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According to Akamai's enterprise security director, the challenge in cloud adoption for Asia FSI's is their "Asian mentality": a sort of respect for the hierarchy that makes them less likely to challenge the authorities and regulators as their MNC counterparts in the West would.
Carol Ko 27-May-2013
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Despite rapid advances in mobile technology, people still face challenges in securely accessing desired information on the go. There is no easy way, for example, for professionals to securely access and share work applications.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 16-Jan-2013
Targeting at SMBs in South East Asia, McAfee's cloud-based integrated security management solution consists of anti-malware, desktop firewall protection, and browser protection.
by: Networks Asia staff 15-Jan-2013
ISACA's 2012 IT Risk/Reward Barometer shows that IT pros remain wary of public clouds: 69% believe that the risk of using public clouds outweighs the benefit. Opinions of private clouds are the opposite -- the majority (57%) believes the benefit outweighs the risk.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 21-Dec-2012
In 2012, the Hong Kong OGCIO took the lead in hybrid cloud adoption and big players were busying building up data center capabilities. But industry-accepted cloud standards are still in the making.
by: Carol Ko 10-Dec-2012
Symantec’s recently released 2012 State of Information Report has revealed how cloud computing and mobility are driving ‘information sprawl’ as organizations increase the level of information stored and accessed outside of the firewall.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 28-Nov-2012
With distributed data centers, the intelligent wired and mobile networks being viable alternatives to traditional VPN methods, next year will see a significant shift from VPNs to public, private and, importantly, hybrid clouds.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 27-Nov-2012
The recently released Edelman Privacy Risk Index (EPRI) study has revealed that many organizations in Singapore lack the business behaviors and compliance practices necessary to adequately address growing consumer and regulatory concerns about data security and privacy.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 26-Nov-2012
"Government regulations keeping pace with the market," "exit strategies," and "international data privacy" were found to be the top three areas where organizations have the lowest confidence in cloud computing, according to ISACA and CSA's "Cloud Maturity Study."
by: Carol Ko 20-Nov-2012
In the Cloud Readiness Index 2012, Japan ranked ahead of South Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore, scoring highest in the categories of international connectivity and business sophistication, and equal highest in data privacy and freedom of information access.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 14-Nov-2012
Cloud computing may be an added challenge in a company’s business continuity planning but such technologies also provide a viable alternative that enhances or streamlines disaster recovery practices.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 13-Nov-2012