Thursday, 22 February 2018 12:08

How safe are you around your smart TV?

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By Tomas Foltyn, security writer at ESET


The times when all that our TV sets could do was show us ‘regular’ TV stations are now over. These days, such ‘old-school’ TVs are increasingly being replaced with their ‘smart’ successors, which we can use for streaming video and audio, playing games, browsing the internet, and downloading and using apps – all of that thanks to their internet connectivity.

By Vikas Panchal, Business Head at Tally Solutions


Value-Added Tax (VAT) has been the subject of discussions, debates, reviews and opinions in 2017. The anxiety and fear that surrounded this term was not just extraneous, but placed unnecessarily. But with the onset of 2018, life moved on!

Words By Zaki Ameer, Founder, Dream Design Real Estate


As we close the books on Q4 of 2017 and reflect on the most recent quarter, it’s clear that major political events to the west, and OPEC oil controls limiting production, have put pressure on and spooked the UAE market. Why is it the market continued to weaken in 2017? The macroeconomics largely come down to world affairs and basic supply and demand.

Authored by Sachin Varghese, EVP Americas & CMO at Paladion


In 2018, your network will most likely be breached.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 07:29

Top 5 Game Changers for 2018

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By David Meads, Vice President – Middle East & Africa, Cisco


I am fortunate in my role to have the opportunity of speaking with some of the best Chief Information, Technology, Security and Digital Officers in our region – many of whom are trailblazers leading the charge to redefine their businesses and industries during a time of unprecedented change.

By Rob Theis, General Partner at World Innovation Lab and Digital Shadows Board Advisor


Cyber attacks on businesses are now weekly news as breaches of data are announced regularly. However, until recently many corporate executives did not understand or share the view of its importance of addressing Digital Risk at the Board level. The Board’s role in understanding and monitoring digital and cyber risk has been highlighted by a multitude of lawsuits alleging Boards were asleep at the switch in the face of a known danger.

By Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows


Have a safe trip! Typically, when we wish someone well before they leave on a journey we are referring to their physical safety while in transit. But, increasingly, there’s another consideration – their online security.

Tuesday, 02 January 2018 10:26

Healthcare is a Major Target for Cybercriminals

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By Brandon Bekker, Managing Director at Mimecast, Africa and the Middle East


The internet of things has transformedthe healthcare sector,allowingpractitioners toeasily share information and deliver personalised treatments.Yet many experts in the security industry believe that of all the industries facing serious cyber threats, healthcare is possibly the most at risk.That’s because relatively speaking, healthcare organisations are still behind when it comes to security defences.

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 06:47

What's Next for Cybersecurity in 2018?

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 By Scott Manson, Cybersecurity Lead - Middle East and Africa, Cisco


We live in a world that is networked together, where companies rely on networked systems and their data is stored in the cloud. The year 2018 will bring more connectivity, digital transformation initiatives, and data to companies, along with a number of new cybersecurity threats and landscape changes making cybersecurity one of the most crucial issues that need to be addressed in the present scenario.

Monday, 18 December 2017 09:24

Top 10 Health Tips for 2018

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Dr. Anita Das Gupta, Clinical Dietitian at Burjeel Hospital shares health tips for 2018


Lose weight, exercise regularly, follow a healthy diet-we make such resolutions every year and 2018 will be no different. Interestingly, most of the people make new-year resolutions relating to health and diet. Therefore, it is very important to know how to maintain a balanced and a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Anita Das Gupta shares a few tips for a happy and a healthy 2018.

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