Netskope has published new global research that finds that shifts in the cyber threats landscape have changed the way today’s Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) evaluate their business’ risk appetite. Specifically, 92% of CISOs report that these changes are creating tensions with their CEO and other members of the C-suite,Read More…

Proofpoint has released its annual Voice of the CISO report, which explores key challenges, expectations and priorities of chief information security officers (CISOs) worldwide. The 2024 report draws attention to a notable trend: while fears of cyber attacks remain high, CISOs in the UAE demonstrate increasing confidence in their abilityRead More…

F5 has announced the appointment of Samir Sherif as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this role, Sherif will lead F5’s enterprise cybersecurity strategy and security culture, evolve F5’s security capabilities and resilience, oversee cybersecurity standards and programs for F5’s products and services, and showcase toRead More…

By Rafi Brenner, Vice President, Information Security, Fortinet. Cybercrime tactics such as phishing and social engineering, commonly used to infect critical systems with malware or ransomware, have reached epidemic levels. And there are no signs of it slowing down. According to Statista, the global cost of cybercrime is expected to increaseRead More…

Trellix has announced its new Mind of the CISO initiative, bringing global attention to the needs of the CISO community. The collaborative efforts span an inaugural CISO Council, research, and webinars. Trellix’s CISO Council is founded on the principle of information sharing. The council brings together global influential experts toRead More…

Delinea has announced findings from a global survey of IT Security Decision Makers (ITSDMs) from across the globe – including the UAE and Saudi Arabia – revealing the impact of misalignment between the cybersecurity function and wider business. Asked about the Board and C-Suite’s understanding of cybersecurity across the organisation,Read More…

Proofpoint has released its annual Voice of the CISO report, which explores key challenges, expectations and priorities of chief information security officers (CISOs). The findings reveal that most CISOs have returned to the elevated concerns they experienced early in the pandemic. Seventy five percent of CISOs in the UAE surveyedRead More…

New research from Trellix has revealed a disconnect between cybersecurity professionals and senior management. Despite widespread board-level ownership of cyber risk, almost half (42%) of UAE cybersecurity professionals say the board doesn’t pay sufficient attention to digital security. This points to a concerning trend that cyber security is being treatedRead More…

Trellix has announced the appointment of Harold Rivas as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). “I am thrilled to welcome Harold Rivas to Team Trellix. Harold joins as our Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), responsible for leading our global security and compliance initiatives. Harold’s leadership will enable us to protect againstRead More…