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May 23, 2019

Tenable Expands Cyber Exposure Ecosystem

Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, announced the expansion of its Cyber Exposure ecosystem with 19 new and enhanced technology integrations. The integrations span industry-leading Mobile Device Management (MDM), public cloud infrastructure, SIEM and IT Service Management solutions to deliver greater visibility across the modern attack surface plus integrated security and IT workflows for faster detection and remediation.

“We’ve built the Cyber Exposure Ecosystem with best-of-breed technology partners with one goal in mind — to help digital organizations see, understand and reduce their cyber risk holistically – and quickly – across the entire modern [...]

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May 23, 2019

RTA Signs MoU with TATA to support research & development in smart monitoring of drivers’ conduct

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Tata Consultancy Services LLC (TCS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding setting the ground for the two parties to cooperate in research and development by experimenting the use of technology in analysing the attitudes of motorists in Dubai via a smart app. The MoU was signed at RTA’s headquarters by Abdullah Yousef Al Ali, CEO of Licensing Agency; and Ajay Singh, Regional Director of TCS.

“The MoU provides for a 3-month trial period where the smart app (Data Logger) developed by TCS will be uploaded onto Android phones fitted with a GPS navigator and a 9-Axis IMU of select categories of volunteered RTA’s drivers and university [...]

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May 23, 2019

41 million individuals benefit from MBRGI education initiatives

More than 41 million people across the world have benefitted from the ‘Spreading Education and Knowledge’ initiatives and programmes of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, MBRGI, in 2018, worth AED628 million.

The Spreading Education and Knowledge pillar, one of the five pillars under the umbrella of the MBRGI, is dedicated to providing quality education to millions of children and young adults in less fortunate communities.

While the Dubai Cares programmes supported 22.6 million people across 39 countries, the Arab Reading Challenge for 2018-2019 saw the participation of 13.5 million students across the Arab world.

In the [...]

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May 17, 2019

du Acknowledged as Best Managed Security Service Provider in the Middle East at Fortinet Partner Sync Conference

du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has been acknowledged for its prominent efforts in the Middle Eastern cybersecurity space after being presented the Managed Security Service Provider, “Visionary of the Year” Award by Fortinet, a global leader in high performance cybersecurity solutions.

Andy Ward, Senior Vice President ICT Products, du, said: “As businesses across the UAE undergo rapid digital transformation, the need for comprehensive solutions to counter emerging security threats and breaches is becoming paramount. At du, we are proud to be acknowledged as a leader in this category and we will continue to steer industry innovation to ensure [...]

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May 16, 2019

Synology® Unveils DiskStation Manager 6.2.2 – A Solid Platform for Data Management

The field-proven reliable system for enterprise IT transformation

Synology Inc. released the latest update of DiskStation Manager (DSM) 6.2.2, featuring a series of new functionalities that not only optimize user navigation but also enhance system performance.

“DSM 6.2 has demonstrated field-proven reliability with over 3.4 million Synology NAS running it. Tailor-made for your IT infrastructure and ready to fit into any environment, DSM 6.2.2 now comes with more granular options that help IT administrators gain better control over the whole system,” said Hewitt Lee, Director of Product Management Group at Synology. “This facilitates business [...]

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May 14, 2019

Dubai’s innovation ecosystem gets boost from TECOM, partners

To increase the opportunities available to innovators locally and internationally, TECOM Group, a member of Dubai Holding and founder of start-up-enabling platform in5, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Dubai Future Foundation, DFF, and Dubai Development Authority, DDA.Khalfan Belhoul, Chief Executive Officer of DFF; Abdulla Belhoul, Chief Commercial Officer of TECOM Group, and Jamal Alsharif, Chief Officer, Business Affairs at DDA, signed the MoU at AREA 2071, a DFF platform. This partnership will aid collaborations between the UAE government entities and start-ups from around the world to develop and implement futuristic solutions to current challenges. DFF will [...]

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May 12, 2019

Centrify Appoints Mark Oldemeyer as Chief Financial Officer

Centrify, a leading provider of cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to secure modern enterprises, today announced the company has hired Mark Oldemeyer as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Oldemeyer steps into the role previously held by current Centrify CEO, Tim Steinkopf, and will be responsible for all finance, accounting, facilities, and human resources functions at Centrify.

