Security hardware

Organisations using outdated access controls

Survey by HID Global shows companies not using up-to-date access controls or enforcing policies

Law and regulation

Microsoft's Bing launches 'right to be forgotten' form

Search engine follows in Google's footsteps after court ruling in May

Security software

ManageEngine releases API for EventLog Analyzer

Aimed at feeding third-party solutions with normalised data from SIEM log

Security threats

Arbor reports ‘greatest number of volumetric DDoS attacks ever’ in H1 2014

Over 100 attacks reported where attack volumes exceeded 100GB per second

Cloud computing

Dimension Data targets 1m Lync voice seats by 2017

Microsoft Lync aims to reduce business costs by offering video and telephone conferencing services

Security threats

Saudi CITC blocks attacks on 'sensitive' websites

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

Security threats

Summer months ring in new security threats

Users need to take extra precautions while planning holidays, advises Help AG

Law and regulation

Emirates sticks to ‘no board’ policy for uncharged phones

Dubai carrier advises passengers to have their phones and other devices charged before flying

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