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How to Protect Your Company from Cyber attacks

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Mon, Mar 19, 2018 @ 10:01 AM

Ever since computers have been networked together, unauthorized access has been a concern. From the first viruses to modern-day cryptocurrency hacks, users have always needed to fend off cyber attacks. As computers have become a larger part of life and business, that concern has only grown, and rightly so. Major vulnerabilities are revealed with alarming frequency. Security holes like Meltdown and Spectre appear as if from nowhere, infecting huge numbers of systems and requiring immediate patches to close major vulnerabilities. Heartbleed undermined the security of OpenSSL, perhaps the largest secure communications protocol in the world. Critical Middle Eastern infrastructure was disrupted with the TRITON malware in December 2017, and 56% of the companies in the growing MENA market reported losing more than $500,

000 in cyber-attacks, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ 2016 report.

 

No business is immune from these kind of system vulnerabilities and attackers. As cyber crime become more sophisticated, how can you protect yourself—and your company—from cyber-attacks? The key is constant vigilance and appropriate security layers.

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Topics: cyber security middle east

Think you’re safe from a cyber attack? A security gap analysis may tell you otherwise

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Mon, Dec 11, 2017 @ 02:54 PM

You might think that your network is safe from attack. You might have even weathered the storm against ransomware or a DDOS a

ttack. But have you tried your luck against a determined, sophisticated attacker? A security gap analysis can help you find gaps in your network that attackers will capitalize upon, securing your netw

ork against penetration and exploitation. Whether you work with a third party to conduct the security gap analysis or run it on your own, you’ll follow the same basic steps.

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Topics: it security, cyber security, cyber security middle east

The benefits of SIEM as a Service in the Middle East

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Tue, Oct 10, 2017 @ 09:55 AM

SIEM stands for Security Information and Event Management. It’s a complex web of technologies and software tools that provide real-time monitoring and reporting of large scale IT infrastructure. By hosting a centralized viewpoint for security event management, log collection and infrastructure alerts, IT teams and cyber security professionals can keep tabs on networks of any size.

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Topics: cyber security, cyber security middle east, network security, network security middle east, it security, it security middle east, it security companies, security as a service

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