The increased use of personal devices and social networking at work have provided more avenues for cyber attacks and data theft, but even the best new web security technologies require comprehensive, tailored user policies, according to Blue Coat Product Marketing Director Dave Ewart.
Apple has confirmed that it will be holding an event at 10pm UAE time on March 7 where it is widely expected to launch the third-generation iPad. The iPad 3 is expected to be faster and sharper than previous models, and consumers are expected to gobble up the device in record numbers.
Android phones have been found to be the least resistant to most key security threats, including malicious software attacks, unintentional data loss and service attacks due to their open operating platform.
Thursday, February 16 - 2012 at 15:02
This month Google announced that a major bank in Spain had agreed to a deal to use its cloud services, thought to be the biggest of its kind in the banking sector. Many had believed banking would be among the last industries to embrace the cloud, but BBVA's decision to choose Google cloud services leads to questions over how long it could be until Middle East banks follow suit.
The GCC markets continue to lead the way regionally in terms of implementing new technologies. Each of the six member states have third-generation (3G) networks, while the UAE and Saudi operators have also now taken a step further by introducing long-term evolution (LTE) services, a super-speed mobile broadband technology.
Wednesday, January 04 - 2012 at 10:33
The IT security industry has been coming to terms with the emergence of a new high profile threat - Duqu. Identical in parts to the Stuxnet worm, Duqu infections have already been reported in at least six organisations in eight different countries, including Iran.
The trend is not new; a slow transition from fixed to flexible, from owned to leased. But through the 80's, 90's and the early 'noughties' this was tempered by the value of ownership and desire for direct control. We live in a very different world today. Ownership is no longer as desirable.
Thursday, November 17 - 2011 at 11:06