“Centrify is laser-focused on executing our growth plan in one of the fastest-growing infosecurity markets, Privileged Access Management,” said Steinkopf. “Having an industry veteran with Mark’s experience on board to help lead our company during this next growth phase [...]

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May 11, 2019

Dubai Future Foundation signs MoUs with innovation organisations in Belgium

Dubai Future Foundation, DFF, has signed memoranda of understanding, MoUs, with Imec, the world’s leading R&D organisation in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, and Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium.

The agreement aims to explore opportunities for partnerships around R&D programmes in emerging technologies, and client-commissioned R&D projects in the UAE.

The signing ceremony, in AREA 2071 at the Emirates Towers in Dubai, was attended by Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence and Deputy Managing Director of Dubai Future Foundation; Khalfan Juma Belhoul, CEO of Dubai Future Foundation; Abdulaziz Al Jaziri, [...]

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May 8, 2019

Tenable Expands Partnership with ServiceNow to Improve Vulnerability Prioritization and Remediation

Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, today announced its enhanced integration with ServiceNow to help shared customers improve their vulnerability prioritization and remediation programs by addressing one of the most difficult challenges in cybersecurity — vulnerability overload.

Prioritizing vulnerabilities with the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) presents significant limitations since it scores the majority as  ‘high’ or ‘critical.’ Tenable recently released Vulnerability Priority Ratings (VPR) as part of Predictive Prioritization to help organizations focus remediation on the three percent of vulnerabilities that are most likely to be exploited. [...]

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May 8, 2019

Mimecast Helps Financial Organizations More Effectively Address Supervisory Compliance Requirements

New Supervision Service from Mimecast Delivers Better Audit Readiness Increasing Efficiencies, Reducing Resources Required and Helping to Control Costs

Mimecast, a leading security and compliance company, announced the availability of Mimecast Supervision, helping financial services organizations address supervisory compliance requirements, such as SEC, FINRA, FCA and other regulatory constraints. As part of the Mimecast Cloud Archive, Mimecast Supervision includes intelligent selection, allowing organizations to focus on specific messages that warrant review and avoid false positives. An optimized workflow makes the review process quick and easy. [...]

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May 6, 2019

Abdul Latif Jameel Motors, together with implementation partner Britehouse, wins top SAP prize for digital transformation

The JSAP program is one of the largest SAP projects in the automotive distribution industry

ABDUL Latif Jameel Motors, together with their SAP implementation partner, Britehouse, has been awarded a prestigious international prize for a digital transformation program that has overhauled performance at one of Saudi Arabia’s leading automotive distributors, improving efficiency and customer service across the business.

The JSAP program, which went live in mid-2018, won the Gold Award for Business Transformation in the SAP Quality Awards, presented at a special ceremony in Heidelberg, Germany. The initiative – one of the biggest SAP projects ever undertaken in the [...]

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May 6, 2019

Focus Softnet Makes A Strong Push on Cloud

At its recently concluded Annual General Meeting, Focus Softnet, the leading software development and enterprise applications provider, announced a major push on its cloud strategy with an attractive initial offer to its new and existing customers. This announcement comes as a part of the company’s future plans to migrate all of its products and services and users on the cloud.

As part of this initiative, the company has planned a major recruitment drive to induct skilled functional and technical resources experienced in cloud and mobile technologies. Focus Softnet also initiated a major restructuring drive that involved adding a 200-seater support center, which resulted [...]

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April 26, 2019

DIFC FinTech Hive launches career mentorship programme, AccelerateHer

DIFC FinTech Hive, the first and largest financial technology accelerator in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, announced today the launch of AccelerateHer, a mentorship programme which equips budding female professionals with necessary tools and experience to play a more active role in the development of the region’s FinTech landscape.

 Held in partnership with Cater Murray, a global specialist marketing and sales recruitment agency, the mentorship programme will run from April to November 2019. AccelerateHer will connect young aspiring executives to accomplished professionals with relevant expertise from across DIFC FinTech Hive’s [...]

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