2015 was a definitely a challenging year given the rise of insider threats, spike in malware, sophisticated stealth tools, and morphing attacks, writes Nigel Tan of IBM Asean.
Five out of every six large companies in Malaysia with more than 2,500 employees were targeted with spear-phishing attacks in 2014, according to Symantec Corp. Small businesses also saw an uptake, with attacks increasing from 10% in 2013 to 28% last year.
Cuscapi Bhd, which specialises in business management solutions for the food and beverage (F&B) industry, has developed a customised security solution known as Cuscapi Managed Security Suite (CMSS).
Symantec has announced the availability of Backup Exec 2014 in Malaysia, claiming the solution delivers powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use backup and recovery to protect virtual, physical and hybrid infrastructures.
In 2013, there was a 62% increase in the number of data breaches globally from the previous year, resulting in more than 552 million identities being exposed, according to the latest Symantec Internet Security Threat Report.
Despite improvements in card security technologies, there are still gaps End of support for WinXP will pose increasing security risks on POS systems
Symantec has announced a new version of its Storage Foundation software, which it claimed enables data centres to leverage Solid State Drives (SSDs) in ways that could allow customers to access mission-critical data and applications 400% faster than traditional Storage Area Networks (SANs).
The recent Symantec Corp Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 18 (ISTR) revealed a 42% surge during 2012 in targeted attacks globally compared with the previous year.