Partner Awards Announced: Veeam Honours Partners in Middle East

Veeam® Software, the leader in Backup solutions that enable Intelligent Data Management™, today announced the winners of the 2018 Veeam Partner Awards at the Partner Summit in Lebanon. The annual awards recognize and celebrate the commitment and success of Veeam ProPartners and Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) partners who have demonstrated success in providing Veeam solutions to their customers, and growing their business while supporting users on the journey to Intelligent Data Management. Gilles Pommier, Vice President Channel and Alliances EMEA, Veeam, said: “Veeam is a partner-first business and understands that the very nature of how business is done … Continue reading Partner Awards Announced: Veeam Honours Partners in Middle East

Endless Zero- Days?

By Derek Manky – Global Security Strategist, Fortinet The number of vulnerabilities available to cybercriminals continues to accelerate. But according to one recent report, of the over 100,000 vulnerabilities published to the CVE list, less than 6 percent were actually exploited in the wild. The challenge is that predicting which vulnerability will be targeted next, and which exploit will be used, requires advanced strategies, such as leveraging telemetry data to perform predictive analysis, that many organizations do not have in place. Those organizations without such solutions, and the skilled personnel to manage them, will need to continue to rely on security … Continue reading Endless Zero- Days?

Help AG Launches ‘Hackademy’ to Foster Ethical Hacking Skills in Middle East

As the volume of cyber-attacks has escalated exponentially, spending on cybersecurity grew 8% in 2018[1]. Help AG, a leading cyber security services, consultancy and solutions provider in the Middle East, believes this is a positive and necessary development but warns that simply increasing security investment is not enough to mitigate new and sophisticated threats. To arm Middle East cybersecurity professionals with the skills and knowledge they need, the company today launched the Help AG Hackademy. This offensive ethical hacking hands-on training program is conducted by qualified L33T hackers and empowers attendees to perform attack simulations that uncover security vulnerabilities in … Continue reading Help AG Launches ‘Hackademy’ to Foster Ethical Hacking Skills in Middle East

On Solid Foundations: Reviewing the Building Industry in 2018 and Predicting the Year Ahead

By: Saeed Al Abbar, Managing Director at AESG   2018 was a momentous year for the built environment sector with an unprecedented level of change sweeping through the industry.  At the end of the previous year, I set out my thoughts for 2018 and a key theme in that piece was in fact ‘Change’.  I predicted that firms that would measure 2018 as a success would be those that best adapt to the rapid evolution taking place not only in the sector but also the regional and global economy.  For us at AESG, 2018 was a milestone year.  Despite challenges … Continue reading On Solid Foundations: Reviewing the Building Industry in 2018 and Predicting the Year Ahead