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DFSA’s Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) gaining more traction

Cyber Threat

Since the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) launched the DFSA Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) in January, over 130 DFSA Authorised Firms and DIFC registered companies have joined the platform. The platform has provided members with information and technical indicators on a multitude of cyber threats, with an average of 160 new threats per week. Since…

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Dubai’s Credence Security

Garreth Scott

Credence to offer ensure suite of ESET security products, including two-factor authentication, encryption, and endpoint protection Credence Security — a leading regional distributor of specialised solutions in cybersecurity, forensics, governance, risk and compliance — today announced a new partnership with award-winning global endpoint and perimeter-protection vendor ESET, to cover southern Africa. In selecting a partner…

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Remote control imperative for home workers

Quentyn Taylor

Even before the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, cybersecurity was a growing concern with companies and individuals being increasingly vulnerable to ransomware, intellectual property theft and operational disruption. Coronavirus has upped the stakes manifold, with executives now working remotely from generally less-secure domestic networks and ‘phishing’ emails exploiting consumers’ health and economic fears.Cyberthreats have existed…

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Saudi authorities close 231 broadcast piracy websites

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MBC Group commends the decisive measures by Saudi authorities in protecting intellectual property rights (IPR) and combating piracy MBC has lauded the efforts of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP), the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), and the General Commission of Audiovisual Media (GCAM), for their collaborative efforts in combating copyright piracy in…

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ESET discovers spyware on chat app

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ESET researchers have discovered a new operation within a long-running cyber-espionage, spyware campaign in the Middle East, apparently with links to the threat actor group known as Gaza Hackers, or Molerats. Instrumental in the operation is an Android app, Welcome Chat, which serves as spyware while also delivering the promised chatting functionality. The malicious website…

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McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) Cloud

McAfee Labs Report reviews 30-Year Evolution of Evasion Techniques

McAfee has announced McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) Cloud, a new cloud-based security and information event management (SIEM) solution that provides organizations with the ability to detect, investigate and be operational in just under two hours. As a cloud-based solution, McAfee ESM Cloud extends the value of a traditional SIEM by providing faster onboarding of security…

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Honeywell research into USB ports

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In a report released by Honeywell based on cybersecurity threat data collected from hundreds of industrial facilities globally, the severity of threats detected to operational technology (OT) systems has risen by significant amounts over a 12-month period. The findings from the latest Honeywell Industrial USB Threat Report show that the total amount of threats posed…

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Remote working securely

Data protection

Keeping data protected as businesses in the Middle East embark on remote working journey, by Claude Schuck, Regional Manager, Middle East at Veeam Over the last few months, we’ve seen many organizations in the Middle East have arranged for employees to work from home. Living in the golden age of Digital Transformation means that we…

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Keeping data protected

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Keeping data protected as businesses in the Middle East embark on a remote working journey, by: Claude Schuck, Regional Manager, Middle East at Veeam Over the last few months, we’ve seen many organisations in the Middle East have arranged for employees to work from home. Living in the golden age of Digital Transformation means that…

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Review report on cyber risks

Bryan Stirewalt

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) published a thematic review report on cyber risks. The Report highlights a number of important opportunities for operational risk management practices of firms operating in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Launched this month with an objective of identifying the overall maturity level of cyber security programmes of firms…

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