Western Union Expands Global B2B Payments Platform
Feb25

Western Union Expands Global B2B Payments Platform

 25 February 2021 (MY) – Western Union Business Solutions, the payments arm of the Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, announced the expansion of its global capabilities, bringing faster and more transparent payment services to business customers. Western Union Business Solutions has integrated SWIFT Global Payment Initiative and increased its international...

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2020 Seen A Spike In Web Threats In Malaysia Amidst WFH And Home-Based Learning
Feb25

2020 Seen A Spike In Web Threats In Malaysia Amidst WFH And Home-Based Learning

 25 February 2021 (MY) – A Malaysia online job survey reported that 67% of the companies required their staff to work from home (WFH) amidst the continuing pandemic situation. Another survey reported that 69% employees want WFH to continue after Movement Control Order (MCO), with 56% of business owners supporting that. Amidst more Malaysians conducting work tasks inside the comfort of their homes, Kaspersky Security Network...

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R2K Team Win The Top Spot in PUBG Mobile Club Open
Feb25

R2K Team Win The Top Spot in PUBG Mobile Club Open

 25 February 2021 (MY) – The PUBG MOBILE esports program kicked off 2021 with the PUBG Mobile Club Open (PMCO). The PMCO Spring Split is the entry gate to a range of PUBG MOBILE tournaments. In the PMCO MY/SG Spring Split 2021 Grand Final (21/02), the Malaysian R2K Team was crowned as the champion. They took home a prize of $4,000 and successfully secured their position in the PUBG Mobile Pro League (PMPL) MY/SG Season 3....

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All Work And No Play? IT Security Employees Spend Six Hours Of Working Week On Hobbies
Feb24

All Work And No Play? IT Security Employees Spend Six Hours Of Working Week On Hobbies

 24 February 2021 (MY) – As much as 85% of IT Security staff engage in leisure activities during working hours. Typically, these hobbies account for six hours a week, which is an hour more than staff across the company overall. A reason for these breaks may be to find a distraction from high workloads, which was also cited as the most common reason to leave a cybersecurity job. These are findings extracted from a new...

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Cybersecurity Plays A Crucial Role In Malaysian Smes’ Road To Recovery
Feb23

Cybersecurity Plays A Crucial Role In Malaysian Smes’ Road To Recovery

 23 February 2021 (MY) – Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Malaysia was keen on pushing SMEs to be digitally-enabled and technologically equipped to meet the demands of an increasingly digital world, and was set to achieve these goals by the year 2022. According to SME Corp, digitalisation was to come, given that all SME will shift to cashless payment. Fast forward to now, 5,634 applications from SMEs have been received for the...

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TransferWise Rebrands To Wise,  Enters New Phase Of Growth In Malaysia
Feb23

TransferWise Rebrands To Wise, Enters New Phase Of Growth In Malaysia

 23 February 2021 (MY) – TransferWise has announced its rebranding to Wise , and the appointment of local country manager Ms Lim Paik Wan. Originally launched in 2011 as a money transfer service for people, the company has expanded to build a cross-border payments network helping to make international banking cheaper, faster and more pleasant for its 10 million customers. The company processes £4.5 billion (RM25.2 billion)...

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More Than 5-In-10 Organisations In SEA Still Use Outdated, Unpatched Software
Feb19

More Than 5-In-10 Organisations In SEA Still Use Outdated, Unpatched Software

 19 February 2021 (MY) – While vulnerabilities are inevitable in any software, regular patching and updates can minimize the risk of exploitation. That’s why users are always advised to install the latest software versions as soon as they are available, even if these updates can sometimes be difficult or a time-consuming task for organizations. However, a fresh study from Kaspersky revealed more than half (54%) of...

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96.2% Of Businesses In Asia Pacific See Cloud As Critical To Meeting Immediate Business Needs Amongst Pandemic Uncertainty
Feb18

96.2% Of Businesses In Asia Pacific See Cloud As Critical To Meeting Immediate Business Needs Amongst Pandemic Uncertainty

 18 February 2021 (MY) – NTT Ltd., the global technology services company, today releases its 2021 Hybrid Cloud Report, which highlights the critical need for business agility, and the role hybrid cloud has had on helping businesses achieve this. Before Covid-19, many companies had embarked on digital transformation journeys, but the pandemic highlighted that many were not as agile as they had previously thought. The pandemic...

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Maintaining Momentum: 70% Of Women In Tech Agree That Their Skills Were Considered Ahead Of Their Gender, But The Equality Journey Isn’t Over
Feb18

Maintaining Momentum: 70% Of Women In Tech Agree That Their Skills Were Considered Ahead Of Their Gender, But The Equality Journey Isn’t Over

 18 February 2021 (MY) – More than half (56%) of women in tech have seen levels of gender equality improve in their organization over the past two years, with a further 70% agreeing that their skills and experience were considered ahead of gender when applying for their first role in IT or tech. This progression in such a short space of time represents a positive step towards sector inclusivity. But the findings from...

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Find Love, Friendship And More Through Valentines Event In PUBG Mobile
Feb18

Find Love, Friendship And More Through Valentines Event In PUBG Mobile

 18 February 2021 (MY) – Set in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, PUBG MOBILE encourages the community members to express their feelings for the special one through in-game surprises. Debuting a heartfelt video about love and friendship between squad mates, this exclusive recap showcases several instances of PUBG MOBILE players expressing their gratitude towards one another, including multiple guest appearances from popular...

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