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Cybersecurity

UAE organisations report increased cyberattacks during the pandemic: research

The data also shows that there is a lack of understanding about the definition of phishing

Saudi Arabia’s Sirar by STC blocks 14m catfishing emails during 2020

The kingdom ranks 37th among the countries most targeted by cyber-attacks

Phishing

Phishing attacks cost US businesses $14.8m annually: Ponemon Institute

Business email compromise and ransomware attacks prove most costly phishing threats to large businesses

Cybercriminals narrow their focus on SMBs: Acronis Report

Despite the perception they are too small to target, SMBs are increasingly vulnerable due to supply-chain attacks and greater use of automation by ransomware groups

Firms reel from social engineering attacks

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

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

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

Mimecast to offer phishing simulation training service

End-users can now learn from real-life, de-weaponised phishing campaigns

Mimecast acquires anti-phishing technology provider MessageControl

MessageControl uses machine learning to protect emails

Google to use authenticated logos to reduce phishing attacks

Scammers hijack the logos of popular brands to trick people to click on malicious links or share personal details

Covid-19: How data networks are supporting the new normal

The change in workplace dynamics of the Covid-19 world has not only strained digital networks but also provided an increased number of cybersecurity challenges

Four of five organisations in UAE faced at least one ‘cyber attack’ in 2019 – study

As many as 75 per cent respondents admitted that they train their employees on cybersecurity best practices twice a year or less