Gov't Adds National Center for Cybersecurity to Organizational Structure of Interior Ministry
The Cabinet approved in its last session, September 28, 2020, the restructuring of the Ministry of Interior in order to add the National Center for Cybersecurity to the organizational structure of the Ministry. The department is to report directly to the Minister of Interior.
Electronic Security Directorate Refers Case of Abdullah Al Khalifa to Prosecution, Threatens to Take Measures against Other Accounts
General Directorate of Anti-Corruption and Economic and Electronic Security announced that the case of the misuse of social media account in Twitter was referred to the Public Prosecution after legal steps were taken.
Wa’ad Society’s Website Hacked, Controlled by Unknowns
The National Democratic Action Society "Wa'ad" announced that “its electronic website was hacked yesterday (Friday, April 1, 2017) as the internal website’s control page was infiltrated and we were not able to log in any longer in order to add a subject or announcement or even control the website’s content.”
Bahrain to Hire Canadian Company to Block Opposition Websites with Cost over 1 Million USD
Bahrain Mirror: A Canadian company proposed an offer of USD 1.17 million to Bahrain’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in order to provide technical solutions for blocking websites, during the tenders and auctions government meeting.