SBP issues ‘Security of Digital Payments’ for banks/MFB in the wake of recent cyber attacks

SBP on Wednesday issued “Security of Digital Payments’ in order to safeguard banks/MFBs and their customers from potential losses due to cyber-crimes and online banking frauds.

European privacy search engines aim to challenge Google

Sites like Britain’s Mojeek, France’s Qwant, Unbubble in Germany and Swisscows don’t track user data, filter results or show “behavioural” ads

Facebook, privacy, and the impact on Pakistani e-commerce

The global tech giant’s troubles may seem far removed from local concerns, but Pakistani Facebook users need to be more vigilant, says digital rights activist

Schon Properties, owners of Multan Sultan get assets seized by Dubai Land Department

It is pertinent to mention that Schon Properties own Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) Multan Sultan cricket team.

Fintechs: Goliaths of today, dinosaurs of tomorrow?

Innovation is not the done thing in Pakistan’s commercial banking and soon Pakistan’s financial services industry is expected to witness a David-and-Goliath contest of sorts, with Fintechs with negligible capital taking on commercial banks with billions, even trillions, in assets – and beat them

GDPR sets the benchmark for data protection – What can Pakistan learn?

Over the last couple of weeks, you may have received emails from organisations such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, TripAdvisor, Medium, Booking.com, etc claiming...

CCP serves show-cause notice to Options Café for infringing Starbuck’s trademark

CCP took action after Starbucks International filed a complaint against the cafe for infringing its trademark

Data Security – issue of morality, business ethics, or inept governance?

In the murky world of numbers and big data, Pakistan, must not lag behind.

SC summons reply from FBR, provinces, telcos over unprecedented taxation

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday summoned the federal government, Federal Board of Revenue, provinces and telecom companies to submit a response to the...

Shopkeepers’ scam adds fizz to profits

Retail prices of Coke and Pepsi remain unnoticed while retailers overcharge consumers day in, day out by as much as 40 percent – making millions over the top, apparently unnoticed

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