Secured by Innovation

Secured by Innovation

Cerebra, is a software products company that develops next-generation cybersecurity technologies, based in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Cerebra is software products company that engages in the design and development of next-generation cybersecurity technologies headquartered in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Our quest is to achieve Cybersecurity Technology Independence across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, to transform the region from a Passive Cybersecurity Technology Consumer to a Dynamic and Futuristic Cybersecurity Technology Producer, in order help protect against modern-day malicious actors in the cyberspace. Our quest is also to align and contribute towards the realization of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

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Products Brief

LinQ2

LinQ2

is a powerful enterprise messaging gateway and communication platform that enables systems and applications to send and receive messages through SMS, Email or Mobile Push Notifications.

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mPass

mPass

is a multi-factor authentication solution that provides better security for any organization looking to protect its employees from fraud attacks, phishing, and password related attacks.

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Infoshield

Infoshield

is a comprehensive cybersecurity awareness platform that aims to spread knowledge about the fundamental concepts of cybersecurity.

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PhishGuard

PhishGuard

is a comprehensive phishing simulation solution that aims to raise the level of security awareness of your employees on various phishing scams.

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Juice Jacking: The Threats of Public USB Charging Stations

Juice Jacking: The Threats of Public USB Charging Stations

A shared scenario between many is being in public with a dying mobile device, franticly looking for a charger. When coincidently you find a free charging station calling out your name. You find a solution, but have you ever thought about the risks of using these public charging stations?   The accessibility of these public USB charging stations is convenient but connecting your device to one can put you in a vulnerable position. With just plugging in your smartphone or laptop, you’re potentially opening up an opportunity for a threat actor to steal data or install malware all without your knowledge. This is known as Juice Jacking.   Unfortunately, many are unaware ...

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Phishing Emails: Why do we Fall for them?
Phishing

Phishing Emails: Why do we Fall for them?

Have you ever received an email wondering if it is legitimate or not, but then decide to click on it because the advertisement or the urgent warning catches your eye? Well, many have been in that situation with some consequently becoming victims to a phishing trap.   Around 96% of phishing attempts are deployed via email and 74% of organizations suffered from a successful phishing attack (Proofpoint state of the Phish report 2021). These numbers will continue to rise if we don’t educate ourselves on phishing emails.  Over time, cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated and are in constant search of new ways to seamlessly trick their victims. Sometimes, even the ...

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The Threats of Mobile Malware | Explored

The Threats of Mobile Malware | Explored

With mobile phones becoming an integral part of our daily life and with many shifting from desktops to mobile devices as their main way of computing, cybercriminals are following along. Unfortunately, the threats posed by mobile malware are evolving and becoming more sophisticated than ever, making them one of the rising cyber threats at this time. Cybercriminals are in constant search of sensitive data, and when such data is detected on a device, they will try their best to gain access through the device’s security flaws. Unfortunately, many do not educate themselves about the risks of having unsecure mobile devices ...

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What are the 4 Major Cyber-Threats Smart Cities face?

What are the 4 Major Cyber-Threats Smart Cities face?

With the increasing number of people moving from rural to urban areas, Smart cities have become the main attraction for many. The concept of Smart cities began between 1960 and 1970, but countries started prioritizing this idea in 2010. Yokohama, Japan, was the first city to be designated as a smart city demonstrator in 2010, two years later, Barcelona introduced data-driven urban services, such as public transportation, waste management, and street lighting, Cities are becoming more technologically empowered, and in order to capture opportunities and generate long-term success, they must become smarter. Unfortunately, cities that take this step neglect an ...

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Enterprise Messaging Gateway: What is it? And What are its Types?

Enterprise Messaging Gateway: What is it? And What are its Types?

With technology evolving day by day, new developments are being made to align with today’s fast-paced society and especially with remote work culture where we don’t meet people as often as we used to. Any business or organization must take this into consideration to keep up with the current trends. One of the notable evolvements that occurred is the means of communication. The way we communicate with one another changes as technology evolves.   Calls, formerly, were the most common way for businesses to communicate with their customers, however, it has been revealed that 87% of the 97% of customers who reject calls from businesses, ...

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The 5 Major Cybersecurity Threats Against the Healthcare Industry in 2021

The 5 Major Cybersecurity Threats Against the Healthcare Industry in 2021

The healthcare industry is known for being one of the primary targets for cybercriminals, and by 2020 it was ranked as the seventh most attacked sector. Unfortunately, hospitals, clinics, and medical laboratories have experienced a rise in these attacks in the last two years. And with the recent pandemic, cybercriminals took advantage of this event and launched many of their destructive plans. These attacks are mainly motivated by financial gain. They either sell the stolen data or request ransom money from their victims to enable them back access to their data. For instance, at the end of 2020, a major ...

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Bio-metric Authentication: Is it reliable?
Cybersecurity Awareness

Bio-metric Authentication: Is it reliable?

Introduction   The history of bio-metrics used as an authentication tool dates to the 1800s. It was first used by the French to identify criminals through their fingerprints, which later the English police commissioner, Edward Henry, developed HCS “Henry Classification System”. It was a system that relied on fingerprints to identify people who have been prosecuted, it was a prime way of classification used by the police during the 20th century. As the years continued, new biological traits started being used in bio-metric authentication which in result are replacing traditional methods of authentication. Any invention introduced in the cyber world ...

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Recent Phishing Attacks in Saudi Arabia
Phishing

Recent Phishing Attacks in Saudi Arabia

Since the beginning of 2020 due to COVID-19 people have been social distancing and staying indoors as much as possible. Due to that the use of the Internet, E-commerce sites, and E-government operations have increased immensely and so have the attempts at phishing attacks. His Excellency Dr. Khaled bin Abdullah Al-Sabti, Governor of the Cybersecurity Authority, spoke during the opening of the Global Cybersecurity Conference on April 7th, 2021, about the high increase in phishing sites by about 300% and the importance of being aware. Below (Figure A-1 & A-2) we can see two different examples of Smishing Attacks during ...

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Phishing Emails & How to Spot them
Phishing

Phishing Emails & How to Spot them

Cyber-attacks come in a variety of formats and with the advancement of technology it continues to improve. Phishing is a common type of cyber-attack used by cyber criminals, and according to Proofpoint’s threat report, 75% of organizations experienced a Phishing attack in 2020 (Proofpoint 2021 state of the Phish report). Cyber criminals found a higher success rate in achieving their goals thorough email phishing rather than any other approach. This is due to the lack of awareness and knowledge on how to identify legitimate emails from fake ones. There are many ways that could help organizations in decreasing the numbers ...

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Social Engineering, It’s tactics and Prevention
Cybersecurity Awareness

Social Engineering, It’s tactics and Prevention

Social engineers have found numerous approaches to exploit victims of their personal information. With the continuous increase of new cyber threats, society should be constantly informed and educated on how to distinguish and prevent them. Due to the direct interaction with the human user, social engineering is one of the most powerful methods of network penetration. Its success rate depends highly on the targeted individual’s knowledge and awareness. If they are oblivious of their tactics, then this makes the attacker’s job easy. Unfortunately, many fall for their schemes. Social engineering depends on human interactions and the flaws of humans. According ...

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