Microsoft on Monday brought together the world’s leading experts on data centre technologies to address GCC ICT professionals, in the region’s first Gulf Data Centre Community meetup, as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to bridge the regional cloud-skills gap.
Banking and finance security innovations in the UAE is set to drive the GCC’s cybersecurity market to $8 billion in 2018 as organisations optimise emerging technologies such as facial recognition. iris scans and crypto currency.
The UAE and Kuwait were found to be among the most vulnerable in a Trend Micro report analysing worldwide threats.
Bahrain Development Bank (BDB) has announced that the Al Waha Fund of Funds has successfully closed its $100 million fundraising round.
The UAE accounted for 2.4 million of the 1.7 billion ransomware attacks detected globally in Q1 of 2018, according to a recent report by cybersecurity solutions firm Trend Micro.
The UAE Space Agency and the South African National Space Agency, SANSA, signed MoU for cooperation between them in the areas of peaceful exploration of the outer space.
According to a source at the Electronic and Cyber Crime Combatting Department (ECCCD), affiliated to the Criminal Investigation Department, the majority of scammers who target users in Kuwait are from abroad.
Omar Sultan Al Olama, UAE’s Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, member of the Board of Trustees of Dubai Future Foundation and deputy managing Director, has revealed a new initiative that aims to equip the next generation of Emiratis with leadership skills.
In recent months, the UAE has carved out its place on the global e-commerce map – and quite deliberately so. In October 2017, for example, the Dubai Airport Free Zone launched Dubai CommerCity.
The company has reportedly launched a registration portal that will serve as a one-stop shop for Saudi women interested in driving on Uber.