Network SecurityIf you skip through every other sector of GITEX, there is one word that features throughout: security. Network security, cybercrime, IoT, mobility – it’s a key focus for IT professionals and business leaders across the world.
WHY SECURITY AT GITEX?
The cost of cybercrime in the Middle East alone is believed to be in the excess of $1 billion so GITEX Technology Week showcases the latest technology, security systems and network operating tools to keep public and private sector organisations running in a safe and efficient environment.
- Visitors came from 106 countries to source Network & Security Products.
- 17,945 visitors looking to source Network & Security Products are buyers.
- 6,819 buyers are looking to source network & security suppliers at GITEX Technology Week
- 12,920 buyers have a budget in excess of $100,000
Network Infrastructure & Security Facts & Figures
70% of Millennials admitted to bringing outside applications into the enterprise in violation of IT policies
32% of companies said they were the victims of cyber crime in 2016
The global cost of cybercrime will increase to $2 trillion by 2019
Information governance reduces losses by $1 million annually
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