Category: Asia Pacific Security

Fujitsu Receives Order for Japan's Fastest Supercomputer System for AI Applications

Fujitsu Receives Order for Japan’s Fastest Supercomputer System for AI Applications

News facts: Fujitsu’s latest x86 servers, the Fujitsu Server PRIMERGY will be included in the configuration for AI Bridging Cloud Infrastructure (ABCI) AI Bridging Cloud Infrastructure (ABCI) is set to become the fastest supercomputer system in Japan. Fujitsu gives the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AI processing performance of 550 petaflops Fujitsu […]

Defence Exports - Briefing new Attaches

Defence Exports – Briefing new Attaches

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has briefed over 35 Defence personnel selected for representational roles in Australian diplomatic missions overseas on his expectations for their roles. As part of the Defence Overseas Representation Seminar, a three week training course, Minister Pyne spoke to highlight their vital role in promoting the export […]

Techstars Adelaide’s CRON Systems closes AU$1.5m seed funding round

Techstars Adelaide’s CRON Systems closes AU$1.5m seed funding round

CRON systems has closed a seed funding round of AU$1.5 million to date, led by India’s premiere early stage investor, YourNest. The funds will be used to further accelerate the company’s international expansion across Middle East, Africa and Europe, increase production capabilities and strengthen R&D for the next generation of products. CRON Systems is one […]

Report: Digital payments volumes continue to rise in Australia

Report: Digital payments volumes continue to rise in Australia

Australia sees almost 10% growth, on road to a cashless future Global digital payments volumes are predicted to increase by an average 10.9 percent through to 2020, reaching nearly 726 billion transactions, according to the World Payments Report 2017 (WPR 2017). Released on the 10th of October 2017, by Capgemini and BNP Paribas, the WPR 2017 […]

The ASX 100 Cyber health check report - What’s next for your board?

The ASX 100 Cyber health check report – What’s next for your board?

The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) along with the “Big 4” accounting firms have released the ASX 100 Cyber Health Check Report ASX Report PDF to establish a baseline in cyber security via a high-level “health check”. I commend the ASX and ASIC and the other participating companies for […]

Philippines connect and cyber security

Philippines connect and cyber security

The newly-formed Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) of the Philippines has been directed to craft a National Broadband Plan (NBP) to further improve the connectivity in the Philippines, with proposed plans for better internet connections and free WiFi. Co-organised by DICT and CommunicAsia 2017, the half-day Philippines Connect seminar on 24th May 2017 […]

INTERPOL World 2017 World Economic Forum’s Cybercrime Dialogue

INTERPOL World 2017 World Economic Forum’s Cybercrime Dialogue

‘Cybercrime Dialogue’ In the company of Jurgen Stock, Secretary General, INTERPOL, Cheri McGuire, CISO, Standard Chartered Bank, Stanislav Kuznetsov, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, Sberbank and William Maheu, Senior Director, Qualcomm Cyber Security Solutions. Moderated by World Economic Forum’s Dr Jean-Luc Vez, Head of Public Security Policy and Security Affairs. What measures are you […]

Cyber security of assets in the interconnected era

Cyber security of assets in the interconnected era

Held at the Singapore Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, the Smart Facilities Management Solutions (20th -21st July 2017), the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Asia Privacy Forum (24th – 25th July), and the RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan (26th-28th July) shone the spotlight on the pivotal role of CyberSecurity in technology-driven conversations today. […]

Government decision to create 150 new jobs in SA

Government decision to create 150 new jobs in SA

SAAB Australia has revealed that this week’s decision to award it with the contract to build the tactical interface for the new future frigates and the combat management system for future non-combat vessels will create approximately 150 new jobs. On the 3rd of October, the Prime Minister announced The Government had chosen to mandate that […]

BT and INTERPOL unite to fight cyber-crime

BT and INTERPOL unite to fight cyber-crime

BT first telecommunications provider to sign mutual data sharing agreement BT has announced that it has become the first telecommunications provider to sign a data exchange agreement with INTERPOL as it continues to step up its efforts to combat the growing incidence of cyber-crime across the globe. The accord, signed at the INTERPOL Global Complex […]