• Close the gender gap in cybersecurity

    In recent years, more and more women have climbed the corporate ladder to occupy important positions in the business world serving as role models for young girls. However, according to Kaspersky Lab’s “Beyond 11 Percent: A Study into Why Women Are Not Entering Cybersecurity“, cybersecurity remains largely untapped by women, accounting for only 11% of the total workforce in the industry. The report outlines some interesting facts on why cybersecurity continues to be a difficult career for women to break into. According to the report, women in cybersecurity face a harsh reality: often being the only female in a room full of men – which may be one of the…

  • Antabax’s Shared Health, Shared Hope Campaign in Collaboration with Giant Raises RM25,000 for Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO)

    Antabax, a trusted and innovative antibacterial personal care range, in collaboration with leading Malaysian retailer Giant has raised RM25,271.60 in funds for Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) through its Shared Health, Shared Hope campaign.

  • Women take fewer risks online, but take the upper hand in web-smarts

      To mark International Women’s Day 2014 Kaspersky Lab uncovers the reasons why women behave more safely when using the internet. A report about sexual differences in online safety behavior shows that males tend to take a higher frequency of risks, while the female attitude towards security promises a longer life – women live on average six years longer than men do. Studies show that lifestyle has a greater bearing on different life expectations than genes or hormones do.  According to a European study[1], women use the Internet just as enthusiastically as men, but they do so in different ways. In a cooperation between Kaspersky Lab and the University of Wuerzburg (Germany) a…