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".
Sheikh Hamdan on Wednesday launched the Dubai Cyber Index, an initiative aimed at supporting the efforts of Dubai’s government entities to ensure the highest standards of cybersecurity.
The UAE has a stated goal of becoming a leading global hub and an open lab for the Fourth Industrial Revolution’s applications. The country has been moving in the right direction when it comes to introducing Smart initiatives.
Technology has changed the face of the world. Whether it is individuals or nations, digital embrace now remains the key to success. The UAE is reaping the huge benefits of having recognised this fact early and taking all steps in the right direction.
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.