ISSUE # 27
Security Advisor ME May 2018
HOW THE NEW DATA PROTECTION LAW WILL IMPACT MIDDLE EAST FIRMS
0 67Cisco warned that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with highly sophisticated malicious software, CNBC reported.
0 98Last year saw a worrying increase in ransomware and other cyber-attacks targeting the supply chain, with the business and professional services sector receiving a significant increase of attacks.
0 170The cloud is getting bigger and bigger, as a glance at the revenue figures for some of the biggest providers demonstrates vividly.
0 145Gary Miller, Thales Gary Miller, vice president, Cyber Security, Middle East, Thales, on strengthening its recently announced Cyber Hub in …
0 184Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab recently announced that it will move some its key operations, including customer data storage and software assembly, from Moscow to Zurich, Switzerland.
0 277Abu Dhabi Monitoring and Control Centre (ADMCC) has announced a strategic collaboration with Dell EMC driven towards achieving their ambitious vision to build a secure and intelligent city.
0 171More than 1 million UAE consumers were victims of online shopping scams alone in 2017, losing a total of AED 321 million according to the 2017 Norton Cyber Security Insights Report, released by Norton by Symantec.
0 342A hybrid approach to security is one that tightly integrates SaaS solutions with an enterprise’s existing IT infrastructure and leverages SaaS capabilities to seamlessly extend and scale on-premise solution performance.
0 129Twitter Inc. has urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to …
0 790Over 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.
0 964One 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.
0 294InfoWatch Group will unveil its international digital technology and cybersecurity training centre in the Middle East for local government officials and business executives, as well as students from field-specific universities as part of the firm’s participation at Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC).
0 195A new report from Javelin Strategy & Research says that in 2017, more than 1 million children in the United States were victims of identity theft, resulting in $2.6 billion in losses.
0 249Paladion has launched the first AI-driven SOC in the Middle East to protect enterprises in the region from next-generation threats.
0 139The Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) has approved the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) a membership, making the UAE entity the first member from an Arab country to be able to build international relationships in the data protection field.
0 135Dubai-based startup Crowdfense has launched a $10 million bug bounty programme to acquire and further develop active cyber-defense capabilities.
0 204Carbon Black has announced its participation at the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC 2018) for the fourth consecutive year, which will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 1st to 3rd of May 2018 in conjunction with IoTx, under the umbrella of The Future of Technology Week.
0 291The annual cost of damages caused by cybercrimes is expected to reach $6 trillion by 2021, according to a recent industry report.
0 197"You’re only shooting yourself in the foot when you cater to the geopolitical noise and start refusing to promote material on false pretences – contrary to the interests of your own business," says Eugene Kaspersky in his letter.