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Press Releases from OAK Consulting FZC (51 total)

FarEye launches its Delivery Experience Suite – ‘Delight’

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 5, 2018: FarEye, a leading global digital logistics platform today announced the launch of its Delivery Experience Suite – ‘Delight’ that helps businesses increase their Delivery Happiness Score – the ultimate measure of customer success. It enables businesses to provide a seamless and personalized experience to the customers. FarEye is a leader in B2C logistics technology and is widely used by global giants like Walmart, DHL,

FarEye expands its footprint in the European market with the launch of its regio …

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 24, 2018: FarEye, a leading global digital logistics platform, today announced the opening of its first European office in the heart of London with an aim to expand its business foothold in the region and to serve its customers directly. With a total of 6 corporate offices in India, Dubai and Singapore, FarEye currently serves customers in over 20 countries. FarEye has revolutionized the logistics

Digital Shadows announces its Digital Risk Management Technology Ecosystem

Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2017 – Digital Shadows, the industry leader in digital risk management, today announced the launch of its Digital Risk Management Technology Ecosystem. Formed from almost a dozen technology companies, with more expected to join in the coming months, they all share a vision for how security analytics and security information and event management (SIEM), product orchestration and automation, risk & compliance, intelligence and network enforcement, must

Ring partners with Al Jammaz to provide smart home security for Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – October 18, 2017: Ring, the leader in smart home security recently announced a partnership agreement with Al Jammaz Distribution, the leading Saudi based Value-Added Distributor, which distributes advanced technology products, solutions and services. This partnership will help Ring foray and expand its reach across the Saudi market offering customers Ring’s innovative home security products and solutions. “Ring believes in keeping homes and communities safe rather than

Ring and Arab Business Machine Sign New Partnership for Middle East & North Afri …

Dubai, UAE – September 27, 2017: Ring, the leader in home security, today announced that it has signed a value-added distribution (VAD) agreement with Arab Business Machine Middle East (ABM) for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). As per the agreement, ABM will promote and distribute Ring’s innovative home security products and solutions and offer value-added services through its extensive channel partner network. Ring is expanding its global

Digital Shadows raises $26m to expand its market leading Digital Risk Management …

Dubai, UAE, September, 24, 2017 – Digital Shadows, the industry leader in digital risk management, today announced it has raised $26m in a Series C funding round to expand the capabilities of its market leading SearchLightTM digital risk management service and fuel global expansion. Led by Octopus Ventures, with participation from World Innovation Lab, Industry Ventures and all of Digital Shadows’ existing investors, the funding will support company growth and

NMC Healthcare wins ‘Brand of the Year 2017’ by Superbrands

Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017: Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced that ‘NMC Healthcare’ has won the coveted 'Brand of the Year' award at the 13th annual Superbrands tribute event, which was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City. Sixty-four leading brands from the UAE were awarded Superbrands status and the 2017 Superbrands book was unveiled at the event, also dubbed the ‘Oscars of Branding’,

64 Brands in the UAE to receive Superbrands title at Annual Tribute Event

Dubai, UAE – September 11, 2017: Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced it will host its annual tribute event to honour and recognize 64 of UAE’s strongest brands on September 17, 2017. At the event, Superbrands will also announce the highly awaited ‘Brand of the Year’ award and unveil the 13th edition of the much sought-after Superbrands book, which includes a two-page profile of each of the

Enterprise Strategy Group reports The Pressing Need for Digital Risk Management

Dubai, UAE, August 3, 2017 – Digital Shadows, the industry leader in digital risk management, today unveiled a new report called: ‘The Pressing Need for Digital Risk Management’ from top analysts at the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) looking at the growing importance and rates of adoption of Digital Risk Management in business today. The report recognizes that most CEOs and corporate boards no longer shy away from cybersecurity strategy as they

Mimecast Report: 45 Million Emails Passed by Incumbent Email Security Systems, N …

Dubai, UAE, July 27, 2017– Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced the results of its third quarterly Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA), a report of the results of tests which measure the effectiveness of incumbent email security systems. This quarter’s assessment noted a continued challenge of securing organizations from malicious attachments, dangerous files types, impersonation attacks, as well as spam – with nearly

New Mimecast Sync & Recover for Exchange and Office 365 Streamlines Recovery of …

