cyber-security

Cisco and NUS launch Corporate Laboratory to boost local digital economy
Digital Transformation

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
Security

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
Security

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?
Security

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
Telco

‘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
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
Security

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
Security

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
Security

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
Security

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?
Security

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?
Security

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
Security

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
Security

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
Security

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
Security

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
Security

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
Security

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
Security

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

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