Entries by Razan Salman

Cyber Risks Threaten Physical Security, Industrial Controls

Cyber risk management should go beyond IT-specific concerns like malware, firewalls, and virus scans. “What are we doing to protect ourselves from cyberattacks?” It’s a question every CFO eventually asks their team. Although the question suggests IT-specific concerns like malware, firewalls, and virus scans, CFOs need to pause and broaden their perspective, examine cyber-related business […]

Bitcoin Regulation: Bahrain Unveils Preliminary Regulatory Sandbox for Cryptocurrency Companies

Bahrain is the next country in the Middle East that appears set to adopt cryptocurrency. Top government officials say the nation wants to become a hub for Bitcoin and other iterations emerging technology in the region. Thus, there are plans to institute a trial operational framework for cryptocurrency companies in Bahrain while regulators attempt to […]

The coming wave of data privacy compliance challenges

Forget Bitcoin. The most common and profitable “virtual currency” today is personal data. It is no small paradox that social media users—and there are billions of them globally—are willing to share the most intimate details of their life online, yet balk at the suggestion that those details will likely be shared and sold. The economic […]