Cybersecurity

watchTowr Founder & CEO Benjamin Harris on being a step ahead of attackers in today’s evolving cybersecurity landscape [Q&A]

Organizations are increasingly facing challenges in maintaining a strong security posture, shares Benjamin Harris, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of security firm watchTowr,…

The cost-benefit analysis of database backup strategies

In the Asia-Pacific region, six in 10 organizations experienced a data breach last year, according to a recently released Forrester Decisions study. In addition to the strain on…

Singapore’s Silence Laboratories raises $1.7M seed funding led by Pi Ventures

Silence Laboratories, a web3 focused cybersecurity startup headquartered in Singapore, said Thursday it has closed a $1.7 million round in a seed funding led by Pi Ventures. The…

A fraud deterrent with an open data approach: Digital Footprint Analysis

One thing that all criminals know is how important it is to cover your tracks. We’re talking all the way from your lowest-level criminals – say, a kid blaming the dog for the…

Cybersecurity startup watchTowr totals $10.25M in Pre-Series A investment

watchTowr, a cybersecurity startup headquartered in Singapore, has secured $8 million in a pre-series A investment round which was co-led by Prosus Ventures and Vulcan Capital…

Palo Alto Networks appoints Steven Scheurmann as Regional Vice President for ASEAN

Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks (NASDAQ: PANW) announced on Monday the appointment of Steven Scheurmann to the role of regional vice president (RVP) for ASEAN. Scheurmann…

ams OSRAM and trinamiX jointly release demonstration of ultra-secure face authentication behind OLED

ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS) and trinamiX GmbH announced on Monday the development of a demonstration system that shows face authentication from behind an OLED screen with the ultra-high…

Understanding how MFA works for you, and how it doesn’t

Multi-factor authentication is becoming more ubiquitous, but some methods are more secure than others. By now many of us already understand the dangers of poor-quality passwords,…

To track or not to track: The marketer’s dilemma

It has almost been a year since Apple released its seismic privacy tool that sent the advertising industry – and Facebook’s shares – spiraling. For more than a decade, digital…

Indonesia planning to relax foreign investment policies for local tech startups

Indonesia readying tough new curbs for online platforms – report

Indonesia is preparing tough new rules that will allow it to criminally charge and fine internet and social media platforms, Reuters reported on Wednesday, quoting sources.…