Tag Archives: ICT

Experts review World Summit on Information Society achievements and emerging ICT issues

Organized by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the meeting brings together African policy makers, ICT experts, and representatives of regional and international organizations, telecommunications operators, private sector, civil society, academic and research institutions Over 32 countries have assembled in Addis Ababa for the annual Africa review and follow up of the progress in achieving the World Summit on Information …

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“Cyber security should not be an afterthought for an organisation, it should be at the heart of the thought itself” – Osman Sultan

du’s third cyber security conference, sponsored by partner-sponsor Huawei, and presenting sponsors Cisco, HP, IBM, Oracle, Nokia, and others, welcomed 12 regional and international speakers to discuss the global importance of cyber security and its relevance in the UAE. Dubai, UAE – du’s highly anticipated Cyber Security Conference, which was held at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai on October 9, 2016, …

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Oracle delivers ultimate cloud experience at GITEX 2016

More than 100 Interactive Demos; Digital Business Tours and Digital Business Presentations across SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and DbaaS. Oracle will showcase a host of industry-first innovations across the world’s most complete, open and integrated cloud suite as it prepares to welcome thousands of customers and partners from around the world to GITEX Technology Week. With solutions for every layer of …

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

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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RSA Research: 75% of Organizations are at Significant Risk of Cyber Incidents

Detrimental Reliance on Perimeter Defense is Thwarting Growth in Incident Response. STORY HIGHLIGHTS For the second straight year, 75% of survey respondents have a significant cybersecurity risk exposure Half of those surveyed assess their incident response capabilities as either “ad hoc” or “nonexistent” Government and Energy ranked lowest among industries in cyber preparedness Americas continue to rank themselves behind both …

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Cyberattacks On The Rise Across the GCC Region

FireEye’s latest Advanced Threat Report shows the government, energy and finance sectors subjected to the most attacks. FireEye, Inc., the leader in stopping today’s advanced cyberattacks, recently revealed key insights on the state of cyber attacks across the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region, particularly in the countries of the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council). In recent years, the GCC …

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Abu-Ghazaleh: Lebanon Must Embrace Technology

Beirut – HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), highlighted the role of technology in building Lebanon which will lead to its prosperity and sustainable development. Speaking at a seminar held by Notre Dame University- Louaize (NDU) in Lebanon under the theme ‘Building the Structure of Lebanon: A Dream or Reality,’ Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh said, “Rapid developments in …

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DarkMatter CEO, Faisal Al Bannai forecasts that future success of nations will be based on cyber security resilience

Faisal Al Bannai is a featured speaker at the prestigious .GOV Awards in Dubai. Abu Dhabi and Dubai – DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, will be addressing the requirement to add resilience to digital infrastructure in order for Dubai to achieve the ambition of becoming the smartest city in the world by 2017. During his …

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