Cybersecurity

IBM technologies to be embedded in Sunway University’s ICT courses
IBM Malaysia and Sunway University have announced a collaboration that will see IBM technologies embedded in the institution’s ICT curriculum.
Perception still the Achilles' heel for Huawei
Huawei is making headway as a serious handset-maker but is still struggling to find its footing in the United States because of poor perception and ongoing suspicion. What about the rest of the world? Edwin Yapp looks at the situation.
Snowden Revelations a blessing, trust needs to be built: Microsoft
Microsoft Corp’s chief security officer for Asia, Pierre Noel, believes that the ‘Snowden Revelations’ have proven to be a blessing for the company, waking it up and forcing it to get its act together.
Consumers more aware of the need to back up data: Acronis survey
An online poll conducted among more than 350 consumers found that over 75% store their data digitally and more than 50% state that their personal data are more valuable than their actual devices – underlining the fact that consumers know they need to preserve their data.
FireEye appoints Eric Hoh to lead APAC business
FireEye Inc. has appointed Eric Hoh to the role of president of Asia Pacific Japan, to oversee the company’s business operations and sales across the region.
Partnership the key to combating cybercrime: Interpol
Interpol intends to keep up with the ever-evolving cyber-threat landscape, the Interpol Global Complex for Innovation’s director of cyber-innovation and outreach Dr Madan Oberoi tells Goh Thean Eu.
Darktrace enters Asia Pacific security appliance market
Riding on the back of a fresh US$18-million investment, Cambridge, UK-based cybersecurity firm Darktrace is expanding its global reach, launching its Asia Pacific operations in Singapore in March.
Cybersecurity: Public sector left in the lurch
The Asia Pacific region holds much growth potential for cybersecurity providers, amidst the growing complexity of securing digital assets and the increasing frequency of attacks by those who would seek to exploit them, said stakeholders of the upcoming Interpol World, slated to take place from April 14-16 in Singapore.
The advancing storm: Key strategies for cyber-defence
The global business environment leaves us increasingly exposed, attackers have become even more sophisticated, and the number of cybercrime incidents reported by businesses appears to be on the rise – yet most organisations are only defending against yesterday’s threats, writes Neil Meikle of PwC.
Sony Pictures hack the ‘perfect APT story,’ says ESET
The Sony Pictures Entertainment hack was an incident that one could only be described as the 'perfect Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) story,' according to Juraj Malcho, the chief research officer for ESET.
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