During last week's RSA Conference in Singapore, a panel hosted by RSA Conference Chair Dr Hugh Thompson with Tobias Feakin, the director of the International Cyber Policy Centre, RSA’s CTO Zuli Ramzan and Paul O’Rourke, the Asia-Pacific Cyber Security Leader at Ernst & Young discussed a number of interesting issues pertaining to the “Asian Opportunity for Security”.
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As the Executive Director of the Asia Cloud Computing Association, May-Ann Lim works with a number of the largest cloud service providers in the region, dealing with all sorts of different issues. The association’s mission is to be the voice of the technology community and accelerate the adoption of cloud computing in the APAC region.
During an exclusive Q and A with RSA's President Amit Yoran, we wanted to find out whether the infosec industry was getting better at fighting off adversaries and stemming the tide of mega-breaches and other security incidents.
It’s clear from this year’s RSA Conference in Singapore that mobility is one of the key battlefronts in the cybersecurity fight. According to RSA’s senior director of technology Kayvan Alikhani, one of the biggest steps forward has been the establishment of a hardware route of trust.
Mobile threats are a huge challenge for technology managers. With many security measures initially developed for a stationary world of desktop computers and local data centres, the rapid proliferation of consumer-focussed mobile devices caught security managers on the hop and they’ve been playing catch up ever since. We spoke to one of RSA’s mobile security specialists, Salah Machani, at this year’s RSA Conference in Singapore about these threats.
As the director of cyber programs at Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Esti Peshin deals with large companies around the world in developing and deploying technologies to support cyber security. With a capability built up over many years in electronic warfare, the IAI found they were able to reapply that expertise in the field of cyber security.
So, as about a million Australians quietly shit themselves as the Ashley Madison data breach starts to bleed data, we have the UK government talking about banning encryption. Although they have backtracked to some some degree UK Prime Minister David Cameron told his parliament the country needed to crack down on encryption in order to make it harder for terrorists to communicate.
During today’s opening keynote for the 2015 RSA Conference, delivered by RSA CEO Amit Yoran at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, the approximately 4500 delegates were told that the "old" approach to security was done. It's time to approach security from a new perspective with the old methods ineffective.