By Ziad Nasr, General Manager, Middle East, Acronis In today’s digital age, re-evaluating networks and cybersecurity operations is essential, particularly in the UAE, where the threat landscape is rapidly evolving. For instance, in 2021, the UAE witnessed an increase of 71% in cyber-attacks, emphasising the critical need to upgrade outdated systems,
Trend Micro has announced the findings of its annual cybersecurity report, which revealed a significant 55% increase in global threat detections and a massive 242% surge in blocked malicious files in 2022. Titled “Rethinking Tactics”, the report highlights concerning trends that have significant implications for the future of digital security.
By 2025, nearly half of cybersecurity leaders will change jobs, 25% for different roles entirely due to multiple work-related stressors, according to Gartner. “Cybersecurity professionals are facing unsustainable levels of stress,” said Deepti Gopal, Director Analyst, Gartner. “CISOs are on the defense, with the only possible outcomes that they don’t
McAfee Enterprise and FireEye released its 2022 Threat Predictions, examining the top cybersecurity threats they predict enterprises will face in 2022. Bad actors have taken note of successful tactics from 2021, including those making headlines tied to ransomware, nation states, social media and the shifting reliance on a remote workforce.
Ryan Kalember, executive vice president of cybersecurity strategy for Proofpoint elaborates on how threat actors exploit Microsoft and Google platforms to host and send millions of malicious messages. Organizations worldwide have adopted cloud collaboration tools in record numbers—and attackers have quickly followed.
Infoblox today announced new research that exposes the significant threat posed by shadow IoT devices on enterprise networks. The report, titled “What’s Lurking in the Shadows 2020” surveyed 2,650 IT professionals across the US, UK, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and UAE to understand the state of shadow IoT in modern