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Are they spying? Young people wary of virtual assistants
Privacy and security fears put young people off using virtual assistants for customer services
Citrix flaw puts 80,000 companies at risk
"Considering the high risk brought by the discovered vulnerability, and how widespread Citrix software is in the business community, we recommend information security professionals take immediate steps to mitigate the threat."
Security, analytics and customer service top priorities for CFOs
With changing demands from both internal and external customers, CFOs are having to invest in emerging technologies and capabilities to meet demands."
Kaspersky: Malware variety grows by 13.7% in 2019 due to web skimmers
“The volume of online attacks has been growing for years, but in 2019 we saw a clear shift from certain types of attacks that are becoming ineffective, to the ones focused on gaining clear profit from users."
Number of spam emails drops, still accounts for 55% of traffic
Significantly, spam messages account for more than half of 295 billion in 2019, making 55% of global email traffic in this year, the company states.
Exabeam to run security SaaS offering on Google Cloud
As a hosted cloud offering, Exabeam SaaS Cloud provides the full functionality of the Exabeam SMP, including a data lake, behavioural analytics, case management, and security orchestration and incident response automation.
Kiwi ambivalence to fake news leads to millions lost to cyber criminals
"With massive increases in scams and phishing, criminals are benefiting from Kiwis cyber ambivalence, stealing more than $3.8 million in the last quarter alone."
Group-IB forges new security partnerships and threat intelligence sharing to ensure Singapore's cyber resilience
Ngee An Polytechnic, the Institute of Technical Education, and the Global Resilience Foundation coming on board to support the mission.
NTT and Microsoft team up for future solutions
Initiatives include creating a Global Digital Fabric, enterprise solutions built on Azure, and all-photonics network and digital twin computing tech.
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.
FireEye rolls out threat intelligence platform for industrial systems
Now industrial control systems (ICS), operational technology (OT), internet of things devices, and other equipment used to manage interconnected physical processes, can be secured from cyber threats.
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."
EC-Council appoints distie to expand into A/NZ
It has appointed ACA Pacific to help roll out its cybersecurity solutions, including newly acquired OhPhish, to the Australia and New Zealand markets.
Malwarebytes stalwart promoted to chief product officer
"Akshay has been an incredible partner with product development, enabling our long-term product vision. His leadership has been instrumental to our continued growth and success."
New security distributor launches in A/NZ
Started by veteran channel leader, Paul Lim, industry experts Ben Minski and Bill Gatsios will work alongside Paul in spearheading the business.
Hands-on review: ESET Endpoint Protection Advanced Cloud
ESET Endpoint Protection Advanced Cloud is an umbrella of security for business users that integrates the most essential endpoint products.
Sophos launches threat intelligence & analysis platform for developers
Sophos’ cloud-based threat intelligence and analysis platform is now available to those who are building applications.
Microsoft-backed security firm SpyCloud amplifies enterprise protection
Cybersecurity firm SpyCloud is an up-and-coming star in cybersecurity – and with US$21 million from Microsoft’s venture fund behind it, SpyCloud’s future is almost limitless.
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.
Dicker Data named Trend Micro distributor of the year
"We value each and every one of our partners for their support in delivering the most innovative and integrated security solutions to our customers whether it's for cloud, network, endpoint, or hybrid environments."
Interview: Cloudera on why analytics is key in the fight against financial crime
Cloudera’s co-managing director of financial services, Dr Richard Harmon, shares his thoughts about financial crime and how analytics can shape the next generation of financial crime prevention.
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.
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."
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.