HITB GSEC: The privacy and security balancing act, or not
The issue of privacy versus civil liberties is not at all clear-cut, Acuity Solutions president Kristin Lovejoy told the HITB GSEC Singapore 2015 conference. Benjamin Cher reports.
Security industry to female hackers: We want YOU!
Only 10% of cybersecurity professionals in the world are women, and Acuity Solutions president Kristin Lovejoy – who will be taking part in a panel session at HITB GSEC Singapore – tells Keith Liu what women can bring to the table.
The road less travelled: Hacker Lyon Yang’s penetration tales
As a penetration tester, hacker Lyon Yang is pretty much an outlier in South-East Asia, and will be speaking on router and IoT vulnerabilities at the upcoming HITBGSEC Singapore conference.
(DNA Top 10 in 2014) Censorship 2.0: Shadowy forces controlling online conversations
At the HITBSecConf event in Kuala Lumpur last month, a team from South Africa demonstrated how unknown forces are manipulating hearts and minds on the Internet by controlling the online narrative, writes A. Asohan.
Asohan: My Fave 5 of 2014
Our series on DNA’s favourite stories of last year continue with executive editor A. Asohan’s picks, so it's no surprise that online freedom and punk rock figure greatly.
HITB now out to hack the conference experience
After pioneering the space locally and globalising its homegrown security conference, the Hack In The Box (HITB) crew is now planning its next big ‘hack’ – transforming the concept of how conferences are run.
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.
Digerati50: ‘Bad boy’ does good
One of Malaysia’s most successful tech-related exports has made its mark on the global stage and has an annual event that is on the calendar of some of the world’s leading researchers and experts in the subject.
Security weaknesses must be shared openly: Facebook CSO
The long-held belief that it is better for IT security vulnerabilities to be kept under wraps and not shared between organisations and the security community is flawed, as such a practice could be detrimental to the industry as a whole, according to Facebook’s security head.
HITBSecConf: Security is all about mind-games – the good kind
According to Akamai chief security officer (CSO) Andy Ellis, perspective and understanding the motivations of other departments and colleagues is key for any CIO or CSO aiming to gain traction in fulfilling internal security objectives.