Global study reveals businesses and countries vulnerable due to shortage of cybersecurity talent

August 1, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Intel Security, in partnership with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), recently released Hacking the Skills Shortage, a global report outlining the talent shortage crisis impacting the cybersecurity industry across both companies and nations. A majority of respondents (82%) admit to a

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FM approval for Firetrace International’s E4 engineered clean agent total flooding system

July 28, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – Firetrace  International – a manufacturer of fire suppression solutions for commercial, industrial, government and military applications – has achieved FM  approval for its advanced E4 engineered clean agent  total flooding system. E4 obtained was approved for its high-­performance 500 PSI/35 bar 3M Novec 1230 systems. FM Approval

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Urge to connect is putting international travellers at risk, finds Kaspersky Lab

July 18, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The urge to go online the moment they reach foreign soil sees a high proportion of people connecting to unsecured Wi-Fi networks, putting their personal data at risk, according to a study by Kaspersky Lab, one of the world’s fastest-growing cybersecurity companies. The research, which

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UAE residents need to be more cyber-savvy according to study by Kaspersky Lab

July 4, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – UAE residents need to be more cyber-savvy when it comes to protecting their privacy online, recent research has revealed. In a study carried out by security experts Kaspersky Lab, experts discovered that in general internet users do not take the right precautions in protecting their

'Username and password' on a fishing hook. Conceptual image about the risk of internet identity theft, also known as 'Phishing'.

GCC exposed to phishing & DDOS attacks, according to Research and Markets report

June 13, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

GCC – Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “GCC Cyber Security Market Focus on Solutions, Services, Application – Estimation & Forecast, 2016-2022” report to its offering. The region acquires a significant share of the world’s energy resources and with an increased usage of


TeamViewer blames recent hacking reports on ‘careless’ use of credentials, not internal issues

June 6, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – TeamViewer has placed the blame on the “careless” use of credentials rather than internal issues after complaints of hacked accounts, according to tech news site Zdnet. Founded in 2005, TeamViewer provides software which can be used to remotely control PC systems and conducted meetings.


Dark Matter poll reveals 48% of respondents’ organisations still lack key cyber security personnel

May 29, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, has found that 48% of respondents to its recent Cyber Security Poll say their organisations do not have a senior management executive assigned to oversee cyber security, while 46% of respondents said their organisations did not


UAE consumers conflicted over privacy and security priorities says F5 Networks report

May 23, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – An EMEA-wide study commissioned by F5 Networks has revealed that whilst UAE consumers have no confidence in some organisations to keep their data safe, many are willing to share their personal information in return for using a service for free. The study, conducted by Opinium