Security Advisor ME November 2016


What’s Inside

Security Operations Centres to face greater challenges in the coming year

0 15110SOCs to face greater challenges from cybercriminals targeting governments and media.

Global Cyber Outage Disrupts Key Industries

0 28A major cyber outage wreaked havoc across various industries globally, causing significant disruptions in aviation, banking, healthcare, and retail sectors. …

Investment platform eToro shows UAE retail investors are choosing AI over Big Tech

0 28UAE retail investors continue to rally behind AI while Big Tech and pharma stocks lose momentum, finds the latest quarterly …
Indian EV Ride-Hailing company BluSmart raises $24m in Pre-Series B Funding

Indian EV Ride-Hailing company BluSmart raises $24m in Pre-Series B Funding

0 24BluSmart, India and South Asia’s first and largest vertically integrated EV RideHailing service and EV Charging Infrastructure network has announced …

Hitachi Vantara believes that the time is now to invest in the Middle East

0 232CPI Media and spoke with Sanjay Naithani, General Manager, MEP at Hitachi Vantara to discuss their brand portfolio, regional operations and the potential of Generative AI in this exclusive interview. 

“In today’s digital age, the shift towards hybrid work has become more than just a trend” – Bob Aoun, HP Poly

0 69CNME Editor Mark Forker spoke to Bob Aoun, Director of Sales at HP Poly, to learn more about some of …

Barco is transforming meeting spaces to boost engagement

0 72Ekta Puthran, Head of Sales APAC & MEA, Collaboration, Barco discusses the transformative power of video bars, all-in-one collaboration devices that integrate high-quality audio and video capabilities.

IFS opens regional HQ in Riyadh

0 224IFS has announced the inauguration of its regional headquarters in Riyadh. The strategic move reiterates IFS’ commitment to strengthen its …

“Our premium observability gives enterprises unparalleled insights into their data operations” – Ahmad Shakora – Cloudera

0 135Cloudera, the hybrid platform for data, analytics, and AI, announced two new offerings for Cloudera Observability Premium designed to simplify …

Pure Storage survey shows more than half of IT professionals plan to migrate VM workloads to Kubernetes

0 162Pure Storage, in partnership with Dimensional Research, has released a new data report addressing the rapid adoption of cloud-native platforms …

IFS opens new regional headquarters in Riyadh

0 208The regional headquarter establishment reaffirms IFS’ focus on optimising local resources and driving sustainable industrial innovations in the kingdom through its latest digital solutions.

London Heathrow transforms operations with Genetec

0 153Unified physical security platform supports airport’s ambitions for continual innovation.

Maestro Blocks: Transferring passion into businesses!

0 144Maestro helps you map out your everyday processes to identify and eliminate bottlenecks, control your company’s costs, make your day-to-day processes as efficient as possible, and ensure the effectiveness of the people involved in your processes.

Insights to action: How data and AI are powering business decisions

0 186Amit Gupta, Head of Data and AI Practice, e& enterprise, discusses why AI and data analytics are crucial for unlocking …

HP announces new AI developments

0 226HP announces the only AI platform for workstations with built-in generative AI trust for large language model (LLM) development2 to detect and correct bias in models in Z by HP AI Studio.

Samsung showcases new Galaxy AI Experiences

0 217Featuring the new Galaxy Z Flip6 and Galaxy Z Fold6, Galaxy Buds3 and Galaxy Buds3 Pro, Galaxy Watch7 and Galaxy Watch Ultra​.

Saudi AI leader named among world’s leading FinTech companies

0 274Mozn, the Saudi regional leader in enterprise AI technologies, has been recognized as one of the Top 250 FinTech Companies …

“A flexible workforce model enables organizations to achieve agility” – Azeem Zainulbhai, Outsized

0 270Azeem Zainulbhai, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Outsized, has compiled a thought leadership article that highlights the needs for …

Opinion: Quishing, the powerful new threat

0 362By Ronak Jain, Enterprise Security Analyst at ManageEngine discusses the importance of behavioural science in strengthening security against quishing. In …

Interview: SAS D[n] A Factory is Helping Businesses Leverage AI to Maximize Outcomes

0 250Mikhail Knyazhev, Customer Advisory Director, Head of SAS D[n]A Factory Middle East, tells Tahawultech how the SAS D[n]A Factory is …

Omnix launches new conversational AI-as-a-service

0 211Omnix’s latest offering accelerates AI deployment, cuts costs, and enhances customer interaction across diverse sectors.

Samsung unveils new wearable device described as the ‘pinnacle’ of unintrusive health technology

0 345South Korean technology conglomerate Samsung has launched a new wearable device that the company has described as the ‘pinnacle’ of …

Microsoft and Apple decline seat on OpenAI board as regulatory scrutiny intensifies

0 317Microsoft and Apple have both reportedly declined the opportunity to be observers on OpenAI’s board of directors, as regulatory scrutiny …

KPMG launches new learning development program in bid to launch Emirati careers

0 359KPMG Lower Gulf has established a new learning development program called Intilaq for Emirati nationals at KPMG to refine skills, …

SAS research shows that data privacy, security and potential for bias the top concerns for decision-makers

0 331Generative AI (GenAI) is here to stay. Organizations around the world are enthusiastically using and investing in the technology. A …

Interview: Commvault is transforming into a comprehensive cyber resilience provider

0 598Anita Joseph caught up with Darren Thomson, VP and Field CTO, EMEAI at Commvault, to discuss how the company is …

Core42 and AIREV collaborate on new OnDemand AI Operating System

0 388Collaboration redefines AI accessibility through a decentralized approach that enables seamless integration for enterprises and AI developers.

AVEVA announced InTouch Unlimited software capabilities

0 352Truly unlimited tag counts, clients, and scalability—combined with access to advanced AI/ML analytics and CONNECT services—streamline developer workflows, while delivering unprecedented value.

StarLink Signs Distribution Agreement with Zscaler to Enhance Zero Trust Security Solutions

0 409The distribution agreement between StarLink and Zscaler will help enterprises in the Middle East fortify their cybersecurity posture and effectively …

Dubai ride-hailing app Hala partners with Egyptian smart transport mobility provider

0 334Hala, the Dubai-based ride-hailing taxi solution, has announced plans to enter into the Egyptian market with local partner MwaslaTech, a …

IFS announce acquisition of AI-powered aviation software provider

0 267IFS, has announced the acquisition of EmpowerMX, an AI-powered aviation maintenance software provider specializing in Airframe Maintenance Repair and Overhaul …
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