Cybersecurity Regulations In The Asia-Pacific Region

The number of people using the internet is increasingly growing, with more than one million users accessing the internet for the first time each day. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts there will be 6 billion Internet users by 2022 (75 per cent of the projected world population of 8 billion), the usage rate will increase up to %90 of the world population by 2030.

An Introduction To SOAR

Gartner recently announced a new category in their cybersecurity technology analysis called Security Operations, Analytics, and Reporting. On occasion, you will also hear cybersecurity professionals call it SOAPA (security operations analytics platform architecture) instead, perhaps because they want to punish us with yet another cybersecurity acronym, but pay them no mind, Gartner calls it SOAR and so should we.

Four Good Reasons To Use An MSSP

Many organisations are increasingly becoming overwhelmed by the challenge that cybersecurity represents, the primary reason many organisations are now turning to a managed security service provider (MSSP) to help them cope, it can simply be too much to deal with for most.

Why You Should Consider Automating Your Cybersecurity

According to Bill Gates "the first rule of any technology used in a business, is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency", and while he may not have been thinking about cybersecurity operations at the time, his thinking absolutely applies to the modern cybersecurity operations centre (CSOC).

A Short History Of The Internet

I am not by any measure old unless you ask my nieces, but I remember when we had no internet and my niece's minds boggle at that, they think I must be ancient. How could you survive without the internet they asked me, in their minds the concept of no internet is pretty much science fiction and the thought of not having internet access scares them.

Why You Need To Consider Cybersecurity Honeypots

Cybersecurity analysts have noted that small to medium-sized business attack traffic has been increasing throughout 2019, unusually reaching higher levels than Telnet & SSH attack traffic. It isn't clear who is causing this as no files are uploaded, just connections from multiple countries being the root cause.

Why You Need To Take Asset Inventory Seriously

An old saying which always struck me as strange and misguided is "What you don't know can't hurt you". Of course what you don't know can hurt you, especially if it's an unseen oncoming vehicle, for example, or if you work in the cybersecurity space.