Increased regulation and the emergence of specialised risk managers are among factors driving the governance, risk and compliance market, company says.
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Modern web development based on HTML5 and CSS etc struggles with confusing standards. Now the W3C and browser companies such as Google, Microsoft and Mozilla have dumped their docs in a combined wiki at WebPlatform.org so developers can sort it out.
Spike in cyberattacks not spurring similar rise in cyberinsurance adoption worldwide due to issues of cost, trust and limited regulation, which reflect a still immature market especially in Asian region, observers note.
Technology remains nascent and will need to "prove itself" to financial institutions its effectiveness as an authentication tool over more mature methods such as biometrics, say observers.
Dubbed ACAD/Medre.A, malware targets AutoCAD software, steals and sends files to e-mail accounts located in China, says security vendor ESET, which is working with Chinese firms to prevent further harvesting of data.
Security and privacy concerns over patient data legitimate, but industry needs to adopt balanced view by defining importance of information and avoid being overly "paranoid", execs state.
Businesses need to decide if they want to devote resources to secure own infrastructure when cloud providers can offer more robust environment since their core business requires it.
Web sites, using names of government organizations or charity groups, conned money from businesses or individuals through blackmail, identity thefts and ransoms.
Cloud-based distributed denial of service protection a lucrative business opportunity, especially in Asia where awareness of DDoS attacks and risks is growing, industry exec says.
Students ought to be taught cybersecurity knowhow as soon as tech is introduced to them, and such courses should be holistic to include ethical and societal impacts, observers say.
Hackers using improved attack techniques with distributed denial-of-service, while new technologies spurred its propagation and damage level, industry watchers point out.
States need to plan and conduct online monitoring activities to stay informed and ready against cyberattacks, but issues such as national sovereignty pose challenges, say security watchers.
Cross-border treaties to collaborate and protect against online threats growing in importance, but potential allies need trust and right incentives to ensure such agreements are effective, security observers note.
update Social networking site reveals some of the reported 6.4 million passwords stolen matched its users; is taking measures to protect users and make passwords more difficult to hack.
Companies such as Cisco and Singapore Internet Exchange share their journeys in switching to new protocol but the effort and costs committed represents major reason why others avoid making the move.
Tough economic climate and low capital base mean small and midsize businesses not focusing on security, but being ill-prepared might hamper their survival efforts, market players warn.
Attempt to carve out Internet safe haven might bring additional security, as well as cost, challenges for operators and participating companies, security observers note.
Trojan "most sophisticated cyber weapon" in market currently, but Verizon exec reckons its large file size and non-network-propagating nature means malware won't pose much of a threat globally.
Reporting of vulnerabilities and exploits essential to establish procedure consistency in security products as well as protect customers against cyberattacks, but companies that do so must practice discretion in data they divulge.
General from People's Liberation Army asks for joint efforts among international community to create rules for cyberspace to tackle online threats, according to report.
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