Security Advisor ME November 2016


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Singapore firm using blockchain technology to build smart cities

0 67A Singaporean start-up company is tapping into the transformative power of blockchain by using the disruptive new technology to build …

How to address IoT security risks in the healthcare industry

0 73There has been a surge in the number of cyber-attacks on the healthcare industry in the past five years affecting …

UAE set to open world’s first AI café

0 80The UAE has announced that Dubai will be home to the world’s first AI-themed café. It is another significant step …

McAfee to acquire NanoSec to boost cloud security capabilities

0 55Rajiv Gupta, McAfee McAfee has announced the acquisition of NanoSec, a multi-cloud, zero-trust application and security platform. The acquisition will …

ScreenCheck’s personalised approach is driving their success in new digital era

0 86Shaji Abdul Kadar, Chief Operating Officer at ScrrenCheck. CNME Editor Mark Forker, spoke to Shaji Abdul Kadar, Chief Operating Officer …

EITC – Driving the 5G ecosystem

0 78CNME spoke to Saleem Al Blooshi, Chief Technology Officer, at EITC, to find out when 5G will become commercially available …

Middle East business leaders believe China has overtaken US

0 95A survey by Bloomberg has found that prominent thought-leaders in the Middle East, believe that China and India has now …

Scammers distributing phishing mails from legitimate sites on the rise

0 114Malicious internet users are increasingly exploiting websites to insert phishing links into emails from trustworthy companies on a global scale.

Biggest ransomware threat is the network: Vectra

0 109Chris Morales, Vectra Vectra, network threat detection and response (NDR) solutions provider, has disclosed that cybercriminals’ most effective weapon in …

UAE set to open world’s first AI café

0 115The UAE’s ambition to be a global leader in AI technology has been enhanced further with the announcement that the …
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at Microsoft Inspire 2017

Samsung and Microsoft join forces to do battle with Apple

0 188South Korean electronics conglomerate Samsung is partnering with US software behemoth Microsoft in a bid to take on Apple.  The …

China’s Huawei unveils new operating system to rival Android

0 118Huawei has announced the launch of HarmonyOS, which is a new microkernel-based, distributed operating system designed to deliver a cohesive user experience across all devices.
Haider Pasha, Palo Alto Networks, unsecured wifi

Majority of UAE employees use unsecured WiFi on vacation: study

0 9578 percent of UAE workers would use unsecured WiFi networks on work-issued devices on vacation

GCC’s first service automation training centre to open in UAE

0 97Etisalat Academy has announced the launch of the GCC’s first accredited Service Automation Framework (SAF) Training Centre in partnership with APMG and Etisalat Group.

DarkMatter teams up with UAE university to foster cybersecurity innovation

0 107DarkMatter Group has announced the Cybersecurity Research Award (CRA) – an award focused on generating ideas that will safeguard the world’s smart cities against the cybersecurity threats.
Galaxy Note

Samsung unpacks new Galaxy Note series

0 108Samsung has recently unveiled the latest iteration to its Galaxy Note series by introducing two new flagship smartphones – the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+.

Symantec sells off enterprise security unit for $10.7 billion

0 164Symantec has sold off its enterprise security business to chipmaker Broadcom in a deal worth $10.7 billion.

Epicor helping manufacturers automate and embrace new technologies

0 188Editor Mark Forker, spoke to Terri Hiskey, Vice President, Portfolio Marketing, Manufacturing at Epicor, in a bid to find out …

Injazat, the partner of choice for digital transformation

0 197Ali Al Nuaimi, Chief Commercial Officer at Injazat, a Mubadala company, explains why the government-owned company is the ideal partner …

Dell Technologies names new channel head for MERAT

0 238Dell Technologies has appointed Vangelis Lagousakos as the Senior Director, Channel for the Middle East, Russia, Africa and Turkey region.

Microsoft data centres will empower UAE enterprises to deliver digital transformation

0 193Mohammed Arif, Modern Workplace & Security – Regional Director at Microsoft Gulf, discusses the impact Microsoft’s new data centres will …

Virgin One Hyperloop announces exciting partnership in Saudi Arabia

0 204Virgin Hyperloop One has announced a development partnership with Saudi Arabia’s Economic City Authority (ECA) to conduct a study to …
Harish Chib, Sophos

Sophos’ Harish Chib on reaping the rewards of managed services

0 266Harish Chib, Sophos Sophos’ vice president for Middle East and Africa region Harish Chib delves into the firm’s channel strategy …

Lenovo introduces new servers for edge and data-intensive workloads

0 201Lenovo has introduced the Lenovo ThinkSystem SR635 and SR655 server platforms, which the company touts as the industry’s most powerful …
Khwaja Saifuddin, Senior Sales Director for the Middle East at Western Digital

Western Digital on the evolution of data storage

0 spoke to Khwaja Saifuddin, Senior Sales Director for the Middle East at Western Digital, to discuss how WD has …

Bitdefender’s Tarek Kuzbari on why constant innovation is imperative in the security landscape

0 345Bitdefender’s recently appointed regional director for the Middle East, Tarek Kuzbari discusses his vision for the region and what he thinks will be the future of the security landscape.

China issues warning to India over potential Huawei ban

0 244The Chinese government has warned India that there will be ‘consequences’ if they decide to prohibit Huawei from participating in …
Google HQ

Google will use recycled materials in all hardware products by 2022

0 235In a bid to reduce waste, Google announced that starting in 2022, 100 percent of Made by Google products will …

Virgin Hyperloop One to build world’s first long-range test track in Saudi Arabia

0 255Virgin Hyperloop One has announced a development partnership with the Saudi Arabia’s Economic City Authority (ECA) to conduct a study to build the world’s longest test and certification hyperloop track.
Cherif Morcos, Vice President of Digital Business Solutions, GBM

GBM on how to break out of a “digital deadlock”

0 326GBM Vice President of Digital Business Solutions Cherif Morcos discusses how organisations can move forward in their digital transformation journey …
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