Diversity plays an important role in cybersecurity advancement in APAC

Women are needed to help solve the challenges business are facing resulting from changes in work dynamics. Technology has taken a prominent role during COVID-19 pandemic, post APAC region-wide lockdowns, cybersecurity has become the forefront of technological advanced. However more women are needed to help solve the challenges business are…

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Rethink digital transformation strategy through retransformation

Maxis is calling on organisations in Malaysia to rethink and reevaluate their digital transformation strategies. Launching its Retransformation campaign the Malaysian service provider believes the call for action was reinforced by the findings of a survey commissioned by Maxis, the IDC-Maxis Digital Technology Assessment 2020. The findings of this survey…

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Chinese Government pursues global data security initiatives

Full details of initiative to establish global standards on data security by the CCP. Despite global condemnation of Hong Kong’s new National Security Law, to shake up digital surveillance in the city, the Chinese Communist Party plans to pursue global data security initiatives. State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi…

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COVID-19 has no impact on A/NZ’s managed security services spending

Managed security services are predicted to have the strongest growth across security-related services in Australia and New Zealand. Although COVID-19 has thrown major disruptions into the security landscape, IDC forecasts steady growth in A/NZ security services, with managed security services, threat detection and response services, and data security and privacy…

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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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SentinelOne appoints Evan Davidson as VP of Asia Pacific/Japan

Tremendous opportunity to support growth in the region. Cybersecurity vendor SentinelOne, has appointed Evan Davidson as its vice president, Asia Pacific/Japan. Davidson’s long-established success in driving international market growth supports SentinelOne’s vision of global expansion for the cybersecurity company. Mark Parrinello SVP worldwide sales at SentinelOne said, the “AP/J theatre”…

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