This week has seen the third edition of ictQATAR’s Cyber-Security Drill, STAR-3. Conceptualized by ictQATAR and held at Qatar University, the event is a role playing exercise that places IT security teams from nearly 50 of Qatar’s leading corporations and government departments into a simulated business environment facing a series of unexpected cyber-threats, while trying […]
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving in the United States, the ultimate celebration of shopping. Many US states even declare it a public holiday. Stores open their doors in the early hours to welcome the seething hordes of frenzied shoppers in search of their one-day deals – minor injuries are common in the dawn stampedes […]
We all use the internet in so many aspects of our daily lives, from knowing the directions to a particular address and booking travel reservations, to making banking transactions. The challenge that every online user faces is to enjoy the benefits and facilities the internet provides while protecting their privacy online. The digital world is witnessing a […]
Online gaming has become a favorite pastime for young and old alike as advances in technology and high-speed broadband availability has become more accessible. Online gamers are willing to invest time and money on high-end games. However, there are also users who are hesitant to indulge in online gaming for various reasons. Not all games […]
Last year, governments and corporations frequently experienced cyber security threats and discovered vulnerabilities that dominated the headlines due to global security risks. The year 2015 may also be a turbulent year for cyber security.