Showing Blog Posts: 1–10 of 61 tagged APJ

  • Q&A Series with RSAC APJ Ambassador Jonathan Trull

    by RSAC Editorial Team on July 20, 2018

    In Part 4 of this series, we get to know RSAC APJ Ambassador Jonathan Trull. Jonathan is the Chief Cybersecurity Strategist at Microsoft and a frequent speaker at RSA Conferences. We reached out to him for his predictions on the hot topics at RSAC 2018 APJ and what he thinks sets this conference apart from others. As a longtime conference veteran, what do you consider your number one reason for…

  • Tackling Accountability in Asia

    by Sam Pfeifle on July 17, 2018

    Many of us probably use the term often in our personal and professional lives: accountability. Who doesn’t value accountability? In my travels, I have found that Asian cultures, specifically, incorporate accountability into ideas of honor and responsibility. It is a point of pride in the business-world to be able to say that, yes, that was my job and if it wasn’t done well, it was my fault and I…

  • How I was hacked by my six-year-old daughter

    by Etay Maor on July 16, 2018

    “Hacking is exploiting security controls either in a technical, physical or a human based element,” – Kevin Mitnick. Well, let me give you another quote “Daaaaaaaaaaaaddy, I am bored!” – my six-year-old daughter, yesterday. Here is the scene – I am working on a presentation about cyber security flaws in enterprises, trying my best to focus on details and numbers, my wife and son are at a…

  • Q&A Series with RSAC APJ Ambassador Tracy Celaya

    by RSAC Editorial Team on July 5, 2018

    In Part 3 of this four-part series, meet RSAC APJ Ambassador Tracy Celaya. Tracy is the President and Principal Consultant at Start with Go. She returns to RSA Conference after attending RSAC USA 2018 as a first-time speaker. We asked Tracy what she’s looking forward to when she arrives at RSAC APJ and got the inside scoop on her session with Ira Winkler. You recently joined us for RSAC USA 2018. …

  • Q&A Series with RSAC APJ Ambassador Matt Alderman

    by RSAC Editorial Team on June 29, 2018

    In part two of this four-part series, meet RSAC APJ Ambassador Matt Alderman! Matt is the chief strategy and marketing officer at Layered Insight and a frequent speaker at RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan. We reached out to Matt to ask him a few questions as a past RSAC APJ attendee and speaker, so read on for his thoughts on why he attends, what he finds unique to RSAC APJ, and the people and…

  • Q&A Series with RSAC APJ Ambassador Magda Chelly

    by RSAC Editorial Team on June 26, 2018

    Cyberthreats present big global challenges. It takes big thinking from the industry’s brightest minds to tackle them. As APJ’s leading information security conference, RSA Conference APJ serves to illuminate the latest cybersecurity solutions and bring together infosec professionals to share their talents and skills with an international community. We spoke with four industry experts who will be…

  • Evolving Playbooks in Targeted APT Attacks across Asia Pacific and Japan

    by Vicky Ray on May 10, 2018

    For the past few years, Asia Pacific and Japan have continued to be a regular target of cyber adversaries. At RSA Conference 2017 Asia Pacific & Japan in Singapore, some of the APT attack cases impacting the region were identified. Key reasons for the Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ) to experience high number of targeted attacks include the region’s high economic growth and the decade-long ongoing…

  • Cross-border Data Flows in Asia: The State of Play

    by Sam Pfeifle on May 3, 2018

    While much of the world is focused on the privacy developments in Europe, where the General Data Protection Regulation is sucking much of the oxygen from the room, Asia has quietly been very busy, indeed, on the privacy front. Hong Kong hosted the most recent privacy commissioners’ conference; the Philippines data protection authority has quickly grown into new voice on the global stage; and…

  • Closer Look at Cybersecurity Skills Gap Clarifies Priorities for Enterprises in Asia Pacific

    by Leonard Ong on April 27, 2018

    While the shortage of skilled cybersecurity practitioners has been well-documented for several years, it is important to understand the contours of the skills gap for a more constructive view of how enterprises can best move forward. ISACA’s recently published State of Cybersecurity 2018 research has pinpointed specific themes that are impacting enterprises’ cybersecurity capabilities, both…

  • Into the Breach: How Cyber Prepared Is Your Organization?

    by Sean Duca on April 5, 2018

    When you think of recent breaches, you wonder about the company’s preparedness and how they handled the communication process with customers, employees, regulators and the government. Today, cyber risk is a real challenge and it should be treated as a business issue rather than a technology issue. No data breach should come as a complete surprise; rather, as a foreseeable event for which you are…

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