cyber-security

Tips on how to secure your healthcare data in multi-function devices
Security

Tips on how to secure your healthcare data in multi-function devices

As patient information is captured using the available network of MFDs, the information becomes vulnerable to human error, theft or delivery of data through noncompliant mobile devices – giving rise to breaches.
Sep 10 2021 8:10AM
Healthcare facing the most cyber breaches, more than any other industry
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Healthcare facing the most cyber breaches, more than any other industry

Why is this so? Healthcare is the sweet spot due to the amount of customer data that is sensitive and the number of medical devices connected.
Aug 25 2021 8:03AM
EY study finds more than half of APAC businesses vulnerable to cyber security risks
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EY study finds more than half of APAC businesses vulnerable to cyber security risks

Cyber security investments are out of sync with need.
Aug 20 2021 8:35AM
Data breaches are now costing companies more than $4 million for every incident
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Data breaches are now costing companies more than $4 million for every incident

IBM’s findings raise more concerns about the worsening cyber security landscape and suggest that security is lagging behind rapid IT changes.
Aug 4 2021 8:05AM
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
‘Burnt out’ cyber security professionals can make organisations even more vulnerable
Security

‘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
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
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
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
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
Hackers emboldened and becoming more opportunistic
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Hackers emboldened and becoming more opportunistic

In this COVID-19 climate, NTT Global Threat Intelligence Report reveals a spike in application attacks, accounting for 67% of all attacks as remote-access becomes a common vulnerability.
May 31 2021 12:35PM
How protected are you from social engineering attacks?
Security

How protected are you from social engineering attacks?

Be careful of those seemingly harmless posts on birthday celebrations, or even home office setup photos – you could be putting yourselves and your organisations at risk.
May 28 2021 10:48AM
Ransomware is now the leading cyber threat vector, and it’s getting worse
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Ransomware is now the leading cyber threat vector, and it’s getting worse

Ransomware attacks have increased three-fold since 2018 which saw companies losing $20 billion last year. What’s worrying is that we’re only five months into 2021 and there is no end in sight on how bad it will get.
May 24 2021 8:13AM
Ransomware attacks moving into an insidious ‘double extortion’ model
Security

Ransomware attacks moving into an insidious ‘double extortion’ model

Hackers are now publishing samples of the stolen data on the public Internet to prove their intentions, putting additional pressure on victims to meet their demands.
May 17 2021 8:03AM

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