UAE Crowned as the most Digital Friendly Country

The United Arab Emirates is renowned as the pathfinders of avant-garde technologies in the world. In a recent report by Euler Hermes titled ‘The Enabling Digitilisation Index: Which countries are digital friendly’, UAE occupied the first position in the Middle East region and 24th in the world. According to Mahamoud Islam, the senior economist for…

Ransomware continues to prey on the UAE

The latest report by Trend Micro revealed that the GCC countries continue to be the chief targets of cyber-criminals, UAE and Kuwait being the most vulnerable countries prone to attacks. The UAE is the land of boundless possibilities for digital transformation and technological developments. With the great reward and power comes the great trials and…

GDPR for Enhanced Data Security

In a radical move to reform the existing Data Protection Directive that was established in 1995, the new EU regulation, GDPR has been formulated and is prospected to be in action from 25th of May 2018. The ever-evolving media-scape and internet world calls for updated laws and regulations for data privacy and security. The objective…

Machine Learning for a Future-Facing ZTS Revolution

Zero-Trust Security is a cutting-edge technology that starts with Next-Gen Access and enables user verification and device validation, limited access, and provision to learn and adapt. Machine learning is integral to this spearheading security as it quickly detects anomalies while ensuring superior user experience. A risk-based security strategy, instead of compliance strategy, is the key…

Internet of Thing Under Attack

2017 was an eventful year in the world of Internet Thing Under Attack, unfortunately not for good reasons. It marked the first time a large scale cyber security attack was carried out in the form of the Mirai Malware, which recruited IoT devices into a network botnet that was used to create large-scale, disruptive denial-of-…