Software Bug

Dropbox to pay security researchers for bugs

Dropbox said Wednesday it will pay rewards to independent researchers who find software flaws in its applications, joining a growing list companies who see merit in crowdsourcing parts of their security testing. The […]

OILFIELD

’65 percent’ of malware campaign aimed at ME

Two new malware campaigns have been spotted in the Middle East, according to reports released this week, one targeting energy companies and the other going after political targets in Lebanon.

Ken Hu, Deputy Chairman of the Board and Rotating CEO, Huawei

Huawei reports 20 percent revenue increase

Huawei has released its latest annual report which showed record revenue and net profit for 2014 with global financial performance up strongly across all business areas.

dubai

‘1.1 billion connected things’ in 2015 smart cities

Gartner has estimated that 1.1 billion connected things will be used by smart cities in 2015, rising to 9.7 billion by 2020.

IOT

IBM to pump $3 billion into new IoT business unit

Hungry for a bigger piece of the Internet of things market, IBM will invest US$3 billion over four years to establish a new business unit dedicated to providing IoT systems and services to […]

Dynamic defence

After a long summer break, CNME kicked off its long-anticipated event season with the return of the fifth annual Enterprise Security 360 Roadshow. Reaching Riyadh, Dubai and Doha, the show covered a range of issues that are never far from the thoughts of Middle Eastern CIOs. CNME reports from the UAE leg of the show.

Value delivered

As couriers clad in red polo shirts become the norm in office buildings around the region, it is easy to see how much Aramex has expanded. The company’s secret to success – technology enabled services.

Open door policy

Illyas Kooliyankal, Chief Information Security Office, ADS Securities has always kept an open mind. Though he is tasked with protecting some of the most sensitive financial data, he realises that information security should be a business enabler, not a hindrance.

MWC crucial for Samsung, HTC

Samsung Electronics and HTC are going head to head on Sunday with almost simultaneous launches of new flagship smartphones. Both companies have a lot to prove, but for different reasons.

The early word on Apple Watch: It’s not a must-have, but you’ll want one

Apple is wading into uncertain territory with its smartwatch, which is an entirely new product category for the company and one that doesn’t seem immediately necessary for most people to buy. Though the […]

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