Data security

Data security

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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September 06, 2023. |

What you need to know about FADP-nLPD

On 1 September, without any transition period, a new Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP-nLPD) will come into force. Are you ready? Is your business ready? How exactly will it affect you? Here, we take a closer look at what exactly FADP-nLPD (sometimes also referred to as ‘the new FADP’ and ‘nFADP’) will mean […]

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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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March 02, 2022. |

How Can DIFC-Based Companies Best Manage IT Risks?

Gone are the days of relying on traditional cybersecurity solutions such as firewalls and antivirus software. Cyber attacks grow more complex and sophisticated by the minute, leaving organizations vulnerable to unimaginable threats to their security and data if cybersecurity measures are not strengthened. ‘The average cost of a data breach is 3.86 million U.S. dollars, […]

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April 14, 2021. |

5 Critical Technology Trends to Follow in 2021

2020 saw a significant increase in emerging technologies’ performance and a steep acceleration of digital transformation. Keeping innovation on the outskirts is no longer possible, it is the core of every successful business today. How do you determine which emerging trends to follow? What type of investments will bring your business high ROI in today’s […]

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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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