APAC businesses vulnerable to cyberattack

Attacks included successful Microsoft 365 logins from a suspicious country Businesses in Asia-Pacific could find themselves vulnerable to attack during the vacation months, according to Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-first security solutions. Analysing the latest threat Insight from Barracuda’s Advanced XDR Platform and 24/7 Security Operations Centre,…

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Firms will struggle with rising customer expectations

Despite prioritising technology aimed at driving customer value According to Forrester’s 2023 Asia Pacific (APAC) Predictions, released today, geopolitical friction, global economic pressures, and post-pandemic challenges will force APAC firms to prioritise their technology investments in 2023. However, despite embracing technology-led solutions to improve the lives of customers and citizens,…

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The right technology to meet hybrid work demands

30 per cent of organisations are yet to utilise these technologies Telstra today published research identifying how Asia Pacific (APAC) business decision makers are rethinking their operations and work arrangements to benefit both employers and employees in the hybrid work era. In the report, Telstra Asia Pacific Transformation Vision: Optimising for Hybrid,…

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Five priorities APAC security leaders need to know for 2023

Cybersecurity has been thrust to the forefront of minds of business and technology leaders Info-Tech Research Group, one of the top global information technology research and advisory firms, has published its annual trends report on the upcoming priorities security leaders need to plan for. Info-Tech’s Security Priorities 2022 report combines insights from…

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APAC leads the shift to digital-first

1 in 3 companies generating more than 30 per cent revenues from digital products and services by 2023. The unprecedented rate of digital transformation (DX) acceleration over the past year has ushered in a digital-first world, powered by an increasingly digital-first economy with Asia/Pacific organizations at its forefront. Such an…

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APAC businesses blame cyber attacks on unknown assets

Complex challenges faced in securing networks and systems for remote workers in the post-pandemic era. A new poll by MIT Technology Review Insights, in association with Palo Alto Networks, uncovers the complex challenges Asia-Pacific companies face in securing networks and systems for remote workers in the post-pandemic era.  In this new cybersecurity landscape, conducting…

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APAC data policies needed to enable digital economies

More than half of APAC governments believe cohesive data sharing environments need national-level guidance. The emergence of digital adoption demands country governments establish a well-defined regulatory system to enable cohesive data sharing environments, according to the IDC report titled Asia/Pacific Governments’ Data Policies to Enable Digital Economies . Almost 2/3rd of the national…

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APAC compliance teams battle with extra sanctions

Few countries have dedicated local bodies for sanctions enforcement. During COVID-19, the speed and frequency of change in economic and trade sanctions regimes from major international regulators has increased the complexity associated with financial crime and trade compliance, at a time when APAC organisational resources may already be stretched thin,…

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