The banking sector in the Middle East region faces growing challenges from phishing attacks and APTs. Banque Saudi Fransi's Osman asks: Have CISOs learned their lessons and made adjustments after past attacks?
Much of today's crime is "cyber-enabled," warns cybercrime expert Raj Samani, and successfully blocking such attacks increasingly demands not just better technology and public-private collaboration, but also an understanding of psychology.
Mumbai-based Meru Cabs, which offers online and mobile-app cab bookings, has been inadvertently exposing customer data to the Internet. How did the exposure occur, and what is Meru doing to address the flaw?
Lenovo issues an emergency patch to fix flaws in the System Update software that it preinstalls on business-focused Windows PCs after security researchers discover vulnerabilities that could be used to remotely compromise machines.
The Abu Dhabi government is investing in the healthcare industry and encouraging cloud and virtualization technologies for better productivity. George Yacoub of SEHA sees immense security challenges ahead.
The demand for improved governance and risk management is huge in Dubai and neighbouring regions, as global players embark on ambitious projects. Smartworld's Ahmad Qurram Baig discusses the CISO's responsibilities.
Oman is dealing with the challenge of increasing cyber incidents and a rise in cybercrime and so on. How does Oman's CERT address this surge? OCERT's head, Al Salehi, shares his 2015 cybersecurity agenda.
Is there a governance structure that can protect your network and customer data against future attacks? Oman Insurance's Bhatia discusses how security and business alignment is critical to data security.
In developing markets such as Asia and the Middle East, how can security practitioners best prepare themselves to tackle the rapidly-changing threat landscape? Resilience is the key, says security leader Bruce Schneier.
As the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference enters its third year, event director Ayusha Tyagi discusses the event's heritage, objectives and key themes to be explored by security professionals this year.