ME firms face alarming internet threat levels
Dubai, October 19, 2013
The Internet threat levels are growing at an alarming rate in the Middle East region with businesses being hit by new Malwares released every few seconds, said a report by Trend Micro, ahead of the Gitex show.
A global cloud security leader, Trend Micro said the company will be demonstrating its wide range of security solutions for global and regional business at the ICT show.
Advanced threat detection, real-time intelligence, adaptive protection, and rapid response needed to combat targeted network attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) will also be demonstrated, it added.
"In this region, business and social interaction over the Web is growing exponentially. Unfortunately, criminal activity is big business and growing at a faster rate, with new Malware being released every few seconds," remarked Ihab Moawad, VP for Mediterranean, Middle East & Africa region.
"The threat landscape has gravely changed, and Trend Micro is fortunately uniquely positioned to respond to that threat," he added.
Trend Micro will be releasing these finding on the greatest IT security threat to business in the Mena region at Gitex show in Dubai.
The visitors to the event will also hear how Trend Micro’s innovative ‘Smart Protection Network,’ a client-cloud solution identifies and responds to the next-generation web threats that are here today.
Another focus area for Trend will be Deep Discovery - this specialized network security uniquely detects and identifies evasive threats in real-time, then provides the in-depth analysis and actionable intelligence organization needed to protect them, explained Moawad.
Deep Discovery is at the core of the Trend Micro Custom Defense solution, a complete network security strategy to detect, analyze, adapt, and respond to attackers, he noted.
Also, as more and more consumers invest in smartphones, tablets, and other web-enabled mobile devices, enterprises of all sizes are being confronted and challenged by employees who want to use these same devices for full access to their professional lives, in addition to their personal ones, added Moawad. -TradeArabia News Service