“Many businesses ignore the basics when it comes to security” – Cybereason

CNME Editor Mark Forker spoke to Tarek Kuzbari, Regional Director, Middle East & Turkey at Cybereason, to learn more about the economic impact ransomware attacks are having on a global scale, what practices businesses need to implement to better protect themselves – and discuss the findings of their recent ransomware report in the UAE.

Ransomware Reality is Biting, so How do Businesses Bite Back?

It’s up to every organisation across every industry to invest in modern data protection practices to minimise the impact of ransomware attacks. Viewing attacks as an inevitability is the first step towards creating a more cyber-secure culture, with employees who are more educated and aware of ransomware. At the same time, businesses need to have the right safeguards in place to minimise disruption, including anti-virus software and firewalls, plus continuous backup and recovery to offer adequate insurance against the crippling effects of ransomware.

Huawei CSO calls for a collaborative approach to fight cybersecurity

CNME Editor Mark Forker spoke to Aloysius Cheang, CSO, Huawei UAE, onsite at GISEC 2021, to find out how the global ICT vendor is investing in its own cybersecurity lab to create better solutions to keep its customers protected – and how countries need to abandon geopolitics to create a global security framework designed to address the ever-evolving cybersecurity threats in the digital economy.

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