Back to School – Three priorities for Education IT Teams in the New Academic Year

By: Saadi Kawkji, Presales Director, MEMA at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company As students and teachers begin preparations for a new school year, many will expect to find changes to classrooms, such as new furniture or upgraded whiteboard displays. However, what will most likely go unnoticed is the hard work conducted by IT teams over the summer holidays to upgrade the school or campus network and the integration of new technologies in order to build the foundations for a fully-realized digital classroom experience. School IT teams will be looking to future-proof their networks in preparation for an influx of new … Continue reading Back to School – Three priorities for Education IT Teams in the New Academic Year

Fortinet Showcases its Solutions to Protect Organizations’ Entire Digital Attack Surface at Gitex 2019

Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, will highlight the importance of securing edge networks and showcase its Secure SD-WAN, SD-Branch, OT and Cloud Security solutions at GITEX 2019. “The network perimeter is being replaced with new edge networks. As data moves between multi-cloud, IoT, SD-WAN and next-gen branch offices, and mobile devices, the challenge is ensuring security and consistency between these environments,” said Alain Penel, Regional Vice President- Middle East, Fortinet. “At Gitex we will further emphazise how the Fortinet Security Fabric delivers broad, integrated, and automated protection across an organization’s entire digital attack surface from IoT … Continue reading Fortinet Showcases its Solutions to Protect Organizations’ Entire Digital Attack Surface at Gitex 2019

VITEC Sets Course for Rapid Expansion in Middle East

Riding a wave of increased spending by the military and defence sector, and bolstered by the pressing need for Oil & Gas and broadcast organizations to streamline operations and optimize operational costs through the use of advanced technologies, VITEC, a global leader in end-to-end video streaming solutions, has doubled down on its investment in the Middle East. Earlier this year, the company established its presence in the region with the inauguration of an office in Dubai and has since expanded its workforce and customer base at an accelerated pace. Outlining his organization’s rapid expansion in the region, Nicolas Pons, VP … Continue reading VITEC Sets Course for Rapid Expansion in Middle East

New Forbes Insights Report Shows CISOs Believe Capabilities of Attackers are Outpacing their Ability to Defend their Organizations

Survey reveals how CISOs are shifting priotities and security strategies to manage increasingly advanced threats with limited resources  Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced a new report by Forbes Insights it commissioned titled “Making Tough Choices: How CISOs Manage Escalating Threats and Limited Resources.” The global survey polled CISOs across various industries about the biggest challenges they’re facing and strategies they’re putting in place to address these obstacles.  The survey found that 84 percent of CISOs believe the risks of cyber attacks will increase and almost a quarter believe the capabilities of attackers are outpacing … Continue reading New Forbes Insights Report Shows CISOs Believe Capabilities of Attackers are Outpacing their Ability to Defend their Organizations