Hackers stole and published the login credentials of major tech and Fortune 500 companies, accessed CCTV cameras, and probed portals after breaching two large data centers in Asia.
While the wheels of digital transformation were set in motion much earlier, the pandemic accelerated their speed. It significantly impacted how organisations approach their IT ecosystem and security. Today’s landscape, with no perimeter, requires a Zero Trust approach.
A five-year cyber espionage campaign has been running in Asia Pacific where attackers will infiltrate a government body and use stolen data to launch targeted phishing attacks against other governments.
Researchers have simulated a cyber attack on the maritime ports of the Asia-Pacific region and projected the cost of cyber attack to reach $110 billion in a worst-case scenario.
Toyota Motor Corporation has been the victim of a series of data breaches in Australia, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan over the past six months. Latest data breach in Japan has impacted 3.1 million customers’ information.
Singapore and Malaysia are rolling out national digital ID initiatives to streamline government services and improve efficiency. What are the lessons to be learnt from similar schemes like India's Aadhaar system?
The Data Privacy Asia 2016 Conference will feature top ranked industry experts from more than 15 countries and a more interactive audience experience than ever before. The Conference, which is themed Building Digital Trust: Establishing an Ecosystem of Trust and Protection in the Digital Age will examine subjects like trust vs. innovation and privacy vs. security, how enterprises can meet the challenges of a globally diverse regulatory and compliance landscape, and the privacy challenges on IT and security.
The exit of the United Kingdom from the EU has caused turmoil in world markets and has far reaching consequences for those companies in the European Union doing business with the country – and vice versa. There has also been some uncertainty about how the authorities based in London will be treating data security and privacy issues. The consensus seems to be that companies doing business with the second largest economy in Europe (after Germany) should be adopting a ‘business as usual’ approach. However, will this necessarily be the case in the future? Will global companies with a British connection (including those in Asia) be forced to revisit how they treat data security and privacy issues when dealing with the United Kingdom – and will British companies move away from the rules that have been set in place by Brussels? We take a closer look.
The General Data Protection Regulation is the first comprehensive overhaul of European Union data protection rules in 20 years. This two-part article will examine the GDPR’s impact on businesses in Asia, with a focus on territorial scope, controller and processor obligations, and international data transfers.
The ongoing battle royal between Apple and the FBI, which is trying to force the Cupertino based company to disable the built-in protections of an iPhone formerly owned by a terrorist has long term implications for privacy across the globe. Whether Apple wins or loses privacy advocates are watching the events extremely carefully. Data Privacy Asia reached out to some experts across Asia for their opinion on the ongoing legal battle.