Survey: 79 Percent of ME Enterprises Turn to Digital

SourceAl Bawaba
CountryMiddle east

They are followed by threat and vulnerability research (62%), and risk and compliance (49%), as shown by a pre-event survey of 2,064 business and IT decision-makers across Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA).   The survey is a precursor to Trend Micro’s CLOUDSEC 2020 conference, one of the industry’s biggest cybersecurity events, taking place from November 24 to November 26.   During the event, Mohamed Saad Mousa, Group Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), IKEA Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, will present on “How the CISO Can Enable Digital Transformation” on Wednesday, November 25 at 10:00 am in Saudi Arabia (UTC +3) or 11:00 am in the UAE (UTC +4).   “More than three quarters of AMEA organisations prioritising digital transformation and cloud security amid Covid-19 shows that CIOs want to secure the cloud-based technologies that can enable remote and hybrid work,” said Dr Moataz Bin Ali, Vice President, Trend Micro, Middle East and North Africa.   “Our CLOUDSEC event presents a key opportunity for Middle East organisations to exchange best practices on how automated security, patches, and cloud configuration can prevent cyber-threats and support business continuity.”   The survey results are unsurprising to an extent, given how many companies have accelerated their digital transformation projects and migration to more...