Software secures and audits privileged accounts on Unix-based systems

Cyber-Ark Software has released its new SSH Proxy solution that secures, audits, and reports on all privileged SSH activity in UNIX environments. The new solution, available as part of Cyber-Ark’s Privileged Session Management (PSM) suite, monitors and records command-level activity, protects against malware-based attacks and provides real-time intelligence on malicious activity without changing SSH session […]

Microsoft report details risks of running unsupported software

A new report from Microsoft Corp. reveals the security risk that consumers and businesses face when using unsupported operating systems and software. The company’s Security Intelligence Report volume 15 found that in the first half of 2013, nearly 17 percent of computers worldwide running up-to-date, real-time security products from Microsoft encountered malware. Although Windows 8 […]

Gigamon announces new vision for software-defined network monitoring

Gigamon announces its new vision for software-defined monitoring based on a four-layer architecture. Gigamon’s strategy is to develop a unified Visibility Fabric architecture that would ultimately deliver orchestrated visibility across physical, virtual and software-defined networks (SDN). This approach will build on Gigamon’s existing architecture and the principles of SDN to provide a centralized, programmable approach […]

Spam, mobile, APT campaigns top attacks in Asia-Pacific

Spam, mobile, and Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) have been listed as top security risks in Asia-Pacific.   According to Trend Micro Inc.’s latest security roundup report, there is a significant shift from “smash-and-grab incidents” used to be favored by cybercriminals to long-term, ongoing targeted attacks that often leverage social engineering and malware.   “Asia is […]

Cloud computing entering new stage of evolution in Asia-Pacific

Businesses in Asia-Pacific are forecasting business growth and see cloud computing as an integral part of their strategy, according to the 3rd annual VMware Cloud Index, a commissioned study conducted across the region by Forrester Consulting and ITR. Despite global economic concerns, nearly 80% of respondents in Asia-Pacific indicated that their companies’ business outlooks for […]

2012: A turning point for Vietnam’s ICT industry, says IDC

IDC believes that Vietnam will witness a transformation in its information and communication technology (ICT) industry in 2012.   As the country crosses over into the digital frontier, IDC expects public services to be enhanced by ICT. The country’s marketplace is also likely to be increasingly technology-enabled, IT outsourcing opportunities will grow, and the nation’s […]