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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

Mimecast opens German data centers to fight email cyber attacks

June 12, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

GERMANY – Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, today announced that its German data centers are open for business. New Mimecast research highlights only 13% of surveyed German organizations had so far adopted a complete cyber resilience strategy, while 88% felt this was ‘crucial’

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IHS Markit again names Milestone number one global VMS vendor

By SSN Gulf Staff

DENMARK – For the tenth year in a row Milestone Systems has ranked as the number one global VMS vendor by company revenue, according to market research from business intelligence provider IHS Markit. In 2017 Milestone Systems had a global VMS market share of 10.2%, an


UAE leaders warn cyber security is the ‘most challenging war’

June 11, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The most challenging wars we face today do not involve missiles or soldiers, but cyber security and disinformation, the Executive Director of the National Electronic Security Authority has said, according to a report in The National newspaper. Speaking to an audience at the Crown


Guest blog: 5 Steps on the Journey to GDPR compliance

By SSN Gulf Staff

Claude Schuck, Regional Manager for Middle East and Central Africa at Veeam Software, runs through GDPR compliance, who it applies to, and why it can’t be brushed aside… There are still a vast number of organisations that have not taken the necessary steps to ensure GDPR