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Highlights from Saudi Electronic Security Market Outlook to 2021 by Ken Research

May 23, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

KSA – The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is planning to increase the role of the private sector in the economy in order to improve efficiency and make its market more open and competitive, according to a new report by Ken Research. Easing restrictions

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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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Only 2% of printers secure says HP, making them easy targets for hackers

May 9, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – 3D printing is a game-changing innovation and will revolutionise the global manufacturing industry in the coming years, a top executive of HP said in a report with Khaleej Times. Nick Lazaridis, HP president for Europe, Middle East and Africa, said a lot more can be

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Google zero-trust security framework goes beyond passwords

April 25, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – With a sprawling workforce, a wide range of devices running on multiple platforms, and a growing reliance on cloud infrastructure and applications, the idea of the corporate network as the castle and security defenses as walls and moats protecting the perimeter doesn’t really work

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McAfee begins operating as a standalone company, set to expand on security solutions platform

April 4, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Global security giant McAfee announced it has begun operating as a new standalone company. As a standalone business, McAfee is one of the world’s largest pure-play cybersecurity firms. Built on the belief that “Together is Power,” the new McAfee will expand upon its leading security

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Vidsys working with leading smart city platform to launch new Dubai program

March 27, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Vidsys, a manufacturer of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) and Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM) software, has announced that neXgen Group will be offering Smart Safety & Security as a service leveraging Vidsys’ CSIM multi-tenant cloud-based solution. neXgen Group specializes in extending smart city

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Cisco and ADSIC hold security workshop as cyber reports cause concern

February 27, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Cisco – together with Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC) – recently held a security workshop at the Ritz Carlton in Abu Dhabi to showcase the latest security innovations, global smart deployments and use cases to Abu Dhabi’s government departments and entities. The high-level

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Mimecast report finds 57% of ME organisations fear impact of cyber criminals

February 20, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, has announced the launch of the Mimecast Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA), an analysis report measuring the effectiveness and impact of email security systems. This effort highlights the need to push the entire industry to work