Lookout Threat Lab discovers predatory loan apps

Mobile apps have made managing lives a lot easier Lookout, Inc., the endpoint to cloud security company, today announced the discovery of nearly 300 loan apps that exhibit predatory behaviour such as exfiltrating excessive user data from mobile devices and harassing borrowers for repayment. These apps, which were found in…

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Bitdefender threat debrief

In total, 189 ransomware families were identified Bitdefender has released its November Threat Debrief, a monthly series analysing threat news, trends, and research from the previous month. It includes a Ransomware Report highlighting the top ransomware families detected, as well as the top countries affected including Australia, and the top trojans…

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ICT revenue in China to grow at 8.5 per cent

The country’s economy is largely concentrated around manufacturing The enterprise ICT revenue opportunity in China is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.5 per cent between 2021 and 2026. The ongoing government initiatives prioritizing industrial digitalization and acceleration of digital transformation activities across large enterprises…

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HUMAN appoints industry leading CRO and CISO

Anuj Kumar comes to HUMAN from NetApp HUMAN Security, Inc. (formerly White Ops) — the global leader in safeguarding enterprises from digital attacks with modern defence — today announced the appointment of Anuj Kumar as CRO and Gavin Reid as CISO. Reid will also lead the Human Collective, a partnership program made up of industry leaders dedicated to disrupting…

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Three new strategies for chief compliance officers

CCOs report that there is an increase in harassment, bullying, and discrimination As Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) continue to face challenges in restoring employee misconduct reporting to pre-pandemic levels, there are three strategies they should implement to increase confidence in their processes among employees, according to Gartner, Inc. “There are…

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Office redesigns bring employees back on site

Hybrid work is no longer debated Around 25 per cent of organizations across Asia/Pacific are already redesigning their offices, 70 per cent of them will do so in an 18-month period. Organizations are redesigning their offices to bring employees back onsite and, at the same time, improve operational efficiency. However,…

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Exploring natural language processing on quantum computers

A new consortium will build on work in quantum mechanics and linguistics Quantinuum, the world’s leading integrated quantum computing company, has joined a consortium with University College London (UCL) and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to explore the industrial relevance of quantum natural language processing (QNLP) and quantum-inspired natural language…

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