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Week in Review: Malaysian ecosystem still reliant on govt
It may be an inconvenient truth but as we are on the cusp of 2015, the Malaysian Government still plays a key role in the ecosystem, writes Karamjit Singh
The end of HITB? No, it's a level-up
It may be the final year for HITBSecConf in Malaysia, but don't think that's the last time you'll hear from the Hack In The Box crew. CEO Dhillon Andrew Kannabhiran shares what's in store for 2015.
Nation's cyber-defence needs holistic approach: Applied Intelligence
For BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, cyber-security solutions took centrestage at DSA2014 amidst growing demand for securing national defences. The company also reports high interest in its mobile security solution, which focuses on securing networks rather than devices.
Applied Intelligence eyes Malaysian talent to meet rising demand
Anticipating an exploding demand in the region for cyber-security solutions, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, the cyber-security arm of British multinational defence, security and aerospace company BAE Systems, is aggressively expanding its footprint in the region.
Don’t let complacency and bureaucracy jeopardise IT security
Edwin Yapp shares his thoughts on why complacency and bureaucracy can be detrimental to national IT security.
It’s our Internet; up to us to protect it
We created the Web, so it's up to us as a society to look after it and to help make sure our governments or big companies not do things to it, says Wendy Hall, professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton.
Adverse effects of online clampdown by SEA governments
Governments in South-East Asia have been increasing their attempts to control and regulate online activity and expression, which advocates say will have a chilling effect on socioeconomic progress in the region.
UN control of the Net: Freedom wins … for now
The WCIT meeting in Dubai which discussed bringing the Internet under the control of the UN could not reach a consensus. A battle was won, but the war to preserve Internet freedom goes on, writes A. Asohan.
Nuances lost in upcoming battle over Internet regulation
The lead-up to the hotly anticipated gathering of nation states in Dubai at the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) to review a 1988 treaty governing the international exchange of communications traffic just got additional fuel thrown into the fire.
Debate over Internet’s fate to light up in Dubai
The fate of the Internet and how it is governed is set to take the global stage on Dec 3 when the United Nation's 193-nation International Telecommunications Union  meets in Dubai for the World Conference on International Telecommunication (WCIT) to review a 1988 treaty.
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