Some useful hints for surviving the virus scare as you abandon the office as a safe place to work.

GUEST OPINION Whenever a new form of technology emerges in society, there are always those who find ways to exploit it for their own gain. While the early phone hackers of the 1970s may pale in comparison to modern cyber-attacks, the fact remains that as technology develops, so too does the fresh opportunity for crime.

Some useful hints for surviving the virus scare as you abandon the office as a safe place to work.

Global ICT professional association ISACA says security incidents around the world are growing in number, with 46% of respondents to its recent survey saying they believe that their enterprises are experiencing an increase in attacks relative to last year.

Nokia Bell Labs has claimed a world record with its researchers setting the record for the highest single carrier bit rate at 1.52 Terabits per second (Tbit/s) over 80 km of standard single mode fibre -- the equivalent of simultaneously streaming 1.5 million YouTube videos – or four times the market’s current state-of-the-art of approximately 400 Gigabits per second.

Security professionals believe the world is in a permanent state of cyber war, with 90% concerned that digital infrastructure will suffer the most damage as a result, according to new research which found that these professionals believe the most vulnerable industries are those that are undergoing rapid digital transformation and are essential to daily life.

GUEST CONTRIBUTION by James Herrin VPN Reviews: In a world where pretty much every corporation, starting from Amazon and Google and to your local grocery store wants to know everything about you, it is inevitable that people become more mindful of their privacy and sore about its violations.

Singapore-based cybersecurity firm Right-Hand has raised US$1 million in seed funding, with the funds to be used to accelerate the company’s product development.

IP surveillance vendor Genetec is staging its first online tradeshow, Connect’DX, due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, opening pre-registration for the event taking place from April 20 to 22.

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