IoT devices are posing an increasingly high risk of cyber-attack

Lloyd’s and reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter finds vulnerabilities for industrial and manufacturing businesses. As cyber threats continue to evolve and become more sophisticated, it is crucial for insurers to understand these emerging risks in order to keep pace with their clients’ exposures. The recently released report, The Emerging Cyber Threat to…

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IoT and applying it to different fields in Hong Kong

Huang Jingwen, Assistant Government Chief Information Officer (Industry Development) discusses the importance of IoT for HK. The technology and application of the Internet of Things have developed rapidly around the world. According to the results of the “IDC Global Internet of Things Decision Makers Survey 2019”, it is found that 63.5…

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U-MING Marine Taiwan installs IoT fleet management platform

Benefits will include increased efficiency, greater safety, reduced costs, and lower environmental risks. Taiwanese bulk carrier, U-Ming Marine Transport Corporation (U-MING) will use Ericsson to partner with to digitise its fleet performance management through intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity. The new fleet performance management platform (FPM) will enable professionals…

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OutSystems Roundtable: Disrupt or be disrupted – How can utilities accelerate momentum towards resiliency, automation and digital innovation

Sponsored content: Thursday, 27th August 2020, Australia Focus Network, in partnership with OutSystems, brought leading IT executives from across the Australian utilities sector, in a conversation to discuss how utilities can benefit from a rapid development platform for core transformation and digital opportunities all along the value chain. Key takeaways:…

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Garmin working to restore systems after cyberattack

No indication of the affect on customer data. Technology company Garmin was the victim of a cyber-attack that encrypted some of its systems on July 23, 2020. As a result, many of its online services were interrupted including website functions, customer support, customer facing applications, and company communications. “We immediately…

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ASEAN businesses ramp up cybersecurity

Research shows over half 53 per cent of businesses devote more than half their IT budget to cybersecurity. A recent study shows business attitudes towards cybersecurity had changed across several markets in Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Thailand – before the escalation of COVID-19. According to the…

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Mobile alliance agrees to eSIM network changes in China and Singapore

Alliance covers 34 countries in Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. Mobile alliance covering 34 countries in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Bridge Alliance, will collaborate with China Unicom and Singtel to enable enterprise customers of both companies to perform embedded SIM (eSIM) changes over-the-air (OTA). This will allow…

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APAC Govts. push forth COVID-19 recovery ICT initiatives

Technology helped APAC region work through the pandemic, will it help in the recovery process? As countries in the Asia Pacific region takes steps to get their citizens back to a post-COVID normalcy, many are investing in technology as a driver to get the economy back into shape. Governments in…

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