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Huawei’s global ambitions suffer setback as US intelligence agencies tell citizens to avoid its phones
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Huawei’s global ambitions suffer setback as US intelligence agencies tell citizens to avoid its phones

February 15th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
In an unusual move, United States intelligence agencies have just told Americans not to buy smartphones made by Huawei and ZTE from...
Goondu review: Sophos Home
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Goondu review: Sophos Home

April 29th, 2016 | by Esmond Xu
If you see value in a cloud-based dashboard that allows for centralised control over multiple systems, Sophos Home is a useful and free...
Securing virtualised IT
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Securing virtualised IT

March 6th, 2016 | by Aaron Tan
Darktrace's vSensor virtual appliance aims to provide greater visibility into virtualised...
Top Security Threats For 2015, And What To Expect Next
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Top Security Threats For 2015, And What To Expect Next

December 21st, 2015 | by Techgoondu
Faced with a range of threats, corporations have to stay vigilant, while delivering the network performance that the business...
Alarm raised as malware hits mobile banking users in Singapore
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Alarm raised as malware hits mobile banking users in Singapore

December 1st, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
One particular ruse that the malware creators have used was to prompt a user to update his phone's...
When data loss prevention is better than cure
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When data loss prevention is better than cure

October 19th, 2015 | by Techgoondu
Enterprises can guard against data being lost or stolen by implementing a strong data loss prevention (DLP) policy management...
Defending your network against APTs
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Defending your network against APTs

August 3rd, 2015 | by Techgoondu
With cybersecurity on the agendas of corporate boardrooms today, the importance of securing critical data assets is now a strategic issue that is no longer just a matter for IT...
Trend Micro: Singapore users more reliant on cloud despite security concerns
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Trend Micro: Singapore users more reliant on cloud despite security concerns

July 29th, 2015 | by Esmond Xu
Surprisingly, respondents rely heavily on these cloud services, despite 20 per cent of them claiming they do not trust the cloud at...
SingPass to be more secure for e-government services from July 5
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SingPass to be more secure for e-government services from July 5

July 2nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The new SingPass system promises to let users log in like they would for online banking transactions, through what is known as two-factor authentication or...
Darktrace touts “immune system” for IT networks
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Darktrace touts “immune system” for IT networks

April 24th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
With cybercriminals continuing to outsmart enterprises in several high profile security breaches in recent years, it is no longer business as usual for folks in IT security. Many threats have proven to be capable of breaching...
Old bugs topped list of security exploits last year
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Old bugs topped list of security exploits last year

April 13th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
High profile software bugs like Heartbleed and Shellshock have caused a stir in the IT industry, but many security breaches last year took advantage of software vulnerabilities that were at least two years old. These were some of...
Singapore companies to spend more on IT security
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Singapore companies to spend more on IT security

February 27th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
Singapore companies are expected to spend 23 per cent of their IT budgets on security over the next three years, up from 15 percent today, a CA-sponsored study has found. According to the study, the higher spending is largely...
Top eight IT predictions for 2015
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Top eight IT predictions for 2015

December 22nd, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
IT security, big data and cloud computing have dominated the headlines this year, and will continue to do so in 2015, going by the predictions that tech vendors have dished out in recent weeks. We take a look at the top...
Singapore businesses lose over US$1 billion from data loss and downtime
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Singapore businesses lose over US$1 billion from data loss and downtime

December 3rd, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Singapore companies have lost over US$1 billion from data loss and downtime over the past year, a new study has found. On average, they experienced more than three working days of unexpected downtime, and represent 66 per cent...
IDA reveals two-factor authentication plans for SingPass
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IDA reveals two-factor authentication plans for SingPass

November 27th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Nearly six months after the high-profile breach of over 1,500 SingPass accounts, the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) has shed light on its two-factor authentication (2FA) implementation plans to secure the login process for...
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Trend Micro: More targeted cyber attacks in Asia in 2015

November 20th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Organisations in Asia-Pacific will face more targeted cyber attacks that steal financial, personal and classified data in 2015, warned Trend Micro...
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Five IT security tips for SMBs

November 15th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
If you run a small and medium sized business (SMB) and think your company is too small to be targeted by cybercriminals, think...
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Leaked Dropbox accounts or no, consumers have to wise up on security

October 15th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Clearly the threat has increased and a change of mindset is needed for users to keep attackers at bay....
Will rapid push for Internet of Things push aside security concerns?
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Will rapid push for Internet of Things push aside security concerns?

August 22nd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
In making previously dumb devices smart, we are also exposing them to the same risks faced by PCs and...
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SingPass breach: time for government agencies to take security more seriously

July 8th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Perhaps the worst thing that can happen after the recent SingPass security breach is to assume it cannot happen...