Banking on security in an environment of threats

The global financial crisis of 2008 was a piercing wake-up call for the financial industries of the world. It brought several regulatory and legislative changes in its wake, all aimed at preventing the recurrence of such an event. But...

Stay vigilant — cyber threats not over yet

Local companies should remain alert and continue to constantly update their cyber security measures as more “innovative” hacking activities are expected this year. LGMS Services Sdn Bhd CEO Fong Choong Fook said the public and local corporations should be...

CISO Challenges in 2018

To stay ahead of threats, CISOs will need to enter 2018 in steep learning mode. Their priorities will include integrating artificial intelligence, protecting against increasingly advanced Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks, pressuring IoT vendors to build enterprise-class devices and deciding...

The time to deal with IoT security is now

The Internet of Things is already too big to put off security concerns. In most cases, I try to turn a skeptical eye on hyperbole. So when a cybersecurity expert tells me that IoT security is a “ticking time...

Old Vulnerabilities still available to be exploited ROBOT

Old Vulnerabilities still available to be exploited R.O.B.O.T: Return Of Bleichenbacher’s Oracle Threat A joint study by researchers from Ruhr-Universitat Bochum/Hackmanit GmbH and Tripwire VERT has revealed a re-tread of an old vulnerability from 1998 that allows an attacker...