Dubai, UAE – July 19, 2017 – Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today introduced Sync & Recover for Exchange and Office 365. As more organizations move email and its data to Office 365, they need to better protect this data against malicious or accidental loss. Sync & Recover offers unified management of compliance, archiving and data resilience. The new service also provides organizations with

Digital Shadows Announces the Industry’s Broadest Digital Risk Coverage with E …

Dubai, UAE, July 9, 2017 – Digital Shadows, the industry leader in digital risk management, today announced comprehensive enhancements of its award-winning SearchLight solution’s dark web coverage capabilities with a focus on scalable data analytics plus human led data collection and contextual interaction to best protect an organization’s business, brand, and reputation. Starting today, with continuous coverage updates added daily, Digital Shadows SearchLight™ has significantly expanded its automated dark web collection

Nexans Wins ‘Data Centre Solution Vendor’ Award at The Integrator ICT Champi …

Dubai, UAE, July 4, 2017: Nexans, the worldwide leader in cables and cabling systems, announced that it has won the ‘Data Centre Solutions Vendor of the Year’ award at the 5th Integrator ICT Champion Awards held recently in Dubai. Nexans was recognised for the inroads it has made in the Data Centre market with its product innovations that meet key operational, economic, energy saving and future growth requirements. “Nexans has

Centra Hub Wins ‘Emerging Vendor of the year’ at the ICT Champion Awards 201 …

Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2017: Centra Hub, a specialist fast growing vendor for CRM, HCM and retail solutions and part of the Focus Softnet group of companies, announced that it has won the ‘Emerging Vendor of the Year’ at the 2017 edition of the Integrator ICT Champion Awards in Dubai. Centra was recognised for the deep inroads it has made by meeting the growing demands of regional organisations for next

Digital Shadows Unveils Channel Rev Partner Program and Showcases New Partner Po …

Dubai, UAE, June, 27, 2017 – Digital Shadows, the industry leader in digital risk management, today announced the launch of its channel only partner program - Channel REV – and an associated online Partner Portal, designed to accelerate partner revenue and enhance their customers’ loyalty by offering the award-winning Digital Shadows SearchLight™ service that combines scalable data analytics with human analysts to effectively manage and reduce the digital risks of

Exploiting Data Breaches

Comment Article by Michael Marriott, Digital Shadows security expert High profile data breaches are regularly in the news and, seemingly, businesses and are losing the battle to protect their intellectual property (IP), corporate, and customer data from the threats posed by professional cybercriminals. It is no surprise that financial gain is the single biggest motivator for cyberattacks. The 2016 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report highlighted that financial gain and espionage accounted for

WannaCry might be the tip of the iceberg

Comment Article by Rick Holland, Vice President, Strategy, Digital Shadows The attack on 200,000 plus computers across more than 120 countries around the world by the WannaCry ransomware certainly got the attention of governments, media, consumers and law enforcement. But the actual impact could have been so much worse. Much ink is still being expended trying to determine who was responsible and what their motives were and many believe this might

Digital Shadows Research Reveals Password and Username Reuse is Major Threat to …

Dubai, UAE, May 28, 2017 – Digital Shadows, the industry leader in digital risk management, today unveiled research into some of the main techniques cybercriminals are using to target organizations using stolen credentials which have been reused across a variety of sites and online forums. The report “Protect Your Customer and Employee Accounts: 7 Ways To Mitigate The Growing Risks Of Account Takeovers” also outlines what measures organizations can implement

Wannacrypt Ransomware – An Action Plan to Improve your Cyber Resilience Defens …

A Blog by Steven Malone, Director of Security Product Management at Mimecast The global reach and considerable impact of the WannaCrypt (WannaCry/Wcry) ransomware is a wake-up call for organizations and governments around the world. This on-going cyber threat will continue to adapt to take advantage of weaknesses in IT systems and procedures. New variants of this malware may cause even more damage if you do not act immediately. At Mimecast our first

Digital Shadows Expands Executive Leadership to Support Rapid Growth of the Comp …

Dubai, UAE, May 8, 2017 – Digital Shadows, the industry leader in digital risk management, continues to strengthen its management team by today announcing the appointment of Dan Lowden as Chief Marketing Officer, Schwark Satyavolu joining the company’s board and Paul Kenealy joining as Director of Intelligence. Digital Shadows finished 2016 with its third consecutive year of triple-digit revenue growth, and experienced significant customer expansion in both the United States and

How secure is your car cleaning firm?

