Positive Technologies analysed threats to information security in the Middle East, discovering a significant increase in cyberattacks on critical IT infrastructure from 2022-2023. Most of these were targeted attacks, and the most frequently affected organisations were government institutions. Ransomware attacks are skyrocketing.Read More…

Sophos has launched Sophos Managed Detection and Response (MDR) for Microsoft Defender, a fully-managed offering that provides the industry’s most robust threat response capabilities for organizations using Microsoft Security. Sophos MDR for Microsoft Defender adds a critical layer of 24/7 protection across the Microsoft Security suite of endpoint, SIEM, identity,Read More…

Acronis has released the findings of its Mid-Year Cyberthreats Report, From Innovation to Risk: Managing the Implications of AI-driven Cyberattacks. The comprehensive study, based on data captured from more than one million global endpoints, provides insight into the evolving cybersecurity landscape and uncovers the growing utilisation of generative artificial intelligenceRead More…

Mohamad Rizk, Regional Director, Middle East & CIS at Veeam Software reveals tips to keep the businesses safe from Cyberattacks According to recent research, more than 85% of companies have been the victim of a ransomware attack in the past year. It’s not a question of whether you’ve been attackedRead More…

Cloudflare has announced its 2023 Q1 DDoS report. This report includes insights and trends about the DDoS threat landscape — as observed across the global Cloudflare network. Threat actors kicked off 2023 with a bang. The start of the year was characterised by a series of hacktivist campaigns against WesternRead More…

The usage and connectivity of operational technology (OT) is rapidly growing as are the number of cyberattacks on OT environments. These attacks can disrupt operations, causing damage that can reach far beyond revenue and reputation to supply chain, human safety and critical infrastructure. To help companies keep their OT environmentsRead More…

BlackBerry has released its Global Threat Intelligence Report, highlighting the volume and model of threats across a range of organizations and regions, including industry-specific attacks targeting the automotive and manufacturing, healthcare and financial sectors. BlackBerry’s Threat Research and Intelligence team identified that in the 90 days between September 1 andRead More…

Zero trust is top of mind for most organizations as a critical strategy to reduce risk, but few organizations have actually completed zero-trust implementations. Gartner predicts that by 2026, 10% of large enterprises will have a mature and measurable zero-trust program in place, up from less than 1% today. GartnerRead More…