Cyber attackers will have weaponised operational technology environments 

Organisations can reduce risk by implementing a security control framework By 2025, cyber attackers will have weaponized operational technology (OT) environments to successfully harm or kill humans, according to Gartner, Inc. Attacks on OT – hardware and software that monitors or controls equipment, assets and processes – have become more common. They…

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Cross-border tools to boost Philippines’ digital competitiveness

NPC’s new initiative. The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has issued its first guidance on the adoption of tools which compliments data management and cross-border transfer standards across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a move that will help Philippine businesses unlock more gains in the fast expanding digital economy…

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TfNSW and Sydney Trains not effectively managing cyber security risks

Both NSW government agencies have assessed their cyber security risks as unacceptably high Transport for NSW and Sydney Trains are not effectively managing their cyber security risks. Significant weaknesses exist in their cyber security controls, and both agencies have assessed that their cyber risks are unacceptably high. According to the…

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Cyber and crypto agency of Indonesia reinforces country’s cyber security

Enhance capacity development and institution building within government. Badan Siber dan Sandi Negara (BSSN), the Cyber and Crypto Agency of Indonesia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in line with their shared goal of reinforcing the cybersecurity capability of the country. Indonesia is facing rapid digitalisation which has led…

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IT security leaders are held most responsible For cyberattacks

However they lack the influence required to shore up security strategies. Cybersecurity leaders in APAC assume greater accountability and risk for ensuring a strong security posture in the past year (61 per cent), compared with the global average (56 per cent). Specifically, cybersecurity leaders in this region believe that they…

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Increased and evolving threats heightens demand for port security

The shipping industry is responsible for about 90 per cent of global trade by volume. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis on the global maritime port security market finds that governments are prioritizing the safe and secure transportation of goods to ensure economic stability and growth. The sector is being driven…

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Securing the enterprise in the Covid world – The state of email security

This year’s State of Email Security report contains a wealth of information and many important insights. But among its many lessons, these 10 stand out: The COVID threat landscape has become much more treacherous. Phishing and BEC attacks are more insidious than ever. While beneficial to business, collaboration tools represent… Read More

Cyber Resilience Executive Society – 2020 Wrap Up

While cyberattacks were common and frequent before, they intensified tremendeously when the world had been turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic – increasing the urgency and complexity of CISOs’ roles in protecting their businesses online. As companies learn how to thrive in this ‘new normal’, careful attention to cybersecurity… Read More

APAC public sector cyber security executive council launched

  The council consists of policy makers and influencers from Brunei, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. A council of policy makers and influencers from Brunei, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand, supported by cybersecurity professionals, the council aims to accelerate public-private partnerships in cybersecurity, share threat intelligence…

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