iPhones and Ice Buckets Used to Promote Junk Mailings
Nov30

iPhones and Ice Buckets Used to Promote Junk Mailings

November 30, 2014 (Sun): The launch of iPhone 6, along with the Ice Bucket Challenge initiative, were the two main topics that spammers used to promote junk mailings in the third quarter. This is one of the main conclusions from Kaspersky Lab’s research into the landscape of spam threats. Spam and Phishing in Q3: Main Findings Spam accounted for 66.9% of all email traffic in Q3. That is 1.7 percentage points (p.p.) less than in Q2 The...

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Startupbootcamp FinTech launches Asia accelerator programme in Singapore
Nov29

Startupbootcamp FinTech launches Asia accelerator programme in Singapore

November 29, 2014 (Sat): Startupbootcamp FinTech, Europe’s leading accelerator focused on financial innovation, today announced the immediate opening of the Startupbootcamp FinTech Asia accelerator programme in Singapore. This is brought about by a strategic partnership with Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd (IIPL), the investment subsidiary of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA). Steve Leonard, the Executive Deputy...

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Kaspersky: Education and Non-Profit Sectors Slow to Adopt Virtualization Technology and Security
Nov28

Kaspersky: Education and Non-Profit Sectors Slow to Adopt Virtualization Technology and Security

November 28, 2014 (Fri): According to a Kaspersky Lab survey of more than 3,900 IT professionals worldwide, companies in the Non-Profit/Charitable and Education sectors rated virtualization security as their lowest IT security priority. In fact, their rankings of virtualization security were the lowest recorded across all business sectors. The survey data suggests that both sectors had different factors influencing this indifference...

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Security Risks Hiding in Encrypted Traffic
Nov27

Security Risks Hiding in Encrypted Traffic

November 27, 2014 (Thu): Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the market leader in business assurance technology, today shares its latest security research findings which revealed that growing ‘visibility void’ with encrypted traffic represents potential threat to local enterprises. The new security research report from Blue Coat, “2014 Security Report – The Visibility Void” shows that the growing use of HTTPS encryption to address privacy...

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OM, MDeC and TalentCorp Initiate Programme to Boost Employability of Graduates in Outsourcing Sector
Nov26

OM, MDeC and TalentCorp Initiate Programme to Boost Employability of Graduates in Outsourcing Sector

November 26, 2014 (Wed): Outsourcing Malaysia (‘OM’), an initiative of PIKOM, has announced its latest programme to improve the local talent supply for the Shared Services and Outsourcing Industry (SSO). Working together with Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) which is the lead agency in this initiative and Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp), OM will lead the training of university graduates through the...

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Fortinet Provides Tips for Safe Shopping Throughout the Holiday Season
Nov26

Fortinet Provides Tips for Safe Shopping Throughout the Holiday Season

November 26, 2014 (Wed): Fortinet, a global leader in high-performance network security, and its research division FortiGuard Labs, are warning shoppers to be wary of several common scams this holiday season, and have issued important tips than can keep consumers safe, both when shopping online or at brick-and-mortar stores. The full report can be found on the Fortinet blog, http://blog.fortinet.com/post/secure-your-holiday-shopping....

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Allied Telesis Wins iCMG Architecture Award of Excellence 2014
Nov26

Allied Telesis Wins iCMG Architecture Award of Excellence 2014

November 26, 2014 (Wed): Allied Telesis, a world-class leader in delivering IP/Ethernet network solutions to the global marketplace, was awarded the iCMG Architecture Award of Excellence 2014 in the IT Infrastructure (datacenters, network, security) category for its innovative technology for network management, Allied Telesis Management Framework™ (AMF). AMF is a framework or architecture that provides a simplified approach to network...

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Oracle Study Reveals Large Enterprises Struggle with Business Transformation Execution
Nov18

Oracle Study Reveals Large Enterprises Struggle with Business Transformation Execution

November 18, 2014 (Tue): Oracle Corporation, the world’s leading IT solution provider, yesterday unveiled the findings of its recent study in partnership with Forbes titled “Making the Change: Planning, Executing and Measuring a Successful Business Transformation” which surveyed 534 executives from large global enterprises. While the majority of executives (86%) said that business transformation is necessary for continued...

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Fortinet Sets Up New Regional Solution Centre in Malaysia
Nov17

Fortinet Sets Up New Regional Solution Centre in Malaysia

November 17, 2014 (Mon): Fortinet, a world leader in high-performance network security − has announced that to chart its next phase of growth in Southeast Asia & Hong Kong, it has launched security consulting services for enterprises in the region. This is the first services suite of its kind to be offered by a network security vendor in the region, and will help meet businesses’ growing demand for strategic consulting...

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Kaspersky Lab sheds light on “Darkhotels”
Nov17

Kaspersky Lab sheds light on “Darkhotels”

November 17, 2014 (Mon): Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team experts researched the “Darkhotel” espionage campaign, which has lurked in the shadows for at least four years while stealing sensitive data from selected corporate executives travelling abroad. “Darkhotel” hits its targets while they are staying in luxury hotels. The crew never goes after the same target twice; they perform operations with surgical precision,...

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