Analysis

CNet expert discusses human risk within data centres

28 October 2020

The Uptime Institute has stated that with more investment in management, process and training, outage frequency of data centres would almost certainly fall significantly. Sarah Parks, Marketing and Communications Director, CNet Training, considers some of...

IBM study: UAE C-suite executives are prioritising Digital Transformation

23 October 2020

A new IBM study of C-suite executives based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) revealed that nearly five in ten responding organisations are increasingly prioritising Digital Transformation over the next two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to...

Protecting your company’s cybersecurity against employee behavior and bad actors

16 October 2020

We asked industry experts: ‘How can technology leaders ensure the work practices of their colleagues do not put their company’s cybersecurity at risk?’ Here’s what Charles Burger, Global Director of Assureon Solutions at Nexsan,...

Let’s count the ways a unified, cloud-based cybersecurity posture benefits regional businesses

14 October 2020

The rising popularity of remote working now guarantees that our future workspaces will be hybrid, which presents many problems for security professionals. Hadi Jaafarawi, Managing Director – Middle East, Qualys, explains why he thinks the answer lies...

Two thirds of businesses experienced increase in endpoint and IoT security incidents

8 October 2020

New research has shown that malware, insecure networks and remote access top the list of concerns for enterprises as organizations embracing home working and hybrid IT face growing cyberthreats. The ongoing global pandemic that has led to massive levels of...

How automation makes mainframe security and compliance easier for CIOs and CISOs

28 September 2020

Ray Overby, CTO and co-founder of Key Resources, tells Intelligent CIO that CIOs and CISOs who surround themselves with the right support can make up for their own gaps in mainframe knowledge while building a more automated and effective mainframe security...

Seven in 10 CISOs believe cyberwarfare is an imminent threat to their organisations

23 September 2020

Seven in every 10 CISOs (71%) believe cyberwarfare is a threat to their organisation, and yet just over a fifth (22%) admit to not having a strategy in place to mitigate this risk. This is especially alarming during a period of unprecedented global...

How Blockchain is disrupting the insurance industry

20 December 2019

Most insurers have started exploring the opportunities the Blockchain can deliver to their business. With 81% of insurers globally familiar with the technology, some areas of focus are fraud prevention, the digital tracking of medical records and developing...

Nexign expert on Blockchain being the future of telecoms

28 March 2019

Ahmad Sayed, Regional Head and VP Sales, Middle East and Africa at Nexign, looks at the benefits of investing in Blockchain technology. Blockchain is now, decidedly, not a fad. It has reshaped several industries worldwide, including here in the Arab Gulf...