Cybersecurity

MDEC’s business mission a success, brings in qualified opportunties
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation, through its recent business mission to Indonesia, claimed to have garnered over US$22.7 million (RM100 million) in qualified digital opportunities. 
Ransomware hits 65% of organisations in Singapore: Sophos
Sophos released its annual survey and review of real-world ransomware experiences in its State of Ransomware 2022 report.
Cisco to help M'sian government accelerate digitalisation
The Malaysian government and Cisco Systems Inc have unveiled a collaboration framework aimed at advancing Malaysia’s national digitisation agenda.
Swimlane sets up regional headquarters in Malaysia to bolster cybersecurity analytics & automation in APAC 
Swimlane announced plans to set up its regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, as part of a strategic initiative with CyberSecurity Malaysia to build a more resilient cyber ecosystem throughout the region.
Protect banking credentials against malware this festive season
While threat actors continue to grow in numbers and sophistication globally and locally, a recent malware campaign targeting online shoppers' banking credentials in Malaysia was able to make off with sensitive data despite being fairly unsophisticated. 
Empowering A Secure Digital Experience Through Diverse Efforts
20,000 cybersecurity professionals needed in Malaysia by 2025 Panel on Women in Cybersecurity spotlights opportunities for grads
SMBs should embrace digital payments: Kaspersky
More than half of e-finance users (67%) in Southeast Asia (SEA) believe that small and medium businesses should begin using digital payments for financial transactions.
Mimecast expands with new regional head, office in Asia
Email security and cyber resilience company Mimecast Ltd announced that it is continuing its expansion in APAC by establishing an office in Singapore as a regional hub to focus on Southeast Asia. 
Cyber security a priority in Asean boardrooms in 2022: Palo Alto
Palo Alto Networks unveiled a new research which found Asean business leaders prioritising cyber security issues at the board level, as a result of the disruptions brought about by Covid-19. 
Sophos appoints new APJ channel sales director
Sophos, a cybersecurity firm, has appointed Chad Cleevely as director, channel sales, Asia Pacific and Japan
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