The market is abuzz with discussions on how the security landscape is evolving and analyst firms are ready with their predictions on the increase in spending on cybersecurity. However, there continues to be a persistent rise in the number and level of security breaches occurring worldwide. If only small playersRead More…

Cloud adoption in the region is presently at a nascent stage, but steadily on the rise. Organizations in the Middle East are rapidly adopting cloud strategies, which include deploying business applications on public, private, or hybrid clouds.Read More…

The Middle East and Africa did remain relatively unscathed in the recent ransomware attacks, with only a few isolated cases reported across the region. But that doesn’t mean the region is invulnerable to such attacks. The recent wave of ransomware is just another example of attackers upping their ante to targetRead More…

Ransomware initially targeted individuals through phishing or other infection techniques that required user interaction. While profitable to the cybercriminals, such campaigns took time to reach a big scale. The WannaCry attack that happened in May, took ransomware to the next level by introducing worm-based compromise of machines. This Tuesday’s attacks,Read More…

GISEC is one of the premier security-focused events in the region and this year’s event could not have been timed better, considering the recent mayhem created by WannaCry. Starting 21 May, the 3 day event is the only security event in the region that brings together the highest number ofRead More…

Remote access networking has been gaining a lot of popularity as more and more enterprises are adopting this technology to enable their employees to work from outside the office, and such access usually happens over untrusted networks with the use of VPNs that extend the enterprise network.Read More…