Cyberattack Threat To Middle East Oil

Media and software services giant Bloomberg believes that “cyberattacks pose a significant threat to oil and gas companies” supply chains, and in turn, could impact oil-based economies such as the UAE and Saudi Arabia.


Bloomberg recently hosted the "The Future of Cybersecurity: Risk, Readiness and Energy Resilience" event in Dubai. A study by its sponsor Siemens and the Ponemon Institute estimated that financial losses due to cyberattacks on the oil and gas industry were as much as $1 billion in 2017 and Bloomberg Intelligence notes a World Economic Forum survey which found that cyberattacks tops concerns for UAE businesses in 2018.

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Varonis Blog Highlights 110 Cybersecurity Statistics


Cybersecurity company Varonis has issued its predictions for the forthcoming year with a blog post entitled 110 Cybersecurity Statics For 2020. The blog states that cybersecurity issues are becoming a day-to-day struggle for businesses. Recent trends and cybersecurity statistics reveal a huge increase in hacked and breached data from sources that are increasingly common in the workplace, like mobile and IoT devices.

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UK To Go On The Cyber Offensive


The UK Government is about to launch a new proactive and offensive cybersecurity team that will wage cyberwarfare against hostile nation-states and online crime organisations. It would be naive to believe that the UK has not launched cyberattacks against third parties, but the killing of Qassem Soleimani has brought this out into the open.

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Are You Ready For Iranian Revenge Cyberattacks?


Following the killing of Qassem Suleimani no-one can be sure of what military action Iran will take, but experts agree that its cyberattacks will increase against countries and governments it sees as hostile.

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Ringing The Changes For IOT Security


Buying and installing a cyber-doorbell through which you can monitor callers even if you are away from home makes sense, yes? Not unless you are a user from Alabama who has launched a $5million legal against action after it is alleged that a hacker cracked the Ring doorbell and started harassing the family.

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