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Fortinet to acquire Coyote Point
Acquisition further boosts Fortinet’s presence in enterprise; expands
offerings in ADC (Application Delivery Controller) Market.
NTUC Income joins nationwide two-factor authentication system
Partnership with Assurity makes NTUC Income the first insurer to adopt
OneKey and proactively protect customers against evolving online security
Check Point survey reveals a generation gap in computer security
Gen Y reported more security issues than Baby Boomers but less concern.
Security software market to hit US$4b in APAC
Strong growth will be driven by the increasing threat to enterprises from
organised gangs and the changing business technology landscape, says Ovum.
RSA and VMware partner to deliver DLP Technology
VMware vShield App with Data Security from EMC’s Security Division to enable
data discovery and classification in virtual environments.
Endpoint security projections for 2011
Rich media and Web 2.0 applications spur more drive-by downloads, blended
attacks and stealth.
BoxSentry changes name to TrustSphere
The rebranding does not signify a change in the way the company operates.
TrustSphere will continue to deliver best-of-breed integrity solutions to
EMC to help organisations meet new PCI DSS guidelines
New PCI DSS Readiness and Response services from EMC Consulting address PCI
DSS 2.0 revisions and help translate business objectives into policies and
information risk strategies.
CA Technologies top technology predictions for 2011
Companies realise the promise of cloud; Security evolves from cloud barrier
to cloud enabler.
Growing mobile workforce expected to increase security complexity in 2011
Survey shows the consumerisation of IT leaves administrators challenged with
securing mobile data; Data loss, user management and insecure wireless
access among top concerns.
NXP and Gemalto sign licensing agreement
This cooperation aims at spurring the usage of NFC mobile devices in the
MIFARE infrastructure and accelerating worldwide deployments of mobile
Avnet Technology Solutions expands SMB security portfolio
Agreement with Check Point in Singapore to deliver security solutions that
address the requirements of local small-to-medium sized businesses.
Research reveals importance of employee consciousness in Web 2.0 security
According to the Check Point and Ponemon survey, IT security administrators
are concerned about the impact of Web 2.0 applications in the enterprise.
Just Ask Gemalto
New Pan-Asian website to provide expert advice on internet security, online
payment, credit card fraud, mobile phone usage, identity theft and more.
Check Point acquires Liquid Machines
The acquisition will broaden Check Point's extensive data security
Wipro and Trend Micro offer next-gen virtualisation security solutions
Wipro and Trend Micro are jointly building Centres of Excellence to address
challenging data protection, security and compliance needs of virtualised
Irdeto opens new Centre of Excellence for DRM Technology
Enhanced R&D resources address security concerns about mobile devices and
facilitate wider access to Irdeto’s Cloakware DRM technology for Asian
Asian consumers anxious over social networking security
Consumers are more aware of phishing threats, but new attack methods duped
six times as many people in 2009 as in 2007, reveals RSA Global Survey.
EMC to acquire Archer Technologies
Archer will join RSA, The Security Division of EMC, to help organisations
visualise risk and enforce policy within physical and virtual
Symantec and Message Systems join forces
The two companies to develop next generation security and messaging
solutions for telcos, ISPs, hosting companies and other service providers.
Check Point completes acquisition of FaceTime’s application database
The acquired technologies allow Check Point to add security controls for
over 50,000 Web 2.0 widgets and more than 4,500 Internet applications.
CA joins Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program
CA will be collaborating with TSCP to help partners accelerate adoption of
standards designed to build a globally secure critical infrastructure.
Singaporean top online sites fail to protect consumers
OTA's scorecard shows that only 30% of Top 100 visited websites in Singapore
Fortinet acquires assets of Woven Systems
Woven’s high-speed switching and sophisticated traffic management technology
will be used to further enhance the performance of Fortinet’s FortiGate-5000
Series chassis-based security solutions.
New research uncovers misalignment of CXO security concerns
CXOs give higher priority to protecting against malicious insider attacks
over investing to prevent more frequent and potentially more damaging
accidental insider security incidents.
