Cyber-security

Internal violators the most serious threat to data privacy in SEA
Top-level executives, IT administrators and other authorised personnel cause 56% of incidents, cites InfoWatch.
CyberSecurity Malaysia in MoU with CERT Australia
CyberSecurity has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Australian Government’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT Australia) that it said would pave the way for more cyber-security collaboration between both countries.
Vulnerable home routers expose ISPs to attacks, especially in Asean
More than 24 million home routers on the Internet have open DNS proxies which expose ISPs to DNS-based DDoS attacks, and the greatest concentration of such compromised routers can be found in Asean and China, said US-based Nominum.
Arm and train your cyber warriors on a cyber range
Cyber Intelligence’s Sivanathan Subramaniam makes the case for a cyber range, a realistic environment that is used for cyber warfare training and cyber resiliency.
APAC emergency response teams in drills with OIC, Euro counterparts
The Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) has just concluded its annual drill to test the response capability of the leading Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) from Asia Pacific economies.
Week in Review: Trust, security and standards, or lack thereof
It was a week that was all about security, trust and standards in the online sphere – and quite a bit about the lack of all these when it comes to Malaysia, writes A. Asohan.
Fortinet advocates two-factor authentication as breaches escalate
With a recent surge in processing power and the ability to outsource password cracking to the cloud, password-only based authentication is no longer sufficient to secure your critical data, according to network security company Fortinet.
RSA to help create next-gen Singaporean cyber-security pros
RSA has announced its intent to enter into a multi-year agreement with the Singapore Economic Development Board to help accelerate training and workforce development for a new generation of Singaporean cyber-security professionals.
Cyber-security among top concerns for APAC senior execs
An increased reliance on the Internet for business and finance activity is fueling fears of exposure to cyber-attacks on companies in the Asia Pacific region, according to a new report by the ACCA and IMA.
‘You may never want to go online again’
HP has upped the ante with the formation of the HP Security Research organization, which published its first annual Cyber Security Risk Report. HP’s IT management evangelist Paul Muller talks about the findings.
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