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Bashe attack: Global infection by contagious malware by CyRiM

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As organisations and economies become highly interconnected, it exposes themselves to new types of risks, such as the potential for vulnerabilities and manipulation in a cyber attack. In a new report by the Cyber Risk Management (CyRiM) project, a Singapore based public-private initiative for studying cyber risks. The team created a “Bashe Attack” scenario to simulate a...

Pragma Secure Software Development Guidelines

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Information technology is part of the life-blood of modern-day business operations. Organisations are dependent on reliable and secure communications and IT systems. Furthermore, the secure development of software is essential for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information processed within software applications, running upon information communication technologies. The purpose of this presentation is to stand on the...

Pragma Run Through: Committee of Inquiry (COI) Recommendations on Singhealth Attack

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In June 2017, Singapore’s largest group of healthcare institutions, Singhealth suffered a data breach believed to be the worst in the country’s history. A Committee of Inquiry (COI) was formed to investigate the cyberattack and establish contributing factors that lead to the incident. After 22 days of hearings, the COI published a report covering evidence, findings, characteristics...

Pragma Insights: Bank Negara Malaysia RMiT

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Concerns related to risks associated with using technology are highlighted on a daily basis in the media. Regulatory bodies have been forced to intervene and guide Financial Institutions to protect themselves and their customer information. As such, The Bank Negara Malaysia (“BNM”) has released a Risk Management in Technology (“RMiT”) policy containing Standards and Guidelines for any...

On The Rise: Cyber Threats in 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 2018, we saw hacks on big corporations and this will only continue this year with higher frequency and sophistication. Here are five upcoming threats to look out for in 2019: 1. Turning AI defences against themselves Artificial intelligence is now being used to help security companies to anticipate cyber attacks. Tech giants like Google are using AI...

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