Caffeine junkies are up in arms over reports that criminals have been targeting their Starbucks account balances. But the real story is poor password-picking practices by consumers, and Starbucks' lack of multi-factor authentication.
Security leaders see the need for a formal information-sharing platform across India to enable organizations in all sectors to defend against attacks. What are the barriers, and how can they be overcome?
The banking sector in the Middle East region faces growing challenges from phishing attacks and APTs. Banque Saudi Fransi's Osman asks: Have CISOs learned their lessons and made adjustments after past attacks?
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.
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.
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.
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.
As organizations increasingly focus on securing critical data, they mustn't overlook one huge vulnerability: enterprise email. Steven Malone of Mimecast discusses the latest in unified email management.
As the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference enters its third year, event director Ayusha Tyagi discusses the event's heritage, objectives and key themes to be explored by security professionals this year.