#Cyber Security

Weaponised operational tech to harm or kill humans: Gartner

Organisations can reduce risk by implementing a security control framework

Security and networking must converge to enable any “Edge” at any scale

Service providers need to be able to flexibly, but securely address all scenarios

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

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More than half of businesses use some form of out-of-date technology in their infrastructure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

Key challenges for cloud security in a world changed by Covid-19

Struggle with cloud security remains a growing concern

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

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

Gitex 2020: AI, cybersecurity take centre stage at tech event

Experts tackle bias in artificial intelligence

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

Firms reel from social engineering attacks

Call to realign IT security budgets to match BEC-dominated threat landscape

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

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

A quarter of firms in MEA face dire cybersecurity skills gap

Survey by Sophos reveals the impact of ransomware on organisations

Deepfakes: Novel trend or novel threat?

Deepfakes have the potential for considerable implications across culture, geopolitics, and security

Data management policies need adjustment in the new normal

Businesses need to systematically audit those systems which are accessible remotely

Kaspersky avails cyber security training online as Covid-19 restricts in-person instruction

Continuous education seen as essential to keep IT security teams ready and effective

Cyber defence in the UAE: protect your people, protect your organisation

Organisations urged to embrace a people-centric approach to cyber security

Saudi Arabia led GCC in number of phishing attacks in Q2: Kaspersky report

There were 973,061 phishing attacks in KSA, with UAE following with 617,347 in the quarter

Dharma ransomware imperils SMBs utilising remote work due to Covid-19

Dharma is one of the most profitable ransomware families around, due to its mass-market, service-based business model

Canon data leaked by Maze ransomware group

Canon appears to have refused to pay ransom

Fortinet debuts firewall for hyperscale data centres

Capacity needs are outpacing security hardware performance capabilities

New report says 95% of Saudi businesses experienced a major cyber attack in the past year

Most Saudi organisations (61 per cent) reported that cyber attacks involved operational technology systems

DDoS attacks triple year-on-year in Q2 2020: Kaspersky

Spike attributed to Covid-19 disrupting travel plans

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An eye on the future: Micro Focus’ Gonzalo Usandizaga on upcoming tech trends

As individuals and businesses adjust to the new normal, Gonzalo Usandizaga – vice president and general manager, Emerging and Growth Markets at Micro Focus, sheds light on the trends that are here to stay

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Watch: Digital transformation – how can companies do more for less in the UAE?

The key word right now is to “optimise” existing technologies, says Gigamon’s Vijay Babber

Digital transformation: These are the key things for regional companies to keep in mind

Digital transformation should always be linked to business metrics, says Anas Jwaied, managing director – Middle East and Africa at Micro Focus

Watch: How can UAE organisations prepare their people to deal with cyber threat risks?

Up to 39 per cent of UAE IT leaders say their employees “make their business vulnerable to a cyber attack”