-based cybersecurity assistant that transforms incident response and interactive risk analysis.

AmiViz partners with Bitsight to enhance Cyber Risk Management in the Middle East

0 97AmiViz, the first B2B enterprise marketplace for the cybersecurity industry in the Middle East, is proud to announce its partnership with Bitsight, the leader in cyber risk management.

Dell Technologies and Aramco to explore collaboration opportunities in emerging technologies

0 147Dell Technologies and Aramco have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore opportunities in quantum computing, artificial intelligence (AI), edge computing solutions, and advanced computing architectures.

Entrust announce the launch of its Citizen Identity Orchestration solution to streamline public service

0 159New Citizen Identity Orchestration solution from Entrust enhances the experience for digital public services, seamless border crossing, and more.

AVEVA unveils key learnings from AVEVA 2023 Sustainability Progress Report

0 140The first AVEVA Industrial Intelligence Index Report: A 2-in-1 publication to report on industrial needs and to give guidance on existing solutions through inspiring examples of successful and sustainable digital transformation.

du announce plans to launch Hyperscale Cloud and Sovereign AI services for Government entities

0 149du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), today announced it will deploy Oracle Alloy to offer hyperscale cloud and sovereign …

Zebra Technologies bringing Deep Learning Machine Vision to electric battery manufacturing processes

0 162Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a leading digital solution provider enabling businesses to intelligently connect data, assets, and people, will …
How can IT managers turn offices into attractive workspaces?

How can IT managers turn offices into attractive workspaces?

0 152In her insightful article, Ekta Puthran, Head of Sales for APAC & MEA – Collaboration at Barco, explores the best investments IT managers can make to foster productive hybrid working and create attractive, modern office spaces. She highlights how leading companies like Apple, Meta, Zoom, and Amazon are navigating the complexities of hybrid work and the importance of creating appealing workspaces without resorting to mandates that could demotivate staff.

ServiceNow announces plans to launch UAE Cloud in 2025

0 199ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), the AI platform for business transformation, today announced plans for a ServiceNow UAE Cloud, hosted on Microsoft …

Opinion: What steps IT managers need to take to turn offices into attractive workspaces – Ekta Puthran, Barco

0 176Ekta Puthran, Head of Sales APAC & MEA – Collaboration, at Barco, has written an op-ed, in which she outlines …

“Our partnerships make us uniquely qualified to help our customers on their AI journey.” Gio Albertazzi – Vertiv CEO

0 188While artificial intelligence (AI) use cases are growing at an unprecedented rate, expert information is scarce for pioneering data centers. …

Epicor partners with Climatiq to introduce carbon calculations into its ERP platforms

0 158Epicor, a global leader of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has announced at Epicor Insights Europe 2024 its collaboration with …

NTT DATA appoints Thembeka Ngugi as Head of Marketing & Demand Generation

0 191NTT DATA recently announced the appointment of Thembeka Ngugi as the company’s Head of Marketing & Demand Generation for NTT DATA Middle East & Africa.

Epicor RVP highlights the need for manufacturers to meet changing demands in the KSA

0 163CNME Editor Mark Forker sat down with Vibhu Kapoor, Regional Vice President of the Middle East, Africa & India at Epicor, to find out what the challenges and opportunities are facing manufacturers across the KSA. 

AHAD expands cybersecurity offerings across META

0 367A notable aspect of this expansion includes amplifying AHAD’s capabilities to deliver holistic cybersecurity solutions customised powered by AI & Innovative solutions for the unique requirements of META businesses.

“Collaboration between IFS and PwC UK is a commitment to a sustainable and transparent ecosystem” – Mark Moffat, IFS

0 187IFS, the leading technology innovator in cloud and Industrial AI software, and professional services firm PwC*, a recognised Global Leader …

“The pace of change in manufacturing in the KSA will be rapid, and will require new ways of thinking” – Vibhu Kapoor, Epicor

0 236CNME Editor Mark Forker spoke to Vibhu Kapoor, Regional Vice President Middle East, Africa & India at Epicor, to find …

Rewardz People Leaders’ Form marks global leadership in tech-driven employee experience

0 201Rewardz People Leaders’ Summit in Middle East Marks Decade of Global Leadership in Tech-Driven Employee Experience.

Sophos uncovers Chinese espionage campaign in Southeast Asia

0 260Chinese Attackers Leverage Previously Unseen Malware for Espionage and Persistence.

Equinix highlights their approach to multicloud networking during Data Center Tour

0 384CNME Editor Mark Forker was in attendance at an exclusive Equinix Data Center Tour, which was held at the DX3, …

BD holds Healthcare Summit in efforts to build resilience and sustainability in regional ecosystems

0 422Experts discuss important challenges and presented solutions for building the region’s healthcare systems of the future.

Starlink Roadshow 2024 forges a remarkable path for innovation

0 355Wraps up an exceptionally successful tour across the Middle East.

Westcon-Comstor promotes Callum McGregor to Chief Operating Officer role

0 423Expanded remit for the company’s Chief Financial Officer sees him assume leadership for IT, supply chain operations and ESG functions.

Cloudflare expands regional services to Saudi and 18 other new regions

0 314Cloudflare adds support for 19 new Data Localization Suite data processing regions.

Ransomware continues to cause mayhem as victims are unable to recover 43% of affected data

0 401Results of the Veeam 2024 Ransomware Trends Report find that cyberattacks not only impact organisations but have a negative human impact, as 45% of individuals cite increased workloads and 40% experience heightened stress levels post-attack.

New Confluent Global Report finds data streaming accelerates AI development and cuts costs

0 390Confluent survey: 45% of EMEA respondents say data streaming platforms have led to more product and service innovation in AI and ML development.

Infobip launches its operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

0 336The global cloud communications platform also launched its first data centre in Riyadh, which is expected to support businesses, create numerous job opportunities, and contribute to the local economy.

Pure Storage makes strategic investment in visual AI company

0 305Pure Storage, the IT pioneer that delivers the world’s most advanced data storage platform, and LandingAI, the leading visual AI …

“ActiveProtect will empower organisations to address cybersecurity challenges head on” – Philip Wong, Synology

0 474Synology has announced new ActiveProtect appliances, a purpose-built data protection lineup that combines centralized management with a highly scalable architecture …

Real-World Impact of Advanced Analytics

0 421Nader Kassir, Regional Director, Upper Gulf at SAS tells Tahawultech about the exciting developments within AI, taking place in the …
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