IntraLinks enhances secure access to critical information
With RSA Adaptive Authentication, IntraLinks will provide its customers with
enhanced user validation.
QuestNet selects Verizon Business and Akamai to enhance online services
Application performance and security enhancements bolster QuestNet’s
TippingPoint launches Emergency Response Service
Service provides immediate threat response and support for businesses
Internet criminals operating like successful businesses
Cisco Report reveals online criminals are using SaaS, partnerships, and
other enterprise strategies to conduct attacks.
Cloakware opens new research centre
Cloakware Advanced Research Centre partners with leading universities to
RSA-Cisco combined solution
EMC’s Security Division and Cisco IronPort provide built-in data loss
prevention to help secure IT infrastructure.
APAC network security market growth slows to 6.5%
Report says despite the weak sentiments and businesses exercising caution in
spending, the commitment to network security investments remains strong.
Riverbed, Websense joint solution
The companies have joined forces to offer enterprise customers Websense’s
Web security solutions combined with WAN optimisation from Riverbed.
EMC integrates with Cisco Mobility solutions
Integration helps organisations enhance IT operations, enforce security
policy and accelerate response to security threats.
Economic downturn drives increased spending on IT security
IT security budgets are being driven upward by the prospect of new
regulations and a perception that restructurings will increase internal
Check Point completes acquisition of Nokia Security Appliance Business
Nokia IP appliances are now available from Check Point, eliminating the need
for customers to obtain two separate licences from two different vendors.
Significant rise in targeted attacks, organised crime involvement
Financial industry accounts for 93% of 285 million compromised records, says
report by Verizon Business.
Fortinet investigates new SMS mobile worm: Yxes.A
This new worm, deemed SymbOS/Yxes.A!worm, is targeting mobile devices
running Symbian OS S60 3rd Edition.
IBM helps companies secure Web businesses
New solutions help to lower risk and cost associated with today's highly
dynamic and interactive Web experiences.
Fortinet protects against Curse of Silence
The FortiCleanUp tool for Curse of Silence/CurseSMS automatically scans and
removes malicious SMS/MMS messages that are preventing the proper
functioning of the handset.
CA extends its identity and access management portfolio
With the acquisition of Orchestria, CA will deliver customers a
comprehensive solution for identity and access management to help meet their
security, compliance and privacy needs.
Microsoft and EMC team up to secure customers' sensitive data
Microsoft will build the RSA Data Loss Prevention (DLP) classification
technology into the Microsoft platform and future information protection
Gemalto expands Channel Partner Program to Asia
Partners will be able to broaden their business opportunities through
exchanging information and leveraging worldwide technical support from
Gemalto for their local needs.
Symantec completes acquisition of MessageLabs
With the acquisition, the combined expertise from MessageLabs and Symantec
will expand SaaS delivery and customer support models across the Symantec
CA acquires Eurekify
The acquisition brings the next generation of role-based identity and
compliance management under the CA security software portfolio.
SingTel offers Managed Security Services enabled by Juniper Networks
Managed Service offering leverages Secure Services Gateways, Intrusion
Detection and Prevention and high-end firewall solutions.
Check Point appoints Netpoleon as distributor for Singapore
With this new appointment, Netpoleon Solutions will be distributing Check
Point's full range of products.
RSA joins Blue Coat Technology Integration Partner Programme
As part of the programme, Blue Coat has certified interoperability between
RSA Data Loss Prevention Network and Blue Coat ProxySG appliances.
Fortinet, Dimension Data form global partnership
Dimension Data brings to the partnership knowledge, understanding, trust and
experience in creating secure infrastructures in global markets.
IDA issues call to industry to establish National Authentication Framework
Selected CFC participants will implement a nationwide service that will
offer consumers the enhanced security of 2FA authentication without having
to carry multiple devices.
Symantec extends online services with MessageLabs acquisition
By combining MessageLabs’ expertise in the SaaS market with Symantec’s
portfolio of technologies, Symantec will be able to offer a broad portfolio
of online service.
RSA defines progressive risk management strategies
RSA Security Division mobilises world’s top security executives to define
progressive risk management strategies to reverse troubling trend.
