Cyber-security

Almost 50% of Malaysian consumers distrust of online payment security
However, only 25%) practice good online cyber-security habits.
Check Point Software: 'Black Rose Lucy' botnet threatens Android devices
A scary new threat sold as a service to hackers has the potential to completely take over Android devices.
StarHub and Certis to form new pure-play cyber-security firm
Temasek, will hold a majority 60% of the new entity while StarHub will own the remaining 40%.
Possible rise of Chinese cyber-espionage in Malaysia
Organisations linked to Belt and Road initiatives at “heightened risk” from China-sponsored activity.
Symantec plugs IoT holes with integrated cyber-defence platform
The proliferation of devices increases attack vectors for bad actors so a holistic integrated approach is needed to combat the menace.
MDEC, Axiata partnership to boost Malaysia’s cyber-security industry
Collaboration will facilitate critical skillset in cyber-security as well as the growth of cyber-security innovation for the telecommunication industry.
Cyber-security is not just an IT problem, it’s a business problem
Too many companies are not taking cyber-security seriously even as losses are mounting due to cybersecurity incidents.
Cyber-security threats to cost Malaysian organisations US$12.2bil in economic losses
A large-sized organisation can possibly incur an economic loss of US$22.8 million due to cyber-security incidents.
Fortinet in threat information sharing agreement with Interpol
Collaboration is aimed at stepping up operations across Asean.
The challenge of scaling up security for a whole country
Martijn van der Heide of ThaiCERT details his ambition to secure the cyber-security landscape in Thailand.
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