cyber-security

Google attracting bounty hunters to open source projects

Google attracting bounty hunters to open source projects

Better security for products like Golang.
Sep 1 2022 12:06PM
ACCC greenlights Google's buy of Mandiant

ACCC greenlights Google's buy of Mandiant

Finds no competition risk.
Aug 12 2022 11:27AM
Cisco small business routers need urgent patch

Cisco small business routers need urgent patch

Remote code execution, denial of service.
Aug 8 2022 11:07AM
AWS patches 'one bug, three vulnerabilities' authentication error

AWS patches 'one bug, three vulnerabilities' authentication error

Kubernetes code enabled privilege escalation.
Jul 13 2022 10:40AM
Critical Splunk bug propagates code execution

Critical Splunk bug propagates code execution

Patch now, because all endpoints are vulnerable.
Jun 27 2022 11:48AM
Apple's 'Find My' feature created attack vector, researchers say

Apple's 'Find My' feature created attack vector, researchers say

Wireless chips are always on, even when the phone is ‘off’.
May 18 2022 10:00AM
India mandates data breach notification within six hours

India mandates data breach notification within six hours

Also requires VPN customer registration.
May 4 2022 6:28AM
Cisco and NUS launch Corporate Laboratory to boost local digital economy

Cisco and NUS launch Corporate Laboratory to boost local digital economy

Established with an investment of S$54 million over five years, the Cisco-NUS laboratory is supported by National Research Foundation, Singapore.
Nov 10 2021 7:07PM
Cloud security not keeping pace with changing APAC landscape

Cloud security not keeping pace with changing APAC landscape

McAfee report shows that four countries in the region – India, Australia, Japan, and Singapore – are the most vulnerable in 2021, and it may get worse due to talent shortage
Oct 27 2021 8:04AM
Fortifying DNS security can better protect the healthcare sector

Fortifying DNS security can better protect the healthcare sector

The large amounts of patient and insurance data used in healthcare has made the industry attractive to cyber breaches. DNS is one of the mostly commonly used attack vectors. How can we prevent them?
Oct 26 2021 10:02AM
Should APAC businesses start moving to Zero Trust now?

Should APAC businesses start moving to Zero Trust now?

The Zero Trust framework will enable an organisation to have full visibility of their networks and detect any unusual activity in a timely manner.
Oct 25 2021 9:07AM
‘Bug Bounty ‘set up to improve 5G commercial products

‘Bug Bounty ‘set up to improve 5G commercial products

Cyber security is now critical in the telecoms industry as the deployment of 5G will lead to an increase in the potential attack surfaces.
Oct 14 2021 8:03AM
Tips on how to secure your healthcare data in multi-function devices

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

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

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

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

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

‘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?

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?

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