Cybercriminals narrow their focus on SMBs according to a mid-year Cyberthreats Report by Acronis

Cybercriminals narrow their focus on SMBs according to a mid-year Cyberthreats Report by Acronis

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, (AETOSWire) – A Mid-year Cyberthreats Report 2021 by global cyber protection leader Acronis, warns that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are at particular risk based on the attack trends seen during the first six months of the year.  Released at Black Hat 2021 event, where Acronis was a Diamond sponsor, the report is an in-depth review of the cyberthreat trends the company’s experts are tracking. The report revealed that during the first half of 2021, 4 out of 5 organizations experienced a cybersecurity breach originating from a…

Abu Dhabi’s Technology Innovation Institute Appoints International Experts to Board of Advisors at Secure Systems Research Centre

Abu Dhabi’s Technology Innovation Institute Appoints International Experts to Board of Advisors at Secure Systems Research Centre

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates:  Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced the appointment of international experts in the field of systems security to the Board of Advisors of its Secure Systems Research Centre (SSRC). Secure Systems Research Centre is one of the initial seven dedicated centres at TII and is among the few global centres of its kind to bring together experts to conduct groundbreaking research in the field of secure systems. The distinguished new Board have combined…

NNTC and Smart Engines help to implement Digital User Onboarding at Oman Arab Bank

NNTC and Smart Engines help to implement Digital User Onboarding

Clients’ onboarding time reduction can save banks of the world billions of dollars; AI-driven NNTC’s iFalcon KYC Control module with Smart Engines’ ID document scanning software allows quick, safe and straightforward onboarding in under five minutes.  NNTC, a UAE-based software developer and solutions provider, today announced the successful implementation of its biometric user onboarding module with Smart Engines’s identity documents recognition technology at Oman Arab Bank (OAB), a pioneer in the local banking sector. NNTC’s AI-powered module, iFalcon KYC Control, facilitates swift, frictionless and secure digital customer onboarding. Any Omani…

IEC Telecom and Thuraya revealed Orion Edge Virtual to digitalise all vessel types

آي إي سي تيليكوم والثريا تكشفان الستار عن حل “أورايون إيدج فيرتشوال”

15 December 2020, Dubai: IEC Telecom and Thuraya introduced Orion Edge V (“V” for virtual), a state-of-the-art satcom system which offers an affordable VSAT-like experience over compact hardware. Digitalisation, previously reserved for large vessels, is now available for smaller crafts. At a time when some 60% of Middle Eastern companies report that they are now actively investing in digital technologies, digitalised vessels have a competitive advantage when it comes to adapting to challenges and optimising business opportunities. The United Arab Emirates is one of the top 20 most digitally advanced…

NNTC Brings Together Experts to Discuss Occupational Health and Safety in Industry 4.0

تجمع “إن إن تي سي” الخبراء معًا لمناقشة جوانب الصحة والسلامة

Speakers share how digital tools can enhance industrial safety, and boost business productivity and profitability NNTC, a UAE-based software developer and solutions provider, in collaboration with IT company NGN International and networking platform Digital Leader, recently held an online meet-up to discuss ‘Occupational Health and Safety in Industry 4.0’. Experts attending the virtual event shared how high-profile businesses create and ensure a safe working environment for their employees, as well as strategies to leverage virtual reality (VR), Internet of Things (IoT), and machine vision to tackle the challenges impeding a…

HITB+CyberWeek ready to take centre stage and accelerate a cyber smart world

The largest cyber security event in the Middle East is back in a virtual format this year bringing the world’s leading thinkers and cyber security experts together for a week-long event from 15-19 November Abu Dhabi, 22 October, 2020 – Hack In The Box (HITB), the must-attend conference renowned internationally for its cutting-edge technical talks and trainings in computer security, is back and has returned fully virtual this time around. Now in its second edition, HITB+CyberWeek will once again host the main HITB Security Conference and provide a unique platform…

Dubai ElectronicSecurity Center Announces Official Website Launch

Dubai, UAE: Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) has launched its official website with modern specifications to allow visitors to browse for useful information about its services. The launch of the website is part of the Center’s effort to enhance and develop its services for all relevant authorities, and to provide guidelines to build awareness and learn the necessary skills to manage cyber security risks in public and private sectors, and individuals in the Emirate of Dubai. His Excellency Yousef Hamad Al Shaibani, Director General of Dubai Electronic Security Center, said:…

Sharjah elucidates benefits of govt stimulus package for Covid-19 affected businesses

Sharjah elucidates benefits of govt stimulus

Chinese businesses learn how they can best access these incentives at webinar organised by the Sharjah FDI Office Sharjah Government’s financial stimulus packages for businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic has been hailed as one of the most strategically planned and optimally released by business circles across the UAE. The Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah), an affiliate of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), organised a webinar on Monday (7th September), titled ‘Understanding the Government’s Stimulus Plan and Incentives for Businesses’, in association with the Chinese Business Council…

‘Sharjah Child Friendly City’ Executive Committee calls for greater support to children and families in quarantine

Recommendations made at virtual meeting organised by Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO) The meeting showcased institutional efforts to support the most affected families and called for a survey to identify basic needs and key challenges Sharjah, May 6, 2020 The Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO) recently hosted a meeting of the Executive Committee of the ‘Sharjah Child Friendly City’ project, to discuss children’s rights to emotional, health and education support in the wake of the new coronavirus pandemic. The meeting explored how institutional efforts and initiatives in the emirate are…

Finance professionals in the Middle East must be aware of cyber security risks, as this continues to increase in the region

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 June 2019 (AETOSWire) — Not a day goes by without a breaking news story about data breaches or personal data theft from large organisations. Cyber-crime is one of the biggest risks to businesses to date and globally its estimated costs will reach $6trillion by 2021. ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has teamed up with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, Macquarie University and Optus to launch the report Cyber and the CFO. The global survey, which features views from almost 1600 ACCA and CA…