Netgear announces asset acquisition of CP Secure
Addition of integrated security platform enables Netgear to expand lineup of
security solutions for small and medium businesses.
SIM enhances email security with Proofpoint
Proofpoint defends 16,000 students’ mailboxes against incoming viruses and
Secure Computing announces Singapore Office as new APAC HQ
The new Asia Pacific headquarters will serve customers and partners
throughout the region including Australia and New Zealand, Southeast Asia,
China and India.
Blue Coat introduces BlueTouch Service options to channel partners
The BlueTouch Support Partner Program provides partners with the opportunity
to develop an ongoing revenue stream.
Secure Computing sells SafeWord to Aladdin
Acquisition of Secure SafeWord complements Aladdin eToken two-factor
SIM secures campus with Juniper Networks
The new infrastructure supports IP traffic growth from SIM’s expanding staff
and student population, including time sensitive network services.
Fuji Xerox-CA to provide enhanced identity management, document security
The joint initiative will benefit users of ECM solutions by streamlining
risk management and compliance efficiency.
SIM secures campus with Juniper
The new infrastructure supports IP traffic growth from SIM’s expanding staff
and student population, including time sensitive network services.
EOS Payment Solutions deploys Secure Firewall for PCI compliance
Secure Firewall enables compliance with PCI Data Security Standard while
also providing industry-leading security and manageability.
Brocade, NetApp team to extend and simplify data encryption
The collaboration will empower customers to protect all critical corporate
information within and across data centres.
Fortinet acquires IPLocks Assets
The addition of IPLocks’ database security tools enables Fortinet to address
the growing need to protect database applications.
Novell partners SCS to deliver identity and security management solutions
The partnership will focus on identity management and provisioning, access
management, and security information and event monitoring.
Secure Computing unveils Geo-Location identification and blocking
Secure Computing has unveiled
Secure Firewall Geo-Location, a new service that allows organisations to
create policies that block connections by an IP address (for any network
protocol/application), based on country code information.
CA, Eurekify team to provide faster time-to-value identity management
CA Identity Manager with Eurekify Enterprise Role Manager helps customers
better manage the identity lifecycle.
Radware joins Juniper Networks J-Partner Solutions Alliance Program
Radware’s ADC solutions and Juniper’s SSL VPN and UAC solutions provide
customers with a more comprehensive application delivery solution.
Gemalto, McAfee introduce two-factor authentication for full disk encryption
The integrated solution protects organisations from data security access
breaches that result in costly disclosure events, lost revenue and damaged
Check Point expands UTM appliance line
Check Point’s three new UTM-1 Total Security appliances give enterprises
more choices to match the right solution with their security and performance
Fortinet announces new enterprise channel strategy
The FortiPartner programme is intended to aggressively grow APAC resellers.
Secure Computing, Riverbed forge multi-phased partnership
The partnership takes advantage of the complementary capabilities of Secure
Computing’s preeminent gateway security technology and Riverbed WDS
ITE, HP to boost IT security competency in Singapore
Infocomm Security Resource Centre launched to serve local SMEs and train up
to 500 students over five years.
Malicious attacks focused toward trusted web sites, says Symantec report
New Internet security threat report reveals details on hackers’ quest for
Secure Computing launches new product brands
Branding initiative focuses on a common identifiable name and reinforces
technical integration across product lines.
Exaprotect-Fortinet strategic alliance for advanced network security
The partnership will enable Exaprotect, Fortinet and their channel partners
to provide advanced solutions to protect their network investments in large
Tumbleweed expands presence in APAC through TAP
Through Tumbleweed’s Alliance Programme, Tumbleweed adds an extensive arm of
qualified security people to its current partner network in Australia, India
BoxSentry partners Internet Identity to protect financial services industry
Through the partnership, BoxSentry now provides an enhanced portfolio of
Internet security services to the financial services industry.
Localised malware takes root, says McAfee
New McAfee research shows regionalised malware rising.
F-Secure, Sony Ericsson to deliver mobile security for UIQ
A trial version of the F-Secure Mobile Security 3.3 for UIQ will be
available in selected Sony Ericsson UIQ devices.
