After having slept, drunk and eaten at the recent RSA Conference Asia Pacific and Japan (RSAC APJ) in Singapore, Benjamin Cher gathers his thoughts and comes away with some key takeaways.
Conversations about IT security often revolve around technology and processes, and rarely about a third critical element: People. That’s a mistake, according to Jack Chan, a security strategist at Fortinet Inc’s FortiGuard Labs.
Privacy should not be a concern for just individuals, but businesses also need to be aware of how tapped communications can affect them, according to Maxim Glazov, chief executive officer of Singapore-based SafeChats.
Citizens and civil advocates may be reeling from the revelations that various governments, including those of Malaysia and Singapore, were using spyware from Milan-based Hacking Team, but there are other implications that are just as severe, Gabey Goh reports
In 2012, cybersecurity company Blue Coat Systems Inc – having delisted from Nasdaq – embarked on an acquisition spree. "… it was pretty insane,” Blue Coat CTO and VP Dr Hugh Thompson tells Gabey Goh.
There is no doubt that Blue Coat Systems Inc has gone through a lot of changes in the last four years and has fallen off the radar, but the company is poised for a resurgence, says its CTO Dr Hugh Thompson.
There are some common weaknesses in organisations that makes them vulnerable to attacks by APT actors, FireEye CTO Grady Summers told the RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan (RSAC APJ) 2015 in Singapore last week.
It's going to be a ‘fun’ upcoming decade for cybersecurity practitioners in Asia, as the rising wave of attacks and the awareness of them in the region reflect what happened in the United States 10 years ago.
The biggest cybersecurity challenge in South-East Asia is not in acquiring technology, but educating and acquiring people with the right skills, according to Edward Lim, RSA South-East Asia managing director.
Despite having clocked less than six months on the job, RSA CTO Dr Zulfikar Ramzan feels like he has come home, and is focused on the dual role he has to play in the company, he tells Gabey Goh.