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After big hack of US government, Biden enlists 'world class' cybersecurity team

After big hack of US government, Biden enlists 'world class' cybersecurity team

President Joe Biden is hiring a group of national security veterans with deep cyber expertise, drawing praise from former defense officials and investigators as the US government works to recover from one of the biggest hacks of its agencies attributed to Russian spies

QFC working group unveils seven-point global policy agenda

QFC working group unveils seven-point global policy agenda

With fintech industry gaining traction across the globe at lightning speed, a working group at the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has unveiled a seven-point global policy agenda, which includes enhanced cybersecurity, sovereign support and greater co-operation between banks and fintechs.

SC showcases cybersecurity preparations ahead of 2022

SC showcases cybersecurity preparations ahead of 2022

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) recently showcased its cybersecurity preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 during Oman’s Future Tech Summit and Expo, which was held earlier this month.

SC showcases 2022 cybersecurity preparations at Oman's Future Tech Summit

SC showcases 2022 cybersecurity preparations at Oman's Future Tech Summit

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) recently showcased its cybersecurity preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 during Omans Future Tech Summit and Expo

4.2mn e-mail, URL, and malware threats detected in Qatar in H1, 2020: Trend Micro

4.2mn e-mail, URL, and malware threats detected in Qatar in H1, 2020: Trend Micro

Qatar experienced a combined 4,268,553 e-mail, URL, and malware cyber-threats detected by Trend Micro during the first half of 2020.

Cybersecurity vital in building trust in e-commerce, says IT expert

Cybersecurity vital in building trust in e-commerce, says IT expert

Businesses would benefit from investing in cybersecurity, which plays a vital role in building trust among consumers and to encourage them to maximise the use of different e-commerce platforms

Qatar SMEs urged to strengthen cybersecurity for robust business operations

Qatar SMEs urged to strengthen cybersecurity for robust business operations

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Qatar would benefit from a well-built cybersecurity system, which could help lead to reduced costs and increased growth rate ...

Fintech, technology enhancement QIIB's priorities: Al-Shaibei

Fintech, technology enhancement QIIB's priorities: Al-Shaibei

Technology enhancement and promotion of fintech are key priorities for the leading Qatari Islamic bank QIIB, says CEO Dr Abdulbasit Ahmad al-Shaibei.

UK ‘ready to support Qatar’ in cybersecurity, says Lord Mayor of London

UK ‘ready to support Qatar’ in cybersecurity, says Lord Mayor of London

Qatar has the UK’s support in its bid to develop cybersecurity in the financial services sector, The Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman William Russell announced at the ‘Qatar-UK Financial Services Event’

Cybersecurity drill focuses on securing major events

Cybersecurity drill focuses on securing major events

The National Cybersecurity Drill focuses on securing major events from a cybersecurity standpoint, a Ministry of Transport and Communication (MoTC) official has said.

Transport ministry holds workshop for cybersecurity service providers

Transport ministry holds workshop for cybersecurity service providers

The Ministry of Transport and Communications organised a workshop for the cybersecurity service providers accreditation programme

EU warns about cybersecurity risks from state-backed entities

EU warns about cybersecurity risks from state-backed entities

The European Union warned on Wednesday of increased cyber attacks by state-backed entities and groups from outside the EU, saying it was crucial to assess the risks posed by telecoms equipment suppliers with a significant market share in the bloc.