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Could Fireball malware become the next Mirai? A10 Networks looks closer

June 6, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Comment by Mohammed Al-Moneer, Regional Director, MENA at A10 Networks… THIS MONTH, researchers uncovered a malware strain believed to have infected more than 250 million computers globally. It is further believed that this malware is present on 20 percent of corporate networks. Dubbed “Fireball,” the massive

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Guest opinion: WannaCry ransomware is a wake-up call for organizations everywhere

May 16, 2017 By Emma Procter

In light of the WannaCry ransomware which has created mayhem in the cyber world, Steven Malone, Director of Security Product Management at Mimecast says it is time for organizations and individuals to take action to improve their cyber resilience immediately  ——————————— THE GLOBAL reach and considerable impact of the

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The Chairman & CEO of RedSeal makes the case for a new cyber defense strategy

May 9, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Ray Rothrock, Chairman & CEO of RedSeal, makes the case for a new cyber defense strategy – digital resilience.  WHO SAYS PREVENTION is better than cure? Since the advent of networks and hacking, prevention, coupled with detection, has been the primary cyber strategy to counter cyber attacks.

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Digital Shadows asks: How secure is your public services business from hackers?

April 30, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows IN TODAY’S CONNECTED world securing your own network is simply not enough. Today your digital risk extends not only to your own servers, PCs and other devices in your offices and other locations; it also extends to your mobile

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Opinion: McAfee Labs on the 5 critical challenges in threat intelligence sharing

April 18, 2017 By Emma Procter

Vincent Weafer, Vice President, McAfee Labs explains in detail the five challenges facing security vendors and organizations that want to incorporate threat intelligence in to their security operations… AUTOMATED THREAT intelligence sharing is not new but it is still in its early years. During the past several

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SME’s – A growing target for cyber criminals in the Middle East

February 8, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Hemayun Bazaz (pictured), Regional Manager – Channel Sales, Middle East and Turkey at Aruba (a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company) looks at the very real cyber threat to small and medium sized businesses – SME’s THE THREAT to SMEs comes from the wider trend for cyber criminals to

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Guest blog: Top 5 tips to get the most out of Intersec Dubai 2017

January 10, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Dan Drayton, International Sales Manager at Paxton Access offers integrators his tips for getting the most out of the world’s leading security trade show… THE SECURITY trade show calendar is a busy one, with exhibitions taking place all over the world, focusing on every area of the

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Cyber security needs to be on every organisation’s agenda for 2017 says Mimecast

January 2, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Matthew Gardiner (pictured), Senior Product Marketing Manager of Mimecast, warns that cyber security issues cannot be put off any longer in 2017. THERE’S NO REASON to believe that 2017 will be any better for cybersecurity than it was in 2016. If anything 2017 will be even