With the Heartbleed bug being touted as 'the biggest security threat the Internet has ever faced' to date, organisations around the world are racing to patch their systems and secure sensitive information from potential attack. In Malaysia, the situation is being monitored by the relevant government agencies with local companies urged to act fast. Gabey Goh reports.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.