When we settle back in our seat on a train to read a book, gaze at the view outside or …
Why the digital space is the new battlefield
While there remain parts of the world blighted by conventional warfare, news reports today are just as likely to be about cyber warfare as military offensives.
The big picture: why cloud systems need a security boost
The cloud is getting bigger and bigger, as a glance at the revenue figures for some of the biggest providers demonstrates vividly.
Why healthcare firms need a cybersecurity health check
Over the last few years, the healthcare industry has become a prime target of cyber-attacks. While most healthcare organisations are committed to patient privacy no matter what it takes, some are still behind in terms of cybersecurity adoption and advancement.
What the future holds for cryptocurrency regulation
One place in the world that does not lack enthusiasm for cryptocurrencies is Dubai: the emirate is home to a string of initiatives linked to the blockchain-based virtual currencies.
How driverless cars will bring a new cybersecurity challenge
It has long been a favourite scene in films and television dramas: a driver desperately stamping on the pedals in …
Biometrics: a security bane or boon?
Biometric security, whether fingerprint, facial or iris recognition, is fast emerging as the preferred way to safeguard the data of companies and individuals from threat actors. However, while biometric identification may be less prone to theft and spoofing than passwords, it’s still vulnerable to hacking.
Why we need more women in cybersecurity
Women continue to be underrepresented in the cybersecurity workforce, which leads to missed opportunities for today’s organisations to acquire the best information security talents. But what is holding the security industry back from attracting more women in the field?
This app could help UAE motorists get away from traffic jams
Plenty of drivers in the UAE will have wished, when sitting behind the wheel in the middle of a traffic jam, that they were using public transport instead.
Hungarian car firm touts “vision-first” approach to autonomous driving
It will take about a decade for fully autonomous or almost fully autonomous technology to filter down into family cars, a fast-growing company working on the technology has predicted.
Predictive tech to give UAE skyscrapers a major lift
The German engineering and electronics company Bosch has developed “Predictive Maintenance” for elevators, a system designed to optimise maintenance and prevent breakdowns. A similar principle applies to Predictive Diagnostics vehicle-maintenance technology developed by Bosch.
Digital guardian angel to make UAE residents feel safer
The UAE has an excellent reputation for personal safety, but there are times when any of us might feel ill at ease walking down a street.
IoT to transform asset tracking in UAE construction sector
A low-cost monitoring system for industrial and other equipment is being launched by the German electronics and engineering giant Bosch, …