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
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
A report from Bloomberg this morning highlighted a dire issue in Singapore. According to the report, Singapore is losing its ability to fight and mitigate threats that are posed by hackers, simply due to labour and skill crunch. Apart from that, a lack of awareness among companies about this issue is not helping either. 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
Here’s another day with a hacking story. On Monday, iPhone, iPad and Mac owners in Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australia and Victoria have reported that their devices were hacked and held for a ransom of up to $100 to release their devices. That said, only a handful of lucky ones were able to escape this hacking spree. Continue reading
Well, 2 weeks ago was world password day and we asked you to change your passwords recently. Have you taken our advise to change it? Well, the latest victim to fall into the hacking sphere is eBay Inc, whom have announced that their client identity information including emails, addresses and birthdays was stolen in a hacking attack between late February and early March. Continue reading