Help AG Launches ‘Hackademy’ to Foster Ethical Hacking Skills in Middle East

As the volume of cyber-attacks has escalated exponentially, spending on cybersecurity grew 8% in 2018[1]. Help AG, a leading cyber security services, consultancy and solutions provider in the Middle East, believes this is a positive and necessary development but warns that simply increasing security investment is not enough to mitigate new and sophisticated threats. To arm Middle East cybersecurity professionals with the skills and knowledge they need, the company today launched the Help AG Hackademy. This offensive ethical hacking hands-on training program is conducted by qualified L33T hackers and empowers attendees to perform attack simulations that uncover security vulnerabilities in … Continue reading Help AG Launches ‘Hackademy’ to Foster Ethical Hacking Skills in Middle East

Evanssion Partners with Bitglass to Accelerate Adoption of Real-Time Cloud Security

Partnership will extend the reach of Bitglass’ market-leading CASB solution Evanssion, the leading regional value-added distributor (VAD) for cloud transformation and information security solutions, has signed a distribution agreement with Bitglass, a Next-Gen Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB). With this partnership, Evanssion will be able to offer its customers across MENA region a complete NextGen CASB solution to deal with Zero-day security across any app and device, managed or unmanaged. “We believe that the adoption of cloud services in the region will increase exponentially in the next 24 months,” said Sheik Abideen, Vice President, Evanssion. “Most large enterprises are not … Continue reading Evanssion Partners with Bitglass to Accelerate Adoption of Real-Time Cloud Security

MicroStrategy 2019TM, the World’s Most Advanced Analytics & Mobility Platform, Powers Decisions for Every Moment of the Day

HyperIntelligenceTMOffering Delivers Groundbreaking Zero-Click Analytics Experience MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software, announced that MicroStrategy 2019,the industry’s first and onlyenterprise platform for HyperIntelligence, transformational mobility, and federated analyticsis now generally available. Founder, Chairman of the Board, President & CEO Michael J. Saylor and other members of MicroStrategy’s management team rang the Nasdaq opening bell yesterday to celebrate the launch of MicroStrategy 2019. “We’re proud to unveil MicroStrategy 2019, the first enterprise analytics and mobility platform that provides intelligence that organizations need for every moment of the day,” said Mr. Saylor. “Intelligence is … Continue reading MicroStrategy 2019TM, the World’s Most Advanced Analytics & Mobility Platform, Powers Decisions for Every Moment of the Day

Riverbed 2019 MEA IT Predictions

Article by: Elie Dib, Regional Vice President, METNA at Riverbed  Skills gap: Data Science talent will remain scarce in 2019, and the demand for data scientists and data analysts will continue to increase. As data lakes get larger and larger, the challenge of managing and leveraging huge amounts of data will become crucial to business operations, to the point of becoming the main point of focus of business development and planning. In the upcoming year, organisations will become fully aware of the impact data has on overarching success and understanding the customer. Technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning … Continue reading Riverbed 2019 MEA IT Predictions