Author: Digital News Asia

Big data powered network security from Sourcefire
Sourcefire has launched its latest FirePOWER appliance family in Malaysia, saying it can protect networks from sophisticated malware, advanced persistent threats (APTs) and targeted attacks.
Data center issues hampering business strategy
Nearly 85% of organizations say that issues with data center power, space and cooling capacity — as well as asset and uptime issues — has had a negative impact on business, according to a new study by IDC.
F-Secure adds security layer for banking
F-Secure has released its Banking Protection feature in response to cybercriminals and their use of increasingly sophisticated financial malware.
WeChat hits Malaysian milestone
China-based Tencent has announced that its social networking mobile application WeChat has surpassed 400% growth since it became available in Malaysia in June.
Asia Pacific IT spending to hit US$743bil in 2013: Gartner
IT spending in Asia Pacific is forecast to reach US$743 billion in 2013, an increase of 7.9% over 2012, according to Gartner Inc. In 2012, IT spending in Asia Pacific is on pace to grow 7.6%.
Astro scores Premier League rights
Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad says it has won the tender for broadcast rights to the Barclays Premier League (BPL) in Malaysia for three seasons.
Sophos rolls out security appliance for small businesses
Sophos has released a new unified threat management appliance and software package exclusively for small businesses, the Sophos UTM 100 appliance which comes with BasicGuard, offering network, email, web and wireless protection.  
Microsoft appoints new MD for Malaysia
Microsoft has announced Carlos Lacerda as its new managing director for Malaysia, succeeding Ananth Lazarus, who is taking on a new role as partner sales lead for the Asia Pacific region.
Facebook shuts down Albania Pirate Group
Security firm Sophos has reported that stolen passwords and banking data were being shared on a Facebook page belonging to the Albania Pirate Group, urging users to report any such pages found to Facebook immediately. 
DiGi subs enjoy extended WhatsApp messaging
DiGi Telecommunications has launch a new promotion, which the company says offers an extended reload validity period and unlimited free data charges when using the WhatsApp Messenger to its subscribers effective Nov 5.
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