September 11, 2023. |

The 5 key pillars of cyber security training success

Cyber criminals are using increasingly sophisticated tactics to gain access to their targets’ IT systems, but their most common, and most successful route, is still through an organization’s unsuspecting employees. Team members often inadvertently provide access by being duped into sharing login credentials. It is for this reason that good quality staff training plays a […]

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July 24, 2023. |

Penta is now ISO 27001 certified – What does that mean for you?

Penta was awarded ISO/IEC 27001:2022 certification in May 2023, the first company in Dubai and Geneva to achieve this. But what does it really mean? And why does it matter to Penta’s clients? According to Penta COO, Hossien Fezzazi, this certification should give their clients an enhanced sense of security and peace of mind. “Our […]

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July 03, 2023. |

DFSA IT compliance: where to begin?

If your company falls under Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) jurisdiction and you are unsure where to start in achieving IT compliance, Mohammed Hammoudeh, Information Security Specialist at Penta IT Services, may offer a way forward. The DFSA states that having an effective cyber risk management framework in place is one of the key areas […]

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April 05, 2023. |

Penta has gone immutable – ultimate ransomware protection, at no extra cost

Penta’s clients will always have the benefit of an untouched duplicate of their data that is protected from any type of attack. Penta has completed the transition towards using immutable backups for all client data. All Penta backup jobs are now in an immutable state, guaranteeing that our hosted clients will always have the benefit […]

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March 20, 2023. |

If the Swiss government can’t trust the public cloud as it is, can you?

Data jurisdiction, compliance and third-party access are still key challenges to using the public cloud. Private cloud remains an excellent choice for Swiss businesses, especially those in sensitive industries. The Swiss government has decided to switch to Microsoft 365 as the standard office suite for the federal administration, but only after certain conditions were met. […]

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February 14, 2023. |

Streamlining Supplier Cyber Risk Compliance

How Penta helped a software developer retain a major account Cyber risk introduced by external suppliers and vendors is a growing concern for large enterprises and government agencies. The third-party supplier ecosystem presents a tempting target for sophisticated cybercriminals trying to infiltrate high-profile organizations, thereby exposing them to ransomware attacks and data breaches. To mitigate […]

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December 15, 2022. |

How to Spot a Fake Linkedin Profile

Fake employees listed on your company’s LinkedIn page are a security risk for yourself and your staff. The platform has recently seen a surge in fake accounts and has more steps to identify and remove them. In 2021 more than 15 million accounts were removed because they were thought not to be genuine. A recent […]

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November 06, 2020. |

Optimizing your cybersecurity strategy | 2021 Roadmap

Why cybersecurity strategies keep failing Four in 5 companies have seen an increase in cyber attacks this year, likely fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic. Phishing attempts have risen 600% since the end of February. Organized crime gangs account for 55% of attacks and human error accounts for 22%. Source: Fintech News More and more companies […]

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August 24, 2020. |

How Microsoft Office 365 can be the optimal choice in the Digital Era

Improving how your business delivers in every sector Finding a way in which your company delivers, regardless of the sector of your business that best suits your needs and capabilities is key to the well being of your business. Whether you are in the finance, healthcare, legal, or HR industry, taking agile further and scaling […]

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