Comment article by Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows In today’s connected world securing your own network is simply not enough. Today your digital risk extends not only to your own servers, PCs and other devices in your offices and other locations; it also extends to your mobile workers and other staff working from home, customer sites and other remote locations. But the third, and often ignored, area of digital

Centrify appoints new EMEA Channel Director

Plans to select top tier partners in each region and introduce boot-camp style training Centrify, the leader in securing hybrid enterprises through the power of identity services, has appointed John Andrews as its new EMEA Channel Director. John, who reports to Vice President and Managing Director for EMEA, Andy Heather, will be responsible for setting out and delivering on the company’s long-term channel strategy and building a core set of distribution

When imitation is not the sincerest form of flattery

Comment article by Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows The huge cost of cybercrime was once again graphically illustrated this week by a story on the BBC ( of a hacker who allegedly used phishing techniques and fake websites to steal over $100m from two major U.S. companies. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the Lithuanian man allegedly set up a bogus company, which bore the same name as a

Teradata Delivers Industry-First License Portability Designed for the Hybrid Clo …

Dubai, UAE, April 11, 2017 – Teradata, the leading data and analytics company, today announced today introduced innovative database license flexibility across hybrid cloud deployments, enabled through a consistent and simplified licensing model. Teradata’s new licensing model delivers: • Portability for deployment flexibility • Subscription-based licenses • Simplified tiers with bundled features With portable database licenses, Teradata customers can now have the flexibility to choose, shift, expand, and restructure their hybrid cloud environment by moving licenses

Visualize, Drive and Optimize Customer Experiences with Teradata’s Customer Jo …

Dubai, UAE, April 5, 2017 – Teradata, the leading data and analytics company, today announced several enhancements to the Teradata Customer Journey solution that will give marketers easier access to analytics, dynamic visualizations, machine learning and predictive simulations. Most companies struggle to understand their customers’ journeys, much less actively manage them. This upgrade, which combines Teradata’s expertise in data integration, advanced analytics and multi-channel interaction management, boosts marketers’ ability to

Teradata IntelliFlex Delivers Unprecedented Jump in Performance, Storage Density …

Dubai, UAE, April 3, 2017 – Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the leading data and analytics company, today announced an all-memory update to its flagship Teradata IntelliFlex™ platform that delivers extreme performance and storage density in a single, ultra-efficient cabinet. The upgrades are empowered by a move to all solid state drives (SSD), which makes it possible to reduce required data center space while delivering a massive increase in processing power for

Game on: Teradata 2017 EPIC Awards Open for Best Business Cases

Dubai, UAE, April 2, 2017 – Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the leading analytics solutions company, today announced that entries for the 10th annual EPIC Awards are being accepted now through June 16, 2017. Award winners and finalists will be honored at an exclusive ceremony held during the Teradata PARTNERS Conference, October 22-26 in Anaheim, California. In keeping with the conference theme, “The Edge of Next,” the Teradata EPIC Awards program recognizes

Digital Shadows Announces Key Executive Appointment with Alex Seton as VP Busine …

Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2017 – Digital Shadows, the industry leader in external digital risk management , today announced the appointment of Alex Seton as Vice President of Business & Corporate Development to further accelerate industry adoption of Digital Shadows solutions through an innovative partner eco-system, investment and go-to-market approach With over 24 years of experience, Alex is well known in the cyber security industry for identifying and delivering

Digital Shadows Continues to Make Waves with Two Prestigious Award Wins

Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2017 – Digital Shadows, the industry leader in external digital risk management, announced that it has been awarded Best Risk Management Product in the Cyber Defense Magazine Infosec Awards 2017 and was recognized as one of the businesses to watch on the Momentum Partners Quarterly Market Report. Cyber Defence Magazine selected SearchLight™ as the best Risk Management Product in recognition of its market leading insight into an

