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greg-simGreg Sim, CEO at Glasswall Solutions

Articles by Greg Sim

Protecting The Power-Grid From Cyber-Attacks Requires A Change Of Mindset

Energy, transport, water, health and other critical services firms are at risk of being fined up to £17m in May, if they don’t adopt best-practice cyber-security methods. In an attempt to boost the cyber-protection of the UK’s most critical industries, the government is pushing firms to turn to the best standard of cyber defence available. …


Proxy Cyberwarfare, GDPR And Blockchain – The Prospects For Security In 2018

The last year has been a significant 12 months in the short history of cyber security, with headline security breaches such as Uber and a scramble to come up with new approaches, particularly as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into force next May. 2018 will see further developments in this dynamic field …


Anti-Virus Defences Are Leaving Global Businesses Vulnerable To The China Syndrome

The news that the China-based APT10 hackers have so devastatingly penetrated the cyber defences of some of the world’s biggest commercial and governmental organisations reveals a sickening reality. Described in a new report from PwC UK and BAE Systems as a sustained, “global operation of unprecedented size and scale”, APT10’s Operation Cloud Hopper has stolen …


The Apparent Inevitability Of Zero-Day Attacks On Businesses Is Farcical

Anyone would think zero-day attacks are unpreventable following a recent claim from one leading cyber-security vendor. FireEye this year claimed to have discovered “29 of the last 53 zero-day attacks”. 24 exploits remained undetected, yet this was still presented as some kind of monumental achievement. Such a statement leaves little comfort for the businesses who …

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PwC Report APT10 Global Attack

Following the news about PwC report APT10 global attack, Greg Sim, CEO at Glasswall Solutions commented below. Greg Sim, CEO at Glasswall Solutions: “The APT10 Operation Cloud Hopper attack revealed in a report by PwC UK and BAE Systems exposes the utter sham of so-called anti-virus defences. The anti-virus companies touting these failed solutions already …


Politics And International Malware Mayhem – Predictions For 2017

As 2017 approaches, the scale and sophistication of cyber-threats seems only destined to grow as criminals and state-backed groups learn how to exploit the weak-points in businesses and governmental organisations around the globe. If 2016 is anything to go by, unless enterprises change their approaches to cyber-security, 2017 will be another a year of successful …