The unseen privacy crisis
The protection of data used during the development and testing of software
applications is equally important, says Paul Vallely, Compuware’s Solution
F-Secure maps out future malware creation hotspots
Experts identified former Soviet countries, Brazil and China as major
malware creation hotspots and areas of criminal activity.
Temasek Poly, IBM establish IT security centre
The centre will provide students from Temasek Informatics and IT School with
practical experience on the industry’s leading-edge security and privacy
CA forecasts 2008’s top online threats
Online gamers, social networks and high-profile events are among the top
potential targets for online attacks in 2008.
Secure Computing predicts new Botnet to outpace Storm
Nugache uses encryption and random communications to thwart the efforts of
F-Secure supports fight against Internet money laundering
F-Secure is challenging interested volunteer experts to expose money
laundering web sites.
IronPort Internet security trends predictions for 2008
The report highlights key security trends of today and suggests ways to
defend against sophisticated new generation of Internet threats in the
Use of sensitive consumer data in application testing widespread
Survey reveals security is an afterthought when live data is used to test
UPEK selects Singapore as headquarters for International Operations
UPEK, a global provider of fingerprint biometric security solutions, has
announced that it has selected Singapore as the location for its
Cyber espionage a growing threat to national security
Cybercrime has evolved significantly and is no longer just a threat to
industry and individuals but increasingly to national security, reveals
Symantec, Singapore Poly to groom next-gen cyber-professionals
Students at Singapore Polytechnic’s Diploma in Infocomm Security Management
will be trained in the newly set up SP-Symantec Infocomm Security Lab.
CA, HCL Technologies announce strategic partnership
CA and HCL Technologies have announced a strategic partnership in which HCL
will assume all research and product development connected with CA’s threat
management security business.
EDS’ eight cyber security tips
EDS security and privacy experts have identified eight tips to help
consumers secure their part of cyberspace.
Symantec acquires Vontu
The acquisition provides an important component of Symantec’s Security 2.0
vision, which shifts the focus to protecting the information itself.
Data leakage: A key concern for companies in Singapore, says poll
Despite high levels of awareness of the benefits of implementing a security
policy, data leakage is still a key concern for companies in Singapore, says
McAfee to secure e-commerce through acquisition of ScanAlert
McAfee acquires ScanAlert, which pioneered vulnerability assessment and
certification for e-commerce sites.
Symantec extends protection to Altiris environments
Symantec has announced that it
will offer new integration with Altiris technology to provide customers with
Windows backup and recovery capabilities of Symantec Backup Exec System
McAfee to acquire SafeBoot for US$350 million
McAfee has announced the acquisition of enterprise security software vendor
SafeBoot for US$350 million.
Enterprises concerned about Web 2.0 threats, says Secure Computing study
A Secure Computing-sponsored study finds that Web 2.0 usage is already
prevalent in enterprises but organisations are not prepared to deal with
potential threats associated with the technology.
CA warns of new internet threats
CA today issued a report that warns of growing, more complex internet
threats facing home PC users.
Cyber crime profits drive sale of hacking tools
According to Secure Computing, rapid change and high profitability of
cybercrime are driving cyber thieves to embark on selling hacking tools to
F-Secure introduces new internet security solution
F-Secure is introducing online well-being as the primary way for PC users to
experience data security with the launch of the new F-Secure Internet
Security 2008 solution.
Secure Computing reports continuing rise in spam
According to a report by
Secure Computing, an enterprise gateway security company, spam levels has
risen by over 30 per cent again, almost reaching the all time high of 90 per
cent of all mail seen in December last year.
Secure Computing reports sharp increase in spam
Secure Computing's TrustedSource Lab has observed an increase of
approximately 25 per cent of spam volume in Asia, as compared to the daily
average in July.
Rising email security threat
Data collected by SonicWALL
showed that there is an ongoing growth in the volume of spam, virus and
phishing attacks, increased use of PDF spam and the emergence of a new wave
of Excel and Zip spam.
