The Long-Awaited ArabNet Kuwait Conference Launches Next Week


Held under the patronage and with the presence of His Excellency, Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Homoud Al-Sabah, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, and with the sponsorship of the Kuwait National Fund (KNF), the highly-awaited first edition of ArabNet Kuwait will take place next week, on October 4-5, 2016, at Arraya Ballroom in Kuwait City. The …

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Digital shadows global study reveals UAE tops list in Middle East for most employee data leaks


97 percent of the 1,000 largest companies have suffered compromise of employee credentials, comprising email and password combinations. Dubai, UAE – Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, released its Compromised Credentials research paper which analyzed the largest 1,000 companies listed on the Forbes Global 2000. The report found that 97 percent of those companies, spanning all businesses sectors …

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Lines of Business Now Funding More than 40% of Enterprise IT Spending as Digital Transformation Sweeps Across the Middle East & Africa

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The influence of lines of business (LoBs) over enterprise IT spending in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) continues to grow, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The firm’s recently published ‘Worldwide Semiannual IT Spending Guide: Line of Business’ shows that 40.5% of the region’s total enterprise IT spending for 2015 stemmed from business functions rather …

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Digital Shadows Recognized As One Of World’s Most Innovative Cybersecurity Technologies


Company to be honored at SINET Showcase in Washington, D.C., Nov. 2-3, 2016 Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, has been named one of the world’s most innovative cybersecurity technologies of 2016 in the annual SINET 16 awards. Each year SINET, an organization focused on advancing cybersecurity innovation through public-private collaboration, looks at the most innovative early stage …

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Tunisian digital revolution opens up education


By – SciDev.Net – Imogen Mathers Around the world, universities face myriad challenges: how to educate as many students as possible, while keeping the quality of teaching and research high, and responding to the pressures of globalisation and privatisation. Tunisia has met some of these challenges by embracing the power of digital technology to support students, explains digital education specialist …

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RTA adopts 15 innovative ideas to enhance energy, green economy initiatives


The Roads and Transport Authority – Nashwan Atta’ee: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has adopted 15 innovative ideas during the Innovation Lab organized by the Strategy & Corporate Governance Sector in the Dubai Tram Depot at Al Sufouh. The session focused on improving RTA’s energy and green economy initiatives, which are of paramount importance to RTA’s long-term plans. RTA …

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74% of people in the UAE have a connection to at least one business in a foreign country through Facebook


New Facebook tools launched to help MENA Businesses expand across borders. Dubai, UAE – Facebook announced today the launch of new solutions on the platform to help businesses expand across the globe. As technology brings the world closer, it can also help businesses grow by connecting them with people around the world; as such Facebook is releasing new solutions to …

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ReduStim unveiling its newest technologies at the SPATEC Middle East


ReduStim – French company, with more than 15 international years’ experience offers new solutions for well-being for health and wellness field. ReduStim confirms the importance of the Gulf Region and unveils its latest technologies on SPATEC Middle East, the prestigious event organized by Questex-McLean Events in Abu Dhabi from the 20th to the 23rd of September 2016. Mr Imad Khalfi, …

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Cisco to sponsor 8th e-Crime Congress in Abu Dhabi


Cisco to address the growing threat of ransomware which nets hackers nearly $34 million annually. Dubai, UAE – Cisco announced its participation in the 8th e-Crime Congress Abu Dhabi 2016 which will highlight latest trends, techniques and regulations in electronic data protection, cyber security, fraud and privacy. To be held on September 21, 2016 the event will also address another …

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Genetec to showcase next generation intelligent security solutions at ‘Smarter Dubai Forum 2016’


Leading IP security solutions manufacturer to share its ‘Citywise’ initiative and discuss its commitment to the growing need for ‘Cybersecurity’ in the region. Genetec Inc. (Genetec), a leading provider of open-architecture, unified IP security solutions, will attend the ‘Smarter Dubai Forum for Safety and Security’ next week to share its expertise in helping cities plan and adopt next generation intelligent …

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