Studies and reports

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has revealed that smart transactions accounted for 96% of all customer transactions processed by the non-profit public organisation in the first quarter of 2019.

Most UAE employers are demanding ‘good communication in English and Arabic’ as well as ‘being a team player’ as top skills for their hires this year, according to research by Bayt.com and YouGov.

FireEye is currently tracking several clusters of activity responsible for the manipulation of DNS records. We referred to some of these clusters in our blog released on January 9, 2019 (See https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2019/01/global-dns-hijacking-campaign-dns-record-manipulation-at-scale.html). We assess with moderate confidence that a small cluster of this activity is being carried out by an Iranian actor. This is the activity leveraging the malware we call TWOTONE and TALOS calls DNSpionage.

5G infrastructure is set to become the nervous system of the ‘Digital Society’ and ‘Digital Economy’ with clear goals being set to deliver on the 5G promise by enabling boundless connectivity, deliver sustainable innovation, accelerate digital transformation and drive growth with new use cases said Khalifa Al Shamsi, Chief Corporate Strategy and Governance Officer, Etisalat Group.

Belgium’s center for cybersecurity has found no evidence that telecoms equipment supplied by Huawei Technology could be used for spying.

The agency, which reports to the Belgian prime minister, had been tasked with analyzing the possible threat posed by Huawei, which supplies equipment to Belgian mobile operators Proximus, Orange Belgium and Telenet.