UAE gets even tougher on cybercrime

August 20, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The strengthening of the UAE Cybercrimes Law, with jail terms of up to 25 years and fines up to Dh4 million, is a big step in the fight to combat criminals supporting terrorist groups and unauthorised entities, according to a report in Gulf News.


Eset launches new enterprise security solutions

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Eset, a leader in cybersecurity research, has launched a new line of enterprise security solutions designed to provide the global enterprise sector with tools for prevention and management of cyber risks on a global scale. The company has introduced Eset Dynamic Threat Defence, an off-premise


Disaster recovery 2.0: protecting businesses from potential catastrophic risks

By SSN Gulf Staff

Mohamad Rizk, Manager System Engineers, Middle East at intelligent data management firm, Veeam, explains how companies can develop the most appropriate strategy in case the worst happens UNPREDICTABILITY IS a fact of life, and nature brings plenty of it. Be it flooding, fire or even earthquakes and


Hikvision achieves FIPS 140-2 certification

By SSN Gulf Staff

CHINA — Hikvision, a leading provider of innovative security products and solutions, has achieved a U.S. Government Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 certification, marking another important milestone in the company’s cybersecurity program. FIPS 140-2 is a U.S. government encryption standard created by the National Institute of Standards and

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New Country Manager Middle East for Milestone Systems

July 17, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems, the leading global open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), has just appointed Amine Sadi as Country Manager for the Middle East region. Sadi has been with the company since May 2009 and brings a strong background as a successful

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BeyondTrust partners with Thales

July 16, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – BeyondTrust, a leading cyber security company dedicated to preventing privilege misuse and stopping unauthorized access, has announced its partnership with Thales to integrate the BeyondTrust Privileged Access Management(PAM) solutions with Thales nShield hardware security modules (HSMs).  The overall joint solution delivers a new comprehensive approach to


du collaborates with Cisco to drive its digital transformation journey

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – du from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), in collaboration with Cisco, has unveiled a white paper outlining its transformational journey towards becoming an ‘ICT service provider’ by 2021. Titled ‘EITC Infrastructure Outlook 2021’, the white paper sets the framework for the company’s digital transformation in

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Guest blog: Top 5 ways that DevSecOps isn’t like sport

By SSN Gulf Staff

Mike Bursell, Chief Security Architect at Red Hat lists why DevSecOps (the philosophy of integrating security practices within the DevOps process) isn’t at all like sport… There’s the World Cup, cricket, baseball, rugby, Wimbledon – more sport around at the moment than you can shake a stick