The A-Z of AI

Once the stuff of sci-fi, today Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere from our mobile phones to our household appliances and cars. In a nutshell, AI is the simulation of human intelligence in machines, achieved through machine learning, Natural Language Processing techniques (NLP), reasoning and correction. These techniques together make it possible for machines to learn…

The secret to startup success

Photo credit: From left to right: Ivo Detelinov, Vice President & Head of PE Fund, Riyadh Taqnia Fund, Hasan Haider, Partner, 500 startups, Joe Peterson , CEO of Sure Inc, Promoth Manghat, CEO, UAE Exchange, Nicholas Watson, Managing Director, Naseba Economically speaking, 2017 has been a rollercoaster year. From political fallout in the currency markets, to…

HFTP and Naseba Announce HITEC Dubai 2017 Advisory Council

The 20-member council met at Jumeirah Group’s headquarters in preparation for HITEC Dubai, the region’s largest hospitality technology showcase Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®), the world’s largest hospitality technology conference brand, will be coming to Dubai, UAE on November 14-15, 2017 at the Conrad Dubai. Produced in partnership by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), the…

With the Endorsement of the Royal Crown Prince, the National Cyber Security Center announces its 2nd Annual International Cyber Security Conference

His Royal Highness Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia is officially endorsing the conference and the Assistant Minister of Interior for Technology Affairs will deliver the opening speech   November 6th, 2016 – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is diversifying its economy with a series of historic and bold policy changes, and preparing to achieve the milestones…

Middle Eastern cyber security specialists join global “threat hunting” trend

Cyber security is not a field where trends happen easily, but the few that do appear tend to spread at wildfire speed. The newest innovation sweeping the regional cyber security sphere is “threat hunting”. Cyber security has graduated from threat detection and response, to actively pursuing sophisticated threats. According to Nicholas Watson, Managing Director at…