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

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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

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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

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Milestone Systems VP EMEA scoops Danish leadership award

May 28, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The recently appointed VP EMEA at Milestone Systems, Malou Toft, has been given the award Leader of the Year 2018 by Djøf, The Danish Association for Lawyers, Economists, Political and Social Scientists. “Malou understands that communication is a prerequisite to succeed as a leader: she knows

China: AI-powered CCTV cameras catch another wanted fugitive

May 27, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

CHINA – Unlike in some countries, China’s facial recognition tech is working, and it’s Black Mirror scary for its citizens. Facial recognition cameras at a music concert over in Zhejiang province, eastern China, recently identified a “wanted” man, known as “Yu”, Qianjiang Evening News reported. Chinese authorities had been investigating Yu

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The inside track on how the new EU data privacy law will affect the UAE

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The UAE’s The National newspaper has published a useful guide on the biggest shake up in data privacy in the EU, since many in the UAE will also likely to be affected by the changes. New General Data Protection Regulation rules will mean companies

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ONVIF to celebrate 10th Anniversary at IFSEC International 2018

By SSN Gulf Staff

US – ONVIF, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced it will exhibit at IFSEC International 2018 in London (19-21 June 2018) at ExCel London. IFSEC International is Europe’s largest security exhibition and more than 27,000 security professionals are expected to attend this year’s event.