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…


“WannaCry”: The ransomware that paralyzed the whole world

Jordan Cueto | May 18, 2017 at 1:14 pm

  Updated as of 2:56 PM As of May 16, 2017, a staggering number of approximately 300,000 enterprises were attacked and is still being attacked by one of the most malicious cybercrime ever committed in the history of the internet: The “Wanna Decryptor” or simply “WannaCry” ransomware. What’s alarming is that, according to Vox, this might just be the start as new variants of the ransomware are on the works. This ransomware spreads by using…


Tech One SMB Partner Appreciation Night 2017

Jordan Cueto | May 12, 2017 at 2:57 pm

5th May, 2017 — Tech One Global as a Microsoft distributor organized an event to appreciate their partners who have contributed in pushing technology further by incorporating Tech One Global’s solutions in their companies.  It was held from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM last May 5, 2017 at Movenpick Hotel in Colombo where all partners from different industries gathered to celebrate the night. It was a very interactive session that tackled different aspects of digital…


Digital Transformation: IoT and The Collective Unconscious

Jordan Cueto | May 9, 2017 at 5:43 pm

Nothing represents the shared will of humanity much like the internet, and with today’s analytics, we have a better perspective in understanding how we behave and think. You can think of the internet as a pool of human desire and thoughts that flows naturally — a collective unconscious. Swiss Psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung defined the collective unconscious as structures of the unconscious mind shared among beings of the same species. Basically, it’s a theory that a…


Imagine Cup 2017: Champions of Tomorrow

Jordan Cueto | May 3, 2017 at 10:29 am

Indonesia wins inaugural Microsoft Imagine Cup Southeast Asia Regional Finals with an invention that combats ‘fake news’ 25 April, 2017, Manila, Philippines – The prestigious Imagine Cup held sponsored by Microsoft concluded with Team CIMOL from Indonesia crowned as the champions, beating nine other teams for the top prize. Built on Microsoft’s machine learning capabilities, Team CIMOL’s Hoax Analyzer is a web-based app that aims to combat the proliferation of “fake news.” The app identifies…


Innovators for Innovators: Tech One Global and Imagine Cup 2017

Jordan Cueto | April 21, 2017 at 3:50 pm

“Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things” – Theodore Levitt. Manila, Philippines — This year, the Philippines was chosen to host The Imagine Cup Finals at Solaire Resort and Casino starting on April 23, 2017 and we are proud that Tech One Global CEO, Lars Jeppesen, was chosen as one of the judges, representing the regional IT industry. The Imagine Cup is a prestigious global competition that Microsoft has sponsored and…


Spearheading the Technological Curve with Digital Transformation

Jordan Cueto | April 5, 2017 at 3:27 pm

A program tailored for industry disruptors to share and thrive in each other’s ideas and visions for the future 29th March, 2017 — Tech One Sanje in collaboration with Microsoft conducted an awareness program to promote digital transformation for the SMB Customers at Ramada Colombo.  It was a very interactive session which helped senior Managers, decision makers, and IT Managers from different companies to understand how to improve productivity and efficiency using Azure, Office 365,…


Biyagama Free Trade Zone: First Steps for Digital Transformation

Jordan Cueto | March 29, 2017 at 1:44 pm

Biyagama Free Trade Zone, Tech One Global together with Microsoft launches an event to spearhead digital transformation. A program to push efforts towards automation, digitization, scalability, and overall increase in productivity through going digital. 23rd March, 2017 –  Tech One Sanje in collaboration with Microsoft conducted an awareness program to promote digital transformation for the manufacturing companies in the Biyagama Free Trade zone, a first for one of the most economically volatile areas of Sri…