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February 17, 2019

Tenable Doubles Cyber Exposure Technology Integrations to Help Customers Manage and Measure Cyber Risk Holistically

Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, announced that the company more than doubled its Cyber Exposure Ecosystem throughout 2018, including 43 new or enhanced technology integrations and 20 new integration partners. The ecosystem now supports a total of 50 integrations and 39 technology partners.

Tenable’s market-leading integration partners span some of the most widely deployed Security and IT technologies, including industry-leading Privileged Access Management, SIEM, IT Ticketing and Configuration Management Database (CMDB) solutions. Together, these integrated solutions accelerate the time-to-detect and remediate issues through a greater breadth of visibility [...]

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February 14, 2019

Dubai International unveils new DXB brand, bringing the spirit of Dubai to global travellers

Global travellers will soon be able to choose from an array of exciting and innovative experiences at Dubai International (DXB), following the unveiling of a refreshed brand for the airport. Embodying the spirit of Dubai, the new brand is all set to demonstrate unmatched hospitality, a culture of vibrant imagination, openness to fresh ideas, as well as a mesmerising mosaic of exciting and inspiring experiences.

Understanding dining is an integral part of a traveller’s journey through the airport, DXB has introduced a range of mouth-watering and delectable options to choose from. From the choicest traditional flavours at the S34 Gahwa Mezza Bar, and [...]

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February 14, 2019

CIOs Best Suited to Lead Digital Transformation

Digital transformation requires successful orchestration of technology across the organization and there is nobody better suited to lead this than the CIO, explains Paul Potgieter, Managing Director – UAE, Dimension Data

The traditional role of the chief information officer (CIO) in the past was to lead the team that kept the lights on in the IT department, building the IT strategy, and reporting to the management on how well the IT department was servicing the rest of the organization. With the adoption of cloud and mobile technologies by organizations and the increasing profile of cybersecurity threats, all this began to change.

Advances and improvements in [...]

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February 13, 2019

Mohammed bin Rashid views Emirati innovations at World Government Summit

The Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, viewed some innovative works presented by Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office, at the 7th World Government Summit.

The three-day summit, which concludes today, is being attended by representatives from over 140 countries.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid viewed an artistic piece, titled, “Pending Judgment,” which was created by the young Emirati artist, Shamma Al Ameri, to highlight tolerance, which is a core value of the Emirati community and was adopted by the country, led by the wise leadership that [...]

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February 13, 2019

Tenable Announces General Availability of Industry’s First Predictive Prioritization Innovation

Breakthrough in vulnerability management enables organizations to focus on the three percent of vulnerabilities that have been or will likely be exploited in the next 28 days

Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, announced the general availability of Predictive Prioritization, a first-of-its-kind offering that will change how organizations tackle vulnerabilities. Predictive Prioritization enables organizations to reduce business risk by focusing on the three percent of vulnerabilities with the greatest likelihood of being exploited in the next 28 days. This game-changing capability is generally available within the company’s on-premises vulnerability management [...]

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February 6, 2019

dnata continues to drive innovation; launches cutting-edge resource management system in Dubai

dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, continues to drive innovation in the Middle East aviation industry by launching a new resource management system in Dubai.  The new system, which includes a leading-edge software platform and advanced analytic tools, will help the company optimise operations and efficiently manage its 20,000 employees and resources at Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC).

The implementation of dnata’s new resource management system is expected to significantly enhance operational efficiency, improve employee productivity and support better on-time performance. The new platform will also allow dnata to [...]

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January 28, 2019

Brand Dubai and DIFC launch cooperation to promote art, innovation and entrepreneurship

Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO), and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) will undertake a series of joint initiatives to promote art, innovation and entrepreneurship. The two organisations announced their first joint projects under the new partnership at an event held to launch the Gate Avenue, DIFC’s new premium urban retail, leisure and cultural development.

Her Excellency Mona Al Marri, Director General of the Government of Dubai Media Office said: “HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has often emphasised on the vital role of art and culture [...]

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January 20, 2019

Dubai Tourism & Al Ansari Exchange Sign Agreement to Simplify Payment Methods for Tourism Services

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) and Al Ansari Exchange, a leading UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, have signed an agreement to facilitate payments for a range of tourism and travel-related services.

Under the agreement, partners of Dubai Tourism including hotels, event organisers, tour operators and tourism companies will be able to make payments for services through 183 branches of Al Ansari Exchange across the UAE. The agreement was signed by Ahmed Khalifa Alfalasi, CEO of Corporate Services and Investments, Dubai Tourism and Rashed Ali Al Ansari, General Manager of Al Ansari [...]

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January 20, 2019

Tenable Co-Founder and CTO to Join Global Leaders in Davos for Cyber Future Dialogue 2019

Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, announced that Renaud Deraison, the company’s co-founder and CTO, will join other global leaders in Davos, Switzerland for the Cyber Future Dialogue 2019 to discuss cybersecurity issues.

Deraison will participate in the panel titled, ‘Addressing Adversarial Actors in Cyberspace’  on Tuesday, January 22 from 2:40-3:20 PM local time. He will be joined by other global cyber leaders. including Denise Anderson, President of Health Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (H-ISAC), Rod Beckstrom, CEO of Beckstrom and COL. Jaak Tarien, Director of NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Center of Excellence (CCDCOE)  to discuss [...]

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January 20, 2019

Mimecast Appoints Karen Anderson as Chief Human Resources Officer

Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, announced Karen Anderson as its new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). In this newly created position, Karen will lead the company’s people and culture strategy.

Karen joins Mimecast with more than 20 years of experience in various human resources roles. As the new CHRO, she will support the company’s global expansion, enhance career development opportunities and help ensure that Mimecast remains a ‘Top Place to Work’ for all employees. In her last role, Karen was the Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals where she supported the strategic direction and business [...]

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January 20, 2019

SANS Dubai 2019 Helping to Develop Strong Talent to Address Region’s Cyber Security Skills Shortage

SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, has announced that it is holding its next renowned immersion-style Cyber Security Training program in Dubai to address the region’s growing cyber security skills shortage. SANS Dubai 2019, which will be held at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach from January 26-30, 2019, will feature three of SANS’ best-performing cyber security classes to help participants develop the required skills to defend their organisations against security breaches and prevent future attacks.

As the pace of digital transformation accelerates in the Middle East, business leaders have stressed that digitising is the only way to remain [...]

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January 15, 2019

Hamdan bin Mohammed visits Area 2071, reviews Dubai 10X initiative projects

Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, said that DFF has managed to present a successful model to the world in term of innovation, through launching and supporting innovative and creative ideas.

His Highness’s remarks come as he visited Area 2071 at Emirates Towers in Dubai, where he reviewed a number of projects presented by a number of government entities, as part of the Dubai 10X initiative.

The meeting was attended by Deputy Ruler of Dubai H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future, and Vice [...]

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January 14, 2019

Transformation and automation hand in hand across 2019

While organizations will relook at their structure and job roles to enable successful digital transformation across 2019, other key activity areas will be automation of customer experiences and the supply chain, explains Paul Potgieter, Managing Director – UAE, Dimension Data

Paul Potgieter, Managing Director – UAE, Dimension Data

As organizations get moving on the digital transformation road map, they may abruptly find themselves running more on a bumpy dirt track rather than a Formula One race course with expected high-speed pit-stops. The learnings from this experience are sometimes hard to accept. One of the key reasons for the bumpy track [...]

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