ICT

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

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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

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

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

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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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IDC Expands ‘IT Forum 2016’ for Tour of Middle East as Digital Transformation Takes Center Stage

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International Data Corporation (IDC) today announced that the 2016 edition of its popular annual IT Forum roadshow will be expanded to include nine stops as it traverses the Middle East over the next three months. More than 1,000 IT professionals attended the five events held last year, and the global ICT research and advisory services firm is expecting that figure …

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DEWA first government organisation in Dubai to establish a 24/7 Cyber Defence Centre

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is the first government organisation in Dubai to establish a 24/7 cyber defence centre, in adherence with the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest city in the world. DEWA’s cyber defence centre was established …

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Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry launches its ‘Business Intelligence System’

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Supporting its smart organizational structure… Sharjah – Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) launched its ‘Business Intelligence System’ – a smart scheme that aims at fully boosting the chamber’s digital transformation process for all its transactions and inquiries, in a move to exploit digital and technical technologies providing cutting-edge support to administration decisions and corporate reports’ preparations within inspiring …

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Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed takes Vision 2030 to Silicon Valley

Mohammed Bin Salman

JEDDAH: Two weeks ago, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman approved one of the main pillars of Saudi Vision 2030 — the National Transformation Program 2020. A number of ministers outlined initiatives, plans and goals enshrined in the vision aimed at overhauling the Saudi economy. The visit of Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to the United States …

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Gartner Says By 2020, a Corporate “No-Cloud” Policy Will Be as Rare as a “No-Internet” Policy Is Today

Jeffrey Mann

Hybrid Will Be the Most Common Use of the Cloud. By 2020, a corporate “no-cloud” policy will be as rare as a “no-internet” policy is today, according to Gartner, Inc. Cloud-first, and even cloud-only, is replacing the defensive no-cloud stance that dominated many large providers in recent years. Today, most provider technology innovation is cloud-centric, with the stated intent of …

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Cisco Predicts Middle East & Africa to have Highest Growth in IP Traffic Worldwide

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The MEA region will see a 6-fold growth in IP traffic – the highest growth rate in the world (CAGR of 41%) from 2015-2020 Internet traffic in the MEA region in 2020 will be equivalent to 527x the volume of the entire Internet in the region in 2005 Mobile data traffic in the MEA region will grow 15-fold from 2015 …

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