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Myanmar

Battling Crime with Technology

During March this year, the parliament announced the budget allocation of USD 15.3 Billion for fiscal year, 2017-2018. Ministry of Planning and Finance received the largest amount at 22%, Ministry of Electricity and Energy was allocated 20%, and Ministry of Defence has the third highest at 13%.


By Su Htwe | July 14th, 2017

Malaysia

IoT in Malaysia: The National Agenda

iot malaysia national agenda

As we celebrate 59 years of nationhood, I am reminded of the latest achievement we had 2 weeks ago in KL, where commitment to target IoT as a new national economic source was reiterated by the Minister of Technology, Science and Innovation himself.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Vietnam

Vietnam Airports Hacked: Lack of Cybersecurity a No-Fly

Last Friday, a group of hackers in China allegedly took down the announcement systems in major airports in Vietnam, including Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport and Ho Chi Minh’s Tan Son Nhat Airport - the two biggest in the country. The screens and speakers at the airports then started broadcasting messages insulting Vietnam and the Philippines, claiming China’s sovereignty over the so-called “nine-dash line”.


By Dinh Viet Anh Nguyen | May 1st, 2017

Asia Pacific

How Cloud Data and Security is Embedded in the Internet of Things

The adoption of the Internet of Things has seen increasingly rapid growth in recent years, with the number of connected devices expected to exceed 20.8 billion by 2020, a rise from the expected 6.4 billion in 2016. As a result of this, the army of devices that make up the Internet of Things will generate an exponential increase in data volumes. The IDC Digital Universe Study anticipates that the accumulated digital universe of data will increase from an estimated 4.4 trillion gigabytes today to 44 trillion gigabytes by the year 2020.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Asia Pacific

Building Safe Cities

Last Tuesday, two coordinated explosions in Brussels left at least 34 people dead and over 200 injured. The fact that the attackers were able to hit high-profile targets in the country's capital - which happens to also host the European Union's top institutions - serves as a reminder that keeping cities safe is critical.


By Sue Yuin Ho | May 1st, 2017

Asia Pacific

Building a Smart & Safe City

The Jakarta bomb blasts last Thursday was a reminder that no one should ever take a city's safety for granted. Public safety is an important function for governments and with Asia Pacific expecting to see the highest number of smart cities by 2025, can smarter cities also mean safer cities? What role does the advancement of technology and IoT have to play in delivering public safety?


By Yue Yeng Fong | May 1st, 2017

Asia Pacific

How IoT momentum drives push for Cloud, Data and Security solutions

Through conversations with IT executives from enterprises in the region since 2014, we saw great interest in cloud, data and the corresponding data analytics that can unlock most potential in businesses.


By Sue Yuin Ho | May 1st, 2017

Asia Pacific

The Big Data Conundrum: Garbage In Garbage out and other challenges

If you haven't heard by now, IoT is a growing web of connected sensors and "things" that will may dramatically improve our lives with the magnitude of data captured. From our discussions with industry end users these 2 years, the value of IoT is in this data and the corresponding data analytics that can unlock the most business potential.


By Yue Yeng Fong | May 1st, 2017