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Transforming End User Behavior, An exclusive interview with Syed Abid Ali, Co-Founder & CCO at PhishRod

Transforming End User Behavior, An exclusive interview with Syed Abid Ali, Co-Founder & CCO at PhishRod

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People, processes, and technology are the foundations of any organization. All the information that an organization possesses revolves around these three pillars. Whether you are developing the digital transformation plan or the cybersecurity strategy of the organization, people, processes, and technology are vital components. With the advent of technology and the internet being the nucleus of digital growth, it is critical that controls are in place at all levels within the organization to safeguard confidential data. The role of people in the cybersecurity equation has become even more critical, as hackers are targeting end users’ using techniques such as phishing and social engineering. In an exclusive interview with CyberCentric, Syed Abid Ali, Co-Founder & CCO at PhishRod high...
Measuring Outcomes and Mitigating Cyber Risks: The Importance of KRIs and KPIs in a Risk-Based Approach

Measuring Outcomes and Mitigating Cyber Risks: The Importance of KRIs and KPIs in a Risk-Based Approach

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In today's ever-evolving business landscape, technology and cybersecurity have become critical components that enable modern enterprises to operate with enhanced efficiency and effectiveness. However, with the pervasive use of technology, organizations are increasingly exposed to sophisticated cyber threats that can result in severe consequences, including financial losses, reputational damage, and legal liabilities. It is important to note that effective cybersecurity management goes beyond just managing technology risk and involves managing business risk. To this end, organizations must view cybersecurity as a strategic imperative that is integrated into their overall risk management framework. Board of directors in any enterprise plays a critical role in ensuring that an organizatio...
Mitigating Cyber Threats; An exclusive interview with Ankit Satsangi

Mitigating Cyber Threats; An exclusive interview with Ankit Satsangi

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The year 2023 brings in new hopes and its own set of challenges. We sat down with Ankit Satsangi to uncover what 2023 holds for the stakeholders of Cyber Security. Ankit is a seasoned Hacker, Cybersecurity, and Intelligence professional with over a decade of experience in Offensive Security, Incident Response, Insider Threat Detection, Dark Web Research and working on classified government projects as an intelligence officer. He is a subject matter expert in core cybersecurity and counterintelligence and has successfully designed advanced cyber defense systems for sensitive organizations. In addition, Ankit has served as a trusted advisor to numerous international cybersecurity organizations and has garnered recognition as a renowned speaker at various IT and security conferences. Pr...
Think Before You Click: Spotting and Stopping a Phish

Think Before You Click: Spotting and Stopping a Phish

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Despite phishing being among the most well-known and expensive forms of cyberattack, 83% of organizations reported being victims of a phish last year. Here’s how to avoid getting reeled in. It’s nearly 3 p.m. and, despite three cups of coffee, you’ve barely made a dent in the massive backlog that didn’t even exist when you got in this morning. You decide to steal a precious few seconds between meetings and messages to check your email, hoping none of the four notifications you’ve just received are more requests. One in particular catches your attention: Someone has successfully logged into your email account from thousands of miles away. “If you don’t recognize this login,” the email warns, “change your password immediately.” Between worst-case thoughts of identity theft and rui...
CyberKnight Becomes Sole Middle East Distributor for Netwrix and Stealthbits, now part of Netwrix

CyberKnight Becomes Sole Middle East Distributor for Netwrix and Stealthbits, now part of Netwrix

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Dubai, UAE — March 2nd, 2021: CyberKnight has extended its relationship with one of its technology partners - Stealthbits to become sole Middle East distributor for Netwrix, following Stealthbits’ recent merger with Netwrix, a company that makes data security easy. This partnership will enable CyberKnight customers to address challenges related to identifying and detecting data security risk as well as protecting, responding, and recovering from cybersecurity attacks. Gartner predicts that "through 2024 80% of information governance programs that do not include unstructured, semi-structured and structured data into the same governance program will fail, up from 30% today." In addition, fragmented solutions in the data security market prevent organizations from building comprehensive se...
SecureNet partners with Reposify – Leader in External Attack Surface Management

SecureNet partners with Reposify – Leader in External Attack Surface Management

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 01 2021 – SecureNet, a leading cyber security value added distributor headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates today announced a distribution agreement with Reposify – the leading vendor of external attack surface management solutions. SecureNet will market Reposify’s platform to resellers throughout the United Arab Emirates. Organizations’ networks continue to disperse across multiple environments, the supply chain and beyond the visible perimeter. This is further accelerated by digital transformation initiatives and the shift into remote work. Thirty five percent of breaches in recent years were caused by unknown exposures and vulnerabilities that could have been avoided. While attackers are continuously scanning the internet for exposed asse...
CyberKnight Signed as RedSeal Distributor to Bolster Cybersecurity Posture of Middle East Customers

CyberKnight Signed as RedSeal Distributor to Bolster Cybersecurity Posture of Middle East Customers

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Dubai, UAE — February 1, 2021: According to Gartner’s Top 10 IT Security Projects for 2021, CARTA – Continuous Adaptive Risk and Trust Assessment – risk-based vulnerability management shall be a key priority for CIOs and CISOs. To address challenges related to resilience management and to accelerate incident response at enterprise and government entities in the region, CyberKnight has partnered with a leading provider in the space, RedSeal. The RedSeal platform gives security and management teams the most holistic understanding of their organization’s cyber risks – across physical, cloud and virtual networks – including remote endpoints. RedSeal verifies that network devices are securely configured, validates network segmentation policies, and continuously monitors compliance with poli...