Security Advisor ME October 2016

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Security Operations Centres to face greater challenges in the coming year

0 9129SOCs to face greater challenges from cybercriminals targeting governments and media.

OPPO Find N3 redefines the foldable smartphone experience with Flexion Hinge brilliance

0 25Leveraging engineering mastery, OPPO introduces the next-generation foldable device, featuring a groundbreaking Flexion Hinge with a Torque Control System.

The 5 technology trends affecting the security sector in 2024

0 25The key technological trends that we see affecting the security sector in 2024 reflect this rapidly evolving environment. As ever, they’re a mix of positive opportunities to be grasped, alongside the challenges that need to be addressed.

50% of businesses lose employees when digital transformation projects fail

0 18Nearly 9 in 10 people (88%) said that just 50% or less of their digital transformation (DX) projects completed in the past year achieved the expected goals or outcomes, which has impacted the employee experience.

Launch of the VRC Initiative at COP28 marks world’s first standard to incentivise recycling globally

0 28The VRC Initiative establishes a set of standardised rules and processes to enable institutions to compensate their solid waste footprint through a transparent ecosystem.

Mindware announces strategic partnership with Vectra AI in Middle East and Africa

0 22Kicking-off the alliance, Mindware will be furnishing sales and pre-sales skilled resources to ensure the correct positioning of the Vectra AI platform.

VAST Data announces latest cloud solution, enabling up to 80 percent cost savings on AWS Cloud

0 48The VAST Data Platform Version 5.0 Adds New AI-Based Event Detection, Real-Time Monitoring and Simple Provisioning Tools for AWS Hybrid Cloud Deployments.

Six tips to protect your organisation from holiday scams

0 55Attackers and bad actors will go to any lengths to get your data and hard-earned cash using techniques including phishing emails and mobile texts containing links to fake websites designed to look like legitimate brands.

A perfect partnership: VAD Technologies and Pure Storage on the opportunities for growth in the KSA 

0 53Samer Seman, Channel and Alliances Manager - MEEA at Pure Storage, moderates a conversation with Hussam Baafeef, Channel Manager, Saudi & Bahrain at Pure Storage, and Mario M. Veljovic, General Manager at VAD Technologies during Pure Accelerate in Riyadh, earlier this month. 

Circular thinking: how data will power industrial companies to reduce emissions

0 63Industrial and manufacturing companies contribute a significant proportion of the planet’s emissions. But they are not reducing their emissions as fast as they need to.

Qusai Sawalha, Country Sales Manager in Axelerated Solutions talk about how Axelerated Solutions and Pure Storage partnership helped their customers’ digital transformation journey

0 56Qusai Sawalha, Country Sales Manager, Axelerated Solutions, has told CNME Editor Mark Forker that their channel partnership with Pure Storage has enabled them to enjoy phenomenal growth in the KSA marketplace over the last couple of years.

“Evergreen//One is a model that enables customers to adopt a distributed cloud model”

0 78Omar Akar, Regional Vice President, CEE- META at Pure Storage, tells CNME Editor Mark Forker, how the availability of their Evergreen//One solution will help Saudi Arabia achieve their mission to become a knowledge-based economy.

Green Innovation: Tawasul Transport launches first Hydrogen-Powered Taxi in Abu Dhabi

0 263The Emirate of Abu Dhabi is set for its first green-hydrogen-powered smart taxi experience. Tawasul Transport, a leading transport company, …

HID wins contract to provide Finland with European second-generation Smart Tachograph Card solution

0 244HID’s Comprehensive Smartcard Solution to Secure Access to Device Data for Drivers, Law Enforcement and more HID, a worldwide leader …

Batman and Robin vs. SD-WAN and Security Service Edge: A comparison of dynamic duos

0 212Both pairs work together to protect their domains from threats, whether it be criminals or cyber attackers. While the former is a fictional superhero duo, the latter is a powerful and practical security solution for modern networks.

Security Navigator 2024 reveals highest number of Cyber Extortion victims ever recorded

0 240New research finds a new levelling of physical and cyber battlefields, revealing a thin line between physical war and cyber (through hacktivism)

Kissflow is recognised among notable vendors in the low-code development landscape

0 213The report offers an overview of 17 low-code providers, facilitating enterprises in navigating the diverse landscape of market offerings with ease.

Genetec State of Physical Security Report reveals market is embracing cloud and hybrid solutions

0 213Cyber-concerns about cloud security are lessening; channel partners expect increased demand for cloud and hybrid solutions from end users.

Confluent now available on SAP® store

0 200By integrating with SAP Datasphere, Confluent delivers a cloud-native data streaming platform to connect and process SAP systems data in real time.

“Portworx provides you with the unique ability to work in a policy-driven manner”

0 224Fred Lherault, Field CTO, EMEA at Pure Storage, outlined the capabilities of its Portworx solution during an interview with CNME Editor Mark Forker at Pure Accelerate in Riyadh earlier this month. 

AI-powered sustainability: Unleashing UAE’s innovations in eco-friendly technology

0 236As statistics continue to highlight the positive impact of these initiatives, the UAE's pursuit of sustainable development through AI remains both promising and inspirational.

“Climate change is the defining issue of our generation” – Samer Abu-Ltaif, Microsoft

0 194Microsoft has released a whitepaper titled “Accelerating Sustainability with AI: A Playbook” ahead of the 28th Conference of the Parties …

Trellix report shows improvement needed in people and processes to combat cybersecurity threats

0 291All UAE-based security leaders who have lived through a recent cyber incident believe that future prevention hinges on the training …

GameSir launches next-generation G8 Galileo mobile gaming controller

0 263GameSir G8 Galileo boasts incredible combination of world-class connectivity, seamless software customisation, and unstoppable gameplay.

Entrust launches digital account opening solution to enhance banking experience

0 260New Entrust digital account opening solution helps banks bring best-in-class experience for new and existing customers and members.

Sophos anticipates AI-based attack techniques and prepares detections

0 314At the Moment, Adversaries are Skeptical of AI for Cybercrime, According to Sophos Research.

Wio introduces crypto asset trading in collaboration with Fuze

0 321Wio to enhance its offering for customers with virtual assets investing.

Dell Technologies forum to help Saudi businesses transform ideas into innovation

0 402Dell Technologies is hosting the Dell Technologies Forum in Saudi Arabia on November 29, 2023 at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh.

Dubai Future Forum takes on world’s greatest challenges, with experts predicting the next decade

0 408150 speakers participated in 70 sessions at two-day forum organised by Dubai Future Foundation.

Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council launches new AI company ‘AI71’

0 311AI71 builds on the Technology Innovation Institute’s (TII) Falcon generative AI models and will focus on multi-domain specializations while offering …

Vertiv introduces prefabricated mass timber solutions to help increase data centre sustainability

0 245New Vertiv™ TimberMod™ variant can significantly reduce carbon footprint compared to steel alternatives.
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