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COVID-19, Changing the game of IT Security

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Mon, May 04, 2020 @ 12:51 PM

The majority of IT security is traditionally focused on securing the corporate network
at the perimeter and the core. The new reality of working remotely due to COVID-19
means the game has changed. Hackers are less interested in bypassing corporate
firewalls now they know they can attack the endpoints much more easily and gain
access that way. In addition, now that all the users are outside of the network,
disrupting a company’s ability to work is as simple as filling up all their available
bandwidth at the data center.

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

Gartner Report: Leading Through COVID-19: CIOs’ Short- and Long-term Actions

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Wed, Apr 22, 2020 @ 03:27 PM

According to Gartner, “COVID-19 has disrupted operations and will have prolonged impacts on continuity of operations, modes of working and growth patterns. CIOs need to respond to the crisis with both short- and long-term actions to increase resilience against future disruptions, and prepare for rebound and growth.”

 

As businesses in the Middle East adjust to the new realities of operating during the COVID 19 pandemic, BIOS is committed to providing thought leadership information and solutions that can help our customers navigate these uncertain and difficult times.

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Topics: Cloud Provider UAE, it security, it security companies, cloud and managed service provider, cloud hosting, combating COVID-19

Your First Vulnerability Scan – Three Things you Need to Know

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Sun, Jan 20, 2019 @ 11:45 AM

Congratulations! Simply by contemplating a vulnerability scan, your organization is more prepared than a majority of organizations. A recent study by Tenable shows that only 48% of companies perform any kind of regular vulnerability scan whatsoever – and only 5% conduct rigorous practices. If you want to become part of that 5%, however, you have to do more than consider a vulnerability scanning program – you have to commit.
Here’s what you need to know:

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Topics: it security, cyber security middle east, it security middle east, security analysis', bios secured

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

10 Ways To Ensure Your Data Security in 2017

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Sun, Jan 08, 2017 @ 10:47 AM

Information security handles the protection of digital privacy of critical data of businesses, organizations, and individuals. It includes various preventive methods for restricting unauthorized access to databases, systems, machines, and networks.

Security measures include but are not restricted to data backups, encryption, DLP planning, digital rights management, and more. This article discusses ten things that you need to be doing in 2017 to ensure your data is secure.

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Topics: online backup dubai, IT Back Up, online disaster recovery uae, draas uae, it security, baas, data protection

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