Last week was a sobering one for Congress. The second impeachment trial of Donald Trump served as the backdrop, the vivid videos of the angry mob of January 6 underscoring all that could have been lost that day, and all that divides Americans.
The audit highlighted a lack of encryption of personal data at the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) which forms the backbone of the country's digital payments system and operates the RuPay card network championed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Hong Kong's elderly are plagued by phone scammers who seek out vulnerable and wealthy victims willing to transfer money or make bogus investments. Police said scammers targeted an elderly woman living in a mansion on The Peak, Hong Kong's ritziest neighbourhood.
Last summer criminals contacted the unnamed woman pretending to be Chinese public security officials.
The exercise is designed to test the strength of the banking sector against any potential cyber threats.
In the age of digital transformation, data is the key and securing this data is the biggest challenge for any organization in the world.
Authorities say criminalisation is needed to curb the online flood of dangerous fake cures and conspiracy theories that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called an "infodemic."
The TRA revealed that its monthly report on cybersecurity developments in the Federal Government of the UAE for the month of June 2020 showed that the cyber-attacks varied between malware (73 per cent), vulnerabilities (15 percent) and phishing attacks (12 per cent).
Technology doesn’t alone solve cyber-security challenges as processes and procedures are needed alongside continuous awareness campaigns to ensure that workplaces remain secure, said experts during an e-Discussion.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his government was "having a good look" at TikTok, which has also fallen under U.S. scrutiny for "national security risks".