Digital Shadows Expands Visibility into Evolving Mobile Driven Risks

Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2017 – Digital Shadows today announced new enhancements to its SearchLight™ digital risk management service helping organizations detect and respond to mobile application threats against their employees and consumers. SearchLight now offers identification of malicious and unsanctioned applications in official and third-party application stores. This new capability also identifies impersonated or spoofed mobile applications that could damage an organizations’ brands or compromise sensitive information. The new

Mimecast Combats Rise of Internal Email Threats with Industry-First Purpose-Buil …

Dubai, UAE, February 20, 2017 – Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company introduced the latest capability of its Targeted Threat Protection service, Internal Email Protect, the first-to-market cloud-based security service providing threat capabilities for internally generated email. Internal Email Protect allows customers to detect and remediate security threats that originate from their users’ email accounts. This capability includes the scanning of attachments and URLs, as well as

Mimecast Report Finds 57% of Organisations in Middle East Believe they will Suff …

Dubai, UAE, February 16, 2017 – Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, announced the launch of the Mimecast Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA), an analysis report measuring the effectiveness of email security systems. This effort highlights the need to push the entire industry to work toward a higher standard of email security. The report showed that millions of email attacks ranging from opportunistic spam

Five tips for better email security

Comment Article by Chris Brown, VP EMEA and APAC, Digital Shadows on simple tips to help make email more secure While security is everyone’s responsibility, it’s not always easy to get right. Our “Security Best Practices” blog series will provide simple tips that enable users to improve their online security. These articles aren’t for pros, but for those trying to get their basics down. Even the most sophisticated cyber attacks can begin

Digital Shadows Strengthens its Team of Advisors with Security Industry Veterans

Dubai, UAE: January 22, 2017: Digital Shadows today announced that several leading cybersecurity luminaries including Art Coviello, Tim Belcher, Jim Bandanza, Dr Srinivas Mantripragada and Ian Cook have joined the company’s advisors as the business heads into its sixth year of operation. ‘We are excited to welcome such respected Security figures to help Digital Shadows as it enters the next phase of its expansion and growth,’ said Alastair Paterson, CEO and

Cybersecurity needs to be on every organization’s agenda for 2017

A comment article by Matthew Gardiner, Senior Product Marketing Manager of Mimecast There's no reason to believe that 2017 will be any better for cybersecurity than it was in 2016. If anything 2017 will be even worse as cybercriminals continue to leverage social engineering and phishing techniques to find new vulnerabilities to exploit, develop new ways to monetize their activities and get through corporate defenses and target individuals. In 2017, cybersecurity

Digital Shadows Report Reveals that the Mirai Botnet Isn’t Going Away

Dubai, UAE, December 26, 2016: Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, released its new report Mirai and The Future, Forecasting the DDoS Landscape in 2017. The emergence of the Mirai botnet - a type of malware that automatically finds Internet of Things (IoT) devices to infect - earlier this year was hailed as a major development in malware but according to the report, this could be a tip

2017 the year of…..

A comment article by Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows As we approach the year-end attention of course turns to what we can expect to see in 2017 and what we are security professionals need to be prepared for. In many ways, 2016 was very much the ‘Year of the Ransomware Threat’, and it is very hard to see that changing much next year. After all most cybercrime is driven by

Voting for Superbrands 2017 has commenced

Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2016: Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced that the voting process to choose the brands in the UAE which will be recognised and honoured as a Superbrand 2017 has commenced. Superbrands is by invitation only, and the brands which have been successfully graded or voted through independent research and the stringent Superbrands Council selection processes can participate in the Superbrands Programs. Speaking on

Windows Shopping: 7 Threats To Look Out For This Holiday Season

Comment Article by Chris Brown, VP EMEA and APAC, Digital Shadows Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas. There’s a lot of shopping to be done between now and the end of 2016. As throngs of discerning shoppers flock to the high street and online shopping carts are filled to the brim, cybercriminals are busy preparing their wares to take advantage of the high sales period. With this in mind, we

Mimecast Hosted a Human Firewall Event at GITEX 2016

Dubai, UAE – October 20, 2016 – As part of its GITEX Technology Week 2016 plans, Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, held a Human Firewall breakfast event on October 19 at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 8am to 11am. The event targeted organizations with email users covering the latest threat trends, how users can prepare their email defences and the newest solutions available

Gigamon to Bring the Power of Network Visibility to the Cyber Security Fight at …

