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Joint efforts needed to tackle global cyber threats

Cyber defence leaders gather in Dubai for Cybertech Global conference

Kaspersky: Over half of ransomware victims paid off attackers in 2020

Study says only 17% of the victims got all their data back

Cyber threats frustrate banks’ digital efforts

How A10 Networks encryption, decryption technologies can help protect banks from attacks

Malware infections in the UAE decreased slightly in 2020: Kaspersky

Banking trojans rise sharply as Covid-19 boosts e-commerce

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Abu Dhabi based TII teams up with Purdue University on drone cybersecurity project

Three-year project to test if drones can be used safely in urban areas

Dubai’s DIFC and Mastercard partner to bolster cybersecurity for financial firms

Half of global businesses are not prepared to deal with cyberattacks: study

Help AG appoints new country director for Saudi Arabia

Help AG’s new cybersecurity operations centre to launch in Riyadh in 2021

Dubai cybersecurity firm spiderSilk closes $2.25m funding round

Proceeds will be used to expand the firm’s geographic footprint across the MENA region

Kaspersky targets connected car makers with new cybersecurity tool

Increase in connected cars sees rise in automotive-related attacks

Cysiv expands SOC-as-a-service operations to Middle East and Africa

Cysiv acquired and re-branded Cairo-based SOC services firm SecureMisr in 2020

Fortinet to offer free cybersecurity training till end of 2021

More than 800,000 people have registered since April 2020

Timely software updates can cut business data breach costs in half: report

More than half of businesses use some form of out-of-date technology in their infrastructure

A third of employees in the UAE enjoy working outdoors: WFH study

Kaspersky research say employees have taken to WFH, but cyber risks remain

Cybercriminals to focus on remote and cloud-based systems in UAE next year

Remote and hybrid working likely to continue for many organisations, report says

Safeguarding your digital life is critical

With their affluent, digital-savvy populations, GCC nations are attractive targets for hackers

Surge in cyber-attacks targeting remote collaboration tools in UAE in 2020: report

Kaspersky researchers reveal a 177% in the number of brute force attacks on remote desktop protocols in the UAE

New Mimecast report reveals steady increase in malicious files in GCC

Spam remains the most prominent threat vector across all sectors throughout the region

Oman high school team wins 2020 ‘FedEx Global Possibilities’ award

FedEx recognises student-run businesses that best exhibit the principles of global connectivity

Cybersecurity firm FireEye says it was breached, hacking tools stolen

Hacking tools used to test clients’ defences stolen in sophisticated hack

Gitex 2020: Qualys launches UAE Cloud to address local data residency regulations

YouGov report says 88 per cent of firms in UAE plan budget increases for cloud computing

Why the human factor matters in cybersecurity – and how to deal with it

Companies need to find ways to integrate people, process and technology in a unified approach to security to protect their networks

Protecting consumer data is leading driver for encryption in Middle East: report

Study by Entrust says employee mistakes continue to be the biggest threat to sensitive data

Gitex 2020: ManageEngine to highlight its suite of enterprise IT security solutions

ManageEngine will speak at the event on ‘Cybersecurity threats to Business Digital Transformation’

Financial threats to accelerate in 2021: Kaspersky

Cryptocurrency transit, web skimmers move to the server-side and extortion to plague businesses

Gitex 2020: Trend Micro to showcase ‘The Art of Cybersecurity’

Trend Micro blocked 56.9 million cyber-attacks in H1 2020, new report shows

Kaspersky completes data-processing relocation to Switzerland

Kaspersky opens new Transparency Centre in Canada as part of Global Transparency Initiative

Carding and data leakage rise sharply in the Middle East in the wake of Covid-19

Carding cases see 500% jump in H1 2020, Help AG report says

Covid-19 leads to sharp increase in phishing attacks

Phishing incidents rose 220% YoY at the height of the Covid-19, F5 Labs report says

Securing remote workplaces a priority now for business owners

Majority of firms plan significant investments to secure telework in the next two years

Half of younger UAE employees admit opening suspicious emails: study

Mimecast study finds disconnect between cybersecurity awareness and practice