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Help AG Upgraded to F5 Gold Partner in Saudi Arabia

Help AG Upgraded to F5 Gold Partner in Saudi Arabia

Enhanced relationship will significantly benefit region’s cloud-driven digital transformation projects and cybersecurity readiness; Help AG to deliver F5’s full range of products and support services RIYADH, Saudi Arabia. 17 August 2021— Help AG has been upgraded to F5 Gold Partner status, enabling it to significantly expand its value-added distribution reach in the Kingdom of Saudi

Cybercriminals Manipulate Reality via Integrity and Destructive Attacks, VMware Report Finds

PALO ALTO, Calif. – August 10, 2021 – VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) has released its seventh annual Global Incident Response Threat Report, which analyzes how attackers are manipulating reality to reshape the modern threat landscape. The report found a drastic rise in destructive attacks, where adversaries deploy advanced techniques to deliver more targeted, sophisticated attacks

56% of the biggest cybersecurity incidents over the past five years were related to web applications

Dubai, UAE. 8 August, 2021: Web application exploits are the biggest cybersecurity risk facing organizations today, according to new research by The Cyentia Institute. The conclusion forms part of a new—and first of its kind—F5 Labs-sponsored report entitled The State of the State of Application Exploits in Security Incidents. Drawing heavily on the Cyentia Research

Gartner Predicts By 2025 Cyber Attackers Will Have Weaponized Operational Technology Environments to Successfully Harm or Kill Humans

Dubai, UAE., July 26, 2021 — By 2025, cyber attackers will have weaponized operational technology (OT) environments to successfully harm or kill humans, according to Gartner, Inc. Attacks on OT – hardware and software that monitors or controls equipment, assets and processes – have become more common. They have also evolved from immediate process disruption

Understanding REvil: The Ransomware Gang Behind the Kaseya Attack

Executive Summary REvil has emerged as one of the world’s most notorious ransomware operators. In just the past month, it extracted an $11 million payment from the world’s largest meatpacking company, demanded $5 million from a Brazilian medical diagnostics company and launched a large-scale attack on dozens, perhaps hundreds, of companies that use IT management

Cybersecurity market generated 2x bigger revenue than TikTok in 2020, Q1

Data analyzed by the Atlas VPN research team revealed that the total cybersecurity revenue hit 10.4 billion US dollars during the first quarter of 2020. The number is twice as big as what TikTok, a hyper-popular entertainment application, generated.   Between January and March of 2020, the online security market generated 10.4 billion dollars in revenue, while

Condo Protego Joins Secureworks Global Partner Program to Advance Middle East Cybersecurity

Markets and Markets: Middle East Cyber Security Market to Reach Record-High of USD 22 Billion by 2022 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Condo Protego, the UAE-based IT infrastructure and information management consultancy, has joined the Secureworks Global Partner Program, helping to boost the region’s USD 22 billion cybersecurity market and enhance security in the digitally connected world.

Trend Micro Finds 82% of Remote Workers in UAE Have Gained Cybersecurity Awareness During Lockdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — 9 July 2020 – Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released survey results that show how remote workers address cybersecurity. More than four fifths (82%) of remote workers in the UAE say they are more conscious of their organisation’s cybersecurity policies since lockdown began in March, but

Nearly 50% of newly added billion-dollar enterprises provide storage and cybersecurity products

Atlas VPN research team discovered that there had been a significant increase in new enterprise software firms in the last year, with cybersecurity and storage products accounting for 47% of the newly added firms.   There had been 16 newly launched billion-dollar enterprise software companies in Europe during the last year. The monetary value of these companies

Three Steps for Middle East Organizations to Enhance Cybersecurity Amid COVID-19 Coronavirus Spikes

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Amid the spike in COVID-19 coronavirus cybersecurity threats tied to remote work, Middle East organizations should follow a three-step process of education, testing, and long-term strategizing, industry experts announced today. Worldwide, organizations saw a 70 percent increase in remote work from February-April 2020 – with a concurrent rise in cyberattacks such