Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 79 - Page 3

Providing Unparalleled Technology Intelligence ISSUE 79

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NEWS : Latest news round-up from across the Middle East
LATEST INTELLIGENCE : The latest whitepapers from IDC , Schneider Electric , Forcepoint and Adobe
TRENDING : Avaya enters strategic partnership with Microsoft to deliver Avaya OneCloud solutions on Microsoft Azure

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INFOGRAPHIC : Study finds privacy is now mission critical for organisations worldwide
PROJECT LATEST : Updates from UAE , Oman , Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and Egypt
EDITOR ’ S QUESTION : What are some of the challenges CIOs face when implementing endpoint protection strategies ?
TALKING BUSINESS : Steps to collecting proper data for your company
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FEATURE : Enhancing security at the endpoint

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CIO OPINION : Easy access to cloud-native applications in multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environment
COUNTRY FOCUS : New York Academy of Sciences and Ericsson team up to offer Oman students opportunity to collaborate on a STEM innovation challenge
FEATURE : Thinking about the possibility of a disaster
CASE STUDY : Zain Bahrain launches Secure SD-WAN and Unified Threat Management Services built on Fortinet ’ s solutions
CASE STUDY : eXtra witnesses 33 % increase in purchases through localised user engagement campaigns
INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGIES
INDUSTRY WATCH : Over two-thirds of UAE workers believe AI and data science will impact their role in the next five years
TECH TALK : Why cybersecurity defenders must leverage a platform approach
GET TO KNOW : Darryn Botha , CIO , Ukheshe Technologies
FINAL WORD : Leading a successful security transformation with Security Service Edge ( SSE )
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