December 2017

The UAE’s banking sector has been successful in warding off major cyber attacks despite increasing threats, the UAE Banks Federation, or UBF, said on Monday. Nasser Sarris, General Manager of UBF, said banks body, a representative forum comprising 48 member banks operating in the UAE, has taken all possible efforts against cyber threats considering it […]

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Iran is one of the leading cyberspace adversaries of the United States. It emerged as a cyberthreat a few years later than Russia and China and has so far demonstrated less skill. Nevertheless, it has conducted several highly damaging cyberattacks and become a major threat that will only get worse. Like Russia and China, the […]

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Internet of Things Drone cybersecurity policy still up in the air By Mark Rockwell Dec 11, 2017   The internet-of-things ecosystem poses new challenges for supply chain and data security, but experts say cybersecurity assessments should focus more on hard facts than suspicions about a particular country of origin. A memo sent in August from […]

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As we stand on the threshold of another year, the war for our cybersecurity rages on. There have been many data breaches in 2017, most notably for Equifax, Verizon, and Kmart. But if you seek a silver lining in the cloud, perhaps you’ll be glad of the news that the global average cost of a […]

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Like many countries in the Asia-Pacific region, Australia has been consolidating its legislative and organisational responses to cybersecurity challenges, most notably with the implementation of a national cybersecurity strategy. The result is that its relative “cyber maturity” has risen two spots,… read more at: http://www.zdnet.com/article/only-us-tops-australia-in-asia-pacific-cyber-maturity-aspi/

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The one-day forum, which brought together industry specialists, as well as financial institutions in UAE and the region, discussed the enormous challenges facing the banking and financial services sector. The participants recognised the importance of cooperation and information sharing to fight the growing menace of cyber threats. In his welcome address, Nasser Sarris, General Manager […]

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Software designed to detect phishing emails, a platform to help developers write secure code, and a company which investigates cybercrime involving cryptocurrencies are just some of the ideas behind the startups that will join the second incarnation of GCHQ’s… read more at: http://www.zdnet.com/article/gchqs-cybersecurity-accelerator-just-opened-its-door-to-nine-new-start-ups/

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