Monday 27 April 2015

Highly specific programs ‘fail to stop cyber attacks’

Highly specific applications, programs, operating systems, and setups did not prevent threat actors from launching effective attacks in 2014, according to a report. Trend Micro, a global leader in security software, has revealed the nature of the activities that posed the greates


Du launches new store in Abu Dhabi’s Dalma Mall

Leading telecom service provider in the Middle East du Telecom has expanded its presence in the region by opening a new store in Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi.   The store launch comes as part of du telecom’s ongoing strategy to build a strong retail presence in the region to


UAE TRA hosts ‘Train the Trainer’ initiative

UAE’s General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (TRA) hosted IPv6 ‘Train the Trainer’ initiative at its office in Dubai in co-operation with RIPE NCC. The initiative was created by RIPE NCC designed to train and build a diverse pool of highl


Bahrain’s eGA, Credimax to introduce new eKiosks

Bahrain’s eGovernment Authority (eGA) in partnership with CrediMax has announced plans to remodel all 34 eKiosks located at various parts of Bahrain in an aim to introduce state-of-the-art kiosks better suited to the needs of citizens. The kiosks are expected to be availabl


Etisalat wins ‘Operator of the Year’ award

Etisalat Group, a leading telecommunications operator in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has won the ‘Operator of the Year’ award at the 9th annual TMT Finance & Investment Middle East North Africa (Mena) Awards, held in Dubai, UAE. The awards were presented at


Huawei to highlight mobile broadband at Comex

Huawei, a global ICT solutions provider, will highlight the role of LTE (4G) mobile broadband networks in the development of smart cities at Comex 2015, a major IT exhibition that opens today (April 27) in Muscat, Oman. The event will run until May 1 at Oman International Exhibit


Abu Dhabi forum to highlight space education

Regional and international leaders from the space sector will be highlighting the importance of investing in space education and development at the upcoming Global Space & Satellite Forum (GSSF) 2015 in Abu Dhabi. The fifth edition of the forum will run on May 26 and 27 at Ab


Low IT spend leaves ME firms open to cyber attacks

Middle East businesses are spending less than 1 per cent of their overall IT budgets on security, leaving them vulnerable to cyber attacks, said an industry expert. IT leaders in the region are allocating budgets to only meet current compliance requirements, explained Werner Heer


Focus Softnet to highlight cloud, apps at Comex

Focus Softnet, a leading software development company, will highlight its cloud solutions and mobile apps at Comex Oman, a major IT exhibition opening in Muscat tomorrow (April 27). The event runs until May 1 the Oman International Exhibition Centre. Senior global


Dubai summit to focus on cybersecurity issues

Leading IT experts will discuss latest strategies in combatting the most sophisticated weapons used by cybercriminals for launching malicious attacks at the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC) which opens on Sunday (April 26) in Dubai. More than 5,000 trade vi

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