• Kaspersky to open first Transparency Center in APAC

    Like its counterparts in Zurich and Madrid, the Transparency Center in Malaysia will serve as a trusted facility for the company’s partners and government stakeholders to come and check the source code of Kaspersky’s solutions. The new center will also function as a briefing center where guests will be able to learn more about Kaspersky’s engineering and data processing practices. In line with its drive towards building trust in the cybersecurity industry, Kaspersky announced the opening of its first Transparency Center in Asia Pacific, in partnership with CyberSecurity Malaysia – Malaysia’s national cybersecurity specialist agency. The company’s third code review facility will be located in Cyberjaya, alongside key cyber-related government agencies…

  • Congrats Kaspersky Lab For A Record Year

    Kaspersky Lab continued to deliver stable growth in 2018 and increased its global unaudited IFRS revenue to a total of USD 726 million*, representing a 4% YOY revenue increase. During a year of evolving market conditions and continuous geopolitical pressure, the company achieved success as a result of the trust customers and partners place in the company and its leading cybersecurity solutions and services. Among the strategic business areas that drove Kaspersky Lab’s growth in 2018 were Digital and Enterprise. The company saw an increase in digital sales (+4%**) and strong growth of 16%**in the enterprise segment, with 55%**growth in non-endpoint products and services in particular. Overall, the company secured…

  • Media Business

    Last week, Retna and I attended a bank hosted event with Edge CEO, Ho Kay Tat as one of the speakers. He shared the media independence pre and post recent GE, which held on May 9, 2018. This week, we attended an event hosted by Telum Media, with Focus Malaysia speaking about its publication. Ho shown the attendees on the Audit Bureau Circulation numbers for political and non-political linked publications, which the ones linked to political parties are not doing so well. Dan Loh, CEO of Focus Malaysia, spoke to the PR practitioners and clients or brand owners at the event, the publication removed 82% of the workforce to revamp…

  • White shoes, black shoes, how about giving them brand new school uniforms first?

    TOP, the No.1 brand in Malaysia brought back-to-school cheer to 500 children from selected NGOs from across the nation, through its ‘A Brighter Future with TOP’ CSR campaign. The campaign is in its 4th year of providing school uniforms and other back-to-school necessities to a total of more than 1,600 children from 18 homes. TOP collaborated with leading retailer, MYDIN to carry out the CSR fund raising campaign from November 15 to December 15, which saw 30 cents from the sales of selected TOP products from all MYDIN outlets nationwide channeled towards providing the back-to-school necessities for children aged between 7 to 17 years from 18 care organizations. The school necessities include a full school kit…

  • First Transparency Center

    Malicious and suspicious files shared by users of Kaspersky Lab products in Europe will start to be processed in data centers in Zurich, initiating the first part of a relocation commitment made by the company in late 2017 under its Global Transparency Initiative. The move reflects Kaspersky Lab’s determination to assure the integrity and trustworthiness of its products and is accompanied by the opening of the company’s first Transparency Center, also in Zurich. The relocation of data processing is part of a major infrastructure move designed to increase the resilience of the company’s IT infrastructure to risks of data breaches and supply-chain attacks, and to further prove the trustworthiness of…

  • How much you worth?

    While many of us have heard of, or even fallen victim to, cybercrimes such as data and identity theft, it seems that relatively few know the value of the information stolen from us. A new study from Kaspersky Labhas revealed that while our identity may not be worth a lot in terms of dollars, it is a significant asset to criminals in other ways. The research uncovered an appetite among cybercriminals for data stolen from popular services – including via social media accounts and remote access to gaming websites. User confusion about what their data is worth could result in a haphazard approach to security, making it all too easy for…

  • Botaneco Garden Combines Organic Chia Seed Oil and Honey For A Deeply Moisturising Hair and Skin Care Experience

    Guardian Malaysia has introduced the Botaneco Garden Organic Chia Seed Oil and Honey range, a nature inspired solution that deeply moisturises and protects dry skin and hair with the benefits of traditional home remedies[1],[2] minus the mess.  Themed ‘Be A Mess Free Beauty’ the launch held at A Cut Above Academy, highlighted the messy challenges of preparing DIY beauty remedies using chia seed and honey in a light-hearted take on YouTube tutorials, while sharing the benefits of the two ingredients for the real problem of dry skin and dry hair.  Air-conditioned environments, showers, blow drying hair on high heat and harsh personal care products that do not suit the skin and…

  • Cyber Defense Plan

    Kaspersky Lab holds its first multi-city security roadshow, with the theme, Cyber Insights 2018, going across 12 cities in Asia Pacific Region, creating partnerships with customers, analysts and cybersecurity experts.  The roadshow started in July and will be carried out until October 2018. Kaspersky Lab Cyber Insights 2018 provides a platform for the users, analysts and cybersecurity experts to discuss and deliberate on emerging threat landscape in Asia Pacific.  The participants also explore ways that organizations need in building a solid cyber defense plan, which will help them address the existing security risks, detect new attacks and prevent future threats.  According to Mr. Yeo Siang Tiong, General Manager, SEA, Kaspersky…