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AI and analytics accelerate the pace of digital workplace transformation

July 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – 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

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Cisco appoints new Managing Director for Global Service Provider Sales in MEA

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Cisco has announced that Ali Amer (pictured) has been appointed Managing Director for Global Service Provider Sales in the Middle East and Africa. In his new role, Ali will be responsible for helping telecommunications service providers transform their networks, businesses and customers’ experiences to

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STME warns UAE business to protect IT systems after Wannacry, 50% not secured

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE — STME – a leading Middle East IT solutions provider and systems integrator – has issued a strong warning to the region’s business community about the potential vulnerability of IT systems following the global Wannacry attack in May 2017. It is estimated the attack affected

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Nominum launches Cyber Insider security webinar series

By Zabeen Ahmed

US – Nominum – a DNS-based security leader – has announced it is kicking off “Cyber Insider,” a monthly webinar series with Nominum’s security and data science team that will provide detailed discussions about emerging cybersecurity threats. Based on analysis of over 100 billion Domain Name System (DNS) queries

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Pelco Optera Multi-Sensor cameras integrate with top VMS solutions

By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Pelco by Schneider Electric – a global leader in surveillance and security products and technologies – has announced that its Optera Panoramic Multi-Sensor Cameras are integrated with over 20 of the industry’s leading Video Management System (VMS) solutions. “Panoramic cameras’ ability to increase situational awareness, lower TCO and increase security

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Royal Jordanian airline says US laptop ban has been lifted

July 11, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Royal Jordanian said on Sunday passengers could now take laptops and other large electronic devices onboard direct flights to the United States, making it the latest Middle East airline to be exempted from the US electronics ban. Jordan’s flag carrier joins Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar

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After the Petya cyber attack, ISYX Technologies says cybersecurity must start with training staff

By SSN Gulf Staff

Mohammed Basheer, IT Security Practice Head at ISYX Technologies explains how after Petya (and others) cybersecurity starts with training your employees… THE PETYA RANSOMWARE attack that hit computers around the world recently, the second in two months, is yet another reminder that computers play key roles in

Jail for trio after Dh10m security van theft attempt

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The National newspaper in Abu Dhabi reports that three men will serve three years in jail each in Dubai for attempting to steal Dh10 million from a security van after stabbing one of the guards in the stomach. At 9pm on August 24 last