Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 23 - Page 108

FEATURE: GITEX GITEX 2017 SPECIAL S ophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, will highlight its innovative approach to next-gen security. The company will also showcase its latest innovations and shed light on a new topic in next-gen technology; deep learning, an advanced form of machine learning, that is more effective (higher detection rate) and more accurate (lower false positives) than other machine learning technology in the market at the region’s premier ICT event. “We also intend to educate decision makers across the Middle East about our highly differentiated range of industry-leading IT security solutions that will protect their organisations against advanced threats like Ransomware.” n “The threat landscape is constantly evolving and the adoption of digitisation in the Middle East has increased the risk of cyber-attacks that are now unpredictable and complicated. Hence cybersecurity remains a top priority for all organisations” said Mr Harish Chib, Vice President, Middle East and Africa. “Today it has become increasingly easy to build and launch ransomware, regardless of skill. All one needs is ill intent and access to the dark web – a marketplace where malware kits are peddled like shoes or toys on Amazon. This trend is known as ransomware as a service. We look forward to participating at GITEX this year and plan to use this as a platform to enlighten our customers on Ransomware as a Service and Dark Web through Sophos’ E picor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, will use GITEX as a platform to showcase its range of global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. These include the latest version of Epicor in-depth report on the subject called “Ransomware as a Service (Raas): Deconstructing Philadelphia”. Harish Chib, Vice President, Middle East and Africa ERP, Epicor iScala, Epicor iScala for Hospitality, and Epicor Human Capital Management (HCM). Based on the results of a recent global survey the company conducted, Monzer Tohme, regional vice president, Middle East and Africa for Epicor Software commented on the importance of technology for business growth. “We can make a resounding business case that investment in IT systems is critical to a business’s ability to compete in today’s worldwide market, expand in to new regions, and grow their bottom line,” Tohme said. “With Epicor ERP, organisations in the region can eliminate inefficiencies, improve decision making, increase agility and responsiveness to market trends, and deliver better customer service - critical success factors for navigating the challenges of growth.” Mock-up of Epicor’s GITEX 2017 stand 108 INTELLIGENTCIO At GITEX 2017, Epicor will demonstrate the latest features of Epicor ERP, a solution that builds on the strengths of its cloud-first architecture, and provides powerful new capabilities to support operational excellence, improved visibility, and revenue expansion. Key features include a dedicated tenancy cloud option, offering greater flexibility and control, international financial and compliance capabilities which will be critical to smooth implementation of the upcoming GCC VAT regulations, and new data analytics packages for improved decision making. n