5 Cybersecurity Stats of 2017 and What They Mean For You

Jordan Cueto | August 11, 2017 at 3:58 pm

Cybersecurity is the biggest investment you must focus on this 2017, but where do you start? With so many things to consider like business readiness, resources, and digital threats, it’s no surprise that the average decision maker will find trouble on which data to focus on. With that in mind, CSO by IDG nailed down five key statistics this 2017 that shows a basic grasp of the overall state of today’s cybersecurity landscape:   1….

The 5 Key Players of Today’s Cybersecurity War

Jordan Cueto | August 4, 2017 at 1:02 pm

The cybersecurity landscape of 2017 is insane. Attacks are happening simultaneously and industries are getting disrupted. There’s the contagious WannaCry and the deadly Petya that decimated an entire country. To counter that, sophisticated cybersecurity measures are getting developed at a rapid pace, making a scenario somewhat like a war — a cybersecurity war. With that in mind, here are the five key players of today’s Game of Cybersecurity:   1. The Innovators They spearhead everything in…

Mirai: Cyberthreats from big industries to your household

Jordan Cueto | July 28, 2017 at 2:52 pm

The innovations in cyberthreats are flooding and Mirai shows that even the most common form of attack like a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) can deal great damage on many industries. Mirai stands at the top of today’s IoT threats, a malicious worm that targets smart devices within your home. Mirai was involved in some of the largest cyberattacks ever recorded. In 2016, hackers managed to penetrate thousands of household networked things like printers, baby monitors, and…

5 Reasons Why Azure Stack Disrupted Digital Transformation 2017

Jordan Cueto | July 26, 2017 at 3:40 pm

Cloud is the driving force of digital transformation and with data jumping in value every second, it will stay that way for a very long time. With that in mind, Microsoft revealed its secret weapon in the current cloud wars: Azure Stack. Azure Stack is an extension of Azure with one key idea: it focuses on on-premise environments. This means that existing infrastructures can now have the same environment as those fully-operating in the cloud….

Four Reasons Why Cybersecurity Should be Your Biggest Investment This 2017.

Jordan Cueto | July 20, 2017 at 12:04 pm

Experts predict that there will be 200 billion connected things by 2020. The last decade seemed like a race on who can put the most software into anything and it changed the way we live and do things. As it continues to penetrate every aspect of human life, we as humans also continue to depend on it. A nice thought, except that this dependence also results into a lot of digital vulnerabilities. This puts cybersecurity…

Microsoft Inspire 2017: Where the digital transformation waves meet

Jordan Cueto | July 17, 2017 at 1:37 pm

July 10, 2017, Washington, D.C. — Microsoft together with its partners worldwide have gathered in the biggest digital transformation event of the year: Microsoft Inspire 2017 which was held at Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. It became an opportunity for every innovator to meet and connect with the goal of pushing digital transformation further. Formerly the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, the newly named event offers the experiences, insight and innovation you’ve come to…

7 Tips for creating the best password for cybersecurity

Jordan Cueto | July 13, 2017 at 2:02 pm

With the rise of cybercrimes in the recent months, there’s only so much that the regular user can do to keep himself/herself protected. Passwords have been here ever since we’ve started using accounts for anything: bank accounts, social media platforms, and emails. It’s the first line of defense against any threat, and strengthening it is one of the most important and accessible safety measure that anyone can do. With that in mind, here are 7…

Petya: Is it just a ransomware or something far more dangerous?

Jordan Cueto | July 7, 2017 at 1:53 pm

Petya might be more than just your everyday ransomware attack. According to Gizmodo, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (NATO CCD COE) announced that the attack is believed to be a potential act of cyber war. At this point in time, it is clear that it uses the same exploit as WannaCry (EternalBlue and EternalRomance) that were leaked from the National Security Agency of America (NSA) by Shadow Broker. This has led to most…

“Cloud today success tomorrow” – A Tech One Sanje event on the potential of the cloud

Jordan Cueto | July 5, 2017 at 5:17 pm

June 21, 2017, Hilton Colombo — Tech One Sanje together with Microsoft initiated an event titled “Cloud today. Success Tomorrow” to take digital transformation to its next steps: exploring cloud capabilities. The cloud has been a centerpiece in the overall canvass of digital transformation. It’s where many functions are taking place: software development, testing, deployment, and plain old storage. It’s also evolving through time, enough for it to emulate hardware power and bandwidth on par…

Petya/GoldenEye: The deadliest cybersecurity threat of 2017

Jordan Cueto | June 30, 2017 at 3:09 pm

Weeks ago, experts predicted that there will be stronger copycats of WannaCry. Enter Petya/GoldenEye “ransomware”, a threat that also leverages from the EternalBlue exploit. The two share a lot of traits: both spread easily, and both target high-profile entities like multinational organizations. The twist? It’s deadlier. The current attack is like 2016’s Petya with added improvements like stronger encryption and more options to spread on. Some experts call it “GoldenEye” or “NotPetya,” while some stick…

