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Machine learning will become a reality in the near future

Machine learning is becoming more relevant for many organisations in Singapore, with 27 per cent already having initial discussions or exploring concepts. This is in comparison to 24 per cent globally. The findings are published in a new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) “Machine Learning: More Science Than Fiction” which highlights how […]

Universal shortage of cybersecurity staff and need for automation

There is a shortage of cybersecurity staff across geographical regions, with 78% of all respondents to a survey admitted their teams are understaffed, according to DomainTools’s study “Staffing the IT Security Function in the Age of Automation”, conducted in conjunction with the Ponemon Institute. More than 1,400 security professionals based across the Asia Pacific (APAC), US, […]

Check Point Partners with Google’s Cloud Identity to improve zero trust cloud access

The way we do business has undergone a seismic transformation thanks to the cloud. Few other technologies have had as big an impact on productivity, allowing people to easily access enterprise applications from anywhere and at any time, while facilitating better collaboration, scalability and decision-making. More and more organizations are reaping these benefits by migrating […]

Check Point Partners with Google’s Cloud Identity to improve zero trust cloud access

The way we do business has undergone a seismic transformation thanks to the cloud. Few other technologies have had as big an impact on productivity, allowing people to easily access enterprise applications from anywhere and at any time, while facilitating better collaboration, scalability and decision-making. More and more organizations are reaping these benefits by migrating […]

Google Cloud closes gap on AWS and Azure dominance: Gartner

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has closed the gap between itself Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure as the world’s preferred public cloud provider, according to Gartner.  Research by the analyst firm showed GCP now outranks the two global dominators in terms of technical capabilities leading to increased adoption by large enterprises. Speaking during Gartner’s IT […]

Smart City: How Taipei maintains ensures availability of public services

With a population of 2.7 million, Taipei City serves as Taiwan’s cultural, economic and political hub. However, the city has witnessed an onslaught of malicious attacks in recent years. These were driven by various motives ranging from socio-political issues to simply workplace unhappiness. In 2016, a discontented employee planted a malware in Taipei City’s bicycle […]

SD-WAN is Critical for IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere and its use is growing fast. IoT is used by local governments to build smart cities. It’s used to build smart businesses. And, consumers are benefitting as it’s built into smart homes and smart cars. Industry analyst first estimates that over 20 billion IoT devices will be connected […]

Airtrunk to launch new hyperscale Data Centre in Singapore

AirTrunk, a specialist in hyperscale data centres, today announced the completion of a new SG$450 million financing to begin expansion across the Asia Pacific with the development of a 60+ megawatt (MW) hyperscale data centre in Singapore. The debt financing was undertaken with three global financial institutions, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Natixis, with additional […]

Securing safety systems in industrial installations and critical infrastructures

On March 19, 2019, leading aluminum producer Norsk Hydro was under an overwhelming ransomware cyber-attack that rendered many plants inoperable, and networked devices such as phones, tablets and computers had to be unplugged from its network, and workers were forced to run the plants manually (Source: https://newsweb.oslobors.no/message/472448). Incidentally, Norsk Hydro also received praise from industry experts […]