McAfee joins LiMo
Security technology company
McAfee has officially become a core member of the LiMo Foundation, an
independent, not-for-profit entity that strives to increase the adoption of
Linux within the mobile industry.
Fortinet announces Global Alliance Partner Program
Fortinet has announced a
three-tiered Global Alliance Partner Program to create effective
partnerships with companies to meet varying customer requirements and
extending a variety of benefits to chosen partners.
Rootkit Detective nabs hidden malware
McAfee has released Rootkit
Detective, a new, free tool to help computer users clean their machines of
Symantec's renovated ThreatCon system
Symantec has launched its
newly renovated ThreatCon global security alerting system, an interactive,
at-a-glance tool that alerts users to the current state of global Internet
SingNet offers customers F-Secure IT security suite
SingNet is offering its
customers a comprehensive IT security suite of value-added services that
includes desktop-based security, in partnership with Internet security
service company F-Secure.
Symantec raises bar for endpoint security
The introduction of Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 and Symantec Network
Access Control 11.0 represents a significant step in the Symantec Security
Unisys partners Fortinet for outsourced enterprise security services
Fortinet and Unisys have
entered into a global agreement to use Fortinet¡¯s FortiGate multi-threat
security systems as both supported premise equipment and operational
infrastructure in the Unisys Managed Security Services.
tenCube launches mobile phone security service
Singapore start-up tenCube has
launched a mobile security service designed to protect both mobile phone
handsets and the data inside them, in the case of loss or theft.
SingTel partners IBM to offer Managed Security Services
and IBM have formed a strategic collaboration to offer Managed Security
Services to enterprises.
Targeted security threats
Trend Micro has reported an
increase in targeted information security threats for the last five
iPhone email spam
Secure Computing, the
enterprise gateway security company, has warned that email spam, indicating
that the recipient has won a new iPhone, is directing users to a malware
Altiris releases software virtualisation and streaming for Windows Vista
Altiris, now part of Symantec
and a provider of service-oriented management solutions, has announced the
release of a significant update to Altiris Software Virtualization Solution to help optimise
10 Gigabit Ethernet Intrusion Prevention System
McAfee has announced the
McAfee IntruShield 10 Gigabit Ethernet platform, an advanced and
comprehensive network intrusion prevention solution designed to meet the
explosive growth of IPS...
Tumbleweed unveils latest MailGate
Tumbleweed Communications, the
pure play messaging security vendor, has announced new MailGate capabilities
that will reduce accidental email data leaks and botnet-driven threats.
Fortinet's appliances for large enterprises and MSSPs
Fortinet, the provider of
unified threat management solutions, has expanded its FortiGate-3000 Series of multi-threat security appliances with the introduction of
FortiGate-3810A and FortiGate-3016B.
Coat opens representative office in India
Blue Coat Systems, the provider of secure content and application delivery products, has announced the opening of its first representative office in New Delhi, India.
Asia Pacific operations with new Singapore office
Content security company Irdeto, which provides solutions for digital TV, IPTV and mobile, is broadening its presence in the Asia Pacific market with the opening of a new office in Singapore.
Reporter supports customer compliance needs
Quest Software, the provider of application, database and Windows management solutions, has announced the newest version of Quest Reporter, which enables IT organisations to collect, compare, report on and resolve Active Directory and Windows-based configuration issues.
Spam Control Act comes into effect
Singapore has announced that
the Spam Control Act 2007 will come into effect on 15 June 2007. The Act
will serve as the overarching framework for spam control here.
Fortinet's top 10
Fortinet, a provider of
unified threat management (UTM) solutions has announced the top 10 most
reported high-risk threats for May 2007.
Secure Computing opens new customer facility
Enterprise gateway security
company, Secure Computing, has opened a new facility in Singapore to support
growing customer demand across the region for the company's line of network,
messaging and web gateway security solutions as well as its identity and
access management products.
Secure Computing enhances SnapGear
Secure Computing, the
provider of enterprise gateway security, has announced SnapGear with
TrustedSource, a newly enhanced version of its all-in-one Internet appliance
for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and remote offices.