Threat actors are relentlessly targeting end users for their credentials to penetrate corporate networks and businesses must be proactive in their cyber security hygiene measures, explains Kamel Heus, Regional Director, Northern, Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa, Centrify.

 

The recent Intersec 2019 held in Dubai had an interesting participant: an American company selling padlocks of increasing size and weight, guaranteed to be unbreakable.

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NordVPN Gives Advice on How to Create Strong Passwords

 

March 14, 2019. For the fifth year in a row, the world’s most popular passwords are “123456” and “password.” Despite the constant reminders from cybersecurity and digital privacy experts, people still tend to create weak and easily hackable passwords. It is estimated that about 3% of internet users have used “123456” and approximately 10% used at least one of the top 25 worst passwords.

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By: Brad Bell, Chief Information Officer at Infoblox

 

Migrating to the cloud is a strategic move for organizations today. The benefits are ripe, allowing organizations to cut costs on hardware, increase the scalability and reliability of applications and shift focus to delivering new offerings to market. However, despite this, few truly understand the implications of what a cloud migration truly entails.

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By Claude Schuck, Regional Manager for Middle East at Veeam

 

Today’s businesses face the dual challenges of not only managing and mining the data they produce and use, but also ensuring that the digital experience that is generated using the data is always-on for both internal and external customers. To solve these challenges, business leaders need a deeper understanding of how data is changing and how new technologies and approaches can unleash its full value.

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By Mansoor Sarwar, Technical Director at Sage Middle East

 

As competition gets tougher and complexities in workplaces continue to surge, successful businesses will need to seamlessly integrate technology and talent to transform existing ways of working. Significantly, this digital transformation within a business must span all departments and areas of operation, including Human Resources (HR).

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By Jeroen van Been, Director of Sales MEA

 

Organisations are under increasing pressure to improve productivity, cut costs and reduce their impact on the environment. Inkjet printers are an effective part of that response.

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By Sanjit Gill, General Manager, Middle East at Collinson, a global leader in customer benefits and loyalty.

 

The rise of digital-native retail brands offering highly competitively priced products with rapid home delivery services continues to increase pressure on the wider retail sector. Amazon, for example, with its low overheads and streamlined distribution service, has expanded into markets globally at the expense of many traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers. This has led to many labelling it the ‘retail killer’.  The reality, however, is somewhat more nuanced.

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BY Steve Ledzian, VP and Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pacific

 

“That Australian political parties were attacked in the run up to a national election should surprise no one. Significant elections nearly always draw the interest of advanced attackers. Other nation-states are interested to learn what’s happening behind the scenes, who is talking with whom, how policies are formed, and so on. This information is increasingly collected through cyber espionage because it’s incredibly effective, economical, low risk and offers plausible deniability.

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By Hultquist, Director of Intelligence Analysis, FireEye.

 

“We have not identified activity involving Witt, but we have seen Iranian actors routinely use social media.

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Wednesday, 13 February 2019 06:56

Kalebr: Growing up fast in the age of technology

Words by Aaditya Tangri, CEO, Kalebr

 

Dubai, UAE -- Hold on, the alphabet ends after Z. What comes next? The answer is emerging. Futurist, demographer and TEDx speaker Mark McCrindle is leading the campaign to call anyone born after 2010 a part of "Generation Alpha". This generation is growing up in a world where every aspect of their communication, entertainment, social activities, private and school lives is entwined with technology. Members of this generation are the so-called “digital natives,” who have grown up with information technology and social media, and to whom the smartphone feels natural and easily accessible. By contrast, their parents and grandparents, even if they may possess and use the same technology, will never have the same relationship with it. These massive technological changes, among others, make this generation the most transformative ever.

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