Blogger profile: Sek Leong

Sek is an experienced Marketing Manager, with the ability to align business & market trends with technology solutions. After starting his career as an engineer, Sek successfully transitioned into various marketing roles including product management, product marketing, solutions marketing, content marketing and marketing management in the telecoms and IT industries. He also spent a few years in sales, managing relationships with strategic alliance partners where he developed his business development skills. In his current role at Gemalto, Sek is passionate about helping customers understand the importance of protecting identities & sensitive data and the strategies to do so.

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Webinar: The State of Data Security in APAC – Are…

Businesses in Asia-Pacific (APAC) are innovating rapidly by evolving their business models to remain competitive. At the heart of this evolution is the explosive proliferation of sensitive data that is created, collected and shared. At the same time, cybercriminals are looking at all this data as a gold mine for them to monetise!

Happy Birthday Notifiable Data Breaches!

The Australian Notifiable Data Breach (NDB) scheme celebrated its first birthday recently on the 22nd of February. The NDB requires “agencies and organisations regulated under the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) to notify affected individuals and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) when a data breach is likely to result in serious harm to individuals whose personal information is involved in the breach”.

Declared Data Breaches Remain Steady Quarter-on-Quarter

According to Gemalto’s Customer Loyalty research conducted by Vanson Bourne, 66% of consumers say they would be unlikely to do business with an organization that experienced a data breach where their financial and sensitive information was stolen! This is a very scary statistic and one that will most certainly keep every C-level executive awake at night.

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