TechTarget News - Week of Aug 21, 2016

Mixed reaction to Anderson review of bulk surveillance powers

While the Anderson review’s recommendation of a technical advisory panel has been welcomed, human rights groups say the opportunity to move to more targeted surveillance has been missed

How Middle East CIOs can steer business strategy

The perception of the role of CIO at organisations in the Middle East is gradually shifting from back-end support to business enabler

Microsoft and Lenovo deepen strategic ties

Microsoft announces another cross-licensing deal that will see its software pre-installed on millions of Android devices

Zahid Group uses ERP to revolutionise business

As Saudi Arabia sets out to diversify its economy away from oil, the kingdom’s companies are undergoing rapid transformation

Trend Micro confirms rise of ransomware and whaling

Ransomware is confirmed as a pervasive threat and whaling emerges as a strong trend, according to the latest security report by Trend Micro

UK second only to US in DDoS attacks

Distributed denial of service attacks on UK organisations have eased from a peak in the fourth quarter of 2015, but the UK remains the world’s second most targeted country

UK organisations still not taking ransomware seriously

Security experts say UK organisations are not taking ransomware attacks seriously enough, after two studies reveal that tens of UK universities and NHS Trusts have been attacked

SDN, open source nexus to accelerate service creation

What's new in the SDN blog world? One expert says SDN advancements will be accelerated, thanks to SDN and open source convergence, while another points out the influence SDN has in the cloud industry.

Apple patches triple iOS security threat

Businesses and consumers are being urged to update their versions of Apple's iOS to fix three critical, zero-day vulnerabilities that enable attackers to spy on victims

Law firms planning litigation market for GDPR

Businesses should be preparing for the storm of litigation that is likely to be unleashed when the GDPR goes into force, warns Stewart Room of PwC Legal

Samsung Pay used for 100 million transactions

Samsung reports that its mobile payments app, which will soon be available in the UK, has transacted 100 million payments in its first year of availability

Ramnit Trojan targeting UK banks reactivated

IBM X-Force researchers advise banks to use adaptive malware detection and real-time endpoint malware intelligence to counter the latest evolution of Ramnit banking malware

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