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Posted: 01-08-2011
UAE. Nada al Qassimi was the head of media and marketing at the Dubai Health Authority when the company hired to run the campaign on diabetes botched the job. Having seen too many companies, especially foreign ones, run bad campaigns because of the lack of understanding of the local culture, she decided to open her own company, Two 12, in the midst of the recession in March 2008, to provide better marketing and advertising services to organisations in the UAE. Over in Abu Dhabi, Ziad al Khaja and Abboud al Braiki of Visual Advertising created the city’s first roadside recycling bins that g
Posted: March 19, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Fifty-two percent of Saudi CEOs also believe becoming a victim of a cyber-attack is now a case of "when" and not "if" for their organisation.
Posted: March 18, 2019
UAE. Respondents were more concerned about short-term macroeconomic risks; Executives strongly advocate for economic diversification; Respondents anticipate that advanced technologies (AI, robotics, IoT, blockchain) will be used across the region over the next three to five years.
Posted: March 18, 2019
UAE. Summit to be held in Abu Dubai on 4 April, 2019 will be followed by week of SANS cyber security training delivered by industry-leading experts.
Posted: March 17, 2019
UAE. Threat actors are relentlessly targeting end users for their credentials to penetrate corporate networks and businesses must be proactive in their cyber security hygiene measures.
Posted: March 16, 2019
LONDON. Specialist merchant banking and investment firm targets 'emerging market' of the next decade; Fintech platform will create gateway for all market participants and become a crucial part of the Islamic finance infrastructure.
Posted: March 15, 2019
UAE. "With the changing role of finance and increased emphasis on technology, it presents an opportune time to drive a collective vision, which with the use of algorithms, blockchain and innovative tech can support in reducing biased decision making in the recruitment and progression processes within organisations."
Posted: March 13, 2019
UAE. Mercer's 2019 Quality of Living survey identifies the highest ranked cities in terms of quality of living worldwide; Abu Dhabi and Dubai were ranked as the top 2 cities in the Middle East.
Posted: March 12, 2019
UAE. Leveraging analytics to manage risk and optimize the supply chain, going beyond compliance to positively impact communities and society at large, and transforming perceptions of the industry to attract and retain a diverse workforce are among key focus areas
Posted: March 11, 2019
UAE. Total business activity rose at the fastest rate in nine months, while new business increased at a pace above the 2018 average; Employment, however, fell at the fastest rate since the survey began in 2010.
Posted: March 11, 2019
UAE. According to Visa data, MENA eCommerce witnessed a 27% increase in payment volume and 44% increase in online transactions in 2018 over 2017.
Posted: March 10, 2019
UAE. 80% of brokers could leave, life companies face uncertain future in the face of new regulations, says Berkeley Assets.
Posted: March 8, 2019
UAE. One-fifth of IT managers admitted not knowing how their most significant attack got in, or for how long it was there before it was detected; On average, organizations that investigate one or more potential security incidents each month spend 48 days a year investigating them.
Posted: March 8, 2019
UAE. Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition invites women entrepreneurs from around the world to tackle FinTech and Social Impact challenges for a chance to win US$100,000 in each of the two challenges.
Posted: March 7, 2019
UAE. Pending regulatory approvals from FSRA, MidChains plans to launch a fully regulated platform with a suite of comprehensive institutional services, to enable the ecosystem to grow both regionally and globally.
Posted: March 7, 2019
UAE. According to a survey conducted by MIT Technology Review and commissioned by Pure Storage, an overwhelming 87% of leaders in the MEA region, say that data is the foundation for making decisions, delivering results for customers and growing the business.

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date:Posted: March 19, 2019
UAE. With traditional security models alone proving insufficient, Help AG is set to host its Security Spotlight Forum in the UAE this March to help enterprises understand and adopt the Zero-Trust approach.
date:Posted: March 19, 2019
UAE. Oxford Business Group launches 2019 publication on emirate's economy at Nasdaq Dubai MarketSite.
date:Posted: March 19, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Fifty-two percent of Saudi CEOs also believe becoming a victim of a cyber-attack is now a case of "when" and not "if" for their organisation.
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