• 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…

  • (Several) One Night In Bangkok

    We were in Bangkok in September for a short trip.  Decided to come back again during Christmas.  Wanting to experience the Christmas atmosphere at a city of which would expect the most influx of tourists during the Christmas and New Year period. The journey leaving Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 was a breeze, thinking the airport would be packed.  Anyway, it was packed. However, the MAHB and the airline companies have done a good job in ensuring all passengers welfare are taken off.  Though the toilet lines are rather long, especially for female.  The security checking was smooth, as compared to two weeks ago I was at the same airport.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Parental Control, How Much You Know?

    Kaspersky Lab’s latest report has revealed the online activities of children across the globe during the summer holidays, based on statistics from the company’s Parental Control modules. The research has revealed what children watched, listened to, purchased and searched for online while they weren’t at school. The report shows anonymized statistics on websites visited from Windows PCs and Macs, and search activity on Windows PCs, Macs, Android and iOS devices from June to mid-August 2018. The stats were taken from Kaspersky Lab’s flagship products that have the Parental Control module switched on, and from Kaspersky Safe Kids, a standalone service installed for kids’ online protection. Children were more likely to…

  • Predator

    Kaspersky Lab announces another partnership with 20th Century Fox for the  launch of a promotional campaign for the movie “The Predator”. Exciting prizes for the much-awaited sci-fi movie of 2018 are up for grabs in Kaspersky Lab’s “The Predator Promo” in Asia Pacific. The global cybersecurity company opens the promo for 11 countries in the APAC region including Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. 7 winners from the participating countries will get an experience of a lifetime to go on a Hollywood FOX Tour worth more than USD 8000, while 1000 other winners will receive Limited Edition Predator Gift sets…