24 April 2020
Qatar has recorded 2,033 email, URL, and file threats related to the COVID-19 coronavirus in Q1 2020, the second-highest in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), according to new research from Trend...
12 April 2020
For as long as technology has existed, cybercrime has been the likely nemesis. The Internet, with all of its possibilities, was never part of a large-scale evolution plan; it just happened, and when...
17 July 2018
Author: Mohammed Al-Moneer, Regional Director, MENA at A10 Networks For service providers in Qatar, consistency is imperative. Experience an outage? Service can’t scale to meet demand? Suffer a cyber...
11 June 2017
Written by: Charles Habak (pictured): Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton MENA; Wayne Loveless: Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton MENA.  WannaCry or Wcry represents the latest version of a growing...
07 March 2017
According to Cisco’s 6th Global Cloud Index (CGI) Forecast, cloud data center traffic in the Middle East & Africa will grow at a CAGR of 34% between 2015-2020 and represent 67% of total data...
05 March 2017
The constant creation of malicious domains has proved a cat and mouse game for threat researchers and cybercriminals. Across the world, new malicious domains are constantly being created from which...
05 October 2016
Malicious DNS tunnelling is a big problem in cybersecurity and organizations in Qatar need to be aware of this. The technique involves the use of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocol to smuggle...
18 April 2016
A group of scientists at the Hamad bin Khalifa University’s Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) has invented a new tool to identify unknown malicious domains by using a real-life “guilt-by-...
08 January 2016
2015 was a memorable – although not a devastating – year for cyber security. We witnessed less widespread, panic inducing vulnerabilities in 2015 than in years past; while 2014 will go down in the...
10 August 2015
The Cisco® 2015 Midyear Security Report released today, which analyzes threat intelligence and cyber security trends, reveals the critical need for organizations to reduce time to detection (TTD) in...
23 April 2015
Sophisticated malwares have been identified by cybersecurity experts as the most effective weapons used by cybercriminals. Organisations’ failure to employ detection-based security technologies in...
20 April 2014
Enterprises worldwide are expected to spend nearly $500 billion in 2014 to deal with issues caused by malware deliberately loaded onto pirated software — $127 billion dealing with security issues and...
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