Middlesex University (MDX) Dubai announces that it has partnered with Fortinet by joining its Academic Partner Programme. The alliance marks a significant step forward in the university’s commitment to elevating cybersecurity education. As part of the Fortinet Training Institute, the Academic Partner Programme is focused on equipping the workforce of the future,Read More…

ValueMentor has announced the appointment of Paul Mathew to the newly created position of CEO-Middle East.  The cyber security consulting & services company has announced the establishment of a new executive/CXO position within the organisation, the CEO-Middle East (Chief Executive Officer – Middle East). This strategic move reflects ValueMentor’s commitmentRead More…

OPSWAT, a provider of critical infrastructure protection (CIP) cybersecurity solutions, has reiterated its commitment to helping critical infrastructure organizations in the region shore up their perimeter defenses against a threat landscape that shows an increasing interest in OT/ICS. OPSWAT’s commitment to the region comes on the back of significant growthRead More…

Sophos has released a report, titled “CryptoGuard: An Asymmetric Approach to the Ransomware Battle,” which found that some of the most prolific and active ransomware groups, including Akira, ALPHV/BlackCat, LockBit, Royal, Black Basta, are deliberately switching on remote encryption for their attacks. In remote encryption attacks, also known as remote ransomware, adversaries leverage a compromisedRead More…

HID will showcase its latest innovations in physical access control and secure identity issuance at Intersec Dubai, Jan. 16–18, at the Dubai World Trade Centre, at Booth S3-D17. HID’s trusted identities solutions showcased at the booth will include: Access control in a mobile-first world:  HID Mobile AccessTechnology — a pioneeringRead More…

Email and collaboration security company Mimecast has announced its acquisition of Elevate Security, a provider of human risk management solutions. The acquisition strengthens Mimecast’s offerings by providing proactive insights and deeper visibility into human behaviors and risk, helping customers better protect the digital workplace. Financial terms of the deal were notRead More…