Security

Kaspersky Lab, D-Link to provide ‘multi-layered defense’
Kaspersky Lab has extended its partnership agreement with D-Link to combine the latter’s combining NetDefend series of UTM Firewalls with Kaspersky’s endpoint security suite to provide customers with multi-layered protection.
Stuxnet, Flame and the new world disorder
It reads like the plot of a high-tech thriller, a mash-up of John LeCarre and William Gibson: A Western government develops a computer virus targeted at the key systems of an enemy state. The malware gets loose and wreaks havoc in the wild. The world comes to halt.
Security top concern in age of mobility: Trend Micro
Trend Micro Inc said it has seen Android-based smartphones suffer from increasing cybercriminal attacks and more enterprises exposed to malicious IT threats due to the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend.
Sophos offers its partners complete security suites
Sophos has rolled out new Complete Security Suites that offer its partners the tools they need to help their clients address the evolving security challenges IT departments are facing due the consumerization of IT, the rise of advanced persistent threats, and an increase in malware.
Industry urged to engage governments on Net governance
Asia has for the past few years led the world in Internet and mobile growth penetration and will continue to do so in the next decade. But the potential intervention of governments and their actions could derail the region’s Internet economy growth, warns a former high-ranking US policy official.
Jardine OneSolution appointed Symantec distributor in Malaysia
Symantec has appointed Jardine OneSolution (2001) Sdn Bhd (JOS) as its new distributor in Malaysia.
The coming of BYOD and its challenges
While the bring your own device (BYOD) phenomenon is beginning to gain traction in the enterprise world, several impediments still stand in the way of the trend becoming a mainstream adoption, say industry watchers. This is the continuation of a free story first featured on DNA yesterday. 
Symantec warns of Facebook IPO scam
Symantec Security Response said it has spotted a 419 scam message offering a "FACEBOOK (IPO) SUBSCRIPTION PARTNERSHIP PROPOSAL.” This scam claims to be sent from a finance firm with offices in multiple locations worldwide. The exact nature of the scam is unclear, however.
Security on the cloud: Myths dispelled
While many companies are wary of moving to cloud computing, citing security as a main concern, new research by comScore showed that actual users are spending less time and money on managing security, while achieving higher levels of it. A shorter version of this issue was previously published here.
Here’s a surprise: Cloud is more secure, say SMEs
While many companies are wary of moving to cloud computing, citing security as a main concern, new research by comScore showed that actual users are spending less time and money on managing security, while achieving higher levels of it.
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