World Economic Forum pushes for changes in cybersecurity strategies

Enterprise leaders need tools for making decisions on how best to prepare for emerging risks. It has become increasingly clear that the way things were done when it came to cyber security must change, says the World Economic Forum (WEF). Titled, The Future Series: Cyber 2025, the report highlights the…

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HSBC Australia out to hire a CISO for top level business security

New hire must be able to communicate any security issues that arises from potential acquisitions and big business moves. HSBC Australia is looking to ramp up its cybersecurity, with a new chief information security officer (CISO) in Australia. According to recent job advertisement, the CISO will be responsible for defining…

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Zoom opens first data centre in Singapore

Remote conferencing tool still popular despite security concerns. Numerous media reports state that American technology company, Zoom has a new data centre in Singapore, one of its first in the Southeast Asia region. The Singapore data centre brings Zoom’s total to 18 sites across the globe, with the vendor expanding…

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DevOps a way for governments to deliver security compliance

It’s an increasingly application-driven world. DevOps could be a key technology to help government agencies address security and compliance requirements, manage heterogeneous environments, and ongoing visibility in their IT infrastructure. In an increasingly application-driven world, the government sector is constantly challenged with prioritising resources and delivering services to citizens while…

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Cyber resilience strategies requires need for improvement

Organisations facing same threats, using same tactics. Email and data security company, Mimecast’s fourth-annual State of Email Security 2020 report showed a large majority (77 per cent) of respondents say they have or are actively rolling out a cyber resilience strategy. However, 60 per cent of respondents believe it is inevitable or…

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NZ telco chooses Fortinet Secure SD-WAN for secure services

Latest project from Spark NZ and Fortinet to improve application experience. New Zealand telecommunications and digital services company Spark NZ has chosen Fortinet Secure SD-WAN to expand and differentiate its service offerings to corporate, enterprise and government customers. By leveraging Fortinet Secure SD-WAN, Spark will be able deliver better application experience, automate…

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WatchGuard releases tabletop firewall lineup

Upgraded Firebox T Series appliances offers security services. Network security and intelligence vendor Watchguard has recently released the Firebox T Series tabletop firewall appliances. WatchGuard’s T20, T40 and T80 Fireboxes equip small, home and midsize office environments with the support for business-critical internet speeds and a broad range of enterprise-grade security…

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Security disconnect between IT manager and office workers

Half of APAC employees surveyed said IT managers not stressing importance of good security practices. Email and data security company, Mimecast Limited an email and data security company, has released a study titled Don’t Just Educate: Create Cybersafe Behaviour. The study shows that while customer data breaches and reputational damage around the world…

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Google Hong Kong works with Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data

Working to promote safer Internet tips and raise the awareness. Google Hong Kong, together with the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Hong Kong  (PCPD), has recruited local illustrator Dustykid to promote safer internet tips and raise the awareness of hidden dangers if one is being careless. The illustration series will…

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