Cybersecurity

IT security spending: A budget drain or a necessary drag?
IT budgets are a finite resource while cybersecurity spending seems to be constantly ballooning. What’s a poor CIO to do?
Internal auditors must beef up their cybersecurity competencies
The increasing dependence on technology and the proliferation of cybersecurity incidents worldwide are forcing auditors to embrace new skills.
Singapore’s Internet cutoff: The why and how of it
The Singapore Government’s decision to cut off Internet access from all civil servants’ computers was not taken lightly, says the head of the agency in charge of it, Jacqueline Poh.
Cybersecurity savviness: Malaysians fare badly in 16-country Kaspersky survey
As part of its Digital Literacy Survey, the company surveyed the cyber savviness of more than 18, 000 users from 16 countries worldwide to find out how they behave on the Internet and how risky their online habits are, and Malaysians did not fare well at all.  
Singapore’s Internet cutoff (and the resounding silence from the industry)
Does an ‘air-gap’ philosophy have a place and time in today’s hyper-connected world? And why is the industry so hesitant to weigh in? Benjamin Cher reports.
Enjoying Euro 2016: 10 tips for beating the hackers
Neither employers nor employees may be fully aware of or prepared for just how vulnerable they are about to become.
Fortinet in a fortified position in APAC, says its regional chief
Being in the pole position can make all the difference between winning the race and getting a mere participation award, and cybersecurity firm Fortinet believes it has all but clinched it.
60% of digital businesses will suffer major service failures by 2020: Gartner
Gartner predicts that by 2020, 60% of digital businesses will suffer major service failures due to the inability of IT security teams to manage digital risk.
The world of money and espionage: Not Bond, but data breaches
Data breaches are increasing, and financial motivations appear to be behind a bulk of them, but nation-states are battling it out as well, Benjamin Cher reports.
SEA not ready for a cyber-attack … nope, not really
South-East Asia is home to a hodgepodge of developed and emerging markets with growing Internet penetration, but with no real capability in cybersecurity, warns one expert.
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