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Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020 – Remote Working Guide

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“The theme for Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020 is “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” The theme empowers individuals and organizations to own their role in protecting their part of cyberspace, with a particular emphasis on the key message for 2020: “If you connect it, protect it.”  If everyone does their part – implementing stronger security practices, raising community...

ISO 27001 vs SOC 2: Which is suitable for my organisation?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]SOC 2 and ISO 27001 are two of the most prominent security compliance frameworks globally. In this article, Victor, our Security Consultant explains both frameworks, their intent and provide guidance on which framework is more appropriate for your organisation. Background As your organisation grows, you might begin to experience customers requesting that you demonstrate that your organisation and...

Our Privacy Statement – Australian Region

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This Privacy Statement sets out how Pragma Pte Ltd (“us” or “Pragma”) collects, stores, and handles personal information and other potentially sensitive data in accordance with the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (“Privacy Act”). In the process of delivering our services, Pragma may have to access and handle your personal information. Your data is important to you,...

Penetration Testing and Meeting Compliance – What You Need to Know

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]At Pragma, we often have clients coming to us for penetration testing services for compliance reasons. Companies that handle sensitive data such as FinTechs and healthcare providers are often required to undergo routine penetration testing by third-party security providers. In this post, we gather Pragma’s security experts to answer common questions on penetration testing and how...

Employee Spotlight: Mark Bird, Incident Response

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This month, we also spoke to Mark Bird, who leads Incident Response in Pragma Europe. You have a background in cybercrime investigations with the UK Police. How has that shaped you as a person? "I performed a considerable amount of investigations and prosecutions on computer-related offences when I was a Detective in the West Midlands Regional Cyber Crime...

Employee Spotlight: Wei Ren, Incident Response

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This month, we spoke with Wei Ren, who joins us to lead Incident Response in Pragma Singapore. Prior to Pragma, you were a Digital Forensic Analyst with a national regulator. What was that like? "Well, the majority of our work was focused on content regulation. We also assisted the police with crimes such as online scams, blackmail attempts, and...

[Press Release] Pragma Joins Canopius Incident Response Panel to Combat Cybercrimes Amid Global Pandemic

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Singapore, 1 July 2020 Pragma, a young cybersecurity consultancy from Singapore has retained its spot on the cyber incident panel of Canopius, the global speciality (re)insurer, to help its customers respond to cyber breaches across Europe and Asia. This move comes at a time when cybercrimes are increasing following the COVID-19 outbreak, as companies shift to remote working....

[Press Release] Pragma Goes Global With New London Office

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Press Release London, 26 June 2020 Pragma Goes Global with New London Office Pragma, a Singaporean cybersecurity consultancy announced that it has set up an office in London to serve and build the company's presence in the UK and European region. Pragma's London office will serve as the centre of the company's activities in the UK market and the broader...

How Businesses Can Approach Cybersecurity Post-Pandemic (and FREE Cybersecurity Resources)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With Singapore and many countries around the world start to re-open their economy gradually after weeks and months of lockdown, how are businesses responding to the new normal?  The Current Landscape  Telecommuting Since the pandemic hit us, many businesses are forced to accommodate many changes, and one of them is telecommuting or Working From Home. Even after the circuit...

[Virtual Panel] Role of the Human Element in Cybersecurity

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]"Roughly 90% of data breaches are caused by employees - the weakest link when it comes to computer security. As such, cybersecurity is one of the top concerns in the workplace. Despite its high priority, many organisations struggle to emphasise the importance of cybersecurity to its workforce." In this virtual panel discussion, Pragma co-founder, Manish Chawda and...

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