Intel Brings New Cloud-to-Edge Technologies to Solve Challenges of Today and Tomorrow
May11

Intel Brings New Cloud-to-Edge Technologies to Solve Challenges of Today and Tomorrow

 At the inaugural Intel Vision event, Intel announced advancements across silicon, software and services, showcasing how it brings together technologies and the ecosystem to unlock business value for customers today and in the future. Among the benefits highlighted across real-world examples are improved business results and insights, reduced total cost of ownership, accelerated time to market and value, and positive global...

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Sarene Lee Joins VMware as Country Manager for Malaysia
May10

Sarene Lee Joins VMware as Country Manager for Malaysia

 VMware announced today the appointment of Sarene Lee as Country Manager for Malaysia. In this role, Sarene will drive business strategy and development as well as customer and partner relations for VMware to accelerate the adoption of digital transformation in the country. “Malaysia has made digitalization a top priority and is actively encouraging companies to transform their businesses to remain relevant and to boost the...

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Kaspersky Found One Third of Seniors Gets Anxious When Paying Online
May05

Kaspersky Found One Third of Seniors Gets Anxious When Paying Online

 Digital payment has emerged to be the leading choice for many consumers in Southeast Asia (SEA) when it comes to conducting their online financial transactions. A recent Kaspersky research showed that digital considerations about cybersecurity and payments factor heavily into a consumer’s purchasing behavior in the region. Titled “Mapping a secure path for the future of digital payments in APAC”, the study discovered that one in...

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2022 Amazon Prime Day Backs in July including Malaysia
May05

2022 Amazon Prime Day Backs in July including Malaysia

 This year, Prime Day, Amazon’s annual shopping event, will take place in July in more than 20 countries. Prime Day provides third party sellers, including those from Malaysia, with an opportunity to market their products to more than 200 million Prime members around the world who are excited to shop for great deals. During the event, Prime members will be able to save on products from national brands and small businesses across...

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67% of Malaysian Organizations Think They’ll Be Breached in 2022
Apr30

67% of Malaysian Organizations Think They’ll Be Breached in 2022

 Trend Micro Incorporated, a global cybersecurity leader, today announced the findings of its latest global Cyber Risk Index (CRI) for the second half of 2021, which revealed that 67% of organizations in Malaysia think they’ll be successfully attacked in the next 12 months, with 22% claiming this is “very likely” to happen. The findings from the semi-yearly report aim to measure the gap between respondents’ preparedness of attack...

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Amazon Global Selling Offers Over RM218,000 as an Incentive Benefit to Help Malaysian Companies Drive Their Cross-Border E-Commerce Journey
Apr29

Amazon Global Selling Offers Over RM218,000 as an Incentive Benefit to Help Malaysian Companies Drive Their Cross-Border E-Commerce Journey

 Amazon Global Selling will be hosting a series of joint events, together with the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), to shed light on the recently launched New Seller Incentive by Amazon and the eTRADE Programme 2.0 facilitation from MATRADE. The event aims to equip local SMEs with benefits offered by New Seller Incentives to help them launch and grow their business on Amazon, and to help Made-in-Malaysia...

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Cybersecurity Expertise In The Kit: Kaspersky Launches Endpoint Security Cloud Pro
Apr29

Cybersecurity Expertise In The Kit: Kaspersky Launches Endpoint Security Cloud Pro

 The new edition of Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud, dubbed Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Pro, contains advanced new capabilities, including automated response options and an extended set of security controls. The Pro version also includes built-in training for IT workers seeking to boost their cybersecurity skills and make the most out of specialized security products. A recent study of IT workers showed that an increase...

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CHHB Partners with JD for Omni Channel E-commerce Platform in Malaysia
Apr29

CHHB Partners with JD for Omni Channel E-commerce Platform in Malaysia

 Country Heights Holdings Bhd (CHHB) plans to invest approximately RM250 million in capital expenditures over the next five years after partnering with JD Worldwide’s wholly-owned subsidiary Beijing Wodong Tianjun Information Technology Co. Ltd (JD.com) to develop omnichannel business model in Malaysia. According to CHHB managing director Datuk Jared Lim, the partnership will introduce about 10,000 smart living products,...

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Sophos: Ransomware Hit 79% of Malaysia’s Surveyed Companies
Apr29

Sophos: Ransomware Hit 79% of Malaysia’s Surveyed Companies

 Sophos today released its annual survey and review of real-world ransomware experiences in the State of Ransomware 2022. The report shows that 79% of Malaysian organizations surveyed were attacked with ransomware in 2021, which is significantly higher than the global average of 66%. Thirty-nine percent of Malaysian organizations that had data encrypted in an attack paid the ransom, which is a three-fold increase from 2020. The...

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BNM Announces Five Successful Applicants of Digital Bank License
Apr29

BNM Announces Five Successful Applicants of Digital Bank License

 Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today announced the five successful applicants for the digital bank licences. The successful applicants are: a consortium of Boost Holdings Sdn. Bhd. and RHB Bank Berhad; a consortium led by GXS Bank Pte. Ltd. and Kuok Brothers Sdn. Bhd; a consortium led by Sea Limited and YTL Digital Capital Sdn Bhd. a consortium of AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd., AEON Credit Service (M) Berhad and MoneyLion Inc.;...

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