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Guest blog: The marketing trends all businesses need to know in 2018

February 7, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

Ahead of the Seamless conference Middle East the organisers look at what your customers want, how your customers think and how the way your customers interact with each other is constantly changing. Take a look at some of the biggest marketing trends that will continue to develop in

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Guest blog: What’s next for cyber security in 2018?

December 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Cybersecurity played a huge role in 2017 with a number of attacks on a global scale – this is not going to abate anytime soon. Scott Manson, Cybersecurity Lead – Middle East and Africa, Cisco offers his 5 predictions for cyber security in 2018… WE LIVE IN a world

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Guest Blog: Cybercrime safety tips for Black Friday

November 22, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Heino Gevers, Customer experience manager at Mimecast Middle East and Africa, offers tips to help consumers be more careful and aware when it comes to becoming targets for cybercriminals as they go about getting the best deals online… MIDDLE EASTERN shoppers are growing more comfortable with the

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Guest blog: Lessons learned from the most impactful breach in US history

November 1, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Post the Equifax threat, Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder of cyber firm Digital Shadows, reflects on the lessons we can learn before, during and after discovering a breach WHILE EQUIFAX is the latest major data breach to hit the headlines, we know it will not be

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BeyondTrust guest blog: Critical considerations for security awareness training

October 16, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Morey Haber, vice president of technology at BeyondTrust, lays out a set of critical factors that Middle East organizations should consider when building security awareness training programs for their teams. ONE OF MY favourite spam emails are the ones from cyber security companies soliciting security awareness training

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AESG on streamlining data centre operations with commissioning

September 11, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Gary Williams, Director of Commissioning at AESG discusses why fundamental systems in a DC including power, cooling, fire suppression, security, and management need to be properly commissioned and tested and the benefits this exercise brings. APPLICATIONS AND data are the lifeblood of business today and modern

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Guest blog: Don’t turn out the lights on dark web marketplaces

August 22, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder of Digital Shadows talks about the future of dark web market places. WE’VE ALL HEARD the phrase: “When one door closes, a window opens.” You can bet that as you’re reading this, those engaged in cyber crime on the dark web

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AI and analytics are pushing digital workplace transformation

August 8, 2017 By Emma Procter

NEW RESEARCH which examined how organisations are evolving from a traditional office environment to a digital workplace reveals that gaining competitive advantage and improving business process are among the top goals of their digital transformation strategy. This is according to 40% of 800 organisations in 15 countries