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23 April 2024 - Corporate News
Kaspersky introduces its new flagship product line ‘Kaspersky Next’ combining robust endpoint protection with the transparency and speed of EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response) alongside the visibility and powerful tools of XDR (Extended Detection and Response). Available in the Middle East, customers can now choose one of three product tiers tailored to their business requirements, the complexity of their IT infrastructure, and their available resources.
22 April 2024 - Corporate News
Moro Hub, a subsidiary of Digital DEWA, the digital arm of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (PJSC) and Kaspersky, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate collaboration in areas of cybersecurity. The MoU was signed by Dr. Ahmed Alketbi CISO of DEWA & Moro Hub and Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky during the Kaspersky Cyber Immunity Conference 2024.
18 April 2024 - Corporate News
Kaspersky has presented an updated operating system for thin clients that offers enhanced connectivity, higher speed of applications delivery, lower total cost of ownership, user-friendly graphical interface and quick deployment. It is the main component of the Cyber Immune solution for building thin client infrastructure in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, finance, education and manufacturing. Kaspersky Thin Client 2.0 is available in the Middle East through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SCOPE Middle East.
04 March 2024 - Corporate News
Kaspersky today announced receiving their Regional Headquarters License (RHQ) in Saudi Arabia from the Kingdom’s Ministry of Investment. This license reflects Kaspersky’s commitment towards elevating the cybersecurity competitiveness within economic sectors of Saudi Arabia and is a step forward in strengthening the company’s footprint in the Kingdom.
04 March 2024 - Corporate News
A recent Kaspersky study has revealed that more than 50% of companies have implemented Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) in their businesses’ infrastructures. Additionally, 33% are planning to adopt these interconnected technologies within two years. In the Middle East, Turkiye and Africa (META) region 55% of respondents have implemented AI and 34% are planning to do so, while IoT are used in 44% of organizations with 45% planning to use them. Business owners must ensure they have the right caliber of cybersecurity solutions to secure them, experts recommend.
26 February 2024 - Corporate News
According to the findings from recent Kaspersky study revealed at Cyber Security Weekend, 41% of companies worldwide are facing a shortfall of qualified cybersecurity professionals. This problem is even more sensitive for the Middle East, Turkiye, Africa (META) region, with 43% of companies understaffed. Most understaffing can be found among Malware analysts and Information security researchers.
22 February 2024 - Corporate News
At the Cyber Security Weekend – META, Kaspersky released new data on mobile cyberthreat dynamics in countries of the Middle East, Turkiye, Africa (META) region. As users increasingly rely on their mobile devices to share personal data and connect to corporate networks, the number of mobile threat detects in the META region increased by 22% in 2023 compared to 2022. Specifically, for the Middle East the increase in mobile threats amounted to 40%, for Turkiye - as much as 120%, and for Africa – 10%. The number of mobile threats detected in the United Arab Emirates increased by 74% in 2023 compared to 2022. All these threats were blocked by Kaspersky mobile solutions.
21 February 2024 - Corporate News
Internet of Things (IoT) devices include wearables, smart home appliances, smart city systems, self-driving cars, automated retail checkouts, and other smart devices for home and business use. Cybercriminals infect smart devices to conduct attacks or as a proxy for other types of malicious actions. In 2023 IoT devices in the Middle East, Turkiye and Africa region were responsible for over 8 million outgoing attacks that were spotted on Kaspersky honeypots . To make smart devices around the world more protected, Kaspersky at its Cyber Security Weekend – META event announced plans for signing a strategic partnership agreement with Favoriot, a regional innovator in IoT platforms.
20 February 2024 - Corporate News
An in-depth research by Kaspersky experts shows a surge in the number of targeted ransomware groups globally by 30% from 2022 to 2023. In parallel to this increase, the number of victims of targeted ransomware attacks spiked by 70% within the same time period. These insights were shared at Kaspersky’s ninth annual Cyber Security Weekend – META, which took place in Kuala Lumpur.
19 February 2024 - Corporate News
Kaspersky experts discussed the evolution of the cyberthreat landscape in the region during its 9th annual Cyber Security Weekend – META 2024, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The focal point of the discussions was the security of emerging technology trends such as AI, that are influencing the scale of modern threats. In parallel, threats targeting industrial control systems within critical infrastructure, in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia were also discussed. Kaspersky's Cyber Immunity approach took center stage as a way to create solutions that are virtually impossible to compromise and that minimize the number of potential vulnerabilities.
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