Lapsus$ called responsible for massive Uber cyberattack

Uber, the ride hailing app, recently gave out a statement naming the infamous hacker group Lapsus$ for the breach its network faced. Uber has explained in a detailed account how their network was breached and if any sensitive data was taken. According to Uber, the hack was initiated when one of the Uber EXT contractor account was compromised by the attackers. They believe that they got the account information and login for the contractor from the dark web. the hack was initiated when one of the Uber EXT contractor account was compromised by the attackers.

81% of IT leaders think 20/20 visibility improves network security

Infoblox Inc., announced the findings of a Forrester Consulting study, which discovered that IT leaders worldwide have a universal desire for greater network visibility. The findings highlight a convergence in security and networking, which IT decision makers now see as the missing strategy for improving security response, automating compliance tasks, and better managing processes and outcomes.

Making the Most out of 5G and AI

MENA region has both similarities and dissimilarities with the US 5G adoption. We notice the MENA region is focusing on similar use cases, such as connected cars, smart cities and remote healthcare. One additional focus that we expect to see in MENA region is channeled by the upcoming FIFA football world cup in Qatar. This would be a good opportunity for the AR/VR and 8K broadcasts to the public

Exploit detections in the Middle East rise 8% in Q2 2022

According to Kaspersky Security Network data, the number of exploits detected in the Middle East in Q2 2022 increased from Q1 – the company’s security solutions detected 1,258,283 cases between April and June 2022.

Nexans announces BRIGHTBOX™

Nexans Telecom Systems, a provider of end-to-end telecom and data network infrastructure solutions, has introduced BRIGHTBOX, a versatile and easy-to-use splice and patching closure for aerial and underground FTTx applications.