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Specifically Speaking: Our regular Q&A with a security consultant; this time Stuart Aynsley, Mott MacDonald

January 10, 2016 By Emma Procter

Specifically Speaking this time is with Stuart Aynsley, Associate, Mott MacDonald, Dubai Talk about the main areas you are working in right now. Mott MacDonald is involved on numerous projects in the UAE and wider region working across a broad range of sectors including healthcare, education, air, rail and

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Dubai advisory SEVIA looks at the increasing need for innovation when it comes to cyber security

January 3, 2016 By Emma Procter

Special to SSN Gulf… Zabeen Ahmed, Founder of Dubai top innovation advisory firm SEVIA, argues that all companies need to up their game when it comes tech security WE LIVE IN a world run by technology – everything from communications, banking, healthcare, transportation, entertainment, and education is conducted through


Full agenda announced for 8th annual Chief Information Security Officer ME summit & roundtable

December 16, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – It is clear from recent research that pressure is mounting on organisations to further develop their security strategies and employ updated techniques and solutions to effectively defend against both external and internal threat actors. The vision of the leadership in the United Arab Emirates is

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Gregg Petersen from Veeam Software looks at using ‘Bring Your Own Encryption’ for securing cloud-based data  

December 10, 2015 By Emma Procter

While cloud computing, virtualisation, and other enabling technologies are integral to the Always-On business, it should not detract from the importance of security. Gregg Petersen, Regional Director, Middle East and SAARC at Veeam Software discusses how bring your own encryption (BYOE) could reprioritise this for decision-makers… BRING YOUR own

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Eye on expansion for Sony Professional Solutions ME; Aydin Tolan, business head, discusses the future

November 30, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Sony is a force to be reckoned with in 4K Ultra HD, having pioneered 4K workflow solutions for the professional video & film market and developed leading consumer solutions. The security arena is where Sony is making fast inroads – and perhaps shaking up a

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Officials, researchers, business leaders set to head to Cisco-backed IoT World Forum 2015 in Dubai

November 23, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – The countdown to the third edition of the Cisco sponsored Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF) 2015 has begun. In a couple of weeks more than 1500 government officials, heads of business, academia and researchers, from all over the world, will descend on Dubai to

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What lurks in the shadows: Advanced cyber attacks that hide in SSL traffic – comment by A10 Networks

November 16, 2015 By Emma Procter

Guest comment from Glen Ogden, Regional Sales Director, Middle East at A10 Networks FROM TARGET to Sony, and Anthem to Ashley Madison, no company is immune to the risk of cyber-attacks and the resulting loss of customer information. Network security solutions can reduce the risk of attack, but

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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