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The Rise of Nation-State Adversaries Marks a New Frontier for Cybercrime

While it is no secret that cybercrime (also known as "e-crime") is on the rise, what is surprising is the sharp uptick in attacks launched by nation-state adversaries. When compared to common cybercriminals,...

Why it is Time to Rely More on Machines in the Fight Against Ransomware

Every cyber threat is a concern. But ransomware is arguably the biggest threat today, especially for organisations in Southeast Asia. In fact, research by Kaspersky found that approximately two-thirds of businesses in the region...

Sophos CEO Advocates the Need for Round-the-Clock Data Breach Prevention for the Masses

Data loss and disruption due to security breaches are a constant danger for modern businesses. Increasingly complex attacks, the rise of telecommuting, and the vulnerability of the workforce to social engineering techniques are...

Trust Must Always Be Earned: Why Adopting the Zero-Trust Paradigm is the Norm in This New Normal

Zero-Trust is beyond a buzzword by this time. It is even more than just strategy. It is now a paradigm, a philosophy. Actually, zero-trust is the standard in cybersecurity now—and beyond. Daniel Kwong, Field Chief...

How Secure is Your Favourite Browser?

These days, almost every browser has a built-in password manager that can store login information for websites and services. In fact, the choice is typically shown as a pop-up window with the word "save" highlighted as...

The Seismic Shift: Charging Past Passwords With Passwordless Authentication

It used to be that passwords kept personal and sensitive information safe. Nowadays, a password may very well be a free pass for the modern cybercriminal—savvy and sophisticated and all sorts of sly. Last year’s...

Deep Observability: A New Layer to Add to Your Security Arsenal

Many organisations still have reservations about migrating all or a portion of their infrastructure and digital ecosystem to the cloud due to security concerns over the increased vulnerability exposure. The addition of deep...

Barracuda Networks on a Mission to Rejuvenate ASEAN Digital Security

Since its establishment 19 years ago, Barracuda Networks, Inc. has been issuing non-stop, premium-grade security, networking, and storage services to be used by organisations all around the world. The California-based company...

Revitalising E-Commerce Sales Through Cybersecurity

Recent news reports indicating that retail sales dropped again in June were a sobering reminder of how the Great Recession has crippled conventional stores. There were thousands of store closures and numerous bankruptcies among...

Cybersecurity at a Crossroads: An Interview with Mark Lukie from Barracuda

After embroiling in an extended battle with the SARs-COV 2, we realised one thing: The world that we once knew has completely altered, perhaps forever. Prior to the pandemic, nobody imagined the inconceivable digital...