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Barracuda delivers email threat detection and remediation for Office 365 customers
Barracuda , a trusted partner and leading provider for cloudenabled security solutions furthered its commitment to deliver leading email security solutions that are easy to buy , deploy and use with the announcement of three new Email Protection plans which scale to meet customers ’ evolving threat protection needs . Barracuda ’ s comprehensive solutions combine gateway and APIbased AI technology to detect and remediate threats and reduce the risk that a malicious attack succeeds by immediately and automatically eliminating the user ’ s ability to view or launch flagged emails .
“ The threat landscape has evolved and , coupled with the gap in security professional talent facing most businesses , protecting against these threats is extremely complex . Barracuda Email Protection offers customers complete protection by combining gateway defence , API-based inbox defence , incident response , data protection and user security awareness capabilities ,” said Don MacLennan , SVP , Engineering and Product Management , Email Protection , Barracuda .
Kissflow releases workflow platform for managing ad-hoc and unstructured workflows for hybrid teams
Kissflow , a leading SaaS software company , has rolled out a more powerful and comprehensive version of its flagship product , Kissflow Workflow . The new enhancements will allow business users to automate and track both structured processes as well as unstructured dynamic cases using a single no-code platform .
According to McKinsey , in the UAE , Bahrain and Kuwait , the projected adoption of automation by 2030 is higher than the projected global average of 32 %.
“ There is a clear appetite for automation in the region as organisations with more automation have reported to see more value , higher customer satisfaction and enhanced productivity . At the same time , the higher-thanaverage adoption rate places pressure on all Middle East organisations to match pace . Without the right tools , they risk countless hours lost on tackling complexity with little to no positive outcome ,” said Dinesh Varadharajan , VP of Product Management at Kissflow .
UK visas open way for Arabian SME expansion
SMEs and start-ups from across the region have easier access to British markets than ever before , according to Yash Dubal , Director of Londonbased A Y & J Solicitors .
A new , liberalised visa and immigration system implemented by the UK government after the country broke links with the European Union makes it easier than ever to invest in , expand into and emigrate to Britain .
Dubal said : “ The British SME sector is booming . At the start of 2020 , there were 5.9 million small businesses , up 1.9 % on the previous year . They are the lifeblood of the UK economy , accounting for 50 % of the total revenue generated by UK businesses and 44 % of the country ’ s labour force .”
This visa is the perfect vehicle for business owners who are interested in launching into new markets and taking advantage of the favourable climate for SMEs in the UK .
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