Hitachi Astemo, Trend Micro, and VicOne Expand Collaboration on Security Solutions for Connected Cars, Targeting 2025 Commercialization

TOKYO, Jan 25, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., Trend Micro Inc. and its subsidiary VicOne Inc. have expanded their collaboration to provide security solutions for connected cars, aiming for commercialization by 2025. Solution Construction Image Hitachi Astemo’s division that develops in-vehicle components for connected cars has been working with Trend […]

Experts: New security adviser indicates strong military lobby

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter ANALYSTS on Sunday said the appointment of an ex-military general and former Duterte Cabinet member to the National Security Council under President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. showed a strong military lobby in the government. “The military bloc obviously is really interested to keep its hold or control over important […]

More militarist approach to security policy seen with Año’s appointment

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter   ANALYSTS expect a shift towards a more militarist approach in the Marcos administration’s national security policy after the appointment of a former military general to the National Security Council (NSC).  Malacañang on Saturday announced that Eduardo M. Año, a retired general of the Philippine Army, has been appointed as […]

Bangsamoro region gets World Bank, UNDP help on beefing up disaster management 

THE BANGSAMORO region in southern Philippines is getting support from the World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as it beefs up its disaster management capacity following the impact of a tropical storm in October where 62 people died and thousands were displaced.    A program called PlanSmart Ready-to-Rebuild (R2R) kicked off last week, […]

NEC named to the CDP “A List” for advanced Climate Change and Water Security initiatives four years in a row

TOKYO, Dec 13, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP(1), securing a place on its prestigious “A List” four years in a row for tackling climate change, as well as acting to protect water security. NEC has set […]

CITIC Telecom CPC Supercharges Security Superiority

HONG KONG, Dec 9, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited (CITIC Telecom CPC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited (“CITIC Telecom”, SEHK: 1883) and a leading Global-Local DICT solutions provider, is honored to announce its AI Visual Security solution has won Cybersecurity Excellence Gold Award at […]

CAAP beefs up security at airports for holiday travel surge

THE CIVIL Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has increased security at airports in anticipation of the surge of travelers during the Christmas and New Year holidays.    In a statement on Sunday, CAAP said it has coordinated with government agencies operating at airports, including the Office of Transportation Security and the Philippine National Police Aviation […]

Corinium Presents: CISO Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 29, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Corinium’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Malaysia gathers the region’s leading infosec executives to share insights on transformative leadership, increasing awareness, taking a holistic approach to cybersecurity, and embracing technology innovation with confidence. In 2021, MyCERT reported a total of 10,016 cases of cyber […]

Fujitsu establishes new center in Israel to strengthen data and security technologies

TOKYO, Nov 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu Limited today revealed plans to open a new center for research and development in Tel Aviv, accelerating the recruitment of world-class talent to advance innovation in the field of Data and Security, an urgent priority for businesses and society in an era of increasing […]

Marcos hails ties between US and ASEAN at summit

PHILIPPINE President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. has called for the continuation of maritime security partnerships between the United States and Southeast Asian nations, saying Washington could deter transnational crimes, according to the presidential palace. He also recognized the role of a quadrilateral alliance among the US, Australia, India, and Japan in maintaining regional security. “Let […]

Meat industry says agri PPPs, more support for farmers to ensure food security

By Justine Irish DP Tabile AGRICULTURAL public-private partnerships (PPPs) and investing in farmers will help ensure food security and counter the trend of younger people being discouraged from taking up unrewarding careers in agriculture, a senior meat industry executive said. “If we want food security, we have to make sure we have farmer security. Because […]

SEA suffers from digitalization skills gap, cybersecurity still top concern — IDC

Digitalization in Southeast Asia (SEA) is hampered by a shortage of talent and a skills gap, according to a market intelligence provider for technology vendors and investors. “Just because we have automation doesn’t mean you don’t invest in talent,” said James Sivalingam, senior program manager at International Data Corporation (IDC) Asia/Pacific, at a cybersecurity webinar […]