Despite broad recognition that cyber threats are more prevalent than ever before, more than one-third of companies are not adequately prepared to respond to a data breach or IT security crisis, a report said.
More than two-thirds
Mobile payments have been predicted to reach $1.3 trillion annually by 2017, while cyber threat to user data is also expected to increase, according to a report.
Cybercriminals have broadened their means of infection by targeting
Facebook usage in the Arab world has almost tripled in the last two years to reach over 45 million as of end June 2012 – about 50 per cent higher than the 37.4 million recorded six months earlier, a report said.
The first PC viruses appeared more than 25 years ago. Little did we realize that this was just the beginning of what would become a series of threat waves.
For nearly 10 years viruses endured as the primary method of attack, but o
Mobile users were targeted last month by a number of malware attacks including fake applications exploiting consumers’ interest in the official app for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, said a report.
The attacks were also targeted a
Governments and large corporations all over the world should be wary of a growing cyber menace in 2012, according to experts at Kaspersky Lab.
Not only will there be a dramatic increase in the number of targeted attacks on state institutio
Symantec, a security, storage and systems management solutions provider, will highlight the evolving threat landscape, cloud computing and data management at a major upcoming ICT show in Dubai.
Gitex 2011 is running from October 9 to 13 at
Startegies and mechanisms to protect users in the UAE from cyber attacks formed the agenda for a seminar organised in Dubai recently by the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA).
The one day seminar also discussed the