University fundraising under scrutiny after data breach allegations

University fundraising under scrutiny after data breach allegations

Posted by SGCS Admin, 20-11-2017

University fundraising is to be examined by the Information Commissioner after allegations emerged that the personal data of some alumni was being misused.    Elizabeth Denham has committe...

Malaysian telco data breach traced to Oman

Malaysian telco data breach traced to Oman

Posted by SGCS Admin, 20-11-2017

KUALA LUMPUR • The Malaysian authorities investigating a massive online breach of data involving 46 million mobile phone users have traced the leak to an Internet Protocol address in Oman, the Ne...

100% of Businesses Have Faced a Mobile Cyberattack

100% of Businesses Have Faced a Mobile Cyberattack

Posted by SGCS Admin, 19-11-2017

Mobile cyberattacks are hitting nearly every company, whether it’s mobile remote access trojans, data mining trojans, mobile adware or premium dialers.   According to Check Point’s ...

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School's data breach spooks students

Posted by SGCS Admin, 18-11-2017

Ex-students from Xinmin Secondary School received a shock yesterday when they found out that their alma mater had suffered a data breach.   Several told The New Paper they received calls from t...

Acute cybersecurity skills shortage areas

Acute cybersecurity skills shortage areas

Posted by SGCS Admin, 17-11-2017

In my last blog, I reviewed some new research from ESG and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), revealing that 70% of cybersecurity pros say that the global cybersecurity skills shorta...

Far-reaching cyber-security Bill not uncommon in other countries, say Singapore experts, industry players

Far-reaching cyber-security Bill not uncommon in other countries, say Singapore experts, industry players

Posted by SGCS Admin, 17-11-2017

SINGAPORE - Singapore is not alone in proposing a far-reaching Bill to beef up cyber security, said experts, even as it wins the support of stakeholders following a recently concluded public consultat...