A federal appeals court has ruled that the National Security Agency's collection of metadata of Americans' telephone calls is not authorized by the Patriot Act. What impact with the decision have on the Congressional debate about NSA practices?
Lenovo issues an emergency patch to fix flaws in the System Update software that it preinstalls on business-focused Windows PCs after security researchers discover vulnerabilities that could be used to remotely compromise machines.
The Abu Dhabi government is investing in the healthcare industry and encouraging cloud and virtualization technologies for better productivity. George Yacoub of SEHA sees immense security challenges ahead.
With the upcoming release of Windows 10, Microsoft plans to inaugurate 24/7, cloud-based patching, among other new security features. Businesses can tap the anytime patches or define their own patch-release schedules.
The demand for improved governance and risk management is huge in Dubai and neighbouring regions, as global players embark on ambitious projects. Smartworld's Ahmad Qurram Baig discusses the CISO's responsibilities.
Oman is dealing with the challenge of increasing cyber incidents and a rise in cybercrime and so on. How does Oman's CERT address this surge? OCERT's head, Al Salehi, shares his 2015 cybersecurity agenda.
One year after Sally Beauty Supply revealed that a network breach compromised payment card data and exposed 25,000 records, the company says it is investigating new breach reports. Did it fail to eradicate the original intrusion?
Is there a governance structure that can protect your network and customer data against future attacks? Oman Insurance's Bhatia discusses how security and business alignment is critical to data security.
The House Judiciary Committee, in passing a tailored bill to end the NSA's bulk collection program of phone records, rejected amendments to expand privacy reforms to other government surveillance initiatives.
In developing markets such as Asia and the Middle East, how can security practitioners best prepare themselves to tackle the rapidly-changing threat landscape? Resilience is the key, says security leader Bruce Schneier.