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NITB is working efficiently against cyber attacks

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The current wave of cyber-attacks by Indians is only a shameful step to defacing website. “National Information Technology Board (NITB) is fully capable and cognizant of securing government websites and protecting data on these websites” said by Nasir Naqvi, the Executive Director of NITB. Talking with Technology Times about severity of these attacks the Executive […]…Read More

Bills passed to control cyber, forex crimes in Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Terrorism, hacking, electronic forgery and fraud, child pornography have been declared punishable offences in Pakistan as the National Assembly has recently two passed bills - "The Foreign Exchange Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2014" and "Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill, 2016". Minister of State for IT Anusha Rehman moved the Foreign Exchange Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2014" and it was approved by the House without much criticism from…Read More

Fighting the smokeless war-who will frame National Cyber Security Policy?

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The 21st century is seeing more countries paying attention to asymmetrical threats as a new dimension in strategic defense. Although, traditional security issues will continue into the new century but threats such as terrorism and trans-boundary crime has also attracted attention and is given focus as parts of the national strategic perspective. It is alarming that, in recent years, together with the occurrence of new information and communication technology (ICT) and the development of the…Read More

Experts speak about cyber security system

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The banned outfit, Daish has excellent cyber network for speed, security and global linkages, criminals of today have complete understanding of internet and related technology, and that is the reason that cyber security has become important, said former additional DG, FIA, Ammar Jaffrey. He said this while addressing a seminar on "Cyber Security and Emerging Threats," organized by SDPI in Islamabad. He said, internet has created shared linkages between…Read More

Experts speak about cyber security system

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The banned outfit, Daish has excellent cyber network for speed, security and global linkages, criminals of today have complete understanding of internet and related technology, and that is the reason that cyber security has become important, said former additional DG, FIA, Ammar Jaffrey. He said this while addressing a seminar on "Cyber Security and Emerging Threats," organized by SDPI in Islamabad. He said, internet has created shared linkages between…Read More

Cyber Crime Law inevitable for digital economy: ICT experts

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A two-day conference with the theme "Towards Digital Economy in Pakistan - Building ICT Agenda for Sustainable Development" was sorted out by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) with the aim to sensitize government to finalize cyber-crime law without further delay so to ensure cyber security for the sustainable development of the ICT and Telecommunication sector. The experts from ICT sector during the event conveyed utmost concern over the delay on…Read More

Cyber Crime Law inevitable for Digital Economy: ICT experts

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A two-day conference with the theme "Towards Digital Economy in Pakistan - Building ICT Agenda for Sustainable Development" was sorted out by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) with the aim to sensitize government to finalize cyber-crime law without further delay so to ensure cyber security for the sustainable development of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Telecommunication sector. The experts from ICT sector during the event conveyed…Read More

Cyber entrepreneurship has changed the dynamics of procurers in Pakistan: Basharat Ali

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article image Basharat Ali is a Sialkot based ardent tech lover, and an established cyber entrepreneur. He has completed Masters in Information Technology from Virtual University. He is the creator of sialkotshop.com, an online cricket accessories sale point which gained immense popularity particularly in cricket WC 2015 days due to official sports Tee in the product line. Basharat entails rich experience of retailing as he was influenced by CA Sports during his early career job. He is a tech savvy…Read More

Comsats holds joint workshop on cyber security

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A joint workshop on cyber security was held in COMSATS to address the information and internet security issues by engaging experts and policy makers on one platform. The purpose of the workshop was to surface cooperation amongst developing countries to identify the loopholes in the cyber security perspective and jointly find out the solutions. Senior official from COMSATS said during the inaugural session of workshop, "This workshop gives opportunity to…Read More

Cyber boom is the best thing over the years in Pakistan: Fida Hussain

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article image Fida Hussain is an avid enthusiast and a rising cyber entrepreneur. He is an advocate by profession but also entails rich experience of cyber marketing who decided to start his own venture with the name Bizcity Casters’ in 2008 that is the lead email marketing co of the country. Fida was the man behind the success of the venture and under his dynamic leadership the Bizcity went on to be a big database of over 500,000 corporate data. Fida shared his thoughts with Technology Times in a…Read More