MCAFEE REPORT EXAMINES CYBERCRIMINAL UNDERGROUND

McAfee Labs sees 480 new threats per minute in Q3 2018; Cryptominers leverage IoT devices; Financial sector sees 20% increase in data breaches Key Findings McAfee researchers analyze cybercriminal markets and secret forums; reveal tactics, targets New IoT device malware grows 73% in Q3; total IoT malware up 203% in last four quarters Cryptomining malware increases 71%; miners leverage lax security, volume of IoT devices New mobile malware decreases 24%; cybercriminals leverage fake game cheats, dating apps Financial sector data breaches increase 20%; banking Trojans take uncommon approaches Spam botnnets spew “sextortion” scams; threaten to reveal victim web browsing habits … Continue reading MCAFEE REPORT EXAMINES CYBERCRIMINAL UNDERGROUND

4C Readies for Rapid Middle East Growth in Line with Global Expansion and New Investment Infusion

Following a year of strong growth in the Middle East, 4C is set to expand its regional workforce by 33% and intends be first-to-market with new services including Contract Lifecycle Management 4C, the customer-obsessed digital transformation consultancy, today announced significant growth, including increased headcount across key offices, expansion of its emerging practices, and new funding. 4C will create up to 100 new jobs in the next 12 months, which will include scaling its workforce in the Middle East by 33%. The additional headcount coincides with the expansion of the company’s core delivery teams and emerging practices of Quote-to-Cash, B2B Commerce … Continue reading 4C Readies for Rapid Middle East Growth in Line with Global Expansion and New Investment Infusion

PIONEERING MIDDLE EAST MOTORING WRITER JOINS THE WOMEN’S WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR (WWCOTY) JURY

The Women’s World Car of the Year Awards recently selected Shereen Shabnamfrom Dubai as a jury to represent the Middle East for the prestigious WWCOTY awards. Shereen is the Editor-in-Chief of the Millennium Millionairemagazine, a role she has held for the past 16 years. In addition to that, she is a prolific luxury and lifestyle motoring writer for various publications around the world, writes for leading regional (GCC) agencies and contributes Motoring articles toExecutive Women,Capital Business, 800 Lifestyle, Trending Business Insights and MADAME magazine. Shereen is based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and in Spain but is … Continue reading PIONEERING MIDDLE EAST MOTORING WRITER JOINS THE WOMEN’S WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR (WWCOTY) JURY

Gearing Up for Growth—Critical Success Factors for Middle East Manufacturers

By: Terri Hiskey, Vice President of Product Marketing for Manufacturing at Epicor Software. It’s an exciting time, with manufacturers gearing up for growth, investing in equipment, new manufacturing modalities such as 3D printing, and software to support digital transformation and new collaborative, connected factory floor competencies. Expect cloud, the Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics to be key areas of technology investment for manufacturers across the region. While these have been topics of conversation and exploration for a while, manufacturers are now moving past the design and concept stage to full-on production execution and deployment of these technologies. Cloud – from … Continue reading Gearing Up for Growth—Critical Success Factors for Middle East Manufacturers