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Kaspersky Shares Threat Landscape Insights Shaping Cybersecurity in 2024

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Kaspersky experts discussed the evolution of the cyberthreat landscape in the region during its 9th annual Cyber Security Weekend – META 2024, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The focal point of the discussions was the security of emerging technology trends such as AI, that are influencing the scale of modern threats. In parallel, threats targeting industrial control systems within critical infrastructure, in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia were also discussed.  Kaspersky’s Cyber Immunity approach took center stage as a […]

Misr Italia Properties And CrowdStrike To Strengthen Cybersecurity Measures

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In a strategic move to embrace cutting-edge technological solutions, Egypt’s Misr Italia Properties (MIP) is collaborating with cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike. The cooperation aims to fortify the cybersecurity infrastructure within MIP, ensuring the resilience of its information network and protecting customer and employee data against potential cyber threats or unauthorized access. Under the terms of this agreement, CrowdStrike will provide a portfolio of comprehensive services, including endpoint security and cloud operational load security, cyber threat monitoring, and responsive services. This initiative […]

StarLink Eyes 40% Of MEA Cybersecurity Market Share

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Starlink has announced its ambitious plans to achieve 40% of the MEA market share in 2024.  This will position StarLink as the leading distributor with the largest market share in cybersecurity across the Middle East and Africa accentuated by the superior technologies and delivery expertise compared to the competition. Commenting on the 2023 achievements and roadmap for 2024, Nidal Othman, CEO – StarLink said, “The success of 2023 is behind us. It was a remarkable year with a YoY growth of 26%. […]

SANS Institute Announces Landmark Training Events In Khobar And Riyadh

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SANS Institute has announced two training events in Saudi Arabia. Set to transform the cybersecurity education landscape, SANS Khobar (February 10-15, 2024) and SANS Riyadh Spring (February 24 – March 7, 2024) come at a time when the Kingdom proudly stands as a global cybersecurity frontrunner, securing the second rank in the Global Cybersecurity Index for 2023. These events reiterate Saudi Arabia’s commitment to advanced cybersecurity and nurturing the skills essential for safeguarding its digital future. Saudi Arabia has implemented […]

Half Of Organisations Have Suffered A Cyberattack Or Incident That Prevented Access To Data In 2023

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Nearly half (45%) of organisations in the UAE suffered a cyberattack or incident that prevented access to data last year, according to the 2023 Dell Technologies Global Data Protection Index survey of 1,000 IT decision-makers (ITDMs) and 500 IT security decision-makers. Respondents report that IT disruption is commonplace, with the vast majority (90%) across EMEA saying their organisations experienced some form of IT disruption in 2023. In the UAE, external security breaches were the most cited (33%) cause of data […]

Vectra AI Releases Cybersecurity Predictions For 2024

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 Vectra AI has announced the release of its annual threat predictions for cybersecurity stakeholders in the United Arab Emirates. Company experts Oliver Tavakoli, CTO, and Christian Borst, CTO EMEA, coauthored the predictions, which examine changes in the threat landscape, expansion in the attack surface, and the changing behaviors of digital estate owners, users, and attackers. Prediction 1: Security endpoint breaches will decline as downstream defenses get stronger – In 2024, more than half of the region’s security incidents will not involve […]

SentinelOne Redefines Cloud Security With PingSafe Acquisition

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SentinelOne has agreed to acquire PingSafe. The acquisition of PingSafe’s cloud native application protection platform (CNAPP), when combined with SentinelOne’s cloud workload security  and cloud data security capabilities, is expected to provide companies with a fully integrated platform that drives better coverage, hygiene and automation across their entire cloud footprint. The acquisition is expected to close in SentinelOne’s first quarter of fiscal year 2025, subject to any applicable regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. The planned integration of PingSafe’s CNAPP into SentinelOne’s Singularity […]

Entrust And StarLink Announce Strategic Partnership

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Entrust has partnered with StarLink , an Infinigate Group company, with the aim of providing cutting-edge digital security solutions to organisations in the Middle East and Africa region. In line with regional efforts to combat looming cybersecurity threats, the two companies are on a mission to provide local customers with the highest standards of cyber security. The new partnership will see StarLink becoming Entrust’s newest distribution partner for the Middle East and Africa region, providing customers access to the full […]

58% of Saudi Arabia Companies Plan To Outsource Cybersecurity

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Company bosses are boosting their cybersecurity following an alarming increase in cyberattacks, a new study commissioned by Kaspersky has found. The data shows that 71% of companies in Saudi Arabia suffered at least one cyber incident over the last two years. One of the main reasons cited was the shortage of qualified IT security staff (34%). Among measures to strengthen cybersecurity, overall up to 58% of respondents claimed that their companies plan to invest in different forms of outsourcing cybersecurity […]

Cybersecurity Remains A Key Concern For Physical Security Experts: Genetec

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As October brings cybersecurity awareness month into the spotlight, new research conducted by Genetec has revealed that cybersecurity remains a key concern for physical security experts. Based on insights from over 5,500 physical security leaders from around the world, the research shows that while organizations are putting in place new processes to protect themselves, the level of concern about potential cyber threats continues to increase. Close to a third (31%) of end-user respondents indicated that their organization was targeted by […]

PROW Reinforces Cybersecurity Leadership Across Middle East, GCC And CIS Regions

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PROW is bringing its comprehensive portfolio of cybersecurity and data management services for the fifth consecutive year to GITEX, the biggest event and platform for technology and innovation in the region. Following last year’s expansion into the markets of Bahrain and Uzbekistan, PROW has strengthened its presence and impact in the regions of Middle East (ME), Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Apart from GITEX, PROW actively participates in industry events around the world, including the […]
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