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Cisco Encourages Female Students to Pursue Careers in Technology through its Girls Power Tech Program

Cisco Encourages Female Students to Pursue Careers in Technology through its Girls Power Tech Program
• Global mentoring initiative’s latest edition sees increased participation from girls; introduces them to a world of possibilities a career in technology can offer • UAE’s youngest inventor and winner of the UAE Robot Olympics shares her inspiring personal story with aspiring students • Prominent Emirati role model and social media influencer highlights the dangers of cyberbullying, shares trips for prevention
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Sophos Introduces Phish Threat Attack Simulator with Analytics and Training to Help IT Organizations Combat Low Security Awareness Among End-Users

Sophos Introduces Phish Threat Attack Simulator with Analytics and Training to Help IT Organizations Combat Low Security Awareness Among End-Users
Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today launched Sophos Phish Threat, an advanced phishing attack simulator and training solution that is fully integrated with the company’s cloud-based security management platform, Sophos Central. With centralized management and automated campaign analysis, Phish Threat dramatically reduces the time and resources required to affect real change in employee behavior when faced with sophisticated and rapidly evolving cybercrime techniques.
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Sophos Announces Special Partner Initiatives Focused On SMB in the Middle East

Sophos Announces Special Partner Initiatives Focused On SMB in the Middle East
With limited capability to manage the growing complexity and sophistication of IT security, SMBs in the region are especially vulnerable.
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Windows Shopping: 7 Threats To Look Out For This Holiday Season

Windows Shopping: 7 Threats To Look Out For This Holiday Season
Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas. There’s a lot of shopping to be done between now and the end of 2016. As throngs of discerning shoppers flock to the high street and online shopping carts are filled to the brim, cybercriminals are busy preparing their wares to take advantage of the high sales period. With this in mind, we decided to outline some of the biggest threats facing both retailers and consumers in the upcoming holiday season: 1. DDoS attacks - With the Mirai botnet demonstrating its ability to launch high-volume denial of service (DDoS) attacks, some might deem the busy sales period as an opportune moment to showcase their capability or cause widespread disruption by targeting retailers. Allied to this is the threat of DDoS extortion, as attackers may use the threat of disabling retail operations during the busiest period ...
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Why Are Businesses Shifting to Managed Services for Their IT Needs?

Why Are Businesses Shifting to Managed Services for Their IT Needs?
Look around any industry today and we see a huge change in the way they run their business. From large enterprises, to governments, to small and medium businesses, organizations are moving deeper into the digital era where technology is making an impact on the way they are changing their processes and systems for growth and expansion.
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Mimecast Hosted a Human Firewall Event at GITEX 2016

Mimecast Hosted a Human Firewall Event at GITEX 2016
Dubai, UAE – October 20, 2016 – As part of its GITEX Technology Week 2016 plans, Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, held a Human Firewall breakfast event on October 19 at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 8am to 11am. The event targeted organizations with email users covering the latest threat trends, how users can prepare their email defences and the newest solutions available to prevent these attack. Speaking on the necessity of educating people on the importance of email security, Brandon Bekker, Managing Director at Mimecast MEA said, “91% of cyber-attacks start with an email. Companies are being attacked by malicious cyber criminals with more frequency and sophistication than ever before. The threat of spear-phishing, whaling and socially-engineered email attacks is real and could happen to any company and hence making people aware of ...
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Cisco to address Cybersecurity as Keystone for Digital Transformation at GITEX 2016

Cisco to address Cybersecurity as Keystone for Digital Transformation at GITEX 2016
Dubai, UAE, October 12, 2016: Cisco announced its participation in the 36th edition of GITEX Technology Week 2016, to be held at Dubai World Trade Centre from October 16 – 20, 2016. Cisco will showcase ‘Threat–centric Security’, which includes threat detection, defense and secure remote access. The global technology leader will use the GITEX platform to show how it delivers advanced threat protection across the entire attack continuum – before, during, and after an attack. “Ever-expanding connectivity, digitization and the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming our world, creating new business models through greater speed, efficiency, and agility. Security is foundational to seizing these emerging opportunities. Security must be everywhere – embedded into the heart of the intelligent network infrastructure from the service provider, throughout the extended enterprise network, and across supply chains. Security needs to be as pervasive as ...
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Sophos to focus on ‘synchronized security’ strategy at GITEX 2016

Sophos to focus on 'synchronized security' strategy at GITEX 2016
Experience Sophos’ latest product innovations, including Sophos Intercept X
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Buy or Build? Beware of these “Invisible” Costs of in-house Data Centres

Buy or Build? Beware of these “Invisible” Costs of in-house Data Centres
In today’s business environment within the large, medium and small enterprises there is an unprecedented growth of data. Coupled with increasing use of web services, mobile applications and the Internet of Things, businesses must create and manage an IT infrastructure that will tackle their computing, networking and storage capabilities to match their current and future requirements. This increases the need for additional storage and server infrastructure and in turn the need for more efficient data centres.
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Sophos Launches Next Generation of Anti-Exploit and Anti-Ransomware Technology With Sophos Intercept X

Sophos Launches Next Generation of Anti-Exploit and Anti-Ransomware Technology With Sophos Intercept X
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced Sophos Intercept X, a next-generation endpoint security product that stops zero-day malware, unknown exploit variants and stealth attacks, and includes an advanced anti-ransomware feature that can detect previously unknown ransomware within seconds. Sophos Intercept X installs alongside existing endpoint security software from any vendor, immediately boosting endpoint protection by stopping malicious code before it executes.
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