September 29, 2022
LG ProBeam: New projector for the start of the school
One of the most crucial aspects for teachers is how they convey knowledge and information to their students. Teachers require the resources and assistance that will enable them to communicate with students successfully and in a straightforward manner. One of these essential instruments is the classroom projector, on which LG Electronics (LG) focuses. The LG ProBeam projector removes any quality barriers that can prevent students from responding to what is being shown on the screen.
August 31, 2022
AASTS welcomes its seventh batch of students
The seventh batch of students has arrived at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport Sharjah (AASTS). The newly appointed Director of AASTS interacted with the new batch of students on the first day of the 2022-2023 academic year and encouraged them to begin their careers in the maritime industry with a proactive and optimistic attitude.
August 24, 2022
MBZUAI welcomes 127 students from over 25 countries
Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) welcomed 127 new students for the fall 2022 semester. MBZUAI is ranked 30 in the world in its areas of focus — artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, and natural language processing — putting it ahead of renowned research universities such as the University of Michigan, Georgia Tech, and the University of Toronto in North America, as well as Imperial College London, EPFL, and the Max Planck Society in Europe.
August 23, 2022
Back-to-school laptops by Acer fit students’ needs
Back-to-School time is approaching, and students, parents, and teachers are preparing for the upcoming school year and adapting to the ever-changing learning environment. Many schools and universities have shifted to a more flexible educational experience since the pandemic, making back-to-school shopping more difficult than it used to be. Laptops have become an essential part of the learning experience, but with so many options, selecting the right one can be difficult.
August 22, 2022
‘Second cohort of MBZUAI’s Executive Program has prepared national AI leaders’
The program serves as a springboard for participants to improve their AI skills and knowledge. Participants were required to complete 12 weeks of rigorous coursework, lectures, and collaborative project work. The program covered essential topics such as AI's past, present, and future; AI, machine learning, and the economy; lingual cognition and intelligence; visual cognition and intelligence; AI ethics and policymaking; and the future of robotics.
August 18, 2022
It’s back to school time, but are students prepared for cyberattacks?
Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., a global provider of cybersecurity solutions, reminds students that the start of the school year is always a high priority for cybercriminals. Students spend a lot of time connected to the internet whether they are studying alone, taking online or face-to-face classes, and as a result, they are highly vulnerable to cyber threats such as bank fraud, credentials theft, ID theft, or social media account takeover.
August 10, 2022
Education sector experiences highest volume of attacks every month
Check Point Research (CPR) recently released its Cyber Attack Trends: 2022 Mid-Year Report, which stated that, similar to the top industry ranking in 2021, the first half of 2022 shows significant increases in attacks across all sectors.
Education and research remains the most targeted industry, with an average of 2,297 attacks against organizations per week in the first half of 2022, a 44 percent increase over the first half of 2021.
July 13, 2022
Ransomware attacks on education institutions increase, survey shows
The findings show that educational institutions - both higher and lower education - are increasingly being targeted by ransomware, with 60% experiencing attacks in 2021 compared to 44% in 2020. Education institutions had the highest data encryption rate (73%) also with longest recovery time, with 7% taking at least three months to recover - nearly double the average time for other sectors (4%).
July 7, 2022
Saudi educational institutions to modernize their IT infrastructure with Nutanix
The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform is a hyperconverged infrastructure solution that natively combines compute, virtualization, and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with deep machine intelligence. With a simple scale-out architecture that allows educational institutions to start with small deployments and grow incrementally into very large installations, Nutanix delivers cost savings and predictable scalability for even the most intensive workloads.
June 24, 2022
New esports zone launched at GEMS FirstPoint School
Matthew Tompkins, Principal/CEO of GEMS FirstPoint School, said: “At GEMS FirstPoint School, we are delighted to be partnering with Lenovo on this project, as we are acutely aware of the increasing industry demand for students with gamification skills and experience. The introduction of this state-of-the-art ‘Games Laboratory’ coincides with, and enhances, our courses that promote the development of gamification skills.