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Emad Haffar

5 Podcast Episodes

Latest 5 Jun 2021 | Updated Daily

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The Latest WhatsApp Phishing Attacks with Emad Haffar (03.02.21)

Future Talk

Our use of messaging applications has soared through isolation and no platform has seen a greater surge in messaging than WhatsApp. In this episode, Regional Technical Manager at Kaspersky Middle East, Emad Haffar joins us to discuss the most recent of those attacks. Users in the UAE and around the globe have been receiving a message from hackers asking for a one-time password (OTP) number. Emad Haffar gives us some guidelines on how to protect ourselves in such cases. We also talk about a growing number of cyber risks that are disguised as online learning platforms. Listen to #Pulse95Radio in the UAE by tuning in on your radio (95.00 FM) or online on our website: www.pulse95radio.com Follow us on Social. www.facebook.com/pulse95radio www.twitter.com/pulse95radio www.instagram.com/pulse95radio

30mins

3 Feb 2021

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Emad Haffar on Cybersecurity, 'New Threat Environments' and Human-Machine Intelligence

UAE Tech Podcast

Today we’re talking to Emad Haffar, Head of Technical Experts at Kaspersky cybersecurity Middle East. Emad has managed large cybersecurity projects across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa.From machine-learning pattern recognition to analyst driven intelligence and a specially developed IOS for the Internet of Things, Emad provides a comprehensive introduction to the “New Threat Environments” consumers, businesses and governments are facing. Over the past 12-18 months digitalisation has accelerated across the world economy and, because of COVID-19, in much of our daily lives. Our kids are being taught on digital devices. Online entertainment, from gaming to movies, is booming. We’re turning to cyberspace for our health, to keep in touch with family, to order food, or pay the bills.In the UAE, we interact with government over cloud based apps and services. All of this suggests an important and overlooked question - during this historical transition, how vulnerable are we? Is this cybernetic horizon really secure?As digital colonizes the physical, the range of cyber-crime and cyber-security opportunities are exponentially growing. At the same time, the depth and sophistication of cyber--security operations is racing to keep-up.

59mins

1 Feb 2021

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530- Stalkerware Software Risks on Privacy with Emad Haffar (25.11.20)

Future Talk

Cyber security giants call for outright ban on Stalkerware software – which is still legal. In this episode, Head of Technical experts, META at Kaspersky Emad Haffar joins us to tell us more about the rise in cases of cyber stalking since January 2020 and whether parents using stalkerware to monitor their child’s activity on their smartphone poses any threats on their security. Listen to #Pulse95Radio in the UAE by tuning in on your radio (95.00 FM) or online on our website: www.pulse95radio.com Follow us on Social. www.facebook.com/pulse95radio www.twitter.com/pulse95radio www.instagram.com/pulse95radio

32mins

29 Nov 2020

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428- Cyber-COVID: How to Maintain Our Privacy With Emad Haffar (23.06.20)

Future Talk

COVID-19 is not the only risk with the ability to quickly disturb the way we live. This crisis has shown all of us that we are prone to be disturbed by pandemics as well as cyberattacks. In this episode, Regional Technical Manager at Kaspersky Middle East Emad Haffar joins us to tell us more about the tactics that hackers have been using to exploit users' fears about the coronavirus. He also shares with us many tips on what we can do to maintain our privacy and protect ourselves from future cyber-covid attacks. Listen to #Pulse95Radio in the UAE by tuning in on your radio (95.00 FM) or online on our website: www.pulse95radio.com Follow us on Social. www.facebook.com/pulse95radio www.twitter.com/pulse95radio www.instagram.com/pulse95radio

36mins

23 Jun 2020

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355- Defending Against COVID-19 Cyber Scams with Kaspersky Technical Manager Emad Haffar (08.03.20)

Future Talk

Victims around the world have lost more than 3 billion Dhs to coronavirus-linked scams since last month. Scammers had sent phishing emails from research organisations linked to the World Health Organisation. In this episode, regional technical manager at Kaspersky Middle East, Emad Haffar, tells us about how we can address this issue and improve overall security. We also discuss different cybersecurity trends that are taking place in 2020 with the rise of 5G and IoT devices. Listen to #Pulse95Radio in the UAE by tuning in on your radio (95.00 FM) or online on our website: www.pulse95radio.com Follow us on Social. www.facebook.com/pulse95radio www.twitter.com/pulse95radio www.instagram.com/pulse95radio

36mins

8 Mar 2020