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Middle East organisations eye confidential computing for cloud security

Edge computing gathers momentum in the Middle East

Edge computing gathers momentum in the Middle East

Interest in edge computing is growing across the Middle East as organisations look to reduce network latency and optimise costs, and governments build smart cities.

How Middle East tech leaders can secure against virtual-event hacking

How Middle East tech leaders can secure against virtual-event hacking

Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the rise in virtual events to steal attendees’ personal information, which can give them inroads into your own systems. Here are expert tips to protect your enterprise and your data.

Middle East tech pros face reality that remote work is here to stay

Middle East tech pros face reality that remote work is here to stay

COVID has sparked a digital transformation within enterprises and a change in regulations, spurring a new set of remote-work norms and business practices and giving CIOs and other IT managers a new set of challenges.

Digital Egypt strategy calls for investment in tech hubs, innovation

Digital Egypt strategy calls for investment in tech hubs, innovation

As part of its Digital Egypt strategy, the Egyptian government is nurturing innovation and entrepreneurship. This is the third story in CIO Middle East's series on Digital Egypt's three pillars: digital transformation; skills and...

How Egypt is building a generation of IT pros to close the skills gap

How Egypt is building a generation of IT pros to close the skills gap

The Egyptian government is working towards turning the country into an internationally recognised hub for specialist technology skills. (Part two of a three-part series on the government's Digital Egypt strategy.)

How Egypt’s digital transformation is creating business opportunities

How Egypt’s digital transformation is creating business opportunities

The Egyptian government’s investment in its Digital Egypt programme is improving IT infrastructure, leading to opportunities for IT pros and collaboration with many local and multinational enterprises. (The first of a three-part...

Middle East goes remote for the future of work, business continuity

Middle East goes remote for the future of work, business continuity

COVID-19 forced businesses in the Middle East to move to remote working almost overnight, but once the pandemic passes will it continue as a trend?

Saudi CIOs consider security their toughest tech challenge
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Saudi CIOs consider security their toughest tech challenge

More than half of Saudi CIOs see managing security as their biggest continuing technology-related challenge, and place cybersecurity investment as their topmost business objective.

Saudi ‘instant’ work visa gives tech hiring, entrepreneurship a boost

Saudi ‘instant’ work visa gives tech hiring, entrepreneurship a boost

Saudi Arabia aims to accelerate entrepreneurship and close the tech talent gap through the introduction of its ‘instant’ visa scheme, making it easier to hire foreign nationals.

Is hybrid cloud the ideal IT platform for the UAE?

Is hybrid cloud the ideal IT platform for the UAE?

Most enterprises are taking a hybrid approach to cloud computing, but what specific challenges do UAE enterprises face?

Tax reforms hit Middle East enterprises: ERP, RPA and AI can help

Tax reforms hit Middle East enterprises: ERP, RPA and AI can help

Many GCC businesses plan to undertake large scale tax technology adoption in the next five years – with robotic process automation, artificial intelligence and ERP leading the way.

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