ICT leaders in financial services see increase in cyber attacks

Global financial services CISOs and CIOs have seen increased cybersecurity attacks since Covid-19. Large financial services firms have suffered a cyber-attack in the last 12 months, according to new research from data security provider HelpSystems. The research shows 65 per cent of global FS firms suffered an attack. It also…

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SentinelOne Roundtable: Minimising risk from cyber threats: focus on reducing time to containment

Sponsored content: Thursday, 24th September 2020 – Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines Focus Network, in partnership with SentinelOne, brought together leading IT Security executives to discover how they are dealing with the challenges of digital transformation and technology sprawl and how they view the opportunities around security automation such as: Drastically reduce…

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Exabeam Roundtable: Tracking Compromised Accounts & Insider Threats Across Your Network

Sponsored content: Wednesday, 23rd September 2020 – ASEAN and Hong Kong Focus Network, in partnership with Exabeam, brought leading IT Security executives to discuss where and how to focus the security team’s efforts to help keep organisations out of the press and better protect from financial loss and drastically reduce…

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HK Govt CIO pushes Cybersec Infohub

Encouraging members to share cyber security information. The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) and the Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) have collaborated to produce a Partnership Programme for Cyber Security Information Sharing, known as the Cybersec Infohub. The OGCIO and the HKIRC will encourage members…

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Rise in employees accessing corporate data on personal devices

Lack of awareness about the security risks associated with this. Smart home devices and their apps represent a major weak link in the corporate cybersecurity chain as the lines between work and home life increasingly blur, according to Trend Micro’s latest study, Head in the Clouds study. About 36 per cent…

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Philippine Air Force to soar in cyber security skills with PLDT- Smart

Provide training for the PAF’s “cyber warriors”. The Philippine Air Force will utilise Philippine Long-Distance Telephone (PLDT) to help improve its cybersecurity capabilities. The aim of the collaboration will be to enhance the skills of “PAF Cyber Warriors incorporating the newest ideas and the most up-to-date features in Cyber Operations…

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Australian Cyber Security Centre responds to cyber crime reports every 10 minutes

Malicious cyber activity against Australia’s national and economic interests is increasing in frequency, scale, and sophistication. The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) during the period between July 2019 to 30 June 2020, responded to 2,266 cyber security incidents and received 59,806 cybercrime reports at an average of 164 cybercrime reports…

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Hong Kong Government promotes cross-sector cyber security information sharing

OGCIO encourages more public and private organisations to take part in the cross-sector sharing of cyber security information. The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) has formalised the Partnership Programme for Cyber Security Information Sharing, also known as Cybersec Infohub, from September. The OGCIO will partner with the…

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NSW driver’s licenses left exposed in open Cloud storage

State Government agency points finger at commercial business not associated with the Transport agency for the breach. Australian media has reported that residents in the state of New South Wales have had their digital licenses left exposed in an open Cloud storage. According to ABC News “the cache was discovered…

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