Only 45% of organisations worldwide are confident in their security posture as today’s attackers launch more sophisticated, bold, and resilient campaigns, according to the recently released Cisco Annual Security Report for 2016.
Digital disruption not only impacts key economic sectors and many facets of our lives, but also creates challenges for established business models, writes Albert Chai of Cisco Malaysia.
Achieving the vision of a more connected Malaysia would require broader partnerships across more industries and ecosystems, with education also playing a key role, a panel of experts said.
While many industry players were largely enthusiastic about the national Budget 2016 that Malaysian Prime Minister and Finance Minister Najib Razak tabled in Parliament on Oct 23, some concerns remained.
Annual IP traffic will triple between 2014 and 2019, when it will reach a record two zettabytes, according to the 10th annual Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast.
Although companies say retaining and attracting talents is their biggest challenge, most of them are unwilling to change to tackle this issue, according to Talent Corporation Malaysia Bhd (TalentCorp) chief executive officer Johan Mahmood Merican.
Already seeing strong traction for Internet of Everything solutions in Malaysia, Cisco Systems expects 2015 to be a good year for it as it starts to ‘connect the disconnected,’ country manager Albert Chai tells DNA.
Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST) has come together with various domestic and international industry players as well as Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) to establish the country’s first IoT cloud data centre and research lab.
Brandt International will be investing up to US$56 million over the next three years in an effort to become one of the leading BPO companies in Malaysia, its CEO Munirah Looi said after announcing a partnership with Cisco and Servion.
Malaysia’s public and private sectors need to work hand-in-hand to ensure the wide adoption of the Internet of Everything (IoE), according to a senior executive at US networking giant Cisco Systems Inc.