More than a quarter (21%) of online users in the UAE always give apps and services permission to access their microphone or webcam, according to a global study of 15,000 people conducted by Kaspersky.
UAE parents “concerned” but “don’t take action” in protecting kids onlineA majority of UAE parents (96 percent) worry about their children’s online safety but many may not know how to protect them, according to a recent study by Norton.2 3265
UAE youth takes the lead in online safety
Fifteen children and youth, who are part of the ‘Cyber Safety Ambassadors’, an initiative by Sharjah’s Child Safety Department (CSD), participated in an interactive discussion to suggest innovative ideas and solutions for children’s online safety.
Children need more digital protection: Oman ministry official
Commenting on the UNICEF report, Dr Yahya Al-Mawali said that children need to be protected from the dangers of the internet.
Kaspersky Lab: 23% of UAE children have faced threats on social media
The company embarked on a series of interactive cybersecurity performances at selected schools in Dubai, aimed at driving awareness around online safety.
On the safe side: Simple steps to online safety
Protecting yourself online may seem impossible, but following simple guidelines like enabling stronger and using strong passwords are key to online safety.
TRA seals MoU with ICDL Arabia to enhance digital security awareness
As per the three-year agreement, the two parties will work to broaden the IT skills and competencies of government employees as ordinary users, to enable them to effectively use IT in office work.
Internet providers are the new police, says report
More and more European Union member states are delegating online policing to private companies and Internet service providers, according to …