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Symantec enhances Chennai security operations centre where the “sun never sets”
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Symantec enhances Chennai security operations centre where the “sun never sets”

August 1st, 2018 | by Grace Chng
Symantec unveiled an enhanced security operations centre (SOC) in Chennai, India that promises to quickly detect and respond faster to online...
Response to SingHealth data breach shows low awareness, rushed decisions
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Response to SingHealth data breach shows low awareness, rushed decisions

July 27th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Despite the unprecedented SingHealth data breach, many people seem unperturbed that they are now open to widespread...
In Singapore’s worst cyber attack, much still unknown and fallout yet to come
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In Singapore’s worst cyber attack, much still unknown and fallout yet to come

July 21st, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
In Singapore's worst cyber attack, the fallout may only come in the months and even years ahead, when the stolen data is used for more attacks on...
Cyber defence capabilities in industrial systems ‘shockingly low’: Honeywell
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Cyber defence capabilities in industrial systems ‘shockingly low’: Honeywell

April 30th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
There is no basic monitoring or regular risk assessments in many industrial systems today, according to Honeywell, which opened a new cyber security centre in Singapore to address the...
In Singapore, a cyber security startup hub will produce new ideas, talents
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In Singapore, a cyber security startup hub will produce new ideas, talents

March 7th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The news that Singapore is opening an incubation hub to help grow and groom startups in cyber security is a welcome...
Expect cyber attacks on supply chains: Eset
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Expect cyber attacks on supply chains: Eset

February 9th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
Attackers are trying to use the weakest element in the organisation’s supply network to infiltrate larger companies, according to security firm...
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Ransomware detected 10 times more in 2017 in Asia-Pacific: Malwarebytes

January 30th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Ransomware was the weapon of choice for cyber criminals in...
Acronis Ransomware Protection offers another free option to ward off dreaded menace
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Acronis Ransomware Protection offers another free option to ward off dreaded menace

January 25th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Acronis Ransomware Protection monitors system processes in real-time to detect and stop the ransomware...
AI, cyber security and voice technology to continue hogging headlines in 2018
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AI, cyber security and voice technology to continue hogging headlines in 2018

January 9th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
Artificial intelligence, cyber security, cloud computing, Internet of Things and edge computing will hog headlines again in...
Q&A: Cloud customers have to be responsible for cyber security too, says Barracuda Networks
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Q&A: Cloud customers have to be responsible for cyber security too, says Barracuda Networks

December 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The cloud is secure, if you make it secure, said James Forbes-May, Barracuda Networks' vice president of APAC...
Facing cyber threats, businesses can run apps securely with Parallels Desktop for Mac
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Facing cyber threats, businesses can run apps securely with Parallels Desktop for Mac

November 23rd, 2017 | by Techgoondu
When businesses deploy Parallels Desktop in the enterprise, they can rest assured that it is designed to address users' most pressing security...
Are the bad guys winning with increasingly damaging cyber attacks?
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Are the bad guys winning with increasingly damaging cyber attacks?

October 9th, 2017 | by Techgoondu
Reading the news these days, it is not hard to find yet another headline of a large-scale cyber attack that has affected thousands, maybe millions, of...
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Security spending to top US$100 billion by 2020

October 5th, 2017 | by Techgoondu
The US will be the largest security market in 2016, followed by Western Europe and Asia...
Best practices to block ransomware with a firewall
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Best practices to block ransomware with a firewall

October 2nd, 2017 | by Techgoondu
Modern firewalls are purpose-built to defend against these kinds of attacks, but they need to be given an opportunity to do their job....
Now weaponised, ransomware is a grave threat
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Now weaponised, ransomware is a grave threat

September 26th, 2017 | by Techgoondu
Just as criminals are getting smarter, enterprises have to get up to speed to counter new ransomware...
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M1 mobile security service aims to keep out malware on phones

September 25th, 2017 | by Grace Chng
M1 has rolled out a network-based mobile security service that aims to detect and keep malware away from a user's...
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Telstra gets serious with cyber security

September 24th, 2017 | by Grace Chng
Australian telecom firm Telstra is expanding its managed security services with the opening of a third security operations centre (SOC) in Melbourne last...
Instead of sophisticated attacks, cyber criminals are turning to hacking as a service
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Instead of sophisticated attacks, cyber criminals are turning to hacking as a service

August 11th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Instead of developing or buying an expensive and high-profile exploit that may be swiftly fixed with a patch, many cyber criminals are turning to "hacking as a...
More than one-third of Singapore SMEs hit by ransomware: Malwarebytes
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More than one-third of Singapore SMEs hit by ransomware: Malwarebytes

August 1st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Among the SMEs affected in Singapore, 21 per cent had to shut down their operations, while 11 per cent lost revenue as a...
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“Extreme” cyber attacks could cost victims US$53b, says Lloyd’s

July 17th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
A cyber attack that disrupts a wide range of cloud services could lead to economic losses of as much as US$53 billion, according to a study released today by Lloyd's of...
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