Mobile Banking Apps: The Risks, Threats and Solutions

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Mobile banking apps have become the new normal for millions of people around the world, offering convenience, flexibility, and accessibility to manage finances from anywhere at any time. But with this increased reliance on mobile banking comes a greater risk of security breaches, exposing your financial data to cybercriminals. In this article, we shall explore […]

Cloud Technology Risks – The Cloudy Truth

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Navigating the Treacherous Landscape of Security Risks In today’s fast-paced digital world, the adoption of cloud services has become a necessity rather than a luxury for businesses and individuals alike. The convenience and scalability that cloud computing offers are hard to match by traditional on-premises IT infrastructure. However, with great power comes great responsibility – […]

SAMA Cybersecurity Framework Compliance: Benefits and Requirements

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Understanding SAMA’s Cyber Security Framework  Due to the increasing ubiquity of cyber-attacks, the financial sector of Saudi Arabia has realised the need to strengthen its defences or risk untold losses. As a result, the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority set about creating the SAMA Cyber Security Framework. This guide will walk you through what the framework […]

DORA – An Overview of the Digital Operational Resilience Act

Digital Operational Resilience Act

What is DORA? The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) is an EU regulation that was enacted on 16 January 2023 and will apply as of 17 January 2025. This act aims at strengthening the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) security with financial entities. DORA harmonises the rules on digital operational resilience for the financial sector, […]

AI Governance: Secure the Future by Embracing Responsible AI Practices

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AI in Simple Terms  At its core, AI is simply software that can ‘think’, ‘learn’, and ‘make’ decisions – somewhat like we humans do. AI systems aren’t programmed in the traditional way – but instead, and to an extent, program themselves.   Generative AI is a specific type of AI that can generate content that didn’t […]

Cracking the Code: Understanding the European Cyber Resilience Act and its Impact

EU Resilience Act

EU Cyber Resilience Act The Cyber Resilience Act (CRA) exists to bolster cyber security for the EU. But it has not been without controversy. Many open-source organisations have criticised the act for creating ‘a chilling effect on open-source development.’   The proposal spells out defence and resilience on several fronts. One is to protect consumers […]

How to Implement a Clear Desk & Clear Screen Policy for Your Organisation

Clear Desk and Screen Policy

You know that feeling when you walk into an office, and it looks like a hurricane just blew through? Papers litter the area, sticky notes cling to computer monitors like colourful barnacles, and chaos fills the air. The implications of these might seem obvious but they pose greater problems — Information and Cyber Security Risks. […]

ISO 27001 Clauses 4-10: A Complete Guide

ISO 27001 Clauses

ISO/IEC 27001  is an international standard for creating an information security management system (ISMS). It provides a systematic approach for organisations to manage and protect their sensitive information. This standard is broken down into Clauses and Security Controls (Annex A) which every organisation that intends to be ISO 27001 compliant is required to follow. The […]

What is Open-Source Intelligence? How to Get Started

Imagine a world intricately woven with connections, where information flows like a meandering river of possibilities. This is the world we currently live in. In the past, intelligence primarily revolved around strategic knowledge, used by decision-makers to gain advantages, often centred on foreign capabilities, global events, and local concerns, particularly in the military and security […]

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