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From Botnet to Malware: A Guide to Decoding Cybersecurity Buzzwords

From Botnet to Malware: A Guide to Decoding Cybersecurity Buzzwords

Words like worm, trojan horse and phishing may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but they’re part of the reality of online life. Now that we communicate, work and entertain ourselves on the internet, these familiar terms start to take on …Continue reading

Big Data: A New Way to Govern

Good governance is built on merit, transparency, and service orientation. In turn, the guiding principles for ensuring merit and transparency are timely decisions based on facts. Governments around the world are realizing the importance of timely and accurate information for good governance …Continue reading

Securing Cyberspace for Pakistan

Mapping Pakistan’s cyberspace vulnerabilities. By Ahmad Raza In Brief The Information Age is so vulnerable that no country can claim to have achieved 100 percent cybersecurity. However the countries are still striving—to achieve maximum protection. India has an officially recognized National Cyber …Continue reading

Banking on Luck

Hackers can easily break into Pakistan’s financial institutions, can steal data, or may choose to disrupt its IT systems. But what’s the fun in that? Hackers with criminal intent would rather direct their energies where the spoils are more lucrative, where funds …Continue reading

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