Security Advisor ME September 2016

Information Security spending to reach $81.6 billion

What’s Inside

Sophos releases analysis on Maze ransomware

0 20Sophos has published a report, which shows how attackers tried three different ways to execute Maze ransomware during a single attack while demanding a $15 million ransom.

D-Link announces new offerings for SMBs and enterprises

0 20D-Link Corporation has announced three new ranges of switches; The DXS-1210, DGS-1520 and DGS-2000 series.

Seagate’s SkyHawk AI and Exos Enterprise Hard Drive: an advanced drive for your evolving surveillance and storage needs

0 32The storage drives at the heart of such surveillance systems have a vital role to play in implementing the efficiency and effectiveness of its features.

Tackling the new normal

0 31Asif Khan, Channel Director, MEA, Mitel Networks speaks to Anita Joseph about the new normal brought on by the pandemic and …

Strong and steady: VP Fadi Hani spotlights Avaya’s successful Q3

0 27Fadi Hani, Vice President for Middle East, Africa & Turkey, Avaya International, discusses the company’s strong third quarter results and what it means for the global firm’s regional business.

UAE firms need to prioritise skills to maximise value from AI: study

0 94Global research released by Microsoft reveals that companies see the biggest business benefit from artificial intelligence (AI) when they combine deployment of AI with skilling initiatives that focus on both tech and soft skills.

AVEVA unveils new programme for industrial channel partners

0 104AVEVA has launched  AVEVA Select, a new program designed for partners to gain full access to AVEVA’s comprehensive software portfolio.

Credence Security partners with ZeroFOX to protect organisations’ digital estates

0 94ZeroFOX’s market leading digital risk protection solutions add critical capabilities to Credence Security’s cybersecurity and digital forensics portfolio

Nutanix announces partnership with Microsoft Azure for a seamless hybrid experience

0 96Nutanix has announced a new partnership with Microsoft that will enable both companies to deliver a hybrid solution with seamless application, data, and license mobility as well as unified management across on-premises and Azure environments.

World’s largest Duty Free zone implements R&M technology

0 102Unifree Duty Free, the operator of the world’s largest duty free zone, has implemented retail technologies at the New Istanbul Airport, which rely on the network infrastructure from Swiss structured cabling specialist R&M.

Work from Home cybersecurity challenges and best practices

0 104Working from home comes with its own set of perks and serious challenges; however, cybersecurity challenges should not compromise the productivity of employees working from home.

Changing the game: How Cybereason’s operative approach is transforming cybersecurity

0 110Cybereason CEO and Co-founder Lior Div shares the company’s journey to success and discusses how they are transforming the landscape to empower enterprises win the cyber war.

Don’t miss: ‘Creating a secure digital workplace’ webinar with Tata Communications

0 114On 23rd September, Tata Communications will spotlight how organisations can create a secure and connected workplace for their employees and customers.

Management through open organisation – employees have potential that has previously gone unnoticed

0 120An open organisation engages internal departments and external communities so the company can react faster, accesses resources, acquire talented people, and inspire, motivate, and support employees at all levels.

WEBINAR: How Alpha Data and Veritas Enable Enterprises to Win the War Against Ransomware

0 120In this latest webinar, Alpha Data and Veritas discussed how they can enable regional enterprises win against cybercrimes like ransomware.

Gigamon announces Redington Value as distributor for Middle East and Africa

0 238Gigamon has announced a distribution agreement with Redington Value, a value-added technology distributor of leading solutions in security across the Middle East and Africa region.

Barco’s Ekta Puthran on why a ‘person-centric’ approach is key to make remote working a success

0 158Ekta Puthran, Regional Distribution & Channel Manager – MX Middle East & Africa at Barco explains why the main challenge today is to adopt person-centric solutions that put intuitive user experiences first, without disrupting the existing meeting set-up of the enterprise.

How eufy is transforming UAE’s home security market

0 140The ideal home security device should exemplify safety while letting users customise it to suit their requirements, says Syed Sameer Ali, Senior Sales & Operations Manager at Eufy Security GCC, part of Anker Innovations, a leading consumer electronics brand.

WEBINAR: How to maximise the value of multi-cloud environments with Veritas and eSolutions

0 134Watch this webinar to get top insights from eSolutions Data Management and Veritas on how you can take maximum advantage of the multi-cloud world and navigate its complexities to succeed in the digital era.

Abu Dhabi’s DigitalTrust launches UAE’s first home-grown enterprise digital signature platform

0 205DigitalTrust, the Middle East’s leading Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Digital Certificates service provider, announced the launch of DTSigner, an enterprise-level digital signature and document workflow application fully compliant with UAE federal regulations covering e-commerce.

WEBINAR: How Versos and Veritas Enable Enterprises Stay Protected Against Ransomware

0 136In this latest webinar, Versos and Veritas discussed how the two organisations can help regional enterprises win in the fight against cybercrimes like ransomware. Check out the highlights of the discussions!

Micro Focus simplifies the delivery of multi-cloud services with latest launch

0 269Micro Focus has announced the release of Hybrid Cloud Management X (HCMX), the industry’s first cloud-native, multi-tenant cloud management platform that can run in the public cloud or on-premises.

WEBINAR: How Condo Protego and Veritas Reduce Complexities in Hybrid Multi-Cloud Environments

0 148Experts from Condo Protego and Veritas discuss how enterprises can reduce complexity in hybrid multi-cloud environments. Check out the highlights of the discussions!

Raqmiyat’s Abhijeet Sanyal on how enterprises should rethink hiring processes amid COVID-19

0 761Abhijeet Sanyal, Vice President – Technology Staffing Services at Raqmiyat, says hiring has taken on a new paradigm post the COVID-19 pandemic.

How Midis SI Group is driving digital transformation across the Middle East

0 1441Sami Abi Esber, President, Midis System Integration and Board Member-Midis Group, discusses how MIDIS SI Group has leveraged its expertise to introduce cutting-edge technology solutions to the market, while remaining focused on the customers needs.

CyberKnight signs distribution agreement Arista Networks for Middle East

0 218To address challenges related to security for private, hybrid and public cloud data centres in the Middle East, CyberKnight has partnered with Arista Networks.

WEBINAR: Huawei and 4Sight Technology explore the opportunities brought by ‘Intelligent Infrastructure’

0 229Huawei and 4sight Technology examined the capabilities presented by ‘Intelligent Infrastructure’ and how next-generation solutions such as Cloud, Big Data and AI are empowering businesses to meet the evolving demands of its customers.

CommScope partners with Google to bring WiFi to public venues

0 252CommScope is partnering with Google’s Area 120 for the launch of Orion Wifi, a platform designed to bring private, secure roaming for consumers while helping public venues solve cellular dead zones and monetise their networks.

Eufy Security by Anker launches two Indoor Cam 2K with AI

0 271Eufy Security brings us their latest Indoor cams with a whole lot of features to address all our requirements.

Crestan International announces distribution agreement with Centrify

0 264Crestan International has announced its partnership with Centrify, a provider of Identity-Centric Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions, in the Middle East including Levant, and North Africa. 
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