Compliance and Protection: A Tech One Global Event on Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

Jordan Cueto | June 28, 2017 at 1:42 pm

June 19, 2017 Discovery Primea, Makati — Tech One Global together with Microsoft initiated an event titled “Cybersecurity and Data Privacy.” With data quickly becoming the new oil of this generation, cybersecurity and data protection is now an utmost concern for any IT infrastructure. The event started with Tech One Global’s very own CEO, Lars Jeppesen, on his talk about digital transformation and how it disrupts every industry in terms of communication, collaboration, and business…

Five habits that might be a cybersecurity risk

Jordan Cueto | June 23, 2017 at 2:23 pm

One part of a strong cybersecurity structure are the digital habits of your company’s employees: how they surf, which sites they go to, what files they download, and what transactions they do are all potential entry points for cybercrime. With that in mind, here are five common habits you do in the office that might be potential risks.   1. Email You can’t escape emails. Almost everything you do for every project you can think of…

Data is the new oil: Five tips to stop it from leaking

Jordan Cueto | June 15, 2017 at 5:04 pm

“Data in the 21st Century is like Oil in the 18th Century: an immensely, untapped valuable asset. Like oil, for those who see Data’s fundamental value and learn to extract and use it there will be huge rewards.” – Wired.com.   Ten years ago, we can’t even imagine anything that will surpass the oil industry in terms of profit and scale. It’s jarring when Wired said that “We’re in a digital economy where data is…

Cybersecurity 2017: Five Key Investments for Cybersecurity

Jordan Cueto | June 9, 2017 at 12:05 pm

“2016 was the year that hacking became mainstream, but 2017 will be the year where hackers innovate.” — Dan Patterson, Senior Writer for TechRepublic Cybersecurity is an issue that most people often take for granted. Recently, the world witnessed as WannaCry laid waste to the entire internet, paralyzing even hospitals and government units. With the advent of more “things” getting networked, we might just be at the tip of the iceberg. According to Aaron Jacobson of…

Tech One Global recognized as 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Brunei and Sri Lanka

Jordan Cueto | June 2, 2017 at 6:10 pm

REDMOND, Wash. — June 1, 2017 — Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced the winners and finalists of the Microsoft 2017 Partner of the Year Awards. The annual awards recognize top Microsoft partners demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Award winners and finalists from around the world will be recognized at Microsoft Inspire taking place July 9–13, 2017, in Washington, D.C.  “I am excited and thankful to Microsoft for…

Tech One Solutions Sdn Bhd recognized as 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Brunei

Jordan Cueto | June 2, 2017 at 6:09 pm

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei — June 1, 2017 — Tech One today proudly announced it has won the 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for Brunei. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. This is the third consecutive year for Tech One Solutions as the Brunei Country Partner of the Year. “I am excited…

Sanje Pvt Ltd (Tech One Sri Lanka) recognized as 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Sri Lanka

Jordan Cueto | June 2, 2017 at 6:08 pm

Colombo, Sri Lanka — June 1, 2017 — Sanje Pvt Ltd (Tech One Sri Lanka) today proudly announced it has won the 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for Sri Lanka. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. “I am excited and thankful to Microsoft for choosing Sanje Private Limited (Fully owned subsidiary of…

Vocational Training Authority embarks on a Microsoft Imagine Academy agreement

Jordan Cueto | May 30, 2017 at 11:54 am

Tech One Sanje establishes another solid ground for digital transformation by empowering the educational sector in partnership with VTA and Microsoft’s Imagine Academy Colombo, 19th May 2017 — Sanje Private Limited in partnership with Vocational Training Authority initiated an agreement to take advantage of the first waves of digital transformation with Microsoft’s Imagine Academy. The partnership’s goal is to launch a long-term commitment to deliver an enhanced digital learning environment to VTA and its students. …

WannaCry Ransomware: Updates as of 5/21/2017 Fixes

Jordan Cueto | May 25, 2017 at 4:50 pm

The world witnessed one of the most vicious cybercrimes these past few days: The WannaCry Ransomware. The well-coordinated ransomware attack caused Britain’s NHS to cancel surgeries; a large-scale disruption of Russia and China’s public and private institutions; and a world-wide digital paralysis. According to Sumann Subramaniam, Enterprise Security Expert at Tech One Global, WannaCry spreads by using a vulnerability in implementations of Server Message Block (SMB) in Windows systems. This exploit is named as ETERNALBLUE….

Digital Security: MAP CEO Academy forum on “Data Privacy and Data Sharing”

Jordan Cueto | May 19, 2017 at 1:54 pm

Last May 12, 2017 — Tech One Global Philippines sponsored a successful forum: MAP CEO Academy Forum on “Data Privacy and Data Sharing” with the theme of “Working Together to Achieve Inclusive Prosperity” held at The Conservatory, The Peninsula Manila. In a rapidly evolving digital age, data privacy and security are two concerns that most people are skeptical about. As information gets bigger and its channels faster, it is no surprise that information breaches and security concerns…