Category: Asia Pacific Security

Sonus Session Border Controllers Bring Japanese Carriers Together with Enhanced Network-to-Network Interface Capabilities

Sonus Session Border Controllers Bring Japanese Carriers Together with Enhanced Network-to-Network Interface Capabilities

Functionality Helps Fixed and Wireless Carriers Connect with Proven Performance and Security at Scale Key Takeaways: The latest Sonus SBC Core portfolio software release offers a secure and scalable NNI solution that is verified to be compliant to TTC interworking standards commonly used within Japan. Sonus solutions provide complete network protection from theft of service […]

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report

Cyberespionage is now the most common type of attack seen in manufacturing, the public sector and now education, warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report.  Much of this is due to the high proliferation of propriety research, prototypes and confidential personal data, which are hot-ticket items for cybercriminals. Nearly 2,000 breaches were analysed in […]

China/Aus CyberSec agreement "tacit acknowledgement" of theft levels; could make Australian firms less safe

China/Aus CyberSec agreement “tacit acknowledgement” of theft levels; could make Australian firms less safe

Here is a statement from Tim Wellsmore, the Director of Threat Intelligence, Asia Pacific at FireEye on the recently announced pact between Australia and China to enhance cybersecurity cooperation: This China-Australia agreement is good news for Australia, but not because it stops China from hacking to steal intellectual property. It’s good news because it’s a […]

Critical Communications World promises to deliver the largest CCW in Asia to date

Critical Communications World promises to deliver the largest CCW in Asia to date

Critical Communications World (May 16-18, Hong Kong) is on track to attract over 3000 critical communications professionals with 90% of the current registrations coming from outside Hong Kong, cementing CCW as a truly global event. Hosting this year’s 19th Annual event in Hong Kong provides the perfect setting, with this year’s theme focused on network […]

ST Electronics Announces Partnerships with the Sri Lanka and Singapore Governments on Cyber Security Initiatives

ST Electronics Announces Partnerships with the Sri Lanka and Singapore Governments on Cyber Security Initiatives

Contract Win to Implement Sri Lanka’s First National Security Operations Centre and MOU to Strengthen the Singapore Armed Forces’ Cyber Defence Training Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics) has announced key collaborations with local and overseas governments to strengthen their national cyber security capabilities and counter cyber threats, building on ST Electronics’ comprehensive capabilities and deep […]

Menlo Security Announces SafeToClick Asia-Pacific Partner Program

Menlo Security Announces SafeToClick Asia-Pacific Partner Program

Menlo Security has launched the new SafeToClick Asia Pacific Partner Program designed to enable and equip partners to deliver isolation security that protects enterprises from the costly and dangerous problems of malware, ransomware and email phishing attacks. By working with Menlo Security, partners can add incremental revenue streams, differentiate the solution set they offer enterprise […]

McAfee has followed last week's official brand transition news with the appointment of former Ernst & Young Cybersecurity Director Ian Yip as the new Sydney based APAC CTO.

McAfee has followed last week’s official brand transition news with the appointment of former Ernst & Young Cybersecurity Director Ian Yip as the new Sydney based APAC CTO.

An expert in cybersecurity strategy and transformation, Yip brings extensive experience to the role from a variety of leadership, advisory, sales, marketing, product management, consulting and technical roles across Europe and Asia Pacific for companies including EY, IBM, CA Technologies and NetIQ. Since December 2016, Ian has also served as Professional Advisory Board Member, Faculty […]

The Chinese New Year heist

The Chinese New Year heist

A traditional Chinese New Year celebration with volumes of ‘prosperity and good luck’ money gifts, asynchronous working days across 2 time zones, procedural and regulatory vulnerabilities, straight-through automated processing – these were among the elements that contributed to delays in detecting and responding to the Bangladesh Central Bank cyber break-in, and allowed sophisticated well-organized criminals […]

Nothing’s Certain, Except Death and Taxes…and Phishing

Nothing’s Certain, Except Death and Taxes…and Phishing

“…But in this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin We should add phishing to this idiom, too. Many businesses and their employees have recently fallen victim to a very successful spear-phishing attack that dupes an unsuspecting employee into sending the company’s W-2s to a company executive, who […]

SonicWall Sets Blistering Pace of Channel Sign Ups and Launches SonicWall University and Marketing Programs to Enable the Channel to Battle the Cyber Arms Race for SMBs

SonicWall Sets Blistering Pace of Channel Sign Ups and Launches SonicWall University and Marketing Programs to Enable the Channel to Battle the Cyber Arms Race for SMBs

SonicWall launches the SecureFirst Partner Program in Asia Pacific Registered SecureFirst channel partners reach 10,000 in 150 days since SonicWall became an independent company and launched SecureFirst in other regions, with 20 percent of partners new to SonicWall SonicWall University enables partners to address new cybersecurity threats and the skills gap facing small and medium-size […]