Friday 12 April 2024

Dubai Chamber explores private sector empowerment

Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy has discussed strategies to empower companies to support Dubai's digital transformation and maximise the contribution of advanced technologies, such as artificial intelligence and blockchain.   A networking event with represe


PT detects a series of cyberattacks against Russia and the CIS

Positive Technologies Expert Security Centre (PT ESC) has discovered a new cybergroup called Lazy Koala whose victims include organisations from Russia and six CIS countries, with approximately 867 employee accounts compromised to date.   As part of the threat r


Threat actors deliver malware via ‘YouTube video game cracks’

Proofpoint, a leader in people-centric cybersecurity, has identified multiple YouTube channels distributing malware by promoting cracked and pirated video games and related content. The activity likely targets consumer users who do not have the benefits of enterprise-grade security on their h


SITE in deal with AhnLab to set up Saudi cybersecurity JV

Saudi Information Technology Company (SITE), a Public Investment Fund (PIF) company and the national cybersecurity champion, has entered into a dual investment deal worth over SAR500 million ($133 million) with leading Korean cybersecurity company AhnLab to co-invest in the deployment and loc


e& launches ‘Wider Web’ for mobile to empower autistic users

e& has announced the launch of ‘Wider Web’ for mobile device browsers, coinciding with World Autism Awareness Day (April 2). The free-to-use browser extension caters for the needs of autistic users by offering a customisable, sensory-friendly web-browsing experience, hi


GBM appoints Bassam Rached General Manager of Technology

Gulf Business Machines (GBM), an end-to-end digital solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Bassam Rached as General Manager of Technology. In his new capacity, Rached will helm the strategic planning and implementation of technology initiatives aimed at catalysing innovation and


SAP appoints new MD for Bahrain, Iraq, Pakistan

SAP, a market leader in enterprise application software, has appointed Saquib Ahmad as Managing Director for its Bahrain, Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan operations.    With close to 25 years’ experience in the regional IT and Telecommunications indust


AUS team develops blockchain system to improve CCT market

An American University of Sharjah (AUS) research team has filed a provisional patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a blockchain system they developed to improve the carbon credits trading (CCT) market.    CCT uses a marketplace to b


Mindware opens new training centre in Dubai

Mindware, one of the leading regional IT Value-Added Distributors in Middle East and Africa, has announced the opening a new training centre, situated in Dubai Silicon Oasis.    The inception of the new centre has been driven by the company’s vision t


Transportation one of the 10 most attacked industries: study

There has been a 36% increase in the number of successful attacks on the global transportation industry in 2023 compared to 2022, says Positive Technologies, an industry leader in result-driven cybersecurity.    According to the experts, the most popular at

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