Synopsys Roundtable: Hard lessons to be learnt from the SolarWinds attack

Sponsored content: Wednesday, 17th March 2021 – ANZ On Dec 11, 2020, the SolarWinds Orion security breach, a.k.a. SUNBURST, impacted numerous U.S. government agencies, business customers and consulting firms. Hackers managed to plant a backdoor in the SolarWinds system which is widely used across both Government and Private organisations. The…

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Cofense Roundtable: How to Save Time and Resources with Advanced Phishing Automation

Sponsored content: Thursday, 11th February 2021 – ANZ Save Time and Resources while Reducing Risk with Advanced Phishing Automation New phishing variants are created daily to evade email gateway security solutions. And once in an environment, they can remain undetected for months. Well-staffed security teams often spend up to 80%…

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HCL Roundtable: Securing Endpoints and Ensuring Compliance

Sponsored content: Tuesday, 9th February 2021, ASEAN Enterprises are under increasing pressure to protect data from breaches in an aggressive attack environment. The global pandemic has compounded these challenges, with companies embarking on the largest-ever work-from-home experiment. The shift has forced enterprises to rethink how security is delivered and ensured.…

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Deloitte Roundtable: Extinction level events: how ransomware has changed disaster preparedness

Sponsored content: Thursday, 12th November 2020, Asia Pacific If you were to ask any cybersecurity professional about the most alarming malware trends today, chances are ‘ransomware’ would be one of the first things they would be keen to talk about. This type of malware can aptly be described less as…

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Cyber attacks in Singapore happen less often, but are severe

Less than half of Singapore businesses see cyber attack, compared to rest of the world. Singapore’s threat landscape appears to have plateaued while the rest of the world battles a growing plague of cyberattacks. For the first-time in three editions of VMware Carbon Black’s Singapore Threat Report, only 43 per…

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ASEAN businesses ramp up cybersecurity

Research shows over half 53 per cent of businesses devote more than half their IT budget to cybersecurity. A recent study shows business attitudes towards cybersecurity had changed across several markets in Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Thailand – before the escalation of COVID-19. According to the…

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Australian Government releases 60 cyber security recommendations

The Australian Government has released its Panel’s 2020 Cyber Security Strategy The Australian Federal Government’s Industry Advisory Panel (IAP) has delivered 60 recommendations to bolster Australia’s critical cyber defences. This was an important time for Australia to strengthen its cyber defences, said Andrew Penn chair at IAP. “The Panel’s recommendations…

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Japan puts central bank digital currencies on policy roadmap

Bank of Japan and Japanese Govt indicates potential plans for digital currency . By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Daniel Leussink TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan will look closer into whether to issue central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), the government said in its annual policy roadmap, a sign that Tokyo may be warming…

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APAC CIOs and CISOs must heed Twitter attack

BeyondTrust CTO/CISO says attack can happen to any organisation anywhere in the world. The hack on Twitter last week showed, all organisations were vulnerable to an attack, through social engineering and phishing. On the 15th of July social media giant Twitter reported, attackers targeted certain Twitter employees through a social…

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