ESET urges parents to consider security protection for their children
While many parents worry about their child’s online activity, many are not taking precautionary measures, according to new insights from ESET.
Report: The evolution and proliferation of banking malware
IDC names Trend Micro number one vendor for SDC security
Disney+: Is it safe to subscribe?
Black Friday alert: Financial botnets targeting e-commerce apparel sites
Malwarebytes stalwart promoted to chief product officer
How user-centred design is reshaping cybersecurity
Hong Kong counts the opportunities and costs of leading fintech adoption rates
High early adoption rates and extensive mobile device use make Asia the ideal testing ground for fintech development.
Fortune 500 firms weigh in on equipment failure risk
Fortune 500 companies are increasingly concerned about the risks of critical equipment failure and cyber attacks on industrial control systems.
Trend Micro debuts security services platform for cloud applications
Trend Micro Cloud One automates and simplifies cloud security to give organisations the flexibility they need to meet their most strategic cloud priorities.
UST Global expands presence with new Singapore office
The new center will enable the company to expand its base in Asia and get closer to its growing pool of institutional investors.
OpenText to drop US$1.4B to acquire Carbonite
“This acquisition will further strengthen OpenText as a leader in cloud platforms, complete end-point security and protection.”
Forecast: Ecosystm’s top 6 cybersecurity trends for 2020
Increasing use of cloud platforms and mobile devices, coupled with data sharing and a rise in online commerce, means businesses and their customers have never been more exposed to cyber threats.
ExtraHop integrates with Google Cloud's new packet mirroring feature
Google Cloud has announced a new packet mirroring feature that integrates with ExtraHop’s ExtraHopReveal(x) to enable stronger threat detection, investigation, and response.
Gartner names SAI Global as IT Vendor Risk Management leader
SAI Global feels the Gartner report confirms a competitive market with demand growing for cloud-first software solutions.
GlobalData: A/NZ security service spending set to skyrocket
Australia and New Zealand are estimated to witness the highest compound annual growth rates (CAGR).
Microsoft showcases innovations in new Asia Pacific HQ
Almost 145,000 metres of cabling, 200 display screens, 179 Bluetooth beacons and 900 sensors make up Microsoft’s new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, which is now home to the region’s first Microsoft Experience Centre.
NordVPN launches encryption tool, password manager to come
A free version of NordLocker is available which gives users 5GB of encrypted data, while premium users can encrypt unlimited amounts of data.
Fortinet expands integration with Azure
Fortinet is expanding Fortinet Security Fabric’s dynamic-cloud security offerings with Microsoft Azure.
Acronis makes strategic acquisition to strengthen security portfolio
Acronis will integrate 5nine’s technology into the Acronis Cyber Platform, making new services available through the Acronis Cyber Cloud Solutions portal.
Gartner names Fortinet a Challenger in WAN Edge Infrastructure
Fortinet was also recently named by Gartner as one of the highest three vendors in worldwide market share for enterprise SD-WAN equipment by revenue for Q2 2019.
Fortinet unveils dynamic cloud security integrations for AWS
“The cloud provides a number of business-critical benefits, and having the right security solutions in place is key in successful cloud operations.”
NordVPN launches password manager
Users can download user-friendly browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Brave, Edge, and Vivaldi.
Unisys delivers new cloud security features on AWS
These automated capabilities of CloudForte help clients enhance security and optimise operations for workloads delivered on AWS as well as in hybrid- and multi-cloud environments.
Cyxtera spins out cybersecurity business into AppGate
AppGate brings together a set of differentiated cloud- and hybrid-ready security and analytics products and services.
Check Point signs new distributor for Aussie SMB market
"Their market share, extensive and skilled partner channel, and strong collaboration with Australia’s leading telecommunication carrier made this an easy choice for us."
Organisations' cybersecurity readiness for new regulations still low - ESET
Across all countries surveyed, prioritisation was identified as the biggest organisational cybersecurity challenge (20%).
Lack of PCI DSS compliance putting payment security at risk
Organisations across Asia Pacific are demonstrating stronger payments security compliance compared to other parts of the world, however global trends indicate that payments security compliance has dropped for the second year in a row.
CISOs: Dedicated investment in security is still lacking
Nine out of 10 CISOs say the board asks them for advice, but half of companies still lump cybersecurity into IT budget.
APT groups conducting more targeted intrusions – Accenture
Analysts now see an emergence of malware executed through web browsers focused on targeting online merchants and retailers specifically.
How to steal $1 million by email: Check Point researchers detail million-dollar fraud against Chinese VC firm
A series of spoofed emails enabled a Hong Kong-based hacker to make off with a million dollars.
Gartner names Zscaler Leader in secure web gateways
The Zscaler platform processes more than 70 billion transactions and detects approximately 100 million threats per day across 185 countries.
StorageCraft report suggests firms need a 'ransomware reality check'
68% of respondents have a ransomware recovery plan, yet almost a quarter (23%) don’t test those plans, and 46% test them once a year or less.
Google Cloud sets sights on network intelligence automation
Google Cloud’s new network intelligence platform could potentially automate thousands of networking jobs and speed up cloud migrations to new levels of efficiency.
Black Friday fraud: Who foots the bill?
“Given the incredibly high volume of transactions over the coming weekend, and indeed the whole festive period, often merchants will accept that fraud will be higher than usual."
Kaspersky unveils rebranded offices in Asia Pacific
"It is also about how we shift our business mindset, our corporate practices, our market priorities, and our vision and mission as a company."
Palo Alto Networks adds SD-WAN and DLP capabilities to edge networking platform
Prisma Access aims to deliver end-to-end networking and security services from a globally distributed cloud platform.
Photo gallery: Inside Microsoft's new Experience Center Asia
Microsoft's Asia Experience Center opened just last week, and already it is attracting customers and partners from around the world.
WatchGuard launches new ruggedised Wi-Fi access point
The WatchGuard AP327X is a new IP67-rated Wi-Fi access point (AP) with four N-Type connectors to support a variety of external antennas.
Japan’s LINE launches public bug bounty program with HackerOne
One of the biggest messenger apps in the world invites hackers to proactively report security vulnerabilities to enhance cybersecurity.
The BYOD juggling act: balancing security, privacy and mobility
Left unmanaged, personal devices and unmanaged cloud applications can lead to data loss, but if managed too strictly, the IT team risks a backlash from unhappy employees, Bitglass says.
Barracuda opens APAC headquarters in Hong Kong
Building on its research and development center in Bangalore, the APAC headquarters in Hong Kong will be a center for sales, marketing and team recruitment.
Cyberattacks becoming increasingly targeted in nature, research finds
The number of unique cyber incidents have increase for third quarter of 2019, according to a new report on the cybersecurity threatscape.
Interview: Microsoft's Diana Kelley talks talent gaps and D&I
Kelley recently spoke at Microsoft Asia’s new Experience Center, where she talked through her experience as a security CTO, as well as IoT security, what’s ahead in 2020, and diversity and inclusion both in the cybersecurity sector, and in technology.