Asia's Source for Enterprise Network Knowledge

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019


How the Google and Facebook outages could impact application security

How the Google and Facebook outages could impact application security

With major outages impacting Gmail, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram this week, consumers are right to be concerned over the security of their private data.

Facial recognition technology -- boon for some, bane for others

Facial recognition technology -- boon for some, bane for others

Any new technology as powerful as biometrics should only be welcomed when it can be deployed within a robust and sound legislative framework one expert says.

Millions of apps exposing personal data due to third-party code


While analyzing popular dating apps, Kaspersky Lab researchers have found that some transmit unencrypted user data over the insecure HTTP protocol, risking the exposure of user data.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements, deadlines and facts


GDPR is a regulation that requires businesses to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens for transactions that occur within EU member states. And non-compliance could cost companies dearly. Here’s what every company that does business in Europe needs to know about GDPR.


3 reasons cybercriminals ‘strategically’ target companies: report


In 2018, extortion attempts will likely to target organisations trying to comply with new EU privacy laws

Google to stop scanning Gmail accounts

In a blog post on Friday, Google Cloud SVP, Diane Greene, said G Suite’s Gmeila is already not used as input for ads personalisation, and Google will follow suit later this year with the free Gmail service.

It's time to turn on HTTPS: the benefits are well worth the effort


HTTPS websites get a speed boost, better search engine rankings and fewer browser warnings

Your favourite VPN app is harvesting your personal information

Researchers found that 82 per cent of the apps requested to access sensitive data.

WhatsApp reduces spam, despite end-to-end encryption


WhatsApp has resorted to other methods to fight spam without looking at users' messages

4 information security threats that will dominate 2017

Information security threats

Cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated and collaborative with every coming year. To combat the threat in 2017, information security professionals must understand these four global security threats.