Safe Security appoints Cherif Sleiman as Chief Revenue Officer to Head EMEA; expands into international markets

Safe Security, backed by British Telecom & John Chambers invests in international markets to drive next phase of growth Safe Security, a pioneer in Cybersecurity & Digital Business Risk Quantification today announced its entry into the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region, to build on its success in North America. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Safe Security helps organisations manage, measure and mitigate cyber risks with its breach likelihood prediction platform SAFE. Backed by marquee investors such as British Telecom Group, John Chambers and other prominent industry leaders, the company appointed Cherif Sleiman, a veteran industry leader to head … Continue reading Safe Security appoints Cherif Sleiman as Chief Revenue Officer to Head EMEA; expands into international markets

Driving Digital Transformation with Effective Application Delivery and Security

By: Adrian Taylor, Vice President, A10 Networks The COVID-19 pandemic underscored the importance of digital resiliency in the modern era. With employees working from home, and a shift online for consumer activities from banking and retail and media, to entertainment and healthcare, ensuring application performance and application availability became a matter of survival for most companies. Whether people are working or going about their personal lives, they expect a high-quality user experience for the applications they use—every time, with no excuses—with cybersecurity they can count on to protect customer data and privacy. These demands have made the application delivery controller (ADC) one of the most important components of … Continue reading Driving Digital Transformation with Effective Application Delivery and Security

UAE’s Gender Gap in Online Learning Narrowing, Indicates New Coursera Report

Coursera, Inc. (NYSE: COUR), one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, today released a new study that examines the pandemic’s impact on skills and learning trends among women. The Women and Skills Report compares pre-pandemic enrollment and performance data with trends observed on the Coursera platform since the onset of the pandemic through June 2021. The new study found that women in the UAE are learning online at higher rates compared to pre-pandemic, with the share of STEM course enrollments from women increasing from 32% in 2019 to 37% in 2021.  One of the key objectives of … Continue reading UAE’s Gender Gap in Online Learning Narrowing, Indicates New Coursera Report

Cybersecurity Threats to Remote Workers In the Pharmaceutical Industry

By Jonathan Nguyen-Duy, Vice President, Global Field CISO at Fortinet Industry Perspectives Of all the changes brought on by the pandemic, remote working as a standard business model is probably the most transformative. The result for some was improved work-life balance, as 90-minute commutes were replaced by more exercise and breakfast with the kids. But this massive shift, including the shift from trusted computing to untrusted networks, also introduced new cybersecurity threats. With many employees no longer protected by company firewalls and security protocols, new risks were introduced, especially around cloud migration and endpoint proliferation.  Protection encompasses the entire cyber-physical environment of your data, data centers, carriers, users, … Continue reading Cybersecurity Threats to Remote Workers In the Pharmaceutical Industry