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The Most Read Terms And Services, How Age-Guessing Tool Tell Us About Our Uses Of Personal Information

In the last 48 hours, age became a hot topic on Facebook, thanks to Microsoft How-Old.net free age-guessing online tool. It proves age is still a contentious topic, regardless gender, race and obviously age. A marvelous marketing gimmick! As it always happens, once a story caught fire, a few risk aversive or investigating minds start …

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No Single Prediction Is Perfect, So I Look At Four

As 2015 approaches, it is time for new year resolutions and wishes. For security industry, we are busy preparing for another eventful year!! Design A Hack Proof Password Storage When preparing for our budget and project portfolios, it maybe useful to look at predictions from leading security vendors.  Cyber security is an intelligence game. Can …

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Soon will come the software defined transaction (SDT) age.

“It’s comforting to imagine that, in the end, the power of innovative technologies and business models will win out over status-quo thinking and entrenched interests, all for the public good.” From a security and risk management point of view, a central or using the author’s words “the powers that have traditionally controlled those transactions” provides …

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Layer 7 DDoS Attack : A Web Architect Perspective

The arm race on cyber security makes protecting Internet resources harder and harder. In the past, DDoS was mostly on Layer 3 and Layer 4 but reports from various sources identified Layer 7 DDoS is the prevalent threat. The slide below from Radware explains the changes in new DDoS trend. While protection on network traffic …

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Cloud Computing in Singapore Financial Industry

Cloud Computing industry is well developed in Singapore, so it is not a big surprise seeing MAS TRM guideline has a section only on Cloud Computing. Reading the document as whole, it seems MAS is accepting the fact that cloud computing is or will be part of financial industry development. Section 5.2 Cloud Computing is …

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VCPs technical analysis on the MAS Technology Risk Management guidelines.

Since Singapore MAS released the TRM guideline last month, I believe many people are studying them (including me). Big Four accounting firms are usually most active in publishing explanatory reports and article with a purpose to generate more business leads. However, a group of Vmware certified professionals are taking the lead this time. They worked …

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