cyber security

Besides relying on bots, hackers increasingly turn to personalised attacks: Sophos
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Besides relying on bots, hackers increasingly turn to personalised attacks: Sophos

November 25th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Hackers are spending the time to specifically target high-value targets instead randomly using bots to spread malware and seek an opening, says...
Global agency needed to investigate cyber crimes and take action
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Global agency needed to investigate cyber crimes and take action

September 24th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
With malware rising exponentially, a global security agency, preferably with the backing of the United Nations, ought to be set up sooner rather than...
Hackers got to SingHealth through a series of slip-ups, vulnerabilities, COI told
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Hackers got to SingHealth through a series of slip-ups, vulnerabilities, COI told

September 21st, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The hackers had gained a virtual foothold in SingHealth as far back as August 2017, in a meticulously planned...
Over 40 per cent of industrial control systems were attacked in 2018: Kaspersky
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Over 40 per cent of industrial control systems were attacked in 2018: Kaspersky

September 12th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Over 40 per cent of industrial computers used to control the operations in large facilities were targeted by hackers in 1H 2018, according to Kaspersky...
5G is attractive but security issues loom large, say experts
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5G is attractive but security issues loom large, say experts

September 10th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
A 5G connected ecosystem will have more devices, connections and data flows linked together, leading to higher security risks, experts have...
As data becomes crucial to business, SMEs have to rethink data protection: Dell EMC
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As data becomes crucial to business, SMEs have to rethink data protection: Dell EMC

September 4th, 2018 | by Amit Roy Choudhury
For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the fallout from the SingHealth breach has been watched keenly and with a fair amount of...
Complexity in IT systems is making it tough to fight cyber attacks and protect private data
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Complexity in IT systems is making it tough to fight cyber attacks and protect private data

August 23rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The complexity of IT systems is the underlying reason for successful cyber attacks, when hackers are let through and private data is...
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...