Cyber Security

Heartbleed pierces OpenSSL, exposing 66% of Net to attack
Finnish software security solutions vendor Codenomicon, has discovered a serious Internet vulnerability dubbed ‘Heartbleed’ which potentially allows attackers to steal private encryption keys, session cookies & passwords. 
Target: Learning from security breaches on POS systems
WatchGuard Technologies’ Scott Robertson takes a closer look at what the industry knows so far about the Target data breach, and what we can learn from someone else’s painful experience.
Applied Intelligence eyes Malaysian talent to meet rising demand
Anticipating an exploding demand in the region for cyber-security solutions, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, the cyber-security arm of British multinational defence, security and aerospace company BAE Systems, is aggressively expanding its footprint in the region.
(2013 Top 10 Story) Malaysian sites hit by DNS poisoning
Search queries involving Malaysian domain names were poisoned this morning, leading visitors to temporary sites with a message from what appears to be a hacker protesting against the treatment of Bangladeshi workers in the country.
Sophos targets mid-market with security-as-a-service offering
Large enterprises are increasingly paying more attention and pouring more money into cyber-security, but not all companies have the resources to do the same, especially SMEs, which is why Sophos introduced its security-as-a-service offering, writes Gabey Goh.
FireEye sets up CoE and regional Hq in Singapore
Cyber-security specialist FireEye Inc has set up its first Asia Pacific centre of excellence in Singapore, which would also act as its regional headquarters.
Can we please start taking cyber-security seriously? (Updated)
The new year was marked by the defacement of several Malaysian websites, including those belonging to government agencies. While the incident did not result in sensitive or monetary data being stolen or leaked, the defacement of so many websites just raises more questions about the real state of IT security in the country, writes Gabey Goh.
Deploying deception for protection: Juniper Networks
Securing web traffic the most significant network security concern for majority of organisations Deception-based approach to enterprise security addresses threats much earlier in attack cycle
Security needs to focus beyond networking layer: Oracle
Many organisations have a disconnected view on how they are securing their IT infrastructure, according to a recent report by CSO Custom Solutions Group and Oracle, which showed that close to 66% of companies had most of their IT resources allocated to protecting the networking layer.
Interest in cyber insurance on the rise in Asia Pacific: AIG
Cyber security has gone beyond the domain of chief information officers (CIOs) and IT departments, with the addition of cyber insurance products pulling in risk managers into the decision-making mix, especially in Asia Pacific.
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