Consequential Highlights from the Second Quarter of 2018
The second quarter of 2018 has been turbulent and at times even unforgiving due to the numerous developments of the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) operations, that is based mainly in Asia, involving both well-known and less familiar threat actors. The activities of these APT is made even more debilitating due to the fact that they often target and time their campaigns around sensitive geopolitical incidents. This summary, highlights some of Kaspersky Lab’s latest findings.
Blockchain trading in Thailand
The blockchain is an undeniably ingenious invention. By allowing digital information to be distributed but not copied, blockchain technology created the backbone of a new type of internet.
CyberSecurity Malaysia’s Astounding Achievements
CyberSecurity Malaysia’s (CSM) has a firm commitment to providing a broad range of cybersecurity innovation-led services, programmes and initiatives to help reduce the vulnerability of digital systems. This has helped propel Malaysia as the third nation most committed to Cybersecurity.
Maintaining the Upkeep of IT Security and Confidentiality: A Bank’s Journey through Overcoming its IT Challenges
unstable external infrastructure and internal IT security and confidentiality,
Al-Arafah Islami Bank does everything it can to protect its customers and
ensure customer satisfaction through employing the help of Kaspersky solutions
to safeguard its networks.
FinTech Industry in Thailand holds Unlimited Prospects
set to be one of Southeast Asia’s next Fintech Hubs as digital convergence
continues to spread. The emergence of a new generation of fintech startups has
spurred development of a “complete payments” ecosystem.
Social Media Boom in Thailand Leads to a rise in Social Commerce in Thailand
Social media has been heavily used by the Thai people since its infancy
stages. As the social media penetration and use have been exponentially
growing, social media has now become a marketing platform and social commerce
has been booming.
Stellar Initiatives helps Malaysia Jump into the Top 50 in the UN E-Government Survey
The 2018 United Nations E-Government Survey is the product of collective efforts of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). Malaysia has undeniably climbed in their rankings over the past two years, from being in the 60th place in 2016 to the 48th place in 2018.
The Worst Enemy: Cyber-threats
Kaspersky Lab’s ‘State of Industrial Cybersecurity 2018’ report shows a
crucial contradiction among the industrial community: companies have strong IT
networks but often fail to protect their Operational Technology (OT).
In Thailand E-pay is the Way
Thailand’s commerce is heavily influenced by e-payments. Thailand’s average digital payment transactions are expected to triple to 150 transactions per person, per year, sooner than previously forecast. Thai government’s e-payment plan PromptPay has 42.6 million registrants with a cumulative transaction value of 1.6 trillion baht.
Transforming Education in Thailand through the Use of Technology
Government has been looking to transform the Thai educational system to improve
its quality and make it more accessible. The focus has been specifically on children in the rural
areas of Thailand. Utilising Educational Technology (EdTech) is one of they
ways they are hoping to achieve this.