Author: Gabey Goh

Hacking Team leaks: We’re not out of the woods yet
Citizens and civil advocates may be reeling from the revelations that various governments, including those of Malaysia and Singapore, were using spyware from Milan-based Hacking Team, but there are other implications that are just as severe, Gabey Goh reports
Singapore is using spyware, and its citizens can’t complain
The Singapore Government is using spyware that can copy files from your hard disk; record your Skype calls, e-mails, instant messages and passwords; and even turn on your webcam remotely – and if you’re Singaporean, you have no constitutional right to complain.
‘Insane’ acquisition spree and Blue Coat’s renaissance
In 2012, cybersecurity company Blue Coat Systems Inc – having delisted from Nasdaq – embarked on an acquisition spree. "… it was pretty insane,” Blue Coat CTO and VP Dr Hugh Thompson tells Gabey Goh.
Future-proofing cybersecurity: Of Mormons and moms
There is no doubt that Blue Coat Systems Inc has gone through a lot of changes in the last four years and has fallen off the radar, but the company is poised for a resurgence, says its CTO Dr Hugh Thompson.
Plugging the gaps in today’s threat landscape
There are some common weaknesses in organisations that makes them vulnerable to attacks by APT actors, FireEye CTO Grady Summers told the RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan (RSAC APJ) 2015 in Singapore last week.
Asia in the crosshairs of APT attackers: FireEye CTO
It's going to be a ‘fun’ upcoming decade for cybersecurity practitioners in Asia, as the rising wave of attacks and the awareness of them in the region reflect what happened in the United States 10 years ago.
RSA CTO on risk, changing mind-sets and staying ahead
Despite having clocked less than six months on the job, RSA CTO Dr Zulfikar Ramzan feels like he has come home, and is focused on the dual role he has to play in the company, he tells Gabey Goh.
Asian SME cloud journeys derailed by migration, legacy IT issues
There is no doubt that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are embracing the cloud, recognising it as a means of competing on a global stage with international peers and unbound by capital constraints.
Unified Inbox’s platform pivot, and lessons learnt
When Unified Inbox first began mapping out its go-to-market strategy, the path seemed clear-cut – but numerous challenges saw it pivoting, which the company believes has opened up new vistas and market opportunities.
Building Singapore’s ‘digital twin’
Many agencies in charge of city development around the world are working blind, making decisions without the ability to see the impact these decisions have on the complex and dynamic ecosystem of a city – an issue Dassault Systèmes believes the Virtual Singapore project can overcome.
Subscribe to SNAP
Download Digerati50 2018-2019 PDF

Digerati50 2018-2019

Get and download a digital copy of Digerati50 2018-2019