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RedSeal Study: CEOs reveal cyber naivete as incidents rise and losses mount

January 15, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – RedSeal, a leader in the cybersecurity analytics market, has released the results of a CEO study, which surveyed perceptions of – and confidence in – their cybersecurity posture. The study, based on a survey of 200 chief executive officers from organizations across a host

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Video analytics: delivering business intelligence through surveillance

January 11, 2017 By Emma Procter

Jasleen Rehal, Strategic Alliance Manager, at open platform IP video management software provider, Milestone Systems, explains how advances in intelligent video mean the future of surveillance isn’t limited to capturing video for business security purposes. VIDEO SURVEILLANCE systems have been around for decades with the primary

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A look at global cyber security hotspots for 2017 and beyond

January 2, 2017 By Emma Procter

GCC – Over the past 12 months, the team at ITProPortal has been tracking levels of government investment in cyber hubs, as well as the introduction of national cyber strategies, to identify which territories will become the next big cyber security hotspots for businesses and contractors

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Digital Shadows report reveals the Mirai Botnet malware isn’t going away

December 26, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, released its new report Mirai and The Future, Forecasting the DDoS Landscape in 2017. The emergence of the Mirai botnet – a type of malware that automatically finds Internet of Things (IoT) devices to infect –

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Cybersecurity in 2017: the current and emerging attack trends to watch out for

December 20, 2016 By Emma Procter

GCC – 2016 saw a huge number and variety of cyber attack, ranging from a high-profile DDoS using hijacked Internet-facing security cameras to the alleged hacking of party officials during the US election. We also saw a rising tide of data breaches, from organizations big and small,

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Survey: Video surveillance tech to have the biggest impact on security businesses next year

December 12, 2016 By Emma Procter

US – According to a recent survey conducted by Capital One, more than half (52 percent) of security industry professionals see video surveillance as the technology trend that will have the biggest impact on their businesses in the coming years. That’s a significant increase from 2015

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Safety and security key to making expats call UAE home says survey

December 5, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – A sense of safety and security, good job opportunities, as well as a great quality of life, has led to 86 per cent of surveyed expats proud to call the UAE their home, new research by Xpress Money has revealed. Over 38 per cent

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Norton by Symantec reveals 2.5m UAE consumers hit by cyber crime in past year

November 28, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – According to a report in Arabian Business, Norton by Symantec has released findings from its annual Cyber Security Insights Report, revealing 2.53 million consumers in the UAE have been victims of online crime in the past year as hackers take advantage of consumer complacency.