The accelerated development of technology, fast-growing penetration rates of the internet and continuous digital transformation has transformed the way organisations operate. Mobile technology, IoT, machine learning and the cloud and many such technologies, all mean opportunity for businesses and society to grow but cybercriminals are also developing new strategies to capitalize on technological vulnerabilities.
The need of the hour is to educate end-users compliance based practices for handling and sharing data, identifying phishing attempts, procedures to counteract human engineering attempts, updated software, advanced firewall and antivirus, intrusion detection and prevention systems, strong incident response plan and a few. Multi-layer defence systems, anti-malware solutions that combine signature-based detection, heuristic analysis and cloud-assisted technologies can defend devices and data against new sophisticated threats. Cross domain cyber security solutions allows organizations to use a unified system comprising of software and hardware that authenticates both manual and automatic transfer and access to information when it takes places between different security classification levels. This allows seamless sharing and access of information within the organisations, but cannot be intercepted by any user who is not part of the security classification.
On this front, the impact of startups and their innovative solutions/services will create a difference in the realm. And we aim to be that platform to bring them to the forefront. This edition of Enterprise Security Magazine features companies such as Onward Security and Theos Cyber Solutions that are at the forefront of offering agile cybersecurity solutions. We present you an exclusive edition of “Top 10 Enterprise Security Startups in APAC – 2019”