Cybersecurity

October 19, 2021

SECURITY

Understanding the Cogs in the Cybersecurity Wheel

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are the lifeblood of Asia Pacific’s economy. In line with cybersecurity awareness month in October, and as the pace of digitalization accelerates across the region, Cisco commissioned an independent study of over 3,700 cybersecurity leaders in Asia Pacific…

October 7, 2021

NETWORKING

Four key enterprise network trends every IT leader needs to understand

Today’s enterprise network has changed beyond recognition from what it looked like a decade ago—and the rate of that change is accelerating. Gartner, for example, predicts that enterprise IT workloads deployed on global cloud platforms will double from 2020 to 2023, reaching 40 percent of all workloads.…

September 28, 2021

SMB

75% of Asia Pacific SMBs that Suffered a Cyber Attack Lost Customer Information Due to the Incident, Cisco Report Finds

News Summary: One in two Asia Pacific SMBs suffered a cyber incident in the last 12 months 51% of those that suffered cyber-attacks said these cost the business US$500,000 or more SMBs are preparing to tackle this, with 81% having simulated cybersecurity incidents in the past 12 months Small and medium-sized…

June 23, 2021

SMB

Forging a collaborative and secure future for SMBs like PolicyPal

Over the past year, small and medium businesses (SMBs) have undergone massive changes in many ways. While some organizations found their business plans delayed by the pandemic, others have taken advantage of the opportunity to transform their business models. It is heartening to know that SMBs in…

May 25, 2021

SMB

The cloud is calling – the time is right to pick up

There’s no denying that COVID-19 has majorly affected business operations around the country and despite the obvious restrictions and issues it has caused, we have also seen significant advancements made as a result. For many businesses prior to the pandemic, the concept of a hybrid or full working-from-home…

May 3, 2021

HEALTHCARE

Enabling Big Ideas in Healthcare for Small Businesses

The way we deliver and receive healthcare is fast changing in the face of the global pandemic and other pressures such as changing demographics, rising affluence, and increasing demands being placed on healthcare systems worldwide. In a survey of company executives across industries by McKinsey…

April 22, 2021

SECURITY

A look at SecureIT for Girls in ICT

The need for more women and girls in the technology sector continues, at a time when diversity numbers in the industry are at an all-time low. Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum revealed Australia’s ranking in the Global Gender Gap Index had dropped significantly to beyond 50th place, moving…

March 8, 2021

SECURITY

Better Cybersecurity a Priority for the Healthcare Sector as it Helps the World Recover

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected organizations in the healthcare sector worldwide. Hospitals and clinics have scrambled to ensure continued care while redirecting resources to frontline efforts to contain the virus. Pharmaceutical companies have had to grapple with global supply chain disruptions…

January 25, 2021

SECURITY

Combatting COVID-19 Themed Phishing Scams

The announcement of the availability of COVID-19 vaccines was probably one of the best pieces of news to conclude the year 2020. As health agencies around the world begin the distribution and administration of the vaccines however, there has been an alarming rise in incidents of scams and misinformation…