A quarter of UAE users think passwords no value to criminals: survey


By  Stephen McBride Published  April 22, 2015 Almost one quarter of UAE Internet users assume their passwords are of no value to cyber criminals, according to a survey conducted by Russia-based cyber security company Kaspersky Lab and B2B International. Kaspersky Lab insisted, however, that passwords “are the keys to… personal data, private lives, and even…

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Apple takes more than 1m US pre-orders for Watch, says estimate


By  Tom Paye Published  April 14, 2015 Apple has taken more than 1m pre-orders in the United States for its highly anticipated wearable device, according to an estimate from Slice Intelligence. Slice Intelligence gleans data from an opt-in service that allows it to glean information from receipts in users’ e-mail inboxes. The company said that,

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Avaya talks change at tech forum


By  David Ndichu Published  April 29, 2015 Avaya brought the message of change to its Avaya Technology Forum (ATF) with hundreds of partners and customers meeting in Dubai at the end of March this year. According to Nidal Abou-Ltaif, president for growth markets for Avaya, the company itself as an entity is going through immense

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Cisco highlights new malware protection capabilities at GISEC


By  David Ndichu Published  April 26, 2015 Cisco has unveiled a host of new capabilities and services that offer security professionals enhanced intelligence and analysis on potential compromises and solutions to protect against, respond to and recover from attacks. Cisco announces the addition of AMP Threat Grid to the Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) portfolio,

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