Law and regulation

Saudi CITC blocks attacks on 'sensitive' websites

Nine attacks on government and commercial agencies blocked by CITC last year, six govt sites hacked

Law and regulation

UAE’s TRA warns Twitter users about behaviour

Threats of violence, denigrating religions and disrespecting UAE all against the law

Law and regulation

Y2K bug causes military call-up for dead Americans

Date bug leads to conscription notices being issued for men born in 1890s


Electronic labour cards to be introduced by Ministry of Labour

Plastic labour cards and contracts will be replaced with electronic ones from July 13

Law and regulation

Cyber Bill okayed by US Senate committee; faces uphill struggle

Privacy concerns over information-sharing proposal may stymie move to protect critical infrastructure

Law and regulation

Saudi judge to face trial for using Twitter

Flouts ban on judges making public comments

Law and regulation

Armed gang makes off with $6.3m of Samsung kit

Daring late-night factory heist in Brazil nets robbers 40,000 smartphones, tablets, notebooks


MBRSG launches new website

Improved site to enhance communications with key stakeholders

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