Unlike early IoT malware that leveraged default or weak passwords, new malware families are starting to exploit either known vulnerability or even zero-day vulnerabilities.

Cybersecurity groundhog day

Lessons from the past could help us avoid cybersecurity groundhog day, says Diana Kelley of IBM.

Cybercriminals target Apple

Apple devices are becoming attractive targets for cyber attackers due to their fast growing popularity and user demographics, says Fortinet.


Compared with their counterparts in the region, more IT professionals here feel that cybersecurity has become more complex.


According to Trend Micro’s security roundup report, there was a 752% increase in new ransomware families in 2016, resulting in US$1b in losses for enterprises worldwide.

FSI cybersecurity

Fortinet issues top five cybersecurity predictions for the financial services industry as attacks grow in number and complexity.


More than 20 officials from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission and Cyber Security Malaysia took part in the two-day hands-on programme.

Banks and fintech

Despite significant cultural differences, fintech and traditional banks will inevitably come together.

The next industrial revolution could lead to the emergence of four dramatically different economic models.

NUS, EZ-Link and Alibaba Cloud MOU ceremony

As part of a newly-inked MOU, NUS, EZ-Link and Alibaba Cloud will embark on a pilot data analytics project that could help contribute to the goal of a cashless society.


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