Research and Initiatives
making your world a more cybersecure place
Government and industry in India are working together to create a platform for indigenous cybersecurity products and solutions companies. Additionally, a fund for cybersecurity startups has been established.
Israel is prepared to support India in developing a comprehensive cybersecurity plan that will both prevent and counter cyberattacks. In the words of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, “If hackers are targeting your banks, your planes, your power grids and just about everything else, Israel can offer indispensable help.”
Microsoft now has a combined Transparency Center and Cybersecurity Center in Singapore. The Center will serve all of the Asia-Pacific region and aims to meet the security needs of the public and private sectors and to offer a secure computing environment.
Bangladesh and Thailand have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cybersecurity and ICT cooperation. The two nations have agreed to share best practices, best policy practices, technological innovations and training.
Kaspersky Lab’s Cybersecurity Weekend for Asia Pacific took place in Bali, Indonesia. “Our objective for the event is to share our expertise in cybersecurity and to show the audience different perspectives of cybersecurity, focusing on the financial industry,” said Kaspersky’s Jesmond Chang.
Ghana’s 2016 e-Commerce Exhibition and Conference will take place in Accra later this month. The event will explore ‘Transforming Ghana’s online Businesses through Technology, Innovation & Opportunity’ and expects more than 100 delegates.
the threats we all face
The United States government has accused Russia of hacking American email systems in an attempt to sway the results of the upcoming presidential election. Said a press release from the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Homeland Security, “We believe, based on the scope and sensitivity of these efforts, that only Russia’s senior-most officials could have authorized these activities.”
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