Security Trends

Deception and trust among Gartner’s top 10 infosec technologies
Gartner Inc has highlighted the top 10 technologies for information security and their implications for security organisations in 2016.
Cybersecurity industry facing AI, privacy and trust issues: RSA president
The security industry today faces unprecedented issues of privacy and trust, while technologies like AI and machine learning still need the human touch, RSA president Amit Yoran tells DNA in an interview.
Security spending to exceed US$37bil in 2016: Ovum
Each year, organisations increase spending on cybersecurity protection to keep their businesses, their data and their users’ data safe.
Digital transformation initiatives = greater risks
The ongoing digital transformation initiatives in many organisations may bring many benefits but are also exposing them to greater risks, according to Darktrace.
Security: 3 things to know, 3 things to do
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.
‘Third parties’ a major risk to cybersecurity: EY exec
Organisations are more aware and spending more on IT security, but that is not necessarily translating to a lower exposure to ‘cyber risk’ – or the risk of financial loss, disruption or damage to an organisation’s reputation from cyber-attacks and cybercrime.
‘Insane’ acquisition spree and Blue Coat’s renaissance
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.
Traditional security is overkill in next-gen datacentres: Cisco
The increasingly popularity of the ‘as-a-service’ model has led to a new dynamic: Most data traffic now moves laterally within a datacentre, rather than in and out of it – thus the usual perimeter defence policy may now be a case of overkill.
RSA CTO on risk, changing mind-sets and staying ahead
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.
GST fears stalling IT spend in Malaysia: Barracuda Networks
Companies know that they need IT security, but putting purchases on hold Barracuda sees growth potential in web application security solutions
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