Online Sense is ICDL Arabia's philanthropic arm aimed at raising public awareness on Cyber Safety.

Does Social Media Empower or Exploit Women in the Middle East?

If you are an Arab or have lived in the Arabian Gulf, you probably know that privacy is a very important issue here (particularly for women). Moreover, keeping one’s personal information about oneself and sheltering oneself from society is particularly common in women who share conservative values.

Warning: You Could Be an Accomplice of an Internet Fraud Case

We hear about victims of Internet fraud all the time. People tend to simplify those stories and say that those people are so naïve and that it would never happen to them.
You may want to think twice about that.

Google My Activity: How Google Tracks Your Every Move for Financial Gain

Google knows everything about you, from Google searches, to emails, to which videos you watch. You can find out just a snippet of what Google knows by using Google My Activity.

Do You Have the ‘Right to Disconnect’ in the Workplace?

Do you believe workers have the right to discharge at home rather than constantly having to check your phone for new emails? Europe has established new policies to protect their workers. Read more and think about what the GCC can do to protect their workers.

Digital Heroin: Is the Internet REALLY a Drug? [Debate]

Online addiction is becoming such a major problem nowadays that people want to consider it a drug. One pundit even went as far as calling it ‘digital heroin.’ Would you agree? Read both sides of the argument in this article.