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How to prevent the ‘human element’ from being exploited in cyber breaches
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How to prevent the ‘human element’ from being exploited in cyber breaches

As organisations act on their digital transformation plans to ensure business continuity, employees at the same time need to embrace a security mindset and culture.
Jul 28 2021 8:06AM
Security lessons we can take heed from remote working
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Security lessons we can take heed from remote working

Whichever way you look, remote working does not provide the same level of protection within and outside the corporate firewall.
Jul 27 2021 8:07AM
‘Burnt out’ cyber security professionals can make organisations even more vulnerable
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‘Burnt out’ cyber security professionals can make organisations even more vulnerable

Security analysts in Singapore are overwhelmed. Relieving the burden of mundane, repetitive tasks can reduce their workloads.
Jul 21 2021 8:04AM
How to properly assess the risk management profile of your IT Vendor
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How to properly assess the risk management profile of your IT Vendor

Is your outsourced vendor protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data and access in the same way you would?
Jul 19 2021 7:00AM
Ransomware was a dominant threat in Singapore in 2020. What can we do?
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Ransomware was a dominant threat in Singapore in 2020. What can we do?

The growth in ransomware attacks reflected a worrying worldwide trend and Singapore similarly was not spared. Industry players were not surprised and shared their advice for businesses.
Jul 14 2021 8:05AM
How safe and effective is multifactor authentication against a cyber breach?
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How safe and effective is multifactor authentication against a cyber breach?

While MFA can significantly reduce cyber security risks, it is still susceptible to multiple exploitation methods.
Jul 12 2021 8:07AM
Telekom Malaysia and Cyber Security Malaysia collaborate to stop emerging security threats
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Telekom Malaysia and Cyber Security Malaysia collaborate to stop emerging security threats

Both parties aim to advance digital forensic capabilities and enhance incident response services.
Jul 5 2021 10:07AM
LinkedIn denies data breach with 700 million records
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LinkedIn denies data breach with 700 million records

Personal information on members found for sale.
Jun 30 2021 4:03PM
Cyber attackers increasingly targeting video gaming users
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Cyber attackers increasingly targeting video gaming users

With many gaming platforms weak on protection, the industry is seeing rising volumes of cyber breaches – from credential stuffing to SQL injections and DDOS attacks.
Jun 30 2021 8:01AM
Attacked by ransomware – should we pay or not pay?
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Attacked by ransomware – should we pay or not pay?

Don't rush into a decision and consider all your options. Paying the ransom should really be the last resort.
Jun 28 2021 8:16AM
Cybereason study shows that paying for ransomware can encourage even more attacks
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Cybereason study shows that paying for ransomware can encourage even more attacks

Among APAC organisations suffering a second attack, a quarter faced the same threat actor from before.
Jun 25 2021 8:17AM
‘In a WFH setup, every employee is a potential vulnerability.’
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‘In a WFH setup, every employee is a potential vulnerability.’

Take note – a piecemeal approach often results in an unwieldy patchwork of solutions that makes enterprise systems unnecessarily complex and resource-intensive.
Jun 24 2021 7:33AM
Tips on avoiding security risks when your workforce goes remote
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Tips on avoiding security risks when your workforce goes remote

With remote and hybrid work setups becoming commonplace now, traditional network security barriers are dissolving. Here are some steps you can take to stay secure.
Jun 21 2021 12:50PM
McDonald's falls prey to data breach in South Korea and Taiwan
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McDonald's falls prey to data breach in South Korea and Taiwan

The burger chain revealed that a small number of filed were accessed, but it was not ransomware and no customer payment information was stolen.
Jun 16 2021 8:06AM
Singapore digital users lax on cyber security
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Singapore digital users lax on cyber security

Singapore businesses are also increasingly reliant on digital channels for customer engagement and service delivery, greatly increasing their cyber security risks.
Jun 16 2021 8:04AM
Companies remain exposed to unmanaged BYOD risks during pandemic
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Companies remain exposed to unmanaged BYOD risks during pandemic

A Bitglass study reveals that security resources are being stretched from COVID-19’s surge in remote work and the increased use of personal mobile devices. A rethink by organisations is necessary.
Jun 16 2021 8:02AM
New cyber threat group targeting diplomats
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New cyber threat group targeting diplomats

The group targets servers with internet-exposed ports by exploiting poorly enforced file-upload security or unpatched vulnerabilities.
Jun 14 2021 8:15AM
Cyber criminals in Malaysia are posing as Lazada agents
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Cyber criminals in Malaysia are posing as Lazada agents

Since February, a fraud syndicate in Malaysia has been responsible for almost US$50,000 in financial losses for its victims.
Jun 9 2021 8:07AM
Cyber attacks in APAC continue to keep going up
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Cyber attacks in APAC continue to keep going up

In May 2021, cyber attacks grew by another 53% between April and May 2021, with Japan seeing the highest rise at 40%.
Jun 4 2021 10:34AM
FSI organisations the prime target for credential stuffing attacks
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FSI organisations the prime target for credential stuffing attacks

Attackers have modified their phishing kits and adapted them around COVID-19 to hit FSI businesses.
Jun 4 2021 8:05AM

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