October 5, 2022
How 5G and IoT are fueling Smart Cities
The Middle East is home to numerous smart cities that are trailblazers for innovation and technological advancement. Our contemporary cities are on the cusp of a radical transformation. An estimated 6.4 billion people will be living in smart cities by 2050, and by 2030, the market value of these modern cities is predicted to reach approximately $7 billion. This expansion is caused by both population migration and the dynamic and rapid changes in technology, such as the transition to 5G
September 20, 2022
Understanding and Preventing the Log4j Exploit and Botnets
Of all the security issues that have appeared over the last few years, none has had the impact of the Log4j exploit. Also called the Log4Shell, it was reported to the developers, the Apache Software Foundation, on 24 November, 2021, by the Chinese tech giant Alibaba and it took two weeks to develop and release a fix. The existence of the Log4j exploit was first publicly published in a tweet by Chen Zhaojun, a cyber security researcher with the Alibaba Cloud Security team on December 9, 2021
September 13, 2022
Aruba leads the way on Wi-Fi 6E Standard Power!
The Wi-Fi Alliance and the Wireless Innovation Forum (WInnForum) have been the two leading industry organizations to take up that work, with ongoing liaison exchanges to coordinate their efforts. The Aruba/Federated AFC demonstration with CITC was the first time that a number of the work products of these organizations had been publicly tested. Members of Aruba’s CTO team have invested countless hours in these industry efforts, and we have been honored to lead/co-lead a number of them. It is very satisfying to witness the fruit of those efforts as they were demonstrated in Riyadh.
September 12, 2022
TikShock: Don’t get caught out by these 5 TikTok scams
Cybercriminals are very creative and always follow trends closely, even predicting change before the masses in order to maximize the outcome of their techniques. Not too many years ago, there were only a few platforms to use to target new victims while leaving little evidence and unlikely to face any repercussions. The dark web became a place to buy and sell contraband, but the numbers didn’t ever really hit the relative big time with the audiences such that those taking advantage of the technology could actually achieve their wildest dreams.
September 7, 2022
Four reasons to implement an XDR solution today
Getting in front of a threat by adopting a prevention-first strategy for early detection will allow organizations to stop disruptive attacks before they can cause damage. Preventing attacks from being successful is not just possible, it is much more cost-effective than remediation after the fact — you just need the right tools. To stay ahead of today’s advanced threats, organizations are adopting Extended Detection and Response solutions powered by Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning that allow them not only automate detection and remediation of cyberattacks at scale
August 30, 2022
Choosing a surveillance system provider: 4 things to consider
As more businesses in the UAE turn to intelligent video surveillance systems to unlock a host of benefits, it may be time for you to do the same. As with most important decision, you have to weigh up the different options available to you and make sure you understand the consequences. On the one hand, an end-to-end solution is simpler than a multi-vendor system and an excellent all-rounder. In the past a Multi-vendor solution offered more flexability and features but was extremely difficult to roll out successfully.
August 25, 2022
An in-depth look at Metaverse, AI, and Blockchain by Massimo Chiriatti
For years, science fiction has been anticipating certain trends in the real world, and the Metaverse is no exception. The Metaverse combines immersive virtual reality with the narrative and participatory strategies of video games. And recent investments in AR and VR technologies have been fundamental to the development of this virtual world.The Metaverse will soon provide businesses as well as consumers with a 360-degree, three-dimensional, fully immersive and interactive space.
August 17, 2022
EdTech business transformation and trends to watch for in 2022 and beyond
As education becomes more individualized, students will expect technology to be tailored to their specific needs. This trend is already apparent in the popularity of adaptive learning software and interactive education displays. In addition, there is an increasing focus on using data to drive instructional decision-making. As education becomes more data-driven, educators will need technology that can collect and analyse student data.
August 15, 2022
Digital transformation during and beyond Covid-19
While many statistics focus on job losses during what has certainly been a challenging economic time, the other side of the coin reveals that we have gained numerous new remote workers as a result of the pandemic — and almost two-thirds of those working from home during COVID-19 want to keep it that way. Remote work seems to be here to stay, and digital transformation will continue to facilitate it.
August 8, 2022
How more than 1000 IT leaders use APIs, integration and microservices
The keys to making digital transformation possible are APIs, integration and microservices. But managing all these connections is no trivial task. The latest research from Vanson Bourne (a survey of over 1150 global IT executives) revealed that APIs are used extensively across a wide variety of projects in organizations, especially those focusing on digital transformation (98%), innovation (97%), and modernization (97%).