A Kazual Sunburst – The Missing Link: Experts Connect Solarwinds Attack With Kazuar Backdoor
Feb06

A Kazual Sunburst – The Missing Link: Experts Connect Solarwinds Attack With Kazuar Backdoor

 6 February 2021 (MY) – On December 13, 2020, FireEye, Microsoft and SolarWinds announced the discovery of a large, sophisticated supply chain attack that deployed a new, previously unknown malware “Sunburst” used against SolarWinds’ Orion IT customers. Kaspersky’s experts found various specific code similarities between Sunburst and known versions of Kazuar backdoors – the type of malware that provides remote access to a...

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Mastercard Launches One-Stop Resource Site To Support Digital Transformation Of Smes In Asia Pacific
Feb06

Mastercard Launches One-Stop Resource Site To Support Digital Transformation Of Smes In Asia Pacific

 6 February 2021 (MY) – To help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) recover from the pandemic and prepare for the future, Mastercard has launched the Digital Acceleration for Small Businesses microsite across most of its Asia Pacific websites with information and resources on how to digitalize and run businesses more efficiently. As COVID-19 drives a rapid and lasting shift to e-commerce and contactless payments, the...

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Finastra names Hack to the Future winners
Feb05

Finastra names Hack to the Future winners

 5 February 2021 (MY) – Finastra has named the winners of its annual hackathon: Hack to the Future. The virtual event saw hundreds of ideas, proof of concepts (POCs) and apps submitted, from across the world, around the themes of reducing systemic inequality, hacking through COVID-19 and embracing technology-enabled change. ​ Shortlisted teams presented their ideas to a panel of expert judges from banks, fintechs,...

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Kaspersky Builds Momentum In Asia-Pacific With Appointment Of New Managing Director
Feb05

Kaspersky Builds Momentum In Asia-Pacific With Appointment Of New Managing Director

 5 February 2021 (MY) – Kaspersky has announced the appointment of Chris Connell as Managing Director for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Chris will spearhead the global cybersecurity company’s APAC business expansion efforts in addition to continuing his role as the Deputy Vice President of Global Sales for the company. Originally from the United Kingdom, he is set to be based in Kaspersky’s regional office in Singapore....

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Uniphore Unveils Industry-First Technologies to Strengthen Both Agent and Customer Experiences in the Contact Center
Feb04

Uniphore Unveils Industry-First Technologies to Strengthen Both Agent and Customer Experiences in the Contact Center

 4 February 2021 (MY) – Uniphore, an early leader in Conversational Service Automation (CSA), today announced the addition of its new U-Trust portfolio and U-Assist Assurance solution to its portfolio. With these new solutions, Uniphore customers will be better able to support call center agents and operations, while building trust with consumers and delivering a better overall customer experience. Uniphore’s new solutions...

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Oops!: Nearly 2-In-10 In Sea Share News On Social Media Before Verifying If It’s True
Feb04

Oops!: Nearly 2-In-10 In Sea Share News On Social Media Before Verifying If It’s True

 4 February 2021 (MY) – News consumption from mainstream media and online sources have received a huge uptick globally, including countries in Southeast Asia (SEA), with the public forced to stay at home last year. It is also notable that online citizens from the region consume most of their news through social media. This is proven by a recent Kaspersky research which revealed that majority (76%) of users in SEA get their...

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NTT Launches 5th Data Center In Malaysia
Feb04

NTT Launches 5th Data Center In Malaysia

 4 February 2021 (MY) – NTT Ltd., a leading global technology services company, today announced the launch of its fifth data center in Malaysia. Located within NTT Cyberjaya Campus, the new data center known as Cyberjaya 5 (CBJ5) with 107,000 square feet is designed to meet the requirements of hyperscalers and high-end enterprises. It also aims to support the growing digital economy in Malaysia. CBJ5 has 6.5MW of critical...

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Visa Introduces AI-Powered Innovations for Smarter Payments
Feb03

Visa Introduces AI-Powered Innovations for Smarter Payments

 3 February 2021 (MY) – Visa Inc. has  announced VisaNet +AI, a suite of AI-powered services that address long-standing challenges and pain points for banks, merchants and consumers—including delays and confusion with managing account balances and the unpredictability of daily settlement for financial institutions. VisaNet +AI comprises several innovative concepts and new value-added services, including Visa Smarter Posting...

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Envysion Wealth Management Expands into Malaysia with  Strategic Partnership
Feb03

Envysion Wealth Management Expands into Malaysia with Strategic Partnership

 3 February 2021 (MY) – Envysion Wealth Management, the independent, full-service wealth manager with a specialty in family office solutions, has today announced a strategic partnership with Bill Morrisons of Malaysia. The partnership will enable accredited Malaysian investors to gain access to an international wealth management solutions platform and the option to re-domicile their assets via a Variable Capital Company...

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Cloudwise Inks Cooperation Agreement with HUAWEI CLOUD to Promote AIOps in International Markets
Feb03

Cloudwise Inks Cooperation Agreement with HUAWEI CLOUD to Promote AIOps in International Markets

 3 February 2021 (MY) – Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations (AIOps) solution provider, Cloudwise, signed a cooperation agreement with Huawei to develop and market professional AIOps solutions for users in international markets. Lu Yanping, General Manager of HUAWEI CLOUD Asia Pacific Ecosystem, and David Liu, President of Cloudwise, attended the signing ceremony and signed the agreement. The digital transformation of...

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