Security

New Fortinet security solutions for SMBs, branch offices
Fortinet has announced new FortiManager, FortiAnalyzer and FortiMail hardware platforms designed for small and medium business (SMB) and enterprise branch office customers in need of more scalable device management, security event analysis and email filtering capabilities.
Google offers US$2 million in bug hunt competition to be hosted in KL
Security researchers on cyberspace, take note: On the back of a successful “Pwnium” competition held in March, Google is doubling its total prize offering to US$2 million for the second edition of the contest, dubbed Pwnium 2 -- to be held at the Hack in the Box (HITB) security conference in Kuala Lumpur.
Sophos announces latest release of MDM solution
Sophos has announced the latest version of its mobile device management solution, Sophos Mobile Control 2.5, which comes with an updated web-based administrative console and extensive new feature set, paving the way to bring BYOD into the enterprise quickly, safely and securely.
Online banking accounts in Middle East targeted by ‘Gauss’
Kaspersky Lab has announced the discovery of ‘Gauss’, a complex, nation-state sponsored cyber-espionage toolkit designed to steal sensitive data, with a specific focus on browser passwords, online banking account credentials, cookies, and specific configurations of infected machines.
IBM’s new network security appliance to manage social media, web browsing risks
To help clients proactively protect against evolving security threats, including those posed by social media sites and malicious websites, IBM has announced a new class of network security appliances that it claimed delivers a more granular view of a company’s security posture and a simplified security management interface.
Kaspersky in pact with Tech Titan to introduce its first USB solution
Kaspersky Lab has announced a partnership with network security provider Tech Titan Limited to introduce what they said was Kaspersky’s first portable USB antivirus solution, the Tech Titan T-Drive Pro.
‘Apple has its head in the sand’
The continuing adoption of iPads in the enterprise space has created a new weak link in security which Apple Inc continues to downplay or ignore. Dr James Lyne, director of technology strategy at Sophos, does not mince words, saying, ‘When it comes to security, Apple has its head in the sand.’
Mobile and Android malware threats continue to rise
Mobile malware continues to rise in the Asia Pacific region as smartphones, especially Android-based devices, are so popular, according to the ‘Q2 APAC Threat Landscape’ report released recently by security specialist Trend Micro Inc.
Digital info costs businesses US$1.1 trillion: Survey
Information costs businesses worldwide US$1.1 trillion annually, according to Symantec Corp’s 2012 State of Information Survey, its first-ever such survey. From confidential customer information, to intellectual property and to financial transactions, organizations possess massive amounts of information that not only enables them to be competitive and efficient, but also stay in business.
Sophos announces record-breaking year
IT security and data protection company Sophos announced audited results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, which include billings that grew 17% from the previous year to US$402.9 million.
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