Earlier last week, one of Singapore’s largest Cyber Security Camp cum competition was held by the Defence Science and Technology Agency (Singapore) or DSTA. The 3 day camp comprised of 2 days of training and one day of the actual competition. CDDC or Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp is now in its third iteration and with a record number of more than 300 students from 22 schools signing up to learn what it takes to be a cyber warrior, information security’s outreach and interest is evidently not shrinking but rather – growing. Continue reading
Today is International Data Privacy Day. The International Data Privacy Day is designed specially to raise awareness and promote the best practices for privacy and data protection. Let us raise the awareness of privacy and data protection issues among our friends, colleagues and relatives. Continue reading
On the 26 November 2014, Nanyang Polytechnic conducted the annual day camp for students looking to join the school’s prestigious Cyber Security and Forensics Course. Conducted over one day, the students from various secondary schools were engaged in many different activities that gave them a broader understanding of the course here in Nanyang Polytechnic. If you missed the day camp, fret not! Nanyang Polytechnic will be having the open house next week, from the 8 to 10 January, be sure to pre-register here! Continue reading
Infoblox, together with transition systems released this useful informatics recently. It is of no surprise that Enterprise Services, comprising of Business Services, as well as Commerce which comprises of Retail, are the top industries that are being targeted. The threat of Denial of Service is ever growing, and where the front-end is protected, we should not forget about the back end that comprises of the DNS servers. Are you prepared?
Yesterday, foxnews published an interesting news with regards to Cyber Security. As far as security is concerned, we protect our computers, servers and everything else, but we tend to forget about our very personal item – the smartphone. As a saying goes, we are only as strong as our weakest link. Continue reading
Phones now form an integral part of our lives, and most of us will swap devices every no and then, we will swap devices. However, is our usual factory reset sufficient in ensuring our data is safe from prying eyes? Well, in the case of android, the answer is no. Continue reading
Wi-Fi is something that we are all so used to, something perhaps we are all rely on a lot. Many of us will assume that as long as a legitimate website is displayed, we are actually safe online. Is that true? Of course not! Continue reading