Author: Digital News Asia
Generation Y workers who are used to their own devices and coming into the workplace for the first time have very low consideration for corporate IT security, with almost one in two Asian employees in a recent survey saying they would contravene a company’s security policy that forbids them to use their personal devices at work or for work purposes.
A survey of American and European consumers found poor levels of security amongst Macintosh, smartphone and tablet users – in fact, only half of those who own Apple laptops install security software on their MacBooks.
A recent Symantec survey on corporate Instant Messaging use found that IM poses significant risk to organizations -- approximately 60% of respondents use IM to communicate with contacts outside the organization and 43% use it to share content not related to work. A further 29% reported using IM to send information they would not want their boss to know about.
Infineon Technologies said it is investing RM500 million (US$157 million) over two years to expand its research and development and manufacturing activities in Malaysia.
Hong Leong Bank has launched “Mach by Hong Leong Bank,” a new sub-brand that it hopes would be appeal to the tech-savvy Generation Y with its “bricks-and-clicks” model.
Maxis has tweaked its new Maxis Home Wireless Internet plan with an off-peak downloading offer that could double users’ data quota -- customers can get up to a total of up to 48GB of data with no additional monthly fee.
Kaspersky Lab has extended its partnership agreement with D-Link to combine the latter’s combining NetDefend series of UTM Firewalls with Kaspersky’s endpoint security suite to provide customers with multi-layered protection.
Yahoo! Inc and Malaysia’s leading Malay language technology publication Majalah Tech have announced a partnership that will see the two publishers bring content to digital, mobile and gaming enthusiasts across the nation.
Dell has announced advancements in its Fluid Data storage architecture to help customers efficiently manage their data and protect business information.
Red Hat has announced its “Pathway to Open Source Enablement” consulting service to help customers formalize enterprise open source adoption, development, and governance strategies.