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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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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 10, 2019

Smart Dubai Launches Guidelines on Ethical use of Artificial Intelligence

Dubai’s quest to become the world’s smartest city has received a strong ethical grounding with the unveiling of guidelines for the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI). The new ‘Ethical AI Toolkit,’ which provides advice to individuals and organisations offering AI services, has been formulated by the Smart Dubai Office (Smart Dubai) – the government department that has a mandate to make Dubai the world’s happiest city through innovation.

Outlining the need for the new guidelines, Smart Dubai says that they will encourage organisations that deliver AI services to place a priority on fairness, transparency and accountability and that they will serve to elevate the [...]

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December 12, 2018

Disruptive Technology charts the way for future energy trends

Participants in a discussion panel on the final day of the 5th Dubai International Project Management Forum 2018 emphasised that future trends of energy should be driven by Disruptive Technology. This Technology fosters types of clean and sustainable energy to operate efficiently and reduce the carbon footprint to the minimum.  Participants stressed that achieving these objectives would be challenging, hence, requires a concerted effort to create a more energy-efficient world for future generations.

The first speaker was H.E Saeed Al Tayer, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), who praised the UAE’s move to [...]

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November 29, 2018

dnata invests in artificial intelligence-driven technology; acquires majority stake in bd4travel

dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, announced that it acquired a majority stake in bd4travel (Big Data for Travel), an award-winning tech company, which provides artificial intelligence(AI)-driven IT solutions to online travel agencies.

Based in Germany and the UK, bd4travel’s services were designed specifically to meet the challenges of the travel industry. The company’s sophisticated algorithms allow online travel agencies to engage with anonymous customers and personalise their shopping experience in real-time, recommending the most relevant products, services and content to them.

Running more than 40 separate sites, bd4travel currently serves [...]

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