Cybersecurity is a top concern for organisations in the digital age. Any lapse or breach of the enterprise network may result in loss of business, on top of reputation and customer confidence. It is not […]
Check Point Quantum SD-WAN protects branch offices from cyberattacks
Check Point Software Technologies has introduced Check Point Quantum SD-WAN which combines the highest level of security with optimised network and internet connectivity to protect branch offices from fifth generation of cyberattacks. In a traditional […]
Trend Micro establishes 5G cybersecurity subsidiary
The increasing popularity of private 5G network adoption globally has prompted Trend Micro to form CTOne, a new subsidiary focused on advancing 5G network security and beyond. Organisations need to integrate resources to combat emerging […]
Palo Alto Networks launches zero trust solution for healthcare IoT devices
Palo Alto Networks has introduced its Medical IoT Security zero trust security solution for medical devices. The solution will enable healthcare organisations to deploy and manage new connected technologies quickly and securely. Zero trust is […]
Ensign establishes Indonesia office
Ensign InfoSecurity has set up an office in Indonesia as part of its expansion plan. Located in Jakarta, PT Ensign InfoSecurity Indonesia will provide a full suite of solutions for clients in Indonesia. These include […]
OPPO joins FIDO Alliance to drive password-less sign-ins
Passwords are a pain. They are much needed yet such frustration for users. Different sites have different password configuration requirements, making password creation an art and a memory challenge. How wonderful it would be if […]
NVIDIA and Booz Allen Hamilton collaborate on AI-enabled cybersecurity
NVIDIA and Booz Allen Hamilton are collaborating to bring an AI-enabled, GPU-accelerated cybersecurity platform to the public and private sectors. Powered by NVIDIA GPUs and NVIDIA Morpheus, the platform enables next-generation incident response systems that […]
Proofpoint gets new VP for SEA and Korea
Proofpoint has appointed Evan Dumas (above) as Vice President for Southeast Asia and Korea (SAK). He is responsible for establishing and growing business within SAK. Dumas brings with him more than 20 years of experience […]
Armis appoints research CTO
Armis has appointed Tom Gol as CTO for Research to lead and oversee all threat and vulnerability research, and enhance the Armis platform. Gol has extensive experience leading research and development teams specialising in managing […]
Mimecast opens SEA regional office in Singapore
Mimecast has established an office in Singapore as its regional hub for Southeast Asia (SEA). SEA is a strategic growth market to the email security and cyber resilience company. Organisations in the region are experiencing […]
CYFIRMA introduces DeFNCE cybersecurity app for mobile devices
CYFIRMA has launched the DeFNCE cybersecurity app that helps mobile users be mindful of cyber safe habits such as setting a secure password, learning about emerging cyber threats, and being aware of cybercriminals targeting apps […]
Acronis intros advanced protection pack for service providers
Acronis has announced the new Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud advanced protection pack, which includes Advanced File Sync and Share, for service providers. Building on the file-sharing capabilities in Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, Advanced File Sync […]
Acronis names Patrick Pulvermueller as CEO
Acronis has appointed Patrick Pulvermueller (above) as Chief Executive Officer. He replaces Serguei Beloussov, who founded the company in 2003 and has served as CEO since 2013. Most recently President of the Partner Business at […]
Acronis sets up R&D centre in Israel
Singapore-headquartered Acronis has established a new office in Herzliya, Israel to conduct cybersecurity research and development, and support local Acronis partners and customers. It is part of a plan to invest US$80 million in Israel […]
1 in 3 APAC business deprioritises security and fraud prevention
Businesses in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region are deprioritising security and fraud prevention with nearly one third favouring revenue generation, according to an Experian global study. This makes the digital ecosystem even more vulnerable for consumers. […]
Acronis receives US$250m injection
Acronis has received more than US$250 million funding from CVC Capital Partners VII and other investors to further accelerate growth by expanding its product portfolio. A significant portion of the investment will be used to […]
5 cybersecurity predictions for 2021
By Ray Garnie, APAC VP, DigiCert 2020 has brought about a lot of change. Who would’ve imagined watching our favourite sports teams on TV and stadiums without spectators, or the one-year postponement of the Tokyo […]
Malwarebytes strenthens protection against remote attacks
Malwarebytes has enhanced its protection suite with Brute Force Protection and next generation scan and detection engine to help enterprises cope with a remote workforce. kers. By detecting high volumes of invalid login attempts, Malwarebytes […]
Acronis boosts cyber protection portfolio with CyberLynx acquisition
Acronis has acquired Israel-based CyberLynx to enhance cyber protection portfolio — its third acquisition in as many years with plans for more as it continues on its growth momentum. CyberLynx provides security audits, penetration testing […]
Servian expands to Singapore
Australian IT consultancy Servian is bring its expertise in cloud, data, machine learning, DevOps, and cybersecurity to Singapore. The expansion is in response to a call for companies within the region to digitalise in order […]
HGC signs MoU with CyberSecurity Malaysia
Hong Kong’s HGC Global Communications (HGC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CyberSecurity Malaysia to provide critical cybersecurity skillsets to Malaysia’s telecommunications industry and foster increased cybersecurity innovation. CyberSecurity Malaysia is the national […]
Daon opens Singapore office, appoints Regional VP
Daon has opened its Southeast Asia office in Singapore and appointed Trilochan Sehgal as Regional Vice President, SEA. The new office and appointment highlight the importance of SEA and better position the company to respond […]
ESET partners with Ingram Micro in India
ESET is partnering with Ingram Micro to offer its security solutions for businesses on the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace in India.
IBM to train 800 Singapore professionals in AI and cybersecurity
IBM has launched in Singapore a programme to train around 800 mid-career professionals in artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity.
Proofpoint makes Alex Lei APJ lead
Proofpoint has appointed Alex Lei as its Regional Leader for Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ).
NTU scientists develop 1000x smaller quantum chip
The tiny chip uses quantum communication algorithms for better security than existing industry standards.
Snow Software enhances Risk Monitor to strengthen cybersecurity and compliance programs
Snow Software has enhanced its Risk Monitor product to help organisations strengthen cybersecurity and compliance programs with insight across their technology landscape.
IBM snags A$1b Australia government contract
IBM has scored a massive win with a five-year A$1 billion agreement with the Australia government.
Changing role of CIO
The role of the CIO is changing, according to a Gartner survey of 3,160 CIO respondents in 98 countries.
The findings revealed that the CIO role is transitioning from delivery executive to business executive, from controlling cost and engineering processes, to driving revenue and exploiting data.
Ninety-five percent of CIOs expect their jobs to change or be remixed due to digitalisation. While world-class IT delivery management is a given, it will take up less and less of the CIO’s time.
NVIDIA invests in Deep Instinct
NVIDIA is investing in Deep Instinct, an Israeli-based startup that uses deep learning to thwart cyber attacks.
Deep Instinct uses a GPU-based neural network and CUDA to achieve 99 percent detection rates, compared with about 80 percent detection from conventional cyber security software. Its software can automatically detect and defeat the most advanced cyber attacks.
“Deep Instinct is an emerging leader in applying GPU-powered AI through deep learning to address cybersecurity, a field ripe for disruption as enterprise customers migrate away from traditional solutions. We’re excited to work together with Deep Instinct to advance this important field,” said Jeff Herbst, Vice President of Business Development of NVIDIA.