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PhishRod Announces Annual Roadshow 2024 Addressing the Human Risk to Build Cyber Resilience

PhishRod Announces Annual Roadshow 2024 Addressing the Human Risk to Build Cyber Resilience

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PhishRod, a global leader in human risk mitigation, is organizing Executive Roundtable events as part of its MENA Roadshow 2024. These events aim to gather industry’s experts, decision makers, and stakeholders to identify, analyze & address human risk for building cyber resilience.   The events will focus on the underlying theme ‘Addressing Human Risk to Build Cyber Resilience’, where attendees will have the opportunity to discuss proven strategies used for effective human risk management. Below are the related details and the registration link for the respective events: Doha, Qatar on 21st May 2024: Register Now! Dubai, UAE on 23rd May 2024: Register Now!  Abu Dhabi, UAE on 29th May 2024 Cairo, Egypt on 10th July 2024 For more information, please follo...
PhishRod Introduces CyberQuest – An Immersive VR Learning Game

PhishRod Introduces CyberQuest – An Immersive VR Learning Game

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PhishRod, the premier provider of cutting-edge cybersecurity awareness and automated phishing incident response solutions, is thrilled to announce the release of CyberQuest: Office Edition; a cutting-edge virtual reality (VR) game that offers an engaging and immersive learning experience to enhance security awareness of end users. Leveraging state-of-the-art technology, Cyber Quest: Office Edition is designed to provide an interactive and fun platform for users to learn about threats including Social Engineering, Phishing etc, while navigating common workplace security scenarios. It is an entirely customizable experience with localized content that can played in both English and Arabic. "We hope that Cyber Quest: Office Edition will revolutionize how users perceive and approach ...
Malicious Hacking in the Past Year elucidates 80% of healthcare data breach

Malicious Hacking in the Past Year elucidates 80% of healthcare data breach

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In past years, healthcare data breaches have been predominantly caused by human error and internal issues, such as unauthorized disclosures, loss, theft, and improper disposal of sensitive information. Nearly 80 percent of health data breaches reported to the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in 2022 were attributed to hacking and IT incidents.  These types of breaches can occur as a result of staff members not following proper protocols or failing to properly secure patient data. For example, a staff member may leave a laptop containing patient information in a public spot, or may accidentally send an email containing protected health information to the wrong recipient. These types of breaches are preventable and are usually driven by a lack of proper training, protocols, and oversigh...
PayPal Confirms Data Breach In a Massive Stuffing Attack

PayPal Confirms Data Breach In a Massive Stuffing Attack

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According to the PayPal notification of the security incident, an unauthorized party tried to access nearly 35, 000 PayPal user accounts. PayPal’s servers were not hacked; in fact, the reason for hacking was a ‘credential stuffing attack’ meaning that the attackers used a list of stolen usernames and passwords to try and gain access to these accounts, and were successful in accessing some of them. This took place from December 6 to December 8, 2022. PayPal detected and mitigated it at moment. An internal investigation was launched to determine how the hackers gained access to the accounts. Within two days, the hackers had access to account holders' full names, dates of birth, mailing addresses, individual tax identification numbers, and social security numbers. As of December...
Mitigating Cyber Threats; An exclusive interview with Ankit Satsangi

Mitigating Cyber Threats; An exclusive interview with Ankit Satsangi

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The year 2023 brings in new hopes and its own set of challenges. We sat down with Ankit Satsangi to uncover what 2023 holds for the stakeholders of Cyber Security. Ankit is a seasoned Hacker, Cybersecurity, and Intelligence professional with over a decade of experience in Offensive Security, Incident Response, Insider Threat Detection, Dark Web Research and working on classified government projects as an intelligence officer. He is a subject matter expert in core cybersecurity and counterintelligence and has successfully designed advanced cyber defense systems for sensitive organizations. In addition, Ankit has served as a trusted advisor to numerous international cybersecurity organizations and has garnered recognition as a renowned speaker at various IT and security conferences. Pr...
All You Need to Need to Know About GISEC 2021

All You Need to Need to Know About GISEC 2021

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GISEC is one of the most prominent and impactful cybersecurity events in the Arab region. For years it has been successful in attracting the influential key players of cybersecurity from around the region. GISEC plays a pivotal role in providing a joint platform to cybersecurity professionals and leaders to strategize against impending and ever-evolving cyber threats. This year is no different. One of the biggest information security events hosted by GISEC is scheduled to happen in Dubai from 31st May to 2nd June. It is an excellent opportunity to bring forth your concerns and experience first-hand how other security analysts are tackling threats in the hope of a cyber-secure environment. Must Visit Exhibitors Some of the must visit exhibitors showcasing the cutting-edge tech...
CyberKnight Becomes the First Lookout Value-Added Distributor in the Middle East to Extend Zero Trust Security to the Cloud

CyberKnight Becomes the First Lookout Value-Added Distributor in the Middle East to Extend Zero Trust Security to the Cloud

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Dubai, UAE — April 26, 2021: With the rapid adoption of cloud across the region, especially due to the dramatic growth in remote working, organizations need to protect their data and IT systems from cloud-based threats more than ever. Gartner forecasts that over the next five years, the SASE market will grow at a CAGR of 42%, reaching almost $11 billion by 2024. In addition, Gartner predicts that spending on Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) solutions will grow 40.7% in 2021, 36.7% in 2022 and 33.2% in 2023, outpacing all other information security markets.      To address customer challenges related to cloud security including cloud access, discovery, monitoring, data protection, policy enforcement and compliance,...