Sachin Bhardwaj, eHosting DataFort, Director, Marketing & Business Development speaks about the need for strengthening the security posture of an organization and offers some options to be prepared for cyberattacks in an age of increasing data breaches, accelerated by the rise of cloud computing, mobile usage and IoT implementations.
There is a respectable number of existing and new players in the cybersecurity field forming the current realm of suppliers and vendors. The region is not lacking when it comes to cybersecurity solutions or vendors and they are all here for a reason: the regional cybersecurity market is still in the growth phase and is yet to reach saturation.
Growth tops the list of CEO business priorities in 2018 and 2019, according to a recent survey of CEOs and senior executives by Gartner. However, the survey found that as simple, implemental growth becomes harder to achieve, CEOs are concentrating on changing and upgrading the structure of their companies, including a deeper understanding of digital business.
Accenture has appointed Khaled Al-Dhaher as country managing director for Saudi Arabia, effective immediately. Al-Dhaher will be responsible for managing operations and driving Accenture’s digital consulting strategy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
During the recent Innovation Summit Dubai, Iman Al Omrani, Vice President of Applied Intelligence at Expo 2020 Dubai, highlighted how data-driven insights applied through intelligent technologies will ensure an exceptional experience for its anticipated millions of visitors. According to industry experts at the summit, EOH International and wasl Asset Management Group are leading UAE digital innovation with real-time visitor experiences, Internet of Things-connected fleets, and blockchain-backed leases.
Qualcomm has announced that the industry’s newest Wi-Fi security protections will, moving forward, be applied across the company’s portfolio of mobile and networking infrastructure products. Qualcomm Technologies will support the Wi-Fi Alliance’s third generation security suite, Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA3)
Capitalizing on the new digital marketplace not only requires that organizations collect and process data, but that they also use that data to impact the bottom line. Much of that is achieved simply by serving up data on demand to consumers. But some of the rest is achieved by leveraging real-time data to impact things such as the manufacturing floor, inventory management, or fine-tuning production to meet shifts in demand.
LG Electronics (LG) today introduced its latest premium smartphone, the LG G7 ThinQ, focusing on bringing useful and convenient AI features to the fundamental consumer smartphone experience. Powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, the LG G7 ThinQ offers 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage
Only 1 percent of CIOs indicated any kind of blockchain adoption within their organizations, and only 8 percent of CIOs were in short-term planning or active experimentation with blockchain, according to Gartner’s 2018 CIO Survey. Furthermore, 77 percent of CIOs surveyed said their organization has no interest in the technology and/or no action planned to investigate or develop it.
Etisalat today announced the launch of the first commercial 5G wireless network in the UAE becoming the first telecom operator in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to achieve this technological milestone and set a industry benchmark. The telco will be the first operator to have a fully developed commercial 5G network
Dell Technologies today launched its first Customer Solution Center demonstrating its unparalleled strength in enabling and shaping organizations across Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) to lead the frontlines of innovation. Established in Dubai, the Customer Solution Center showcases the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of technologies, from the edge to the core to the cloud, and aims to help regional organizations collaborate, innovate and validate their efforts towards digitization.