Dubai, UAE – October 10, 2016: Gigamon, the leader in traffic visibility solutions, announced its participation at GITEX Technology Week 2016, being held at held at Dubai World Trade Centre from October 16 – 20, 2016. The company will put the spotlight on Gigamon’s innovative Visibility Fabric and the industry’s first security delivery platform – GigaSECURE at the largest ICT event in the Middle East. Senior global executives and experts

Digital Shadows Global Study Reveals UAE Tops List in Middle East for Most Emplo …

Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2016: Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, released its Compromised Credentials research paper which analyzed the largest 1,000 companies listed on the Forbes Global 2000. The report found that 97 percent of those companies, spanning all businesses sectors and geographical regions, had leaked credentials publicly available online, many of them from third-party breaches. Credentials for over 5.5 million employees of the world’s largest

Gigamon to Showcase its Service Provider Infrastructure Solutions at TWME 2016

Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2016: Gigamon, the leader in traffic visibility solutions, today announced its participation in Telecoms World Middle East 2016 (TWME), being held from September 27-28, 2016 in Dubai. Gigamon will use the TWME to focus on a number of solutions and technologies that enable customers to streamline the introduction of new technologies to their networks and reduce operational and performance impact, especially in the telco industry.

Cisco to sponsor 8th e-Crime Congress in Abu Dhabi

Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2016: Cisco announced its participation in the 8th e-Crime Congress Abu Dhabi 2016 which will highlight latest trends, techniques and regulations in electronic data protection, cyber security, fraud and privacy. To be held on September 21, 2016 the event will also address another critical shortcoming in the war against cybercrime – the lack of skilled security professionals. As Strategic Sponsor of the event, and partnering with

Sophos Placed in the Leader’s Quadrant of Gartner’s 2016 Unified Threat Mana …

Sophos recognized as a leader in three Magic Quadrant reports for endpoint and network security products Sophos today announced that it has once again been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s Aug. 30, 2016, "Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management.” The quadrant is based on an assessment of a company’s ability to execute and completeness of vision. Sophos is one of three vendors to be placed in the Leaders

10th Annual Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecasts 15-fold Growth in Mobi …

Since 2000, when the first camera phone was introduced, the number of mobile users has quintupled. By 2020, there will be 5.5 billion mobile users, representing 70 percent of the global population , according to the Cisco Visual Networking Index™ (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast (2015 to 2020). The adoption of mobile devices, increased mobile coverage, and demand for mobile content are driving user growth two times faster than

Cyberoam launches 'NetGenie' wireless routers with security for Home and SOHO ma …

Redefines internet experience with advanced internet controls, 3G readiness and security features such as anti – virus and firewall in a single appliance Network security provider Cyberoam launches a first-of-its-kind product – NetGenie wireless routers with in-built security features. The products address the frequent concerns that both parents, and, small office - home office (SOHO) owners have regarding internet usage. The revolutionary NetGenie appliances offer age-wise, easy parental controls that enable

Secureway eyes accelerated growth while showcasing new IT Security Solutions at …

Secureway Network Distributors, the leading Specialist Value Added Distributor in IT Security, optimization & Virtualization industry in the Middle East is promoting its extensive range of IT security solutions at the region’s most well attended GITEX Technology Week at the Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre from October 9 – 13, 2011. Secureway will showcase best-of-breed products from Fortinet, F5, Infoblox, LogLogic, Lumension , Sophos, Sourcefire and Vasco. “Our strong

Astaro Releases Next Evolution of Popular Branch Office Security Product, Astaro …

Enhancements make Astaro RED even easier to deploy and manage Astaro, a Sophos company and leading Unified Threat Management provider, announced the availability of version 2 of Astaro RED 10 appliance. The new version of the celebrated branch office security hardware appliance offers additional features which make securing remote locations even easier and helps avoid potential lapses in security due to downtime. Introduced in mid-2010, Astaro has sold over 8,600 RED

67% of consumers don’t have password protection on their mobile phones

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 11, 2011: IT security and data protection firm Sophos has today published findings of independently commissioned research by TNS* which reveals consumer attitudes towards mobile security and data loss prevention. Although almost a quarter of consumers (22%) have lost a mobile phone in the past, and a further 12% have had a phone stolen, 67% don’t have passwords set up on their mobile phones

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