Are Physical Security Features Still Needed on Identity Documents?

By Vincent Gourmelen, ID Card Solutions Product Manager, Citizen Identity Solutions At a time of strong data encryption, on-chip biometry checks, digital signatures or national public key directories (N-PKD), one can question the necessity of adding advanced physical security features on a passport or an Identity card. Counterfeited IDs Are a Concern Reports show that even the most secure physical ID documents can still be subject to counterfeiting, particularly aspects of the material document, such as the cardholder’s image or other personalized information.   The reason for this is simple: not all law enforcement agencies and private sector companies are equipped … Continue reading Are Physical Security Features Still Needed on Identity Documents?

Growing Up Tech

Michael Xie, Founder, President and CTO of Fortinet shares some pointers on how to raise a tech business successfully As many teenagers can attest to, growing up isn’t easy. In my experience, neither is nurturing a tech business. As firms that find success as start-ups develop into mid-sized and eventually large companies, they run into growing pains of all ilk that call for the right strategies, processes and decisions to alleviate. For example, to be successful, tech businesses need to recognise change and react swiftly. As they expand, however, they often lose the ability to perform quick pivots, or even … Continue reading Growing Up Tech

du selects Fortinet to Offer Cloud Managed Security Services to its Enterprise Customers

Leading Telco Provider Chooses FortiGate and FortiPortal Solutions as the Foundation of its Cloud-Based Clean Pipe Internet Service Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced that UAE-based telecommunications service provider du – from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has selected Fortinet Security Fabric solutions as the foundation of its Cloud Unified Threat Management (UTM) managed security services, designed for Enterprise broadband premium and professional customers, as well as small and medium organizations. Fortinet’s FortiPortal serves as the enterprise’s single-pane of glass management, providing security visibility and control of the enterprise customer’s Internet … Continue reading du selects Fortinet to Offer Cloud Managed Security Services to its Enterprise Customers

It’s Confirmed. Digital Drives Profit Up.

Businesses Who Implement Digital Transformation Are Likely To Be 26% More Profitable Than Industry Peers Email is the culprit for 9 out 10 wide-spread attacks; Enhanced security is essential as the UAE fast-embraces the Fourth Industrial Revolution A leading IT expert says that those who fail to take their business onto a digital platform are in danger of losing their competitive edge. Altaf Alimohamed, Managing Director of Cobweb Solutions UAE cites a recent study from MIT Center for Digital Business suggesting businesses who implement a digital transformation strategy are likely to be 26 per cent more profitable than their industry … Continue reading It’s Confirmed. Digital Drives Profit Up.