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CrowdStrike Services Cyber Intrusion Casebook Finds Organizations Are Still Too Slow To Improve On Attack Detection

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec 12 (Bernama) -- CrowdStrike® Inc., the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, today announced the release of the 2018 CrowdStrike Services Cyber Intrusion Casebook, which provides valuable takeaways and insights into the frontlines of incident response (IR) cases spanning 2018. It offers recommendations for organizations looking to safeguard critical data and improve overall breach preparedness, detection and response capabilities.

The 2018 CrowdStrike Services Cyber Intrusion Casebook reveals IR strategies, lessons learned, and trends derived from more than 200 notable cyber intrusion cases, spanning a multitude of industries, that CrowdStrike Services engaged on during the past year.


Tokopedia Secures US$1.1 Billion in Latest Financing Round

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Dec 12 (Bernama) -- PT Tokopedia, Indonesia’s leading technology company, announced today that it has secured US$1.1 billion in its latest financing round.

The funding is led by the SoftBank Vision Fund and Alibaba Group with participation by Softbank Ventures Korea and other existing investors.

Tokopedia will continue to focus on the Indonesian market and drive economic development and financial inclusion in Indonesia. The company expects to use the funds to build technology and infrastructure that empowers millions of local businesses to grow, as well as provide the best customer experience.


Vietnam Brings Choice, Convenience of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to Residents

In an agreement with the Vietnam Telecommunications Authority, FPT Information System works with global number portability leader iconectiv to enable country’s 120M subscribers to keep their mobile phone numbers when switching service providers

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Dec 11 (Bernama) -- Vietnam is the latest country to provide the choice and convenience of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to its residents with the rollout of a national solution on November 16, 2018.

The Vietnam Telecommunications Authority (VNTA) selected FPT Information System Corporation
FPT IS) to deploy Vietnam’s first MNP solution using iconectiv’s TruNumber Portability Clearinghouse. FPT worked closely with iconectiv—the authoritative partner of the global communications industry and number portability expert—to deliver the MNP solution, bringing additional convenience and choice to Vietnam’s 120 million-plus mobile subscribers.


Propseller Raises S$1M in Seed Funding to Help More Property Owners Rate and Compare Property Agents

SINGAPORE, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- Propseller, a Singaporean startup that helps prospective property sellers and landlords find and compare the best property agents, today announced it has closed a S$1 million seed funding round and that has it already put up for sale and rent a staggering combined property value of S$500m within only 12 months. Local entrepreneurs Yang Bin Kwok and Erwan Mace, founders of two of Singapore’s most successful startups, Zopim and Muslim Pro respectively, were in the round along with real estate industry veteran Yvan de Rham (former Chairman of Sotheby’s International Realty for Switzerland). The funds will be used to accelerate the growth and further develop the technology focused on a “transparent approach” to select an agent using independent reviews and agents’ track records

With 30,000 registered property agent in Singapore, how would a property owner looking to sell or rent select the good agent(s)? “Too often, owners waste time by picking unprofessional agents not delivering, while there are fantastic professionals out there.” says Adrien Jorge, the founder of Propseller, previously general manager at Groupon for South-East Asia. Consumers seeking quality and transparency can now use Propseller to compare individual agents. Within one minute, the user is presented with a list of the best 3 to 10 estate agents based on both the given criteria and agents’ track record. “


PETRONAS Releases Annual Activity Outlook

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- PETRONAS today issued its annual Activity Outlook (PAO) report, for the period 2019-2021, to share the Company’s perspective on industry trends, demand outlook and activities in the Upstream and Downstream sectors, and to assist the industry to strategise and better manage its resources and investment decisions.

The year 2018 has seen greater volatility in oil prices, which is expected to persist in 2019. PETRONAS in this edition of PAO maintains its prudent view on the industry outlook and will respond with cautious optimism particularly on new capital projects.


Logicalis Malaysia Announces Bernard Chiang as New Managing Director

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- Logicalis, the international IT solutions and managed services provider, today announced the appointment of Bernard Chiang as the new Managing Director for its Malaysia operations.

Bernard will be responsible for driving innovation, revenue and profitability growth for Logicalis Malaysia. He will lead the Malaysia operations and collaborate with partners to develop new solutions, in line with Logicalis’ vision of being the premier digital enabler for customers.


The Graduate Management Admission Council Selects Three New Business Schools For Membership

RESTON, Va., Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a global association of leading graduate business schools, welcomes three new members. The addition of ESCP Europe, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, and Xavier University Bhubaneswar brings GMAC’s total membership to 225.

Select business schools are invited to apply for GMAC membership by its Board of Directors. Each school goes through a comprehensive application process that addresses the sustained commitments to supporting GMAC’s mission: providing the tools and information necessary for schools and talent to discover and evaluate each other.