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Cybersecurity savviness: Malaysians fare badly in 16-country Kaspersky survey
As part of its Digital Literacy Survey, the company surveyed the cyber savviness of more than 18, 000 users from 16 countries worldwide to find out how they behave on the Internet and how risky their online habits are, and Malaysians did not fare well at all.  
The massive email hack ... or was it?
  Security firm claims hack of major email services But most of the accounts are inactive or bogus    
SEA servers under threat from China’s Terracotta army: RSA
RSA Research has discovered a commercial VPN, originating in China, which hacks into inadequately protected Windows servers, including those in South-East Asia, and enlists them as server nodes to launch cyber-attacks.
Dirty, dirty boy: Malaysians lack ‘cyber-hygiene’
When it comes to cybersecurity awareness, there is a pretty big gap between what Malaysians know, and what they think they know, writes Lum Ka Kay.
Organisations slack on privileged access, but set to change: Gartner
Less than 5% of organisations were tracking and reviewing privileged activity in 2015, but by 2018, 25% will review privileged activity and reduce data leakage incidents by 33%.
Millennials not as security-savvy as baby boomers: Survey
Tech-savvy millennials lose out to baby boomers in security behaviour and may pose the biggest security risk to themselves, according to a Norton study.
No more passwords? The problem with biometrics
Passwords are a hassle, and many organisations are opting for biometric authentication. Security expert Keith Rozario isn’t comforted by this, and explains why.
Singapore workers say work-confidential information at risk: Survey
LogRhythm said 58% of Singapore workers indicate that work-confidential information is at risk, according to a survey it conducted.
Sony hack not an anomaly: CyberArk on what’s expected in 2015
The ‘Sony hack’ is not an anomaly, in that the company is being called out for poor security for behaviour that is actually very common across enterprises, according to network security specialist CyberArk.
Identity and access management: 5 things to watch out for
CA Technologies said there were five key trends in security and identity and access management that will impact organisations and security professionals in 2015 as they compete in the application economy.
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