Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Innovate Finance, an independent membership association that is at the heart of the UK’s FinTech ecosystem.
MBRSG’s Executive President H.E. Dr Ali Sebaa Al Marri told Tahawul Tech that if the UAE wishes to create the government of the future and pursue the drive for smart technology throughout the emirates, establishing public-private partnerships is crucial.
“After careful investigations, the United states is publicly attributing the massive WannaCry cyber-attack to North Korea,” said White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert.
Uber has reportedly lost its appeal against a ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers with minimum-wage rights rather than self-employed.
British Airways’ computer systems have crashed across the world causing major delays that left passengers stranded in airports.
United Kingdom defence secretary Philip Hammond has announced that the government is creating a new Joint Cyber Reserve (JCR) made up of computer experts who will work alongside regular forces to protect the nation’s cyber defences.
When fate stepped in the way of Fady Sleiman’s dream of becoming a pilot, it opened up an entirely new road – one that would eventually bring him to the position of corporate CIO for the Middle East and Africa at General Electric.
A Home Affairs Select Committee has stated that the UK is losing the war on online criminal activity and that the government is too complacent in targeting cyber criminals.
Businesses worldwide need to re-think their use of cloud computing, in light of recent revelations around the Prism and Tempora surveillance programmes, according to independent privacy advocate Caspar Bowden.
Cyber-attacks have risen to the top of the list of threats for UK banks according to the Bank of England’s director of financial stability, Andrew Haldane, but understanding and management of the risk is still at an “early stage”.