Cybersecurity

Cyber-security critical to nation building, sovereignty: Deputy Minister
In the wake of breaches at Malaysia’s domain registrar and a spate of cyber-attacks in Singapore, Malaysia’s Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Dr Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah noted the importance of a secure infrastructure for the nation.
With new network OS, Fortinet offers better protection
Fortinet has announced the availability of FortiOS 5.0, the network security firm’s operating system for all FortiGate integrated security platforms, aimed at providing better protection against today’s advanced threats.
The dog days are over: Mozilla puts users center-stage
Lucas Adamski, Mozilla Corporation’s director of Security Engineering will be in town for HITBSecConf this week and talks to Digital News Asia about putting users first when it comes to online identity managment.
HITB spreads its wings, and nearly sinks
Hack In The Box (HITB) began as a virtual watering hole for hackers and developers, and its annual conference, the HITB Security Conference (HITBSecConf), has evolved over the years. In this, the third and final part of a series, we see how HITB’s first overseas venture almost destroys it.
HITB finally breaks through into the mainstream
Hack In The Box (HITB) began as a website, grew into a community and expanded into a movement when it began organizing its annual info-security conference, HITBSecConf, in the early 2000s. It may be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with what is expected to be its biggest-ever conference, but it was almost sunk at the start. Part 2 of a three-part series.
HP introduces intelligent security solutions
HP has announced additions to its security solutions portfolio that it claims enable enterprises to assess, transform, optimize and manage their security environments to proactively protect what matters.
HITB: If the mountain cannot come to …
It is hard to credit but perhaps perfectly in keeping with its underground ethos that one of Malaysia’s most successful tech-related exports has been under the radar for so long – HITBSecConf is a homegrown annual security conference that has made its mark on the global stage and is on the calendar of some of the world’s leading researchers and experts in the subject.
HITBSecConf’s Capture The Flag challenge: ‘Let's play Global Thermonuclear War’
The Hack In The Box Security Conference (HITBSecConf), which attracts the world’s leading security professionals every year and is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2012, has expanded its popular Capture The Flag live hacking competition.
Sourcefire lights up virtual security portfolio
SourceFire has released its FireAMP Virtual and Virtual Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems (NGIPS) with application control to address virtualized security needs.
Mobile and Android malware threats continue to rise
Mobile malware continues to rise in the Asia Pacific region as smartphones, especially Android-based devices, are so popular, according to the ‘Q2 APAC Threat Landscape’ report released recently by security specialist Trend Micro Inc.
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