Feature Database administration is vital for businesses, and demand for these positions has increased over the years. However, as cloud computing options continue to take hold in the UAE with the recent expansion of major cloud providers in the region, technology, the database administrator (DBA) role is evolving. Here are certificates that will help you keep up with rapid changes in the IT market, and land a new job.
Feature Egypt is attracting foreign firms and has one of the Middle East's fastest growing startup ecosystems, fueling demand for software engineers. Here are top courses that will help you qualify for an in-demand developer job.
News Analysis The move to remote-working is making regulatory compliance difficult. But an emerging branch of fintech called regtech, or regulatory technology, is utilising AI and RPA to help enterprises meet their due diligence requirements.
Interview Mike Loginov, Neom's CISO, explains how he is taking on the enormous task of building an intelligent and reliable security system for the mega smart city -- really a cluster of multiple towns and cities in an area the size of Belgium.
Feature As Saudi Arabia, along with other Middle East states, accelerates digital transformation efforts, network engineers are in demand -- but the role is evolving as enterprises adopt software-defined networking (SDN).
Feature The Gulf country is witnessing a rising number of cases that involve cybercriminals stealing personal details and money through SIM card swapping, phishing and impersonation.
News Analysis The pandemic, while bringing into focus the significant technological progress made by the industry, is throwing up new challenges, including unpredictable electricity consumption patterns.
News Analysis The World Economic Forum (WEF) worked with more than 100 organisations to create a toolkit to help guide enterprises and CIOs managing blockchain application projects.
News Analysis The coronavirus has dampened the number of venture capital deals in the Middle East, but funds nevertheless flowed to Gulf states including the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt in the first few months of the year, with fintech and e-commerce grabbing a big share, according to online startup platform Magnitt.
News Analysis Some forward-looking companies that have launched AI, blockchain, IoT and cloud projects will stick to their plans; users can leverage a potentially soft market to bargain with vendors.
News Analysis The COVID-19 outbreak in Saudi Arabia has become an unexpected catalyst for demand for mobile apps, government portals, and emerging tech like drones.
News UAE is doubling down on technology as the COVID-19 pandemic sends millions home. From lifting a long-held ban on popular apps such as Microsoft Teams and Zoom to announcing measures that promote remote working, the Gulf country has introduced sweeping changes in the last few weeks.
News Analysis Enterprises turn to remote communications and security applications as COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, sparks a work-from-home movement.
News Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has caused organizers to cancel technology-oriented events in Dubai, the Gulf area's conference capital, and elsewhere in the region.
Feature Here are Middle East solar energy startups to watch, as public and private sector entities look to solar energy for cost efficiency and economic diversity.
Feature Smart energy -- IT-connected smart grids and smart meters -- play a growing role in the Middle East's effort to reduce reliance on oil.