ForeScout appoints StarLink distributor for MEA

ForeScout appoints StarLink distributor for MEA

Value added distributor StarLink announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with ForeScout Technologies, a provider of cyber security solutions. StarLink will sell ForeScout’s technology through its network of channel partners to enterprise and government customers in the Middle East and Africa. The attack surface is growing due to…

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Gigamon, Redington to present new security platform at Gitex 2016

Gigamon, Redington to present new security platform at Gitex 2016

Gigamon, a provider of traffic visibility solutions, announced its participation at Gitex Technology Week 2016. The company, along with its distributor Redington, will put the spotlight on its Visibility Fabric and the security delivery platform GigaSecure at the ICT event. Senior global executives and experts will meet with customers and…

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Sophos to highlight synchronised security strategy at Gitex 2016

Sophos to highlight synchronised security strategy at Gitex 2016

Sophos announced its participation at Gitex Technology Week 2016. The company will focus on its synchronised security strategy, showcasing its portfolio of endpoint, network and encryption security solutions at the region’s premier ICT event. As part of its Gitex 2016 presence, Sophos will showcase its portfolio of security solutions including…

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Loss of information a top concern reveals Selcore ESG study

Loss of information a top concern reveals Selcore ESG study

Seclore, a provider of enterprise digital rights management solutions, announced the results of an Enterprise Strategy Group ESG research study that uncovers the challenges, best practices, and solutions required for securing data shared among internal and external individuals. The survey, which was completed by 200 senior IT and security professionals…

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Mimecast to exhibit at Gitex 2016 with distributor Bulwark

Mimecast to exhibit at Gitex 2016 with distributor Bulwark

Data security vendor Mimecast announced that it is participating in Gitex Technology Week 2016 along with its distributor Bulwark Technologies. The company plans to showcase its full range of email and data security solutions and services, and demonstrate how it can protect customers against spear phishing and whaling attacks with…

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Help AG joins Ixia’s Channel Xcelerate programme

Help AG joins Ixia’s Channel Xcelerate programme

Information security services and solutions provider Help AG entered into a reseller agreement with Ixia. The agreement makes Help AG the only Ixia Elite Partner in the Middle East and Africa region and enables the company to offer the vendor’s brand of technologies for network visibility and security testing. Help…

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Building a game plan to tackle mobile risks

Building a game plan to tackle mobile risks

We live in a hyper-connected world. Everywhere you go, everywhere you look, you will be able to witness people and organisations interacting with each other through the internet via a multitude of devices, applications and services. The hyper-connected reality of today has been driven forward by many elements but, in…

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Improving enterprise log-ons with tap authentication

Improving enterprise log-ons with tap authentication

With the move to a mobile and cloud first world, corporate data has become increasingly difficult to protect. Employees’ expectations have changed too, they want to be able to access corporate cloud applications, data and services anywhere, at any time, using the device of their choice. This can potentially make…

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Gartner's top ten strategies for security professionals

Gartner’s top ten strategies for security professionals

Today’s security professionals battle threats from outside the organisations well as those from their own employees. But what about threats that they already know exist? The next few years will see a variety of attacks as well as progress in the technologies and processes that prevent them. The top strategic…

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A cyber attack is a street fight

A cyber attack is a street fight

A successful cyber attack can shut down operations, not just for a few hours, but for days and weeks. The collateral damage, such as information leaks, reputational damage and so on, can continue for much longer. Organisations realise that more cyber attacks are to be expected in the future, and…

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How to make sense of your security spending

How to make sense of your security spending

According to a March 2016 PwC report A False Sense of Security that surveyed 300 Middle Eastern organisations, the region has become one of the prime targets for cyber attacks. In fact, according to the findings in the report, in 2015, 56% of businesses in the region lost more than…

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Mobile access jargon you need to know

Mobile access jargon you need to know

As companies merge security and convenience at the door by transforming smartphones and other mobile devices into trusted, easy-to-use digital credentials that can replace keys and smart cards, there are certain things to consider when choosing a mobile access solution. To be certain the solution works with the latest smartphone…

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UAE tops list in Middle East for most employee data leaks

UAE tops list in Middle East for most employee data leaks

Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, released its Compromised Credentials research paper which analysed the largest 1,000 companies listed on the Forbes Global 2000. The report found that 97% of those companies, spanning all businesses sectors and geographical regions, had leaked credentials publicly available online, many of them…

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Cisco unveils new range of cloud based security solutions

Cisco unveils new range of cloud based security solutions

Cisco announced new services and cloud based security solutions built with Cisco’s threat centric security architecture.  These include Umbrella Roaming, Umbrella Branch, Defense Orchestrator, Meraki MX Security Appliances with advanced malware protection and threat grid and Stealthwatch Learning Network License. Cisco Umbrella Roaming is a centralised, cloud delivered protection and…

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