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More companies using encryption to protect sensitive data
Encryption is the fifth most widespread protection technique, according to a survey conducted by B2B International and Kaspersky Lab in July this year – a sharp rise from the results of a similar survey in 2011 where it barely crept into the top 10.
IBM claims server leadership in Asean, citing IDC
IBM has claimed a leadership position in the server market in Malaysia in terms of overall server revenue market share for the third quarter of 2012, citing IDC’s Asia/Pacific Quarterly Enterprise Server Tracker report.
With the world safe, here are predictions for 2013
F-Secure Labs gives us a rundown on what could be in store for 2013, from covert government cyber-operations to smart TV hacking and Malware-as-a-Service!
Spammers working through the holidays: Symantec
Data breaches – security incidents where user information becomes publically exposed or stolen – are a serious issue for an organization. The exposure of customer data can lead to a loss of confidence in the organization by its users, said Symantec.
Volvo’s connected car services fueled by Ericsson
Volvo will use Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud in order to allow drivers, passengers and the car to connect to services available in the cloud, Ericsson said in a statement.
Fujitsu, NEC and NTT in optical R&D pact
Fujitsu Limited, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) and NEC Corporation have announced a joint research and development (R&D effort toward making the world’s top-level, 400Gbps/channel-class digital coherent optical transmission technology.
Lenovo confident of Malaysian market despite economic outlook
Lenovo is banking on the small and mid-sized business (SMB) market to be a key growth area for its Malaysian operations, citing a report by market research and analyst firm Gartner.
Tablet and video pushing networks to the edge
The increasing consumption of video content on tablets, smartphones and other devices will push the wired broadband networks that carry this traffic to their absolute limits over the next decade, Bell Labs said, citing new research in the United States.
Leading international speakers at KL data center summit
BroadGroup, together with the Multimedia Development Corporation, announced it will host the second international data center summit, Datacentres Malaysia, in Kuala Lumpur from Jan 16-17, 2013.
63% of counterfeits infected with malware, claims Microsoft
Microsoft Corp has unveiled the results of a South-East Asia internal computer security study which found that 63% of counterfeit software DVDs and laptop computers with illegal copies of Windows and other software contained high-risk malware infections and viruses.
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