SANS Returns to Riyadh with Training Courses to Ramp Up Local Cyber Security Skills in Saudi Arabia

Following an overwhelmingly positive reception to its training events in Riyadh and Khobar last year, SANS, the global leader in cyber security training, has announced its return to KSA with ‘SANS Riyadh July 2018‘. The six-day training event will take place from the 28thof July to the 2ndof August and will feature hands-on courses that enable IT professionals to rapidly up-skill in fundamental areas of cyber security including network security, threat management, cryptography and defence against attacks targeted at Microsoft’s Windows operating system (OS). In the last two years, SANS has doubled down on its investment in Saudi Arabia as … Continue reading SANS Returns to Riyadh with Training Courses to Ramp Up Local Cyber Security Skills in Saudi Arabia

Security Awareness Hindered by Lack of Time, Budget and Resources

SANS 2018 Security Awareness Report reveals maturity of corporate security awareness programmes and offers actionable insights SANS Security Awareness, the leading provider in security awareness training, and a division of SANS Institute, today released its 2018 Security Awareness Report “Building Successful Security Awareness Programs”. The report found that cyber security awareness programmes are beginning to gain ground among businesses, but that many of the professionals responsible for their implementation are challenged by a lack of time, budget and resources. It also highlights a clear correlation between the level of support given to security awareness by the organisation’s leadership and the … Continue reading Security Awareness Hindered by Lack of Time, Budget and Resources

Help AG Named Tenable Platinum Partner in the ME

Help AG today announced it has acheived Platinum Partner staus with Tenable. This enhanced status enables Help AG to further its ability to identify and mitigate the threat of software vulnerabilities which have been a leading cause of zero-day vulenrabilites that have resulted in some of the largest cyber attacks such as WannaCry and Petya. Two years after signing its reseller agreement with Tenable, Help AG has incorporated the vendor’s Cyber Exposure solutions into its security architecture, leveraging the technology within its Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC) to enhance the capabilities of its Managed Vulnerability Scanning (MVS) service. “We are … Continue reading Help AG Named Tenable Platinum Partner in the ME

Beyond Productivity: The Human Side of the Digital Workplace Quantified

Global study reveals benefits transcend productivity, but organizations must prepare for data security risks Employees who work in digital workplaces are not only more productive but also more motivated, have higher job satisfaction, and report an overall better sense of well-being, according to a new global study from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. The study, The Right Technologies Unlock the Potential of the Digital Workplace, reveals both the business and human benefits of more digitally-driven workplaces, and how companies that are less technologically advanced are at risk of falling behind the competition and not attracting top talent. It also … Continue reading Beyond Productivity: The Human Side of the Digital Workplace Quantified