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Government Agencies Account For 22% Of The Total Attacks In The Middle East

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Government Agencies Account For 22% Of The Total Attacks In The Middle East

A notable trend in attacks on government agencies is that they come from Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups who possess a range of malware and tactics to compromise systems and extract data.

Government Agencies Are Prime Targets For Cyber Threats In The Middle East.

State-sponsored actors and cybercriminals leverage advanced tactics to disrupt critical services, leading to operational chaos, legal repercussions, and breach of sensitive data.

Government agencies: What lies ahead?

Outdated Systems

Outdated Systems Many government agencies struggle to secure outdated systems against modern cyber threats.

State-Sponsored Attacks

Advanced tactics like APTs and ransomware attacks disrupt critical services, endangering public welfare.

Operational Disruption

Cyber-attacks cause system outages, hindering customer access and service delivery, with cascading effects on public services.

Legal Challenges

Adhering to strict regulations complicates cybersecurity efforts, with breaches leading to penalties and regulatory scrutiny.

Data Breaches

Sensitive data is at risk, threatening citizen privacy and national security.

Why Choose Paramount For Securing Government Assets

Cybersecurity Imperatives in the GCC

Amidst digital transformation and heightened attacks, Governments in the GCC are prioritizing cybersecurity to safeguard critical infrastructure, services, and sensitive data against evolving cyber threats.

Paramount Cyber Advisory Services

With a focus on safeguarding critical infrastructure, government services, and sensitive data, Paramount is committed to fortifying security against evolving cyber threats.

How Paramount Helps To Navigate The Cyber Seas

Real-Time Threat Intelligence

Stay ahead of the game with proactive monitoring.

Incident Response and Forensics

Act swiftly in the face of cyber emergencies.

Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT)

Fortify your defenses against intruders.

Secure Infrastructure Design and Implementation

Building a strong foundation for cyber resilience.

Compliance and Governance

Navigate the regulatory landscape with confidence.

Security Awareness Training

Empower your team to defend against threats.

Data Protection Solutions

Safeguard sensitive government information.

Cloud Security

Ensure cloud environments remain safe and secure.

Cybersecurity Policy & Strategy Development

24/7 Monitoring and Management for Peace of Mind

Managed Security Services

Robust plans for a secure future.

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The increasing digitalization of government agencies in the Middle East makes them convenient targets for cyberattacks, especially from APT groups. These attacks can disrupt critical services, steal sensitive data, and even manipulate decision-making. Such disruption can cause system outages, hindering customer access and service delivery in public sectors. Malicious players, like state-sponsored groups or criminal organizations, may launch these attacks for espionage, economic gain, or to sow discord, threaten citizen privacy and national security.

As a fundamental step towards efficient cybersecurity, government agencies must update their systems and establish a central cybersecurity body to create and monitor security protocols. Adopting comprehensive solutions for security audits, incident response, and data encryption is critical. To futureproof cybersecurity measures, threat intelligence measures must be put in place to analyze evolving threats and set up mechanisms for defense, detection, and mitigation.

Paramount Assure tailors cloud and data security solutions to address regional cyber threats and ensure regulatory compliance. To ensure future-proof defenses, we optimize identity governance and access management through frameworks specific to on-prem, SaaS, and cloud services as government agencies grapple with these technologies. We are committed to fortifying network security by tailoring solutions to safeguard government infrastructure and sensitive data. We ensure this with data security consulting, OT (Operation Technology) Security System integrations, and managed security services. Paramount Assure has established itself as a regional leader in cybersecurity across the GCC by tailoring security solutions for 35+ banks, 30+ government customers, and 20+ oil and gas companies.

Considering novel security breaches from unprecedented threats, government agencies must invest in proactive security measures, threat intelligence gathering, and training for cybersecurity awareness and incident response. Employees must be trained to spot phishing emails and suspicious activity so they can become a strong defense. Plus, a tested incident response plan ensures a swift recovery from attacks. Testing security tools is also important in addition to patching holes in the current cybersecurity framework.

The most efficient way to ensure the effectiveness of cybersecurity measures is to regularly test them. Government agencies moving to new digital platforms, or the cloud must ensure testing of security measures with simulated attacks. Tracking security incidents and user activity is another helpful way to identify suspicious patterns before they become a threat. This continuous vigilance keeps your agency ahead of cyber threats.


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