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CA Technologies appoints Gene Ng as VP of security for APJ
Will help customers make security a competitive advantage.
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.
Workers still visiting porn sites at work despite security risks: Study
Workers continue to visit inappropriate websites while at work despite typically being fully aware of the risks to their companies, according to a Blue Coat Systems Inc global research study of 1,580 respondents across 11 countries.
Blue Coat appoints new Asia Pacific VP
Blue Coat Systems Inc has appointed Andrew Littleproud vice president of Asia Pacific, responsible for its sales and business operations.
Security risks hiding in encrypted traffic: Blue Coat
The growing use of HTTPS encryption to address privacy concerns over the Internet is creating perfect conditions for cybercriminals to hide malware inside encrypted transactions, even reducing the level of sophistication required for malware to avoid detection, according to Blue Coat Systems Inc.
Increased security threat from ‘one-day wonder’ websites
Over 70% of Web-based hostnames appear for just 24 hours, according to Blue Coat Systems Inc, which specialises in what it calls ‘business assurance’ technology.
Are Malaysian business networks ready for the World Cup?
With the time difference between Malaysia and Brazil, it is predicted that local football fans will download the games during office hours. Malaysian businesses should get ready to manage this foreseeable spike in Internet traffic, writes Ivan Wen of Blue Coat Malaysia.
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