Norton by Symantec, the Internet security specialist unveiled its free online Cybercrime Index to tackle the issue of cyber crime, by tracking and warning computer users about daily cybercrime risks around the world. The Norton Cybercrime Index is free to the public and alerts consumers to the most dangerous websites, the most hijacked search terms by cybercriminals, as well as top scams, identity theft and spam.
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SonicWALL, today unveiled Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFW) called as SuperMassive E10000 consisting of the E10100, the E10200, the E10400 and the flagship E10800. The SuperMassive Series features a massively scalable multi-core architecture that utilizes up to 96 cores of processing power. It delivers more than 40 Gbps of firewall throughput and over 30 Gbps of application control and Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS) with industry-leading power, space and cooling (PSC) metricRead More…

STME announced the deployment of storage and security solutions in association with Hitachi Data Systems, Symantec and NetApp at Dubai Silicon Oasis. The project will enhance the performance for the IT infrastructure of DSO, which includes a fibre optic network and a Tier III data centre, to cater to the varied requirements of the companies that reside DSO.Read More…

Bulwark got the additional distribution rights to distribute Cyberoam beyond UAE and Oman in the Middle East region to Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait. Cyberoam security products in the region. The move is to strengthen Cyberoam’s customer and geographical outreach and to fulfill the fast growing demand for identity based Cyberoam security products in the region.Read More…

Optimus Technology and Telecommunications, the leading Value Added Distributor signed a strategic agreement with global vendor Netgear to distribute its range of products designed specifically for the SMB segment across the Middle East and Africa with exclusive distribution rights in countries such as Qatar, Kuwait and Oman. The deal allows Optimus to add Netgear’s mid-market to networking and storage solutions to its portfolio, including its ProSafe switch range, ProSecure Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances, and the ReadyNAS line of business and consumer NAS solutions. Read More…

HANCO (Al Tala’a International Transportation Co Limited), one of the major car rentals, leasing and fleet management companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) recently deployed SonicWALL’s Next Generation Firewall solutions in order to boost business performance, secure its network and increase network bandwidth. From its headquarters in Jeddah, the solution was deployed across HANCO’s extensive network connecting its four remote branch office locations together to ensure and secure critical data transfer at all times.Read More…

DragonSoft leading Vulnerability scanner software provider from Taiwan entered the Egyptian market with the appointment of , MOVE-IT as its authorised distribution partner for its products in the Egyptian market. DragonSoft expects its tie-up with MOVE-IT will help to corner a large marketshare in the fast growing computer audit software market. With DragonSoft onboard its portfolio, MOVE-IT plans to expand agressively its services in the data and network security to include not only consultancy but also a security assessment and vulnerability management service.

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Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions is the UAE consumers’ most popular anti malware brand dominating the country’s retail sales with an overall market share of 37 per cent by value and 38 per cent by volume according to the latest IDC report about AMS retail channel in UAE, KSA, Egypt and Pakistan.

According to the same report, a total of 900,000 anti virus products with an estimated value of USD$ 6 million were sold across UAE retail stores in 2009. To make a comparison, Saudi Arabia’s AMS retail channel market during the same period was worth USD$ 4 million on a 600,000 unit volume. In Egypt, the most populous market in the Middle East, the total value of the market is estimated at USD$ 1.5.Read More…

The new firmware released from SonicWALL introduces High Availability and Layer-7 Load Balancing, providing customers’ remote access availability while allowing for flexible, fast growth. While accessible on a broad range of devices, smartphone users running Google Android, Apple iOS 4, Windows Mobile and Symbian operating systems will also benefit via SonicWALL’s reverse proxy and ActiveSync offerings. Available immediately, SonicWALL SSL VPN 5.0 dramatically increases uptime and scalability, reliability and security to a company’s corporate network.Read More…