SINGAPORE: Singapore faced 1 million web-facing cyber attacks every single day in 2015. And 2016 was no different, according to the Republic’s Cyber Security Agency (CSA). Among one of the most high-profile attacks was the unprecedented Distributed Denial of Service on StarHub’s Domain Name Servers (DNS) in October. Then, thousands of infected computers and web-linked […]

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With weeks to go in his tenure, President Barack Obama on Friday moved to end the controversial “dual-hat” arrangement under which the National Security Agency and the nation’s cyberwarfare command are headed by the same military officer. It is unclear whether President-elect Donald Trump will support such a move. A transition official, who spoke on […]

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By Christine Kern, contributing writer Authentication technology, machine learning, and probabilistic tools gain ground to combat threats. The cyber threat landscape continues to be ever changing and complicated, and 2017 will see more of the same. Experts predict the New Year will witness an escalation of attack methods that emerged this year, while new and […]

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Compliance with requirements and regulations is an ongoing challenge for businesses. In the cyber security space, the threat environment is constantly changing, and organizations have to meet some 500-600 different regulations and laws, as Internet of Things (IoT) devices proliferate and new, massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are seen on a near-daily basis. […]

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What’s This? Automation and orchestration will be essential components of security in 2017. In the spirit of the holiday season and after a weekend marathon of watching the greatest Christmas movies ever made, I offer the following observations for my fellow cybersecurity friends and those chartered with defending critical assets. CISO Ralphie Parker wants only […]

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At a time when cyber security has become paramount for digital enterprises, Cisco India on Thursday announced three new initiatives to help the country build a transparent and secure digital infrastructure environment. Cisco will open a new Security Operations Centre (SOC) in Pune which will provide services ranging from monitoring and management to comprehensive threat […]

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At a time when cyber security has become paramount for digital enterprises, Cisco India on Thursday announced three new initiatives to help the country build a transparent and secure digital infrastructure environment. Cisco will open a new Security Operations Centre (SOC) in Pune which will provide services ranging from monitoring and management to comprehensive threat […]

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