Cyberattacks

Facing The Cyber Pandemic

The days when cyberspace could be regarded as a lawless wild west are long over. The internet has become a critical part of our global infrastructure, and attacks against its core functions, especially in the context of the COVID-19 crisis, should be treated as the existential threats that they are.The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that the internet is a critical – and uniquely global – part of our infrastructure.

24 June 2020
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The World’s Biggest COVID-19 Worries

Other than preying on humans, the deadly COVID-19 virus has severely affected livelihoods, local businesses and the economy in general. Major industries such as tourism and aviation have been hit hard by the pandemic.

20 May 2020
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Cyberattacks: Extra caution is overdue

Technology is evolving rapidly in unthinkable ways. Amazing tools and resources are created by technology, resulting in many new ways of how we can stay connected with our families and friends. Along with this positive development, new types of cybersecurity risks have also begun to evolve and grow.Facebook is the largest social media network with 2.41 billion active users all over the world.

18 January 2020
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Strengthening cybersecurity in ASEAN

Terrorism in Southeast Asia has long been a threat. Previously, the spectre of terrorism haunted the region via threats of physical violence, from bombings to kidnappings. However, in the current internet age, terrorism has found new ways to attack its targets. Cyberterrorism in the region has been a growing concern and experts have called out ASEAN’s slow response to it.At the moment, Southeast Asian countries are lagging behind when it comes to cybersecurity.

18 December 2019
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Cybersecurity: A warning cry for ASEAN

Southeast Asia is one of the world’s most economically dynamic regions, but there is a large and potentially disastrous flaw in the business model of many companies in the region. In 2017, ASEAN member states collectively spent US$1.9 billion or 0.06 percent of their gross domestic product (GDP) on cybersecurity, less than half of the global average of 0.13 percent.

14 December 2019
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Strengthening ASEAN’s cybersecurity

Terrorism in Southeast Asia has long been a threat. Previously, the spectre of terrorism haunted the region via threats of physical violence, from bombings to kidnappings. However, in the current internet age, terrorism has found new methods to attack its targets. Cyberterrorism in the region has been a growing concern and experts have called out the region’s slow response to it. At the moment, Southeast Asian countries are lagging behind when it comes to cybersecurity.

3 December 2018
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Philippines feels the heat from hackers

Among all ASEAN member countries, the Philippines is said to be the most susceptible to cyberattacks. Despite the dire warnings, the republic’s media and entertainment giant ABS-CBN still fell victim to a hack recently.

22 September 2018
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