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Focus on Industrial Security at Black Hat

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Written by Cameron Camp, security researcher at ESET  Industrial Control System (ICS) security was ramped up at Black Hat USA – with packed sessions ranging from specific attacks to vulnerable hardware – all with the aim of protecting critical infrastructure, whose security shortcomings so frequently hit the headlines these days.

Digital workplace helps unlock full potential

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Saadi Kawkji, SE Director, Middle East and Turkey at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company uncovers the pros and cons of the digital workplace and how to approach the trend while balancing risk with experience. Technology has innumerable benefits for business. The explosive growth of devices, applications and networks have not only changed our personal lives, but our working lives too. In fact it’s widely recognised that workspaces that are investing in digital technologies are boosting productivity. Yet, I can’t […]

Not all cloud software is created equal

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John Maddison, senior vice president of products and solutions at Fortinet explains that while cloud will be cloud, but not every cloud is same hence selecting cloud based security software is of paramount importance. An assumption made by many security professionals is that any performance differences between physical security devices are eliminated when those security software images are run on identical cloud hardware. But the truth is, there are still significant performance differences between solutions, and those differences can be […]

AI and its positive impact on Manufacturing

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Anilesh Kumar, CEO at Levtech Consulting discusses the positive impact of artificial intelligence in the manufacturing industry and how it is the technology transforming the industry.  The factories of today have started realizing the futuristic benefits of technology intervention. Manufacturers are finding new ways to grow, without compromising on product quality and excessive production lead times. Existing ERP and CRM systems have become constantly strained under the weight of growing performance markers and tightening delivery timelines. With technology advancements, Artificial […]

Beware of popularity-faking tricks on Google Play

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Lukas Stefanko, Malware Researcher at ESET explains the tricks that are played on Google Play for misleading its users about the functionality of apps by displaying bogus download number. It seems that tricksters on Google Play have found another way to make their deceptive apps appear more trustworthy to users – that is, at least at first sight. The trick takes advantage of the fact that apart from app icon and name, there is one more element the user sees […]

5 Steps on the Journey to GDPR Compliance

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Claude Schuck, Regional Manager for Middle East and Central Africa at Veeam Software explains the five steps to achieve the GDPR compliance. There are still a vast number of organizations that have not taken the necessary steps to ensure GDPR compliance? The problem surrounding GDPR compliance is that it’s thought of as being just an ‘IT issue’. Lots of businesses seem to either have an inflated sense of confidence around how they already handle data, or they’re shrugging it off […]

Creating a state of cyber preparedness

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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.