Microsoft, Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services are among the private companies which have signed up to the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative initiated by the US government’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (Cisa).
The privacy and security laws of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have developed significantly over the past two decades, as governments increasingly recognise the importance of adequate data protection in attracting trade and investment.
Executives’ assumption that cyber security is “easy” and threats and problems are overstated emerged as the greatest frustration of senior IT and security decision makers in a survey of 900 companies in the Asia-Pacific region.
Companies are growing increasingly concerned about the threats posed by nation-state cyber-attacks, with nearly 80% more concerned about becoming a victim than they were five years ago, according to research.
James Eaton-Lee, head of information security and data protection officer at Oxfam, discusses the cyber threats and challenges facing third sector organisations tackling poverty, equality and democratic disempowerment.
New research from cloud and hosting services provider, IONOS, has found that 44% of IT decision makers (DMs) in the UK don’t have a comprehensive understanding of the US CLOUD Act, ultimately putting their data at risk.