Michael Netterberg Solution Architect Networking Aruba a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company

Guest blog: Adaptive trust – a new defence for secure enterprise mobility in the Middle East

July 4, 2016 By Emma Procter

Michael Netterberg, Solution Architect, Networking at Aruba Networks (a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company) looks at BYOD, cloud and the Internet of Things and how they are changing enterprise defence plans to guard against points of attack inside the network perimeter… —— AN HR DIRECTOR, A SALESPERSON visiting with


The Top 10 values of video surveillance, according to the experts

May 21, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – Storage innovator and security tech firm Pivot 3 lists (in case you’ve forgotten) the top ten values offered by video surveillance systems… 1 INCIDENT DETERRENCE The presence of a camera or public view monitor can reduce the likelihood of criminal or fraudulent activity. 2 LOSS

Rene Paap Product Marketing Manager A10 Networks

Guest blog by A10 Networks: It’s a trap! Preparing for smokescreen DDoS attacks

May 16, 2016 By Emma Procter

Guest blog: Rene Paap (pictured), product marketing manager, A10 Networks assesses the threat from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks… THE THREAT landscape is more complex than ever, and establishing a cybersecurity strategy in 2016 entails accounting for a number of different factors. Hackers will employ a variety


Renting a vacation property? How to find those hidden cameras…

April 25, 2016 By Emma Procter

US – In a recent post on popular tech website Kim Komando – aka ‘America’s Digital Goddess – a writer describes how during a recent vacation Komando rented a place through Airbnb. As she was looking around the house she noticed it had a number of wireless

Cricket Liu Chief DNS Architect Infoblox_

Guest blog: The potential of passive DNS in protecting network infrastructure

February 8, 2016 By Emma Procter

Cricket Liu, Chief DNS Architect, at Infoblox looks as new mechanisms being developed to tackle DNS cyber attacks THE NUMBER of attacks against Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure has grown exponentially in recent years, having increased by 200 percent since 2012. Exploiting this vulnerable infrastructure is a popular, and often very


Guest blog: Seagate’s Christian Assaf talks about the evolution of surveillance storage

December 22, 2015 By Emma Procter

By Christian Assaf, Senior Sales Manager META, Seagate (pictured) VIDEO SURVEILLANCE HAS been around since the 1940s, but it was quite a bit harder to manage back then. Most of the earliest systems had no way to record and store information – meaning that an actual person had

Infoblox - Dave Signori

Guest blog: Zombies, ghosts, goblins and DDI, oh my! The 3 kinds of servers that haunt IT

November 1, 2015 By Emma Procter

Dave Signori, Senior Director of Product Management at Infoblox – which delivers critical network services that protect Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure – shines an eery light on the servers that haunt IT professionals everywhere… ZOMBIES, ghosts and goblins have been walking the streets for Halloween, but the scariest creatures aren’t knocking

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Guest opinion: Can new network environments actually be trusted? Trevor Dearing of Gigamon looks at the big issues.

September 21, 2015 By Emma Procter

With ever more high tech, penetration in the telecom industry and mobility, Trevor Dearing, EMEA marketing director at Gigamon, asks – can new network environments really be trusted? THE TELECOMS  industry today is facing a number of powerful drivers that are rapidly